Category: Travel

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staffAugust 10, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights as pilots walk out

Ryanair pilots are striking in five European countries, forcing the cancellation of a sixth of the firm’s flights during the ...

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staffAugust 9, 2018

Morocco’s oldest Roman site rises again

Situated in a fertile plain at the foot of Mount Zerhoun, Morocco, the sprawling remains of Volubilis – the country’s ...

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staffAugust 8, 2018

Airbnb axes Great Wall sleepover contest

Airbnb has called off a competition offering to chance to spend a night on the Great Wall of China. The ...

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staffJuly 19, 2018

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago. Thursday’s statement by ...

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staffJuly 14, 2018

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Archaeologists say they have discovered a mummification workshop dating back some 2,500 years at an ancient necropolis near Egypt’s famed ...

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staffJuly 14, 2018

Ryanair flight makes emergency landing in Germany

A Ryanair flight made an emergency landing at Frankfurt after a sudden loss of cabin pressure which sent 30 passengers ...

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staffJune 30, 2018

Mumbai art deco buildings make Unesco list

Mountain monasteries in South Korea, a Saudi oasis and Mumbai’s art deco buildings are among a number of sites to ...

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staffJune 27, 2018

Japan unveils Hello Kitty-themed bullet train

It is enough to wake the tired eyes of the groggiest commuter. A striking white and pink bullet train themed ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Fatal Dreamworld ride had other incidents

A ride that malfunctioned at Australia’s Dreamworld theme park, killing four people, had experienced “a number” of previous incidents, a ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Ryanair calls for restricted alcohol sales

Ryanair has called for more restrictions on alcohol sales at airports. The airline proposed a two-drink limit for passengers and ...