The holiday guru solves traveller queries 

Hitch-hiking along the Mississippi River, airport transfers in Positano and travelling to Cuba from the US: The holiday guru solves traveller queries Greyhound buses are a safer option to get a flavour of life by the Mississippi You can’t travel directly from the U.S to Cuba for tourism activities under U.S law To reach Positano from airport … Read more

Britain’s hidden islands and what they’re best for

Britain has over 1,000 islands and many of them, as a fascinating new book reveals, are ripe for exploring. Islandeering: Adventures Around The Edge Of Britain’s Hidden Islands, by Lisa Drewe, charts 50 hidden islands, many accessible but little known – all perfect for adventure and circumnavigation. The new book underscores what each island is … Read more

Airbnb to open 200 luxury suites inside New York’s famous Rockefeller Plaza

Airbnb to open 200 luxury suites inside New York’s famous Rockefeller Plaza Rental website is taking over 10 floors inside the 75 Rockefeller Plaza buildingSuites are being designed so guests feel like they are staying in an apartment They will have views of St Patrick’s Cathedral and the Empire State Building  By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline … Read more

The world’s most expensive resort is now open: Inside Banwa Private Island

The world’s most expensive resort is open for business – and as you might expect, it’s jaw-dropping. But so it should be for $100,000 (£76,800) a night. It’s called Banwa Private Island, and while the price tag is eye-wateringly hefty it does secure guests the entire island. The world’s most expensive resort is open for … Read more

Vintage images of National Parks Airways, which used to fly tourists to Yellowstone National Park

These rare black-and-white images chart the history of one of America’s most short-lived airlines. They show the fleet and passengers of National Parks Airways (NPA), which operated for a mere 10 years, between 1927 and 1937, in Utah, Idaho and Montana. It would eventually capitalise on the boom in Yellowstone National Park tourism and ferry … Read more

The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest continues to amaze

Lightning on the African savanna and Hong Kong shrouded in fog: The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest continues to amaze (and there’s just ONE DAY left to enter) Ten more stunning entries to the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest have been released Budding and established photographers are encouraged to enter the competition – which … Read more

Portugal has right resort for four under-eights, holiday guru advises

Where can you keep four children, quiet? How can you get a free six-day visa for China? And what to do in Jamaica? The holiday guru unravels traveller conundrums Marthinhal Quintal Family Resort in Portugal has something for everyoneChina offers 144-hour free transit visas to UK passengers arriving by sea or air Montego Bay offers Dunn’s … Read more

Stunning drone footage of the Vatnajökull glacier, which covers nine per cent of Iceland

Breathtaking drone footage shows the stunning landscape of Europe’s largest glacier, which covers nine per cent of Iceland Stefano Tiozzo filmed a series of unique aerial images of the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland earlier this year It is the largest ice cap in Europe by volume and at its deepest point it is 1,000 metres (3,280ft) … Read more

New era for Butlin’s as its Bognor Regis resort’s new £40million swimming pool opens

New era for Butlin’s as its Bognor Regis resort’s new £40million swimming pool opens for business, boasting a 24ft-tall helter skelter, a wave machine and beach huts The pool, called Splash, has been filled with over 600,000 litres of water and has space for 1,000 guests Stand out feature is the world’s first helter-skelter water ride, … Read more