European shares drop over Iraqi concerns

2014-08-08 11:08

European shares have dropped for the seventh time in eight sessions on rising geopolitical jitters after US President Barack Obama authorised air strikes in Iraq.

9 things you simply cannot do in various parts of the world

2014-03-14 08:57

What's the most ridiculous law you have come across while travelling?

Easyjet fined for forcing disabled woman off flight

2014-02-14 10:34

Low- cost airline Easyjet has been fined for discrimination against a disabled woman who was forced off their plane.

Us, France mission to Mars

2014-02-12 08:41

The United States and France plan to collaborate on a mission to Mars in 2016.

Photo of the day: Phang Nga Bay

2014-02-05 12:54

Trips to Thailand are trending in reality.

Ghost ship with cargo of cannibal rats disappears in the Atlantic

2014-01-24 14:15

How is it possible, in this day and age, that a 1 400 ton ocean liner is drifting aimlessly in the Atlantic, eluding authorities?

Food for the Soul: 7 street markets around the world

2014-01-14 10:28

Markets are constantly abuzz, and so full of life that you’re left with an insatiable appetite for living a life that doesn’t fall short of experiencing a cultural explosion - try these seven.

Pilot's near-miss with UFO under investigation

2014-01-07 15:07

A British investigation has been unable to establish any earthly identity for a mysterious craft, which left aircrew with next to no time to take action during a flight bound for Heathrow.

Sean Penn involved in a Argo-type rescue mission

2013-12-18 20:45

Actor Sean Penn says he's with the New York businessman who he helped flee a long house arrest in Bolivia.

Goa ban prompts 'silent discos'

2013-08-16 16:00

India's popular holiday state of Goa has announced a ban on dance bars, further restricting the party scene in a destination once famous as a raver's paradise.


Oil market mixed on China, Iraq developments

2014-07-01 16:28

World oil prices have diverged as traders tracked Chinese manufacturing data and violence in Iraq.

25 post travel tattoos

2014-02-20 22:47

When you love travel so much that it gets under your skin.

Snow storm grounds Japan flights

2014-02-14 10:33

Rail and road travel, as well as more than 100 flights grounded as snow storm hit Japan on Friday.

Did this giraffe have to die?

2014-02-10 13:38

A giraffe was shot dead in front of families at a Copenhagen zoo and we're questioning why this had to become a real-time spectacle?

Bizarre destinations

2014-01-30 15:50

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Mother Nature proves you wrong.

Brazil plans to cap World Cup airfares

2014-01-23 14:40

Legacy shows that prices often escalate by as much as ten times the normal price during prestigious tournaments such as the Soccer World Cup - but certain airlines in Brazil are planning to buck the trend.

Dubai gets yet another new luxury hotel

2014-01-10 10:34

Dubai, home to some of the world's most luxurious hotels, has open the doors to yet another hotel worth visiting.

The World's most photographed places

2013-12-30 11:22

What's hot when it comes to photography, according to Google maps.

Sleeping man left onboard locked plane

2013-12-11 11:45

You may want to keep your eyes peeled the next time you’re flying to Houston, United States or face being locked on a plane.

Thailand scoops traveller’s choice awards

2013-07-16 08:59

Winning traveller's awards is a huge achievement to any country and Thailand is no exception.

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