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What the hell is a 'flashpacker'? - Travel Weekly
06 Feb 2018

What the hell is a 'flashpacker'?  Travel Weekly

No, we haven't misspelt 'backpacker', but rather are shining a light on a whole new type of traveller, and they're not schlepping around with giant packs and ...


A new class of luxury hostels in Asia caters to ‘flashpackers’ - South China Morning Post
13 Jan 2018

A new class of luxury hostels in Asia caters to ‘flashpackers’  South China Morning Post

The baby boomer generation has spawned a new breed of traveller who demands deluxe dorms and hotel-like facilities. We take a look at how the 'poshtel' ...


Cairns hotels: Esplanade Central development approved - The Cairns Post
12 Dec 2018

Cairns hotels: Esplanade Central development approved  The Cairns Post

A LUXURY 76-room hotel with a rooftop bar over the busiest McDonald's restaurant in Cairns has the thumbs up to start construction next year. Esplanade ...


Rise of the flashpacker: Millennials splash more cash on holidays, less on travel insurance - Mozo.com.au
08 Feb 2018

Rise of the flashpacker: Millennials splash more cash on holidays, less on travel insurance  Mozo.com.au

You've heard of millennials, yuppies, DINKs and perhaps even HENRYs, but new research may well have unveiled a novel class of young, cashed-up, ...


Northern Alberta family sells home, belongings to ‘give’r’ on year-long globetrotting getaway - Global News Calgary
08 Oct 2018

Northern Alberta family sells home, belongings to ‘give’r’ on year-long globetrotting getaway  Global News Calgary

Geoff and Patty Turnquist are leaving their jobs for now and have sold their home in Alberta's Peace Country region -- along with many of their possessions -- to ...


Australia experiencing the emergence of new young travellers; the flashpackers - The West Australian
04 Feb 2018

Australia experiencing the emergence of new young travellers; the flashpackers  The West Australian

A new variety of Australian tourist has emerged ... the flashpacker. This holiday-bound creature has been described as between 18 and 24 years old, with a high ...


Are you a backpacker or a 'flashpacker'? - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015

Are you a backpacker or a 'flashpacker'?  Daily Mail

Backpacking around the globe on a budget has evolved into 'flashpacking' as working professionals live it up on holiday. This can include wine-tasting and ...


Where to go flashpacking* | Travel - The Times
03 Jun 2017

Where to go flashpacking* | Travel  The Times

1 Cool Colombia Just saying “trek to the Lost City” sounds alluring, but after hiking along jungle paths for several days it is good to know that there's s.


Glampacking, Flashpacking: Backpacking boutique hostels - NEWS.com.au
07 Dec 2015

Glampacking, Flashpacking: Backpacking boutique hostels  NEWS.com.au

OLIVER Briggs' first night backpacking in Australia was not a good welcome to the country.


Traveller vs tourist: The worst thing about being a travel snob - Stuff.co.nz
22 May 2018

Traveller vs tourist: The worst thing about being a travel snob  Stuff.co.nz

It might be nice to believe that you're seeing the world in a more sophisticated, more "authentic" way than everyone else, but you're probably not.


Top 10: the best hostels in Bangkok - The Telegraph
21 Jul 2017

Top 10: the best hostels in Bangkok  The Telegraph

An insider's guide to the best hostels in Bangkok, including the top places to stay for a city-centre location, private rooms, female-only dorms, breakfast, ...


Flashpackers do it in style - Sydney Morning Herald
22 Feb 2006

Flashpackers do it in style  Sydney Morning Herald

In the old days, you took a 26-hour bus trip through bandito territory, crashed in a 10-bed dorm (bedbugs stayed free) and ate $1 fried rice from a street stall.


The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016 - Huffington Post UK
26 Feb 2016

The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016  Huffington Post UK

Flashpacking is the new backpacking, designed for keen travellers who don't like to slum it. You don't have to be poor to explore and you don't need be a ...


Flashpacking around the Thai islands you've (possibly) never heard of - Stuff.co.nz
10 Jul 2016

Flashpacking around the Thai islands you've (possibly) never heard of  Stuff.co.nz

Ever since a *fresh*-faced Leonardo DiCaprio discovered The Beach, we've all been searching for – or at least daydreaming about – stumbling across our own ...


