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LifeStyle: Travel

5 Greek mythological sites you can still visit today

Saturday  21:50,   16 july 2016
wanderlust.co.uk

Follow in the steps of Jason and the Argonauts and Hercules, by visiting these mythological sites that actually exist.The Labours of Hercules, Jason and the Argonauts, the Trojan War – we’re all familiar with the great stories of Greek mythology.... >>>

Lovebox

Saturday  21:40,   16 july 2016
msn

Consistently one of the finest festivals in London, catering for cool kids and party monsters, Lovebox packs as much fun into two days as many festivals manage in three. The big news this year – and it’s huge – is the return to action of James... >>>

Ghostbusters

Saturday  21:40,   16 july 2016
msn

The all-female reboot of ‘Ghostbusters’ is here – pumped-up, subversive and often very funny. This is a stealth battle of the sexes that involves mansplaining college deans, a haughty New York mayor and a phalanx of male soldiers – all neutralised... >>>

Yuri Pattison: User, Space

Saturday  21:40,   16 july 2016
msn

In young London-based artist Yuri Pattison’s installation, the modern office is cast as a dystopian, derelict, steel-and-glass tomb. It’s like a future look back at how we spend our days, and it makes for grim but addictive viewing. Huge industrial... >>>

Alfred Le Roy

Saturday  21:40,   16 july 2016
msn

The ever-popular Crate Brewery has opened up a barge bar for the summer, naming it the good ship Alfred Le Roy. And it’s a good ship indeed, serving cocktails while moored and taking pre-booked passengers on two-hour booze cruises. Aboard the pretty >>>

Citadel Festival

Saturday  21:40,   16 july 2016
msn

After a successful launch last year, Citadel is returning to Victoria Park for 2016. As before, it's a one-day event held in July, and aims to be a lot more culturally nourishing and arts-driven than most conventional festivals. Though it’s not... >>>

This company designed a plane especially for chubby fliers

Thursday  09:40,   14 july 2016
easyvoyage.co.uk

During this year's Farborough International Airshow in Hampshire, Canadian manufacturer Bombardier will showcase its latest model: the C Series aircraft which offers a superior experience even to portly passengers thanks to its 19in (48 cm) wide >>>

Eiffel Tower closed Monday after Euro 2016 clashes

Wednesday  09:15,   13 july 2016
afprelaxnews

The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public on Monday after clashes between fans and police at the Paris landmark during the Euro 2016 final, its operator said. An Eiffel Tower management spokesman said the tower could "not be opened in the... >>>

Luxury goods in the UK are effectively on sale for tourists—for a limited time only

Friday  10:10,   08 july 2016
qz

Since UK’s Brexit vote on June 24, interest in travel to London has spiked. Shopping in the city is one of the big draws, and since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, it’s as if the whole country’s goods are on sale for anyone shopping with >>>

10 countries that don't actually exist (but you can still visit them)

Wednesday  07:30,   06 july 2016
wanderlust.co.uk

They’ve got flags, governments and independent spirit – but they don’t officially exist. Add these curious ‘non-countries’ to your bucket list.There is no universally accepted definition of what makes a country a country. When you start looking, you >>>

Five Stunning Wild Beaches In Majorca

Tuesday  21:15,   05 july 2016
huffingtonpost.co.uk

I recently came back from an amazing holiday spent in wild Majorca. Yes, I said wild. I spent eight days touring Majorca's wild beaches with my boyfriend. As it was May, most of them were deserted, which added to the... >>>

Rome's Colosseum sparkles after magnate-funded restoration

Tuesday  21:15,   05 july 2016
ap.org

Rome's Colosseum sparkles after magnate-funded restorationFooting the bill is shoe-and-luxury goods maker Tod's. In an act of modern-day cultural patronage, company founder Diego Della Valle responded to a government call to the private sector... >>>

Greece and Italy top European luxury hotel list

Tuesday  21:10,   05 july 2016
afprelaxnews

London and Geneva may boast Europe's highest costs of living but when it comes to luxury hotels, it's Italian and Greek cities that are in a league of their own. According to a Luxury.Hotels.com study published Monday, the most... >>>

Georgia O'Keeffe

Tuesday  21:05,   05 july 2016
msn

Landscape painter, flower painter, feminist artist… Georgia O’Keeffe was all of these and more. She's also one of the most popular and accessible artists on the planet – her work being among the most widely reproduced of any twentieth century... >>>

Jorge Otero-Pailos: The Ethics of Dust

Tuesday  21:05,   05 july 2016
msn

Spanish preservationist and artist Otero-Pailos has filled Westminster Hall with one of the best sculptures you’ll see this summer. The idea's simple: in the process of cleaning, he covered the walls with latex and peeled it off to trap... >>>