Stunning one-acre private island on the Norwegian coast hits the market for £1.7million

A stunning private island on the Norwegian coast has hit the market for £1.7million. The island, called Tjaereholmen, is set on 1.1 acres of land and is covered in lush green trees. And potential buyers don’t just get the land for the asking price but also a stunning four-bedroom property, too, which can sleep up … Read more

Brits reveal the most ridiculous things they’ve seen tourists do in the UK 

Boasting royal palaces, ancient monuments and beautiful countryside – visitors to the UK are spoiled for choice for sights to see. But it appears some tourists find the local rubbish bins equally mesmerising. That’s according to an online thread that is now chock-a-block with tales of visitors to the UK doing things that, in the … Read more

Ancient sphinx sculpture with head of a ram discovered at 3,000-year-old abandoned workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered the 3,000-year-old remains of an Egyptian carving workshop containing several unfinished sculptures, including a ram-headed sphinx chiseled from sandstone. The ancient workshop is thought to date back to the 18th Dynasty, during the reign of Amenhotep III – King Tut’s grandfather. The Swedish-Egyptian team behind the discovery also found hundreds of hieroglyphic … Read more

Dipping below the surface at the Burj Al Arab to discover the luxury hotel’s TURTLE hospital 

Most visitors to the United Arab Emirates go to enjoy the glitzy hotels, round-the-year sun and glamorous nightlife. But only yards away from the holidaymakers, there is a major campaign in progress to try and protect one of the planet’s most endangered marine species. At the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel, with its iconic sail-shaped … Read more

A review of the Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem just a short walk from the most revered sites on earth 

Holiness is perhaps an under-rated quality in a hotel. What with the worldly trappings of room service, valet parking and chocolates on pillows – not to mention the Satanic temptation of mini-bars – they are normally unabashed temples of fleshly delights. The Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem, however, is different. Don’t get me wrong: as a … Read more