Hiking the Jordan Trail to Petra - Condé Nast Traveler
25 Apr 2018

Hiking the Jordan Trail to Petra  Condé Nast Traveler

A new cross-country trekking route is drawing adventure-seeking visitors to Jordan once again.


How budget travel has evolved from hippies, the original backpackers, to flashpacking - Daily Mail
01 Feb 2015

How budget travel has evolved from hippies, the original backpackers, to flashpacking  Daily Mail

As from camping came glamping, backpacking has led to flashpacking. This is how we went from hippies exploring the Silk Road to today's wanderers who still ...


Cambodia's backlash against 'disrespectful' party culture - The Guardian
02 Feb 2018

Cambodia's backlash against 'disrespectful' party culture  The Guardian

Siem Reap depends on tourists, but 10 have been arrested as the Angkor Wat town starts to lose patience.


Where in the world is Abdullah Al Jumah? - EsquireMe
14 Aug 2016

Where in the world is Abdullah Al Jumah?  EsquireMe

Abdullah Al Jumah is a self-proclaimed Saudi 'flashpacker' who spends his time traveling around the world and posting about his experiences all over social ...


'Flashpacking' costs glamorous backpackers £3,000 before they've even bought their flights - Metro
16 Sep 2013

'Flashpacking' costs glamorous backpackers £3,000 before they've even bought their flights  Metro

Back in the day, a trusty compass, a map and a disposable camera were all vital tools for young globetrotters as they trudged through the wilds of Thailand.


The 15 Best New Restaurants in Oklahoma City - Eater
29 Jan 2018

The 15 Best New Restaurants in Oklahoma City  Eater

Today Eater returns to Oklahoma City to focus on 15 of the most in-demand restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. We turn to Nathan Aguilera, the OKC native and ...


Flashpacking vs Backpacking: Tips on where to splash your cash and when to budget travel - TNT Magazine
13 Jul 2013

Flashpacking vs Backpacking: Tips on where to splash your cash and when to budget travel  TNT Magazine

Flashpacking vs Backpacking: TNT's guide on when to splash cash while travelling and when to save your pennies.


Why this investment banker quit his job at Merrill Lynch to bring 'flashpacking' to Sydney - Business Insider Australia
18 May 2016

Why this investment banker quit his job at Merrill Lynch to bring 'flashpacking' to Sydney  Business Insider Australia

It's a well-known fact that Sydney isn't cheap — especially when it comes to accommodation.


4 Springtime Adventures Unlike Any Other - Forbes
21 Apr 2016

4 Springtime Adventures Unlike Any Other  Forbes

From swimming in glacier water between continents to glamping in the Australian bush, these are the adventures that you should be going on this spring.


Asia's Hostels Might Need A Facelift As 'Poshtels' Hit The Region - Forbes Now
07 Nov 2016

Asia's Hostels Might Need A Facelift As 'Poshtels' Hit The Region  Forbes Now

The latest thing in travel and tourism is the "poshtel," a hybrid between hotel and hostel, with its guests dubbed "flashpackers."


Navigate Travel appoints Rooster as its first UK PR agency - The Drum
30 Oct 2018

Navigate Travel appoints Rooster as its first UK PR agency  The Drum

Navigate Travel has appointed Rooster as its first UK PR agency to boost bookings for its MedSailors, Yacht Getaways and Wild Kiwi brands.


First look at $10m-plus Esplanade Central hotel development - The Cairns Post
11 Nov 2018

First look at $10m-plus Esplanade Central hotel development  The Cairns Post

A LUXURY hotel development “on the best corner in Cairns” is set to change the face of the Esplanade. The Esplanade Central hotel development above the ...


The best hostels in Marrakech - The Telegraph
15 Feb 2018

The best hostels in Marrakech  The Telegraph

An insider's guide to the best hostels in Marrakech, including the top places for clean and quiet rooms, roof terraces, swimming pools, quirky interiors, convivial ...


10 luxury hostels that will change your view of budget accommodation forever... - Irish Independent
29 Aug 2014

10 luxury hostels that will change your view of budget accommodation forever...  Irish Independent

Can hostels really be both classy and cheap? Absolutely. A new breed of luxury hostel is shaking up Europe's budget accommodation scene, offering ...


