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10 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

Find out what the crew is really thinking while you're up in the air.<p>When JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater lashed out at a passenger and made a dramatic exit down the aircraft's emergency slide in 2010, people were left to wonder what put him over the edge. Sure, every job is stressful, but …

Starving sea lion rescued after being found in San Diego restaurant

The severely underweight and dehydrated pup was taken to SeaWorld’s animal rescue center, and experts are cautiously optimistic about her recovery<p>A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant.<p>Experts at SeaWorld were called Thursday …

Sea Lions

Austrian tourist rescued from well after attempting to take selfie in India

Woman slips at a fort in Junagadh while trying to take a selfie and is rescued by people using a rope made of shirts to hoist her to safety<p>An Austrian tourist slipped and fell into a well while attempting to take a selfie in the western Indian city of Junagadh, local police said.<p>Friedel (no last …

Watch: Drone gets shot down by 'hunters' in New Zealand forest

A drone miraculously survives being shot down by "hunters" after flying over the Tararua Mountain Range in New Zealand<p>A video has emerged from New Zealand showing a drone being shot down over a forest.<p>In the dramatic footage it shows a drone being launched and then instantly shot down.<p>The video has …

New Zealand

Orphans of time: Photographer captures the beauty of abandoned buildings - Telegraph

Ghostly Light Inside Abandoned New Orleans Hospital Captivates Internet

Mysterious light coming from a window of an abandoned hospital<p>A ghostly light photographed shining from inside an abandoned New Orleans hospital is captivating armchair detectives and online thrill-seekers.<p>In a number of chilling photos, Charity Hospital is seen completely dark except for a single …

New Orleans

The true cost of being a travel writer

I SHOULD START BY SAYING THAT I CHOSE this crazy travel life, and I love it. I wouldn’t trade the opportunity to travel for anything, but I want to …

Track Down

6 People You're Supposed to Tip While Traveling Abroad

Expert travelers know to check up on local tipping customs before they head abroad. It’s good to know, for instance, that waiters in Germany …

Sri Lanka

Can you spot the sneaky panda hiding among all these snowmen?

There’s a panda hiding among all these snowmen in this festive ‘Where’s Wally?’ style game – how long will it take you to find it?<p>Can you find the solitary panda hiding among all these snowmen? Does it actually exist?<p>The festive game has proving to be a hit on Facebook where it has received more …

Webcomics

The Real Reason Why There's a Tiny Hole in Airplane Windows (Video)

It turns out that itsy bitsy hole in the bottom of your airplane window is actually a very important safety feature. It's all-too-easy to let your …

Chinese tourist who attacked guide with hot tea named and shamed

China has named and shamed five citizens by adding them to a public list of poorly behaving tourists.<p>The country’s tourism authority created the list of Chinese holidaymakers guilty of “uncivilised behaviour” in April, and is now working with airlines on the possibility of banning those …

I Draw Famous Cities From My Memory

The city fascinates me, no it totally absorbes me, actually it excites me to such degree that I feel like spending hours, days, weeks and sometimes …

New York City

Lady’s List of Where Not to Travel in 2016

Last December I wrote a blog post about where not to travel in the new year. I got so much feedback from readers that I decided to make it an annual …

Travel

Watching This Awesome Backpacking Couple Will Give You A Serious Case of Wanderlust

Need something to spark the travel bug in you? Just check out the video above. Shot by Norwegian director Johan Kaos during a backpacking trip with his then-girlfriend (now wife!), the four-minute video is both inspiring and exhausting. (I especially appreciate Kaos’ exaggerated sigh once he …

Asia Travel

Phuket wants to require tourists to have insurance

Many travelers are covered by health insurance in their home country. However, this protection does not travel with them when they go abroad. Perhaps these uninsured globetrotters are unaware that their coverage is not worldwide. Most people probably think that they won’t need health insurance. …

Health Care

'Explosive buying by Chinese tourists' is Japan's word of the year

Now you know the word for crazy shopping sprees by Chinese travellers (it's 'bakugai')<p>Chinese demand for international goods has become so pronounced that the phenomenon has become Japan's word of the year.<p><i>Bakugai</i>, the Japanese word for "explosive buying by Chinese tourists", has been declared the …

China

Dirty Little Secrets: Confessions of a Hotel Maid

A hotel maid has decided to spill the spill the dirt in hotel housekeeping. The interview was shared with hotel search trivago.com by an employee of a five-star property in Orlando, Florida.<p><b>How do you usually begin a typical day?</b><p>My day begins with a staff meeting at 7 a.m. Here we discuss the days …

Hospitality

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

Longest treetop walkway in Thailand will open next month

Starting next month, travellers who want to see Thailand’s beautiful nature from above will be able to take a stroll down the country’s longest treetop walkway.<p>Located in the Chiang Mai province, the new canopy walkway will open at the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden.<p>The walkway is 400 metres long …

Chiang Mai

Thailand unveils luxury tourism video (with the wrong or the right message?)

Get four impossibly good looking actors, some stunning locations, film them having tremendous fun – it’s a well-trodden path for travel marketers.<p>In …

Tourism

You Need to See This Henna Artist on Instagram

Instagram is no stranger to a sprouting beauty trend, but in the case of henna, the social app has some catching up to do. The ancient art of henna has been around for thousands of years and is rich in tradition, but it's only recently gained traction on Instagram. We spoke to Deepali Deshpande, …

Body Art

Bonfire Night events and firework displays around the UK

Flaming Tar Barrels, Devon<p><b>November 5</b><p>In the town of Ottery St. Mary each November 5th is marked by the Tar Barrels festival: an ancient tradition pre-dating Guy Fawkes, in which men, women and children as young as 7 years old set light to wooden barrels lined with tar, and run through the streets …

Sitting for Long Stretches Won't Kill You, Which Is Good News for Travelers

Yoga

'Gum Wall' spectacle set for a clean after 20 years

After 20 years of people sticking their chewing gum to the walls of an alley in Seattle, officials have said it is time for a clean-up<p>After 20 years of people sticking their gum to the walls of an alley by Seattle's Pike Place Market, officials say it is time for a clean-up.<p>Known as “the gum wall”, …

Despite All Its Problems, Thailand Set to Break Tourism Records in 2015

<i>Photo courtesy of Thinkstock</i><p>Thailand has experienced more than its fair share of political upheaval in recent years. Actually, coup plots, both …

Nepal is beautiful, safe, say foreign tourists

<b>Kathmandu, November 4</b><p>The tourists visiting Nepal in the aftermath of the massive earthquake have opined that Nepal’s pristine beauty has remained …