LifeStyle: Travel

10 Game of Thrones Filming Locations That You Can Visit

Monday  00:57,   06 august 2018

Now that another season of Game of Thrones has come and gone, we're ready to experience a taste of Westeros in any way we can. According to top travel site TripAdvisor, interest in GOT-inspired vacations has skyrocketed, with 10 filming...[...]

What the top of Mount Everest is really like, according to the woman who's been there a record-breaking 9 times

Sunday  05:25,   05 august 2018

Almost 300 people are known to have died trying to reach the top of Mount Everest. Lhakpa Sherpa, who's reached the summit a record-breaking nine times, described her latest climb to Business Insider.People who attempt to summit the mountain...[...]

The best places in the world to cruise

Saturday  06:02,   04 august 2018

Cruise Critic has named the top places to cruise in the world based on traveller reviews.The cruise reviews website analysed the results of all the reviews for 2018 for their third annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination...[...]

In the hands of the gods: Vietnam's Golden Bridge goes viral

Saturday  06:02,   04 august 2018

Nestled in the forested hills of central Vietnam two giant concrete hands emerge from the trees, holding up a glimmering golden bridge crowded with gleeful visitors taking selfies at the country's latest eccentric tourist draw. Designed to...[...]

Cemeteries & Holocaust Memorials: What's The Appeal Of Dark Tourism?

Thursday  00:28,   02 august 2018

Believe it or not, there are some people who’d take a macabre museum or a cemetery tour over a sun lounger by the pool any day. I’m one of them, and our numbers are growing fast, if Netflix’s new documentary series, Dark Tourist, is anything to [...]

Chile to restrict tourists and non-locals on Easter Island

Wednesday  19:53,   01 august 2018

Easter Island is known for its unique Moai monumental statues carved by the Rapa Nui people, believed to have arrived on the remote landmass in the southeastern Pacific Ocean in around the 12th century. Easter Island is known for its unique...[...]

World's most romantic places revealed: Paris, Santorini and Venice are named the global hot spots for love, with the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye ranked top in UK

Wednesday  02:51,   01 august 2018

A study found that the French capital along with the tiny Greek island and the watery Italian city are the best places for couples to fall in love. Grasmere and Bath also make the UK ranking.A poll found that the French capital along with the tiny...[...]

The ultimate Kiwi zip-line adventure will crush your fear of heights

Wednesday  00:15,   01 august 2018

You can't worry about jelly-legs when you feel like you're in Jurassic Park.Rotorua Canopy Tours has been providing zip-line thrills against a beautiful backdrop of native New Zealand bush for six...[...]

Stylish skiing in Victoria

Tuesday  03:11,   31 july 2018

Heading for the slopes this winter? Don’t settle for anything less than the best, with this round-up of the most stylish spots to stay, drink, dine and recharge.Opened last year, the 27-room ski-in ski-out Astra Lodge has everything for the avid...[...]

Couple who grew up in the same town but never spoke are now travelling the world together - after bumping into each other and falling in love

Tuesday  00:30,   31 july 2018

Charlie Pauly, 27, and Lauren Cliffe, 24, from Peterborough, bumped into each other after both travelling independently to Australia and realised they had an instant connection. Soon after the chance encounter they decided to quit their lives in...[...]

Discover the NZ Oyster trail

Monday  04:11,   30 july 2018

New Zealand is never short on options for an oyster fix, from inner-city bars to seafood festivals and roadside stalls.For a unique and delicious taste of New Zealand, travel the oyster trail from Northland to...[...]

Would YOU dare to walk along this? Ski resort opens a 427ft-long suspension bridge high above the valley floor

Sunday  07:06,   29 july 2018

Located at a dizzying 6,562 feet above the valley floor on Canada's Whistler Mountain, the incredible Cloudraker Skybridge is harnessed between Whistler's Peak and the West Ridge.Located at a dizzying 6,562 feet above the valley floor on...[...]

How an apprentice plumber became a professional traveller

Saturday  06:11,   28 july 2018

It all started with one short video for friends and family.Three years ago plumber Logan Dodds decided to produce a short video of his holiday to share with friends and family, today he's being paid to travel the...[...]

The biggest ever indoor theme park opens its doors: Stunning $1billion Warner Bros World in the Abu Dhabi desert welcomes its first visitors

Friday  05:05,   27 july 2018

Warner Bros World encompasses 1.65 million square feet on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and honours famous cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo. The desert-like climate of Abu Dhabi means the park is located inside a huge...[...]

Forbidden City facts you should know

Friday  03:07,   27 july 2018

China's Forbidden City is huge. If you plan to explore it it pays to take a whole day. Here's some facts you should know before you go. It's hugeThe Forbidden City is the world's largest imperial palace. It covers 720,000 square metres, has [...]