Top 10 good-value hotels in Singapore - The Guardian
05 Mar 2014

Top 10 good-value hotels in Singapore  The Guardian

It's the world's most expensive city, packed with luxury hotels, but where do you go when you want style at a good price? We have the top picks.


Malaysia: Treasure Island - New Zealand Herald
08 Nov 2018

Malaysia: Treasure Island  New Zealand Herald

Tim Roxborogh finds someone to share 'his' haven in the South China Sea. I've been booking holidays to the same mountainous, jungle-covered island in the ...


10 of the best budget stays in Penang - The Guardian
05 Aug 2014

10 of the best budget stays in Penang  The Guardian

Hostels and B&Bs in Penang now offer travellers on a budget more style and amenities than ever. With the George Town festival in full swing, John Brunton ...


Grown-up global style for an exotic home update - Telegraph.co.uk
16 Apr 2016

Grown-up global style for an exotic home update  Telegraph.co.uk

Less backpacker, more flashpacker – the globetrotter trend has grown up. Think natural textures, bold prints and rich, earthy tones. Accessories, from a selection, ...


The best of Cambodia, whether you’re a backpacker or millionaire - South China Morning Post
31 Jan 2017

The best of Cambodia, whether you’re a backpacker or millionaire  South China Morning Post

Once a backpackers' haven, Cambodia is shaking off its image as a cheap holiday destination to dive into the realms of luxury. Here's how to enjoy it whatever ...


Amazing drone footage showcases Peru's 'Rainbow Mountain' - 9Elsewhere
29 Mar 2017

Amazing drone footage showcases Peru's 'Rainbow Mountain'  9Elsewhere

A touring company has taken a drone along on a trek through the Andes – and the results are nothing s...


The dark side of tourism in Thailand - Business Insider
14 Oct 2018

The dark side of tourism in Thailand  Business Insider

Thailand is one of the most desired destinations among tourists. But safety, refugee issues, and human trafficking remain grave concerns in the country.


PHIO details health insurance complaints - ITIJ
07 Mar 2018

PHIO details health insurance complaints  ITIJ

The number of complaints made to Australia's Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (PHIO) rose by 30 per cent between 2016 and 2017.


Top 10: the best budget hotels in Bangkok - The Telegraph
13 Jul 2017

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Bangkok  The Telegraph

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Bangkok, featuring the top places to stay for comfortable rooms, rooftop pools, buzzing bars, eclectic design and ...


Travelling solo? Here's everything you need to know - Evening Standard
10 Nov 2017

Travelling solo? Here's everything you need to know  Evening Standard

There are many reasons why you might have put off your travel dreams — maybe your friends dropped out like flies or plans never moved pasted Whatsapp.


Travel is the best way to spend your children's inheritance - Telegraph.co.uk
09 Feb 2015

Travel is the best way to spend your children's inheritance  Telegraph.co.uk

The day you retire can be simultaneously scary and exhilarating. Your income has been halved at a stroke – if you are lucky. But time, finally, is on your side.


Cheap, Exotic Beach Resorts Around the World - SmarterTravel.com
12 Jan 2009

Cheap, Exotic Beach Resorts Around the World  SmarterTravel.com

Just because your money's tight doesn't mean you can't afford a beach vacation to the far-flung hideaway of your dreams. Make an exotic escape a reality with ...


Taking a year off to travel? Here Are 8 Types of People You'll Meet on the Road - Bustle
28 Aug 2014

Taking a year off to travel? Here Are 8 Types of People You'll Meet on the Road  Bustle

Summer has come to an end, and while some people are packing their bags to make the big trek back to campus, you're packing your bags for a much different ...


Riad Layla Rouge Hotel Review, Marrakech, Morocco | Telegraph Travel - Telegraph.co.uk
27 Feb 2018

Riad Layla Rouge Hotel Review, Marrakech, Morocco | Telegraph Travel  Telegraph.co.uk

Read the Riad Layla Rouge, Marrakech, Morocco hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best ...


Queens of the north - ABC Online
01 Oct 2015

Queens of the north  ABC Online

Stories of running away from home, hitching a ride, forging a passport, changing countries, switching genders, and ultimately becoming a drag queen at ...


