The Japanese city of Kamakura tells tourists not to eat and walk in crowded areas

Japanese city tells tourists not to eat and walk in crowded areas to prevent spillages ruining other visitors’ clothes Kamakura has issued official ordinance politely asking tourists to sit when eating It describes eating while walking as a ‘public nuisance’ due to potential for spills Despite the signs, there won’t be any fines or penalties … Read more

Italian winemakers set their vineyards ablaze creating a fairytale glow across the landscape

Italian winemakers give the landscape a fairy-tale glow by placing hundreds of flaming torches among their vines to protect them against the coldest May temperatures in decades Winemakers in South Tyrol have been placing anti-frost torches among the vines to save their grapes The torches – called smudge pots – can raise the temperature by … Read more

Airlines under pressure to scrap charges of up to £160 for changing the name on tickets 

Airlines under pressure to scrap ‘ludicrous and unfair’ charges of up to £160 for changing the name on tickets Civil Aviation Authority is calling on airlines to make booking terms ‘transparent’ It says carriers are charging ‘significant amounts’ to correct simple mistakes  Which? found that Ryanair charges up to £160 to tweak the name on … Read more

Inside the £8.4k-a-night luxury Cape Town villa that featured in the latest Made in Chelsea episode

It’s vacationing that’s fit for the SW3 elite. Here MailOnline Travel offers a tour of the stunning Cape Town villa – called Moondance Villa – that appeared in last night’s explosive Made In Chelsea episode. The luxurious property, which costs up to £8,452 a night in peak season, caters to well-heeled travellers, with top-notch amenities … Read more

The world’s best superyachts for 2019 are named in prestigious awards

The world’s most beautiful and cutting-edge superyachts have been honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony.  Boat International Media’s World Superyacht Awards 2019, in association with Oyster Yachts, took place this weekend in London with the 90m (295ft) Dar – a £137.2 million vessel inspired by the shape of a hammerhead shark – scooping the highly … Read more

Anger as JetBlue ditches Coca-Cola from its flights in favour of rival drink Pepsi

‘What are we, monsters? Bring back the Coke’: JetBlue ditches Coca-Cola from its flights in favor of rival drink Pepsi – and some passengers are fizzing with rage The New York-based carrier is updating its onboard refreshment service  An internal memo told JetBlue staff of the introduction of Pepsi products   But passengers have flocked to Twitter to … Read more

Universal Orlando reveals creatures in its new Harry Potter ride including Blast-Ended Skrewt

First look at the life-like creatures that will feature in Universal Orlando’s new Harry Potter roller coaster – including a never-before-seen Blast-Ended Skrewt The new roller coaster, called Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, is set to open on June 13  The attraction will see guests fly deep into the Forbidden Forest and Hogwarts on Hagrid’s magical … Read more