Aer Lingus introduces a new fare that guarantees the middle seat will be left EMPTY

Fed up with mid-flight battles for the armrest? Airline introduces a new fare that guarantees the middle seat will be left EMPTY Aer Lingus is offering a new ‘premium travel experience’ ‘AerSpace’ fare on short-haul flights It will be available from September 1 with prices for the fare currently up to €190 (£165) euros one way  … Read more

Millions of taxpayers’ money is being funneled into Liverpool’s empty Royal Hospital

Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is being funneled into the maintenance of a deserted hospital in Liverpool – despite it being empty.  More than £3million (around $3,906,900) went into the day-to-day maintenance of the unused Royal Hospital between July and December last year. And a further £523,000 ($681,100) was spent in January alone, bringing … Read more

Bill Nye warns ‘the planet’s on f***ing fire’ as he calls on viewers to address climate change

Bill Nye warns ‘the planet’s on f***ing fire’ as he calls on viewers to address the climate change ‘crisis,’ in profanity-laden tirade on HBO’s Last Week Tonight TV personality, Bill Nye, had some tough words about mitigating climate change  On ‘Last Week Tonight’ Nye proclaimed the ‘planet’s on f***ing fire’ Nye’s comments were designed for laughs, … Read more

Spice up your flight! Jet2.com becomes the first UK airline to serve Nando’s snacks onboard 

Spice up your flight! Jet2.com becomes the first UK airline to serve Nando’s snacks onboard The Leeds-based airline will be introducing ‘Nando’s Peri–Peri Flight Bites’  The products include a dip, drizzle and dunk ‘Nando’s Box’ Customers can also ‘take their taste buds on a trip with Half-popped Corn’  By Ted Thornhill, Mailonline Travel Editor Published: … Read more

London’s most famous landmarks from 10 Downing St to Big Ben with their exteriors peeled away

It’s London as you’ve never seen it before. That is unless you have X-ray vision. These fascinating illustrations peel back the exteriors of some of the capital’s most instantly recognisable buildings to reveal a fascinating cross-section of the interior. The buildings featured include the Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben and a little known prison, … Read more

The world’s best water parks revealed, from Orlando to Dubai

Pack your swimsuit and your sense of adventure because water parks are not just for children.  Some of the world’s best combine white-knuckle, adrenaline-filled rides with relaxing activities for those not so keen to make a splash. BEST IN THE WORLD: Aquatica, Florida The Taumata Racer in Orlando. For fun as a group, grab a mat … Read more

Ancient ruins and modern day charms? Go to Gozo!

Gozitans (as they are called) are well-schooled in accepting their lot.  ‘The rest of Malta thinks we still live in caves,’ a grandmother in the capital Victoria (so named after our former queen, who, unlike her great-great-granddaughter, never actually made it here) tells me.   In fact, they live mainly in two or three-storey houses (nothing … Read more

Thailand with a toddler? It’s not daunting if you stay at these hotels in Phuket and Krabi

Trekking through jungles, snorkelling in a lagoon and lounging on the beach with a cocktail – they were all high on our ‘things-to-do’ check list as we set off for Thailand on a cold winter morning. But as we strapped ourselves into our plane seats, along with our 20-month-old daughter, the thought did cross my … Read more