Tech Billionaires Plan on New Zealand for Apocalypse - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
15 Feb 2018

Tech Billionaires Plan on New Zealand for Apocalypse  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific.


Riva Surya Hotel Review, Bangkok, Thailand | Travel - Telegraph.co.uk
18 Feb 2018

Riva Surya Hotel Review, Bangkok, Thailand | Travel  Telegraph.co.uk

Read the Riva Surya Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel ...


Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part two - The Guardian
15 Oct 2013

Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part two  The Guardian

Following our initial round-up of great beach pads in Thailand, here are 10 more good-value resorts for those who would rather avoid the party hotspots and ...


Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels - The Guardian
16 Dec 2017

Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels  The Guardian

Its street food scene is legendary and the capital George Town, one of the hottest destinations in Asia, now buzzes with nightlife – but the verdant island's ...


George Town: Eat Your Way Around Penang's Multicultural Capital - The Beijinger
03 Mar 2018

George Town: Eat Your Way Around Penang's Multicultural Capital  The Beijinger

Fascinating, heritage-rich George Town, the capital of the Malaysian state of Penang (which includes both the island of Penang and a portion of the mainland), ...


No more hippy trail routes as backpackers become tourists - Phys.Org
08 Feb 2016

No more hippy trail routes as backpackers become tourists  Phys.Org

Low cost airlines, natural disasters, regional competition, tightening visa rules and terrorism have all changed backpacking in South East Asia.


The YHA was set up by volunteer members. Now it's refusing to listen to them - The Spinoff
16 May 2018

The YHA was set up by volunteer members. Now it's refusing to listen to them  The Spinoff

Former YHANZ board member and Opoutere YHA member Mark Ebrey argues that the national board of the Youth Hostel Association is losing touch with the ...


I met, married AND became a mum in 9 months! - New Idea
13 Mar 2018

I met, married AND became a mum in 9 months!  New Idea

Stuck in a dead-end job, with her relationship in tatters and her milestone 30th birthday looming, Samantha Mitchell was in a bad way. 'I wasn't where I expected ...


Phnom Penh in three days: holiday itinerary | Travel - The Guardian
20 Nov 2013

Phnom Penh in three days: holiday itinerary | Travel  The Guardian

WHERE TO STAY. Phnom Penh's hotel scene has seen rapid expansion in recent years, providing plenty of options, from stylish boutique hotels in converted ...


Karl Ove Knausgaard: Norway's Proust and a life laid painfully bare - The Guardian
01 Mar 2014

Karl Ove Knausgaard: Norway's Proust and a life laid painfully bare  The Guardian

When Karl Ove Knausgaard began writing the books that have already made him one of the most famous Norwegians in history, he was impelled, in part, by a ...


Is This the Future of the Hotel Minibar? - Condé Nast Traveler
17 Sep 2013

Is This the Future of the Hotel Minibar?  Condé Nast Traveler

The Netherlands has a reputation in Europe for being a good place to test-market new concepts in hospitality—just look at chic and cheap hotel chain CitizenM ...


Airbnb another casualty of high property prices in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post
26 Jan 2018

Airbnb another casualty of high property prices in Hong Kong  South China Morning Post

While the rest of the world experiences a boom in Airbnb listings and capsule dorms, most visitors to Hong Kong stay in hotels, a survey shows. High property ...


5 lesser-known spots in Cape Town to Instagram this December - Memeburn
23 Nov 2017

5 lesser-known spots in Cape Town to Instagram this December  Memeburn

Wally's Cave may have been barred from the public, but where else can you snap a trendy yoga selfie in Cape Town this December?


Waterfront backpackers lodge placed on the market for sale - Scoop.co.nz
19 Apr 2017

Waterfront backpackers lodge placed on the market for sale  Scoop.co.nz

The only waterfront backpackers accommodation hostel in the Coromandel tourist-magnet township of Whitianga has been placed on the market for sale.


Adam Diment, the superstar spy novelist who vanished for four decades - The Guardian
30 Mar 2017

Adam Diment, the superstar spy novelist who vanished for four decades  The Guardian

If Adam Diment hadn't existed, someone would have had to invent him. In fact, someone did, several times. Depending on your cultural touchstones, you might ...


Greek couple raffling off Aegina villa at $74.50 a ticket - Daily Mail
24 Aug 2017

Greek couple raffling off Aegina villa at $74.50 a ticket  Daily Mail

A luxury property worth $2.6 million in the picturesque Greek island, Aegina, is being raffled off for just $74.50 a ticket.


Swiss hostel turns on 'five-spa' treatment for budget travellers - The Guardian
22 Sep 2014

Swiss hostel turns on 'five-spa' treatment for budget travellers  The Guardian

Saas-Fee hostel offers jacuzzis, massage, hot tubs and tapas in region of one of world's most expensive ski destinations.


The Most Popular Instagram Travel Hashtags of 2017 (How Many Did You Use This Year?) - Bravo
28 Dec 2017

The Most Popular Instagram Travel Hashtags of 2017 (How Many Did You Use This Year?)  Bravo

Where did you go this year — and what did you share on Instagram? The social media site's Year In Review global data is in, and now you can see where your ...


The year-long honeymoon - Daily Mail
03 Apr 2016

The year-long honeymoon  Daily Mail

Kath Kay and husband James sold their car, rented their flat and boarded a plane to Mexico City - just three weeks after their wedding. The duo embarked on a ...


Life after death in Vang Vieng - Bangkok Post
12 Feb 2017

Life after death in Vang Vieng  Bangkok Post

The roof rack on the songthaew was built for backpacks, but on this trip into town there was only one. The pink metallic roller bags and airline carry-on had to ...


Easy-Going Hostels That Won't Break the Bank - Inquirer.net
27 Apr 2018

Easy-Going Hostels That Won't Break the Bank  Inquirer.net

Labor Day weekend is approaching and last-minute plans are inevitable. But you still have a few days to get some planning in order, like accommodations.


The Tower of London poppies are fake, trite and inward-looking – a Ukip-style memorial - The Guardian
28 Oct 2014

The Tower of London poppies are fake, trite and inward-looking – a Ukip-style memorial  The Guardian

Jonathan Jones: Four million people will flock to see the 888246 ceramic poppies deposited in the Tower's moat to mark Remembrance Day. It's disturbing that ...


Surprising ways to pay for your dream trip abroad - MarketWatch
24 Jul 2014

Surprising ways to pay for your dream trip abroad  MarketWatch

I hear this from my friends and colleagues all the time: They've always dreamed of traveling, but actually doing it seems out of reach. With everyday financial ...


48 hours in Melbourne: Hotels, restaurants and places to visit - The Independent
06 Oct 2016

48 hours in Melbourne: Hotels, restaurants and places to visit  The Independent

Why go now? Melbourne has long prided itself as Australia's arts capital. This year its premier arts showcase, the Melbourne Festival (5-23 October; ...


Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - The Guardian
29 Aug 2014

Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia  The Guardian

Cambodia's capital has some of south-east Asia's most affordable boutique hotels, urban resorts, B&Bs and hostels, writes Lara Dunston.


Only You Boutique Hotel Madrid, Chueca Calle del Barquillo - We Heart
16 Nov 2017

Only You Boutique Hotel Madrid, Chueca Calle del Barquillo  We Heart

Set within a stunning 19th century palace, Only You's Boutique Hotel Madrid features 125 rooms, each individually designed with colonial overtones, modern art ...


Rose Gold Gifts: Jewellery, Watches, Makeup & More - Glamour.com
22 Dec 2017

Rose Gold Gifts: Jewellery, Watches, Makeup & More  Glamour.com

Are you obsessed with rose gold or do you have a friend who is? Well, you'll be glad to know there are plenty of rose-gold gifts for their enjoyment...


10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget - The Guardian
18 Aug 2015

10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget  The Guardian

See fine art and classical music for free, eat great-value street food and stay in cheap but very stylish hostels … Here are 10 ways to have a brilliant time in ...


Hot in Thailand: Drag shows, zip lines and fancy backpacker digs - CNN Travel
14 Jun 2012

Hot in Thailand: Drag shows, zip lines and fancy backpacker digs  CNN Travel

Trade fairs are generally joyless affairs. All those meetings. The speeches. The social networking lunches. The hangover after a night of dancing in the hotel bar ...


World Running Guide: Cusco, Peru :: Health :: Features :: Fitness :: Paste - Paste Magazine
17 Jul 2017

World Running Guide: Cusco, Peru :: Health :: Features :: Fitness :: Paste  Paste Magazine

Finding a city's secret spots can only really happen at human speed. In this series, World Running Guide, we'll provide information to help you discover your next ...


The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – review | Books - The Guardian
19 Oct 2013

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – review | Books  The Guardian

Donna Tartt's overlong and tediously Potteresque adventure leaves Julie Myerson baffled and disenchanted.


Fiji's private islands offer a luxury romantic escape | Style Magazine - South China Morning Post
17 Feb 2017

Fiji's private islands offer a luxury romantic escape | Style Magazine  South China Morning Post

Fall in love with the island nation of Fiji and get your fill of sea, sunshine and romance on five of its most alluring islands.


Cocaturismo: How Cocaine in Colombia Became a Tourist Attraction - Utne Reader Online
20 Mar 2018

Cocaturismo: How Cocaine in Colombia Became a Tourist Attraction  Utne Reader Online

After Pablo Excobar's death, Medellín became even more steeped in the drug trade. Now, cocaine in Colombia had infiltrated every aspect of the culture, even to ...


Artist John Stortz spends 2 years travelling US with rescue dog - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

Artist John Stortz spends 2 years travelling US with rescue dog  Daily Mail

Illustrator John Stortz adopted Wolf from a shelter and the dog has become his ultimate travel companion as the two have journeyed across America over the ...


Thailand's secrets: Blissfully quiet beaches, traditional villages and - The Independent
13 Dec 2014

Thailand's secrets: Blissfully quiet beaches, traditional villages and  The Independent

Thailand is a master in the delicate balance of being both exotic and accessible: it delivers a chilli-spiked dose of South-east Asia with all the modern comforts.


What's the best hand luggage bag? - Skyscanner News
10 Jan 2017

What's the best hand luggage bag?  Skyscanner News

Go hand luggage only: Skyscanner staff and travel bloggers review the cabin luggage they use for travel, so you can find the best hand luggage bag to suit you.


The Pogues: 30 Years – review | Music - The Guardian
28 Nov 2013

The Pogues: 30 Years – review | Music  The Guardian

No one else in rock history has depicted social outcasts so vividly or with such empathy as the Pogues before things went wrong, writes Alexis Petridis.


Shark by Will Self review – a dazzling followup to Umbrella - The Guardian
28 Aug 2014

Shark by Will Self review – a dazzling followup to Umbrella  The Guardian

Self delivers the second volume of his trilogy, and it's a remorselessly daring tale of unorthodox psychiatry and apex predators, writes Stuart Kelly.


Why we love to hate Martin Amis - The Guardian
15 Aug 2014

Why we love to hate Martin Amis  The Guardian

Amis is our most controversial and outspoken novelist. As he returns to the Holocaust with a comedy set in Auschwitz, Sam Leith asks why we love to give Little ...


Visiting Beijing? Insiders share their tips - CNN
28 Nov 2017

Visiting Beijing? Insiders share their tips  CNN

Beijing is where the modern and traditional mix in exciting ways. Insiders share tips on the best dining, hotels and sights in China's capital.


The Hobbit films set to boost New Zealand tourism - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015

The Hobbit films set to boost New Zealand tourism  Daily Mail

Following the success of the Lords of the Rings films, The Hobbit movies have proved a boon to tourism in New Zealand where all the films were made.


British holidaymaker captures brutal moment leopard takes down springbok in less than 20 seconds... and then g - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

British holidaymaker captures brutal moment leopard takes down springbok in less than 20 seconds... and then g  Daily Mail

Snaps taken by Kevin Wilson, from Leatherhead, Surrey, show terror in the face of the springbok, which met an unfortunate end as it was attacked by the big cat ...


Top travel bloggers reveal ten places you MUST visit in Australia in 2015 - Daily Mail
03 Jan 2015

Top travel bloggers reveal ten places you MUST visit in Australia in 2015  Daily Mail

Daily Mail Australia spoke to the top travel bloggers around the country, using their inside knowledge of the nation's sunburnt backyard to find the ten best ...


