Photo of the day: Everything looks better from the top

2014-04-17 14:32

Inspired by our cockpit views article, a News24 Travel reader sent us a few of his own in-flight pics. Check out this stunning one.

Top wreck hunter believes they’ve found MH370 crash site

2014-04-17 09:11

Despite searches yielding no concrete signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing on 8 March, an experienced wreck hunter believes that they crash site has been found.

Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

2014-04-16 13:42

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

Teething trouble for Chinese tourists in Thailand

2014-04-16 09:22

With their economy surging, mainland Chinese have become the world's most common world traveller, with more than 100 million expected to go abroad this year.

Seven Passion Processions around the world

2014-04-15 09:50

Check out these seven passion processions from around the world, held in the lead-up to Easter.

Australia green lights second Sydney airport

2014-04-15 09:38

The Australian government gave the go-ahead to a second international airport for Sydney, ending decades of indecision with a move expected to boost the national economy.

Mandela tour named one of NatGeo’s top 50

2014-04-15 08:31

National Geographic Traveler magazine has announced its annual Tours of a Lifetime selection and a trip based on the landscapes influenced Madiba's life has made it into the top 50.

Girl tweets terror joke at airline, has meltdown

2014-04-14 10:25

A 14-year-old girl has found out - in a very public way - that tweeting terrorism jokes to airlines are simply never funny.

Malaysia flight's co-pilot tried to make cellphone call-report

2014-04-14 09:39

Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect that the co-pilot of the jetliner tried to make a call with his cellphone after the plane was diverted.

Flyers' thoughts after MH370: from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

2014-04-14 09:10

Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 changed the way we approach flying? It seems so. See what flyers across Asia said when asked about it.

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

2014-04-11 17:00

Staycations, glamping, honeyteering and bleisure: Travel industry loves its made-up words.

Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

2014-04-11 09:30

US researchers say math can customize most effective route to recovery from jet lag

Aircraft suppliers woo with new tech in a tablet-toting world

2014-04-11 09:23

Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? A hologram to take you through your in-flight entertainment options? Or how about something simpler, like an easy place to rest your tablet?

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

2014-04-10 09:29

Staycations, glamping, honeyteering and bleisure: Travel industry loves its made-up words.

Kenya Airways takes delivery of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner

2014-04-09 10:02

Kenya Airways has taken delivery of a brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first of nine they are expecting to add to their fleet.

NASA reveals its 5 most stunning Earth shots of the Year

2014-04-09 09:36

Take a look at the top five images chosen out of an entire year's worth of NASA's Earth Observatory satellite imagery.

Photo of the day: A handstand around the world

2014-04-08 15:09

How's this for a challenge: doing a one arm handstand in front of all the world's most recognisable landmarks. Pretty cool, huh?

Hotels, restaurants in Vietnam fined for Chinese sign boards

2014-04-07 11:18

Owners of hotels and restaurants across Vietnam have been told not to write signboards in Chinese with no Vietnamese translation amid concerns of illegal workers in the country.

Skydiver miraculously dodges meteorite

2014-04-04 14:20

What's the last thing you'd expect to happen while skydiving? We'd be willing to bet that almost being hit by a meteorite ranks right up there.

Free-wheeling trouble for New York's bikeshare system

2014-04-04 10:39

New York's bikeshare program may be hugely popular, but after operating less than a year, it is desperately searching for a $14 million investment.

INFOGRAPHIC: Travel then and now

2014-04-03 17:10

Is travel really that different to what it was 150 years ago? Check out this intriguing infographic.


7 Passion Processions

2014-04-16 15:07

Check out these Easter celebrations from around the world.

US Airways won’t be firing anyone for NSFW tweet

2014-04-16 10:35

US Airways has called the highly inappropriate and graphic tweet sent out by their official handle and honest mistake.

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months

2014-04-15 17:17

A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

2014-04-15 09:42

Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it's called snow volleyball.

US Airways tweets very NSFW image, apologises

2014-04-15 09:02

Someone in charge of US Airways' social media must be in big trouble, after a tweet containing a pornographic image slipped through the cracks.

Photo of the day: Shoes on the Danube

2014-04-14 17:03

Check out this beautiful art installation next to the Danube River in Budapest.

Beware the deer in Japan!

2014-04-14 09:37

Visitors to one of usually-safe Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer.

Pub's awkward typo in sign goes viral

2014-04-11 18:00

An unfortunate typo in a Cornwall pub's sign board has taken the internet by storm.

The submarine that will be searching for MH370

2014-04-11 11:56

After a number of 'pings' were picked up by research teams, a submarine will be sent into a remote part of the Indian Ocean to find out if they belong to the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

More than 100 get virus on California cruise

2014-04-11 09:25

A cruise line says more than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus as a ship tours California ports.

Pub's awkward typo in sign goes viral

2014-04-10 10:13

An unfortunate typo in a Cornwall pub's sign board has taken the internet by storm.

WATCH: Rat terrorises New Yorkers on subway ride

2014-04-09 11:21

What happens when a rat boards the New York subway? Chaos, standing on chairs and lots of screaming. Check it out.

Top 5 Earth shots

2014-04-09 09:39

NASA has chosen its winning Earth shot for the year.

Hammer attack at London hotel

2014-04-09 09:31

Three women from the United Arab Emirates were in hospital after being savagely attacked in their luxury London hotel room by a man wielding a hammer, police said.

MAP: Earth's most stunning transformations

2014-04-08 15:58

Check out this cool interactive timelapse satellite map that shows just how much the planet changed between 1984 and 2012. It's scary and amazing.

Amazing! Lioness kills mom baboon, adopts baby

2014-04-08 11:39

A photographer captured an incredible maternal moment between a lioness and a baby baboon.

Photo of the day: Funny sign

2014-04-07 16:49

It's interesting how funny signs always seem to pop up when you travel. Check out today's hilarious one and send us yours!

WATCH: Bridal brawl at 35 000 feet

2014-04-07 13:03

Ever seen that hilarious movie ‘Bridesmaids’ and been ever so happy that that kind of craziness doesn’t happen in real life? Well, turns out, it does. And even worse!

Lufthansa refuses new offer as strike winds down

2014-04-07 11:06

Lufthansa ruled out any concession to pilots, whose three-day strike to demand better pension benefits forced cancellation of 3 800 flights.

WATCH: An emergency landing you have to see

2014-04-04 14:35

Watch as an Avianca Airlines pilot lands a Fokker100 jet using only the rear wheels, as the front landing gear malfunctioned.

Skydiver miraculously dodges meteorite

2014-04-04 12:30

The last thing you'd expect to happen while skydiving? Certainly being hit by a meteorite. Watch this crazy video.

Travel then and now

2014-04-03 17:11

Check out this intriguing infographic celebrating 150 years of travel.

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