Story from SWNS This is the dramatic moment a British Airways aircraft bound for New York dumped fuel after suffering engine problems over the Bristol Channel. In a freak turn of events the BA Boeing 777-200ER was forced to turn around as it
Story and video from SWNS This flight attendant shows off her remarkable acrobatic skills to close the overhead bins with her feet - while wearing high heels. Lindsey O'Brien, 35, gripped onto the armrests before flipping upside down and
Travelling comes with extra risks as the world continues to face Covid-19. But if you're determined to get away this summer, there are some measures you can take to minimise the impact on your health. From taking precautions on the plane to
As lockdowns ease around the world, you may be preparing to make travel plans. And if those plans include hotel stays, you should do a bit of research before you book. From knowing the layout of your destination to checking out their Covid
As holiday hotspots slowly open up for business, tour companies are now adapting to a world with coronavirus. While we're already aware of changes to the way we fly and travel, what we encounter at popular destinations is still largely
With the chance of a summer holiday looking increasingly unlikely this year, we’re already thinking about our 2021 holidays.Next year will be the best year for an adventure yet: think ticking off big bucket list items , or simply choosing our vacations more consciously and remembering how lucky we are to be travelling again.
Story and video from SWNS A family-of-six whose summer holiday abroad is in jeopardy because of coronavirus have shot a hilarious video - recreating the trip in their house and garden. The Byrne family from West Yorkshire filmed themselves
A fifth-century Sri Lankan king seeking protection from his violent and power-hungry brother ended up building a fortress in the sky that survives to this day. According to Lonely Planet, the ancient site is called Sigiriya, and it rests on a
How cool are these finalists for the 2020 frozen hairstyle competition? Takhini Hot Springs, in Yukon, Canada is the venue for an unusual contest that's born out of a combination of warm waters and freezing cold outside temperatures.
The strangest roadside attraction in America could be Nebraska's Carhenge. The site is a life-size replica of Britain's Stonehenge that's made entirely of vehicles! According to the Carhenge website, 39 automobiles assume the same
Being in the middle seat on a flight is never fun. You could be travelling to the best destination in the world, with two of the people you love most either side of you, and still struggle to deal with that squeezed feeling. Luckily, there are
Probably everyone's least favourite part of going through the airport is navigating security. You have to remember to take off your shoes and belt before racing to collect multiple trays on the other side. And of course, you have to put
A passenger on a delayed flight has captured an argument between angry fellow travellers. Sakib Ahmed was onboard a Ryanair flight that was facing hours of delays at London Stansed Airport. The video was posted to Twitter and shows one man
Planes can be uncomfortable places for a variety of reasons, and one of the big ones is that it tends to be very cold on them. But it turns out there's a reason why airlines deliberately modify the temperature in the cabin, and it has
If you're looking to get away from it all, you probably can't do better than Bouvet Island, the most remote island in the world. That said, there are a number of reasons why very few people ever set foot on it. The island is located in
The highest permanent settlement in the world is located three miles above sea level in the Peruvian Andes mountains. La Rinconada was established as a temporary gold mining site over 40 years ago. The town does now have electricity, but still
Rolls-Royce have unveiled plans to revolutionise the way we fly. The company are busy working on a new 'Ultrafan' engine that they claim will be far more eco-friendly, cutting CO2 emissions by 75%, while also drastically reducing noise
International Living has released a list of its top countries for people to settle in when their working days are over. The list is based on many factors, including the cost of living and housing, health care and perks for older residents. In
The latest passport power rankings have been revealed, and Britain is nowhere to be seen at the top of the chart. Instead, Asian countries have emerged as the winners, with European countries falling down the rankings and Japan holding on to top
When you're planning a solo trip, it's important to pick a destination that's on your bucket list, but that's also safe and comfortable. From speaking the language to quickly getting to grips with the public transportation
This isn’t the first time a free-flowing wine fountain has sprung up in Italy. One notable plumbing mistake in 2008 saw the wine fountain that runs during the annual Grape Festival in Marino rerouted to households.