With Namba Station at its heart, the southern area of Osaka is a major tourist spot, with some areas seeing more foreign visitors than Tokyo's popular neighborhoods! From taking photos with the neon signs of Ebisu-bashi Bridge to the rows of delicious street food shops along DotoRead More »
It's been a sunny start to 2020 in the Alps, but with snow conditions looking pristine the ski season is off to a great start and latest reports predict more snow is on its way. Skiers and snowboarders can find the best last-minute deals, offers and savings, from operators, chalets and resorts around
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A hotel in Canada is encouraging couples to make a baby this Valentine’s Day with an offer of an annual free stay for the next 18 years.Hotel Zed, which has branches in Victoria and Kelowna and is launching another on Vancouver Island this summer, is offering the freebie as part of its Nooner promotion
Women in Scotland are campaigning to end the “gender-biased” practice of male-only participation in Up Helly Aa, the famous annual fire festival held in Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.The traditional Norse-inspired event sees around 1,000 men dress up as Viking warriors and march around the town’s streets
A travel company has identified the world’s top 20 “alternative” landmarks to travel to. We’ve all heard a lot about popular sights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal and Statue of Liberty. But this list offers fresh inspiration for incredible sights you might want to base your holidays around visiting
Now that the sun seems to have disappeared, it’s enough to make you want to book a quick getaway in February. Get cosy in a cottage or a ski chalet, or go long haul for some proper sunshine.And if you’re planning ahead for a May holiday, take a look at some of these ideas.
Delta has been fined $50,000 (£38,422) by the US Transportation Department for allegedly discriminating against Muslim passengers.The airline was found to have denied boarding to three travellers even after they’d been cleared by security during extra checks.
PC: Subhrajyoti07 Sikkim, a place of hills and fables, is a beautiful Indian state that never ceases to amaze explorers. This majestic land is far-famed for panoramic meadows, antique holy sites, abundant greenery, breathtaking hill stations, towering snow-covered peaks, beautiful temples as
The soon-to-be-former HRH Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s much-publicised stepping back from Royal duties and move to Canada has set tongues wagging. But where could the most famous of couples find sanctuary across the pond?Here are some of the best options.
Cycling the 93-mile (150km) Otago Central Rail Trail through the heart of New Zealand’s South Island was a revelation. Quite apart from the perfect pace to appreciate the landscape and the frequent stops to chat to people from a dozen countries, it made me realise how local activism can save an area
A woman has said she was “completely humiliated” after she was almost denied boarding on a United Airlines flight because of her outfit.Andrea Worldwide, a United Airlines platinum member, was flying first-class from Denver, Colorado to Newark, New York in the US on the first leg of a journey to visit
“The greatest pleasure of this people is drunkenness, in other words, oblivion. Poor folk! they must dream to be happy...”
The spectre of the coronavirus is spreading as the Chinese authorities place 18 cities on lockdown, airports ramp up quarantine controls and the UK Foreign Office tightens its restrictions on travel to the Far East.
Going ‘over the sea to Skye’ has improved a great deal since the days of Bonnie Prince Charlie. It is just one of the Scottish islands served by a flotilla of cruise boats – none carrying more than 12 passengers – whose crew will pamper you as you explore the rugged landscape and tranquil bays. Book
PC: Prayash Giria Gujarat is one of the most toured states in India, and that's not unusual because it reveals India at its most vivid, illustrious and fascinating best. Most of the things