Best flight delay ever! Passengers hit by 22-hour wait to return to UK get to see in New Year on beach in Mexi - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

Best flight delay ever! Passengers hit by 22-hour wait to return to UK get to see in New Year on beach in Mexi  Daily Mail

The Maloneys, from Hatfield in Hertfordshire, were among passengers scheduled to return to the UK on a Thomson flight that departed Cancun, Mexico, ...


First Air installs flight tracking system designed by FLYHT Aerospace Solutions - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

First Air installs flight tracking system designed by FLYHT Aerospace Solutions  Daily Mail

While attention is paid to aircraft tracking systems following the disappearance of two passenger jets, a Canadian airline's planes are outfitted with a system that ...


Mansplain chosen as Macquarie Dictionary's 2014 word of the year - ABC Online
04 Feb 2015

Mansplain chosen as Macquarie Dictionary's 2014 word of the year  ABC Online

Macquarie Dictionary announces mansplain as word of the year for 2014, and share plate as the people's choice.


Youth dictionary released - how many words do you know? - Coventry Telegraph
09 Sep 2014

Youth dictionary released - how many words do you know?  Coventry Telegraph

Would you be able to hold a conversation with youths these days?


Ryanair misses joke about woman being charged for her 'emotional baggage' - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

Ryanair misses joke about woman being charged for her 'emotional baggage'  Daily Mail

Presenter and comedian Ryan Hand sent the tongue-in-cheek tweet to Ryanair and was quickly met with a question from the company about where the scene ...


Locals Are Discovering The Delights Of Mango Bay - Fiji Sun Online
18 Mar 2017

Locals Are Discovering The Delights Of Mango Bay  Fiji Sun Online

John Ross is a Nadi-based marketing and advertising specialist with a long background in tourism. For feedback on this article, please email him: ...


Japanese company offers holidays for TEDDY BEARS - Daily Mail
01 Jan 2015

Japanese company offers holidays for TEDDY BEARS  Daily Mail

Sonoe Azuma, 38, of Unagi Travel, based in Tokyo, Japan, organises stuffed animal tours throughout Japan, Europe and the United States.


Saudi Arabia's national airline to introduce gender segregation after a string of complaints from male passeng - Daily Mail
02 Jan 2015

Saudi Arabia's national airline to introduce gender segregation after a string of complaints from male passeng  Daily Mail

Saudi Arabia's national airline is allegedly planning to separate male and female passengers on its flights, in accordance to strict rules enforced by the Gulf ...


Izzit or innit in our best interests? - The Guardian
24 Nov 2013

Izzit or innit in our best interests?  The Guardian

Hugh Muir: Black culture doesn't depend on slang. David Lammy was right when he told a group of London sixth-formers that urban street talk wouldn't get them ...


Youth Travel Matters: Understanding the Global Phenomenon of Youth Travel | UNWTO Reports - Hospitality Net (press release)
22 May 2008

Youth Travel Matters: Understanding the Global Phenomenon of Youth Travel | UNWTO Reports  Hospitality Net (press release)

This global overview of the youth and student travel industry – reveals the latest trends in youth travel destinations, products and innovations – based on in depth ...


Different types choose option - Otago Daily Times
09 Jan 2010

Different types choose option  Otago Daily Times

It was a year many in the tourism industry would rather forget, but 2009 was a good year for the backpacker industry, Hamish McNeilly reports. Have backpack ...


Awesome surf camps around the world - What's On
05 Oct 2015

Awesome surf camps around the world  What's On

Learn to ride a wave at one of these gnarly board and lodging surf camps. The idea of standing up on a surfboard may seem like ice-skating in your slippers.


Colonial charm in Penang - NEWS.com.au
18 Sep 2013

Colonial charm in Penang  NEWS.com.au

FOR years it was known as the Pearl of the Orient. Then Penang lost its lustre, at least to the outside world as its importance on the globe's trade routes lessened ...


The month-long George Town Festival presents a city that is comfortable in its own skin - The Straits Times
08 Aug 2014

The month-long George Town Festival presents a city that is comfortable in its own skin  The Straits Times

Picture this: disco lights are flashing and a man dressed in a blue checked shirt, with a little chest hair exposed, is belting out Stevie Wonder's evergreen hit, ...


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