LifeStyle: Travel

The top cities to visit in Asia

Saturday  06:05,   18 august 2018

Busan, South Korea has been named the top place to visit in Asia by Lonely Planet. The global travel authority revealed Best in Asia this week detailing the continent’s 1 0 best destinations to visit in the year ahead. "Asia is such a vast and...[...]

The Science Behind the World's Longest Flights

Friday  19:52,   17 august 2018

Singapore and Qantas rethink their service for trips across the Pacific that could last 20 hours or more.Airlines and scientists are studying the effects of spending 20 hours or more in an arid cabin at high altitude. They’re beginning to change...[...]

Magic! The Harry Potter-style double-decker hotel bus that sleeps up to five people and comes with a shower right next to the driver's seat

Friday  19:51,   17 august 2018

Many may think there's something magical about this Devonshire holiday let. That's because it's a bus decked out with beds - a bit like the purple bus in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.That's because it's a bus decked out with...[...]

Travel hacks to save you time and money

Friday  06:07,   17 august 2018

You go on a holiday to relax. So why do you often feel like you need another one. These tips will help you relax, save money and time.The three main causes of post-holiday stress are worries about money, the constant to organise and over-planning...[...]

How to Take a Long Trip With Just a Small Carry-on Suitcase

Friday  01:55,   17 august 2018

Will we ever be able to take a long trip with just a humble carry-on?“Backpacking?” My friends and family, excited about my big adventure, were...[...]

Cat whisperers take note: You can get paid to cuddle cats on a secluded Greek island

Thursday  06:06,   16 august 2018

Love cats, but humans not so much? Comfortable with the idea of living on a secluded Greek island in the company of 55 cats, Grecian sun and sea, and little else? The job offer was posted online recently by Joan Bowell who heads the Facebook...[...]

What's the fastest way to board an aeroplane? It's definitely not how we do it now

Thursday  02:07,   16 august 2018

The way we board planes — rear rows first — is mathematically almost the worst method. Here are a few ways we could get off the tarmac and into the air quicker.Ahead of you is a line stretching all the way to the back of the plane and it's moving...[...]

Sailing NZ - island gems to mountain fiords

Tuesday  02:56,   14 august 2018

With nearly 16,000 km of coastline, it’s almost impossible to escape the sea in New Zealand. But with stunning bays and islands, sheltered harbours, mountain fiords and lakes, who would want to avoid it?Sailing around New Zealand's endless coast and [...]

Singapore Airlines will relaunch the world's longest nonstop flight at nearly 19 hours from Newark to Singapore starting in October

Tuesday  02:51,   14 august 2018

Singapore Airlines (file image) will relaunch the world's longest commercial flight on October 12, a nearly 19- hour journey starting from the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.The daily non-stop journey from Changi to Newark...[...]

Jet-setting photographer reveals her top tips for the perfect snap - and why shooting at 'blue hour' is the secret to capturing the perfect city skyline

Tuesday  00:31,   14 august 2018

A travel photographer from Melbourne has revealed how people can take the best travel snaps, even if they're travellling solo. Here, FEMAIL takes a look at her words of wisdom.Unfortunately, if people are travelling alone it can be more...[...]

'Crazy Rich Asians' Locations You Can Visit In Real Life

Sunday  05:55,   12 august 2018

This has been the summer of Crazy Rich Asians. Everyone seems to be reading Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel in anticipation of the film adaptation, which is set to hit theatres on Aug. 15.While the characters are fictional, most of the places they...[...]

Cat snap: Tokyo 'lucky cat' temple draws Instagrammers

Sunday  05:55,   12 august 2018

Tokyo's Gotokuji temple has long attracted spiritual visitors with its thousands of figurines of beckoning white cats, thought to bring good luck. Around 10,000 figurines of white cats seated with one paw raised are stacked and strewn...[...]

Don't ski? You can still love Switzerland

Saturday  05:55,   11 august 2018

You don’t need to ski to love Switzerland in winter. From Christmas markets to sled rides - here's how to love a Swiss winter if you don't ski.Switzerland Tourism have put together a handly list for families who want to visit during the...[...]

8 Ways to Be a More Responsible Traveler

Friday  04:25,   10 august 2018

Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries — making up about 10 percent of global GDP, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council — and it shows no signs of slowing down.But the economic boon that tourism brings can have detrimental...[...]

Emirates celebrates flying millions of Kiwis to see the world

Thursday  03:03,   09 august 2018

The airline began flying in New Zealand in 2003.Emirates first touched down in Auckland in 2003. The airline's boss was met by the then-Minister of Sport and Recreation Trevor Mallard, and Prime Minister Helen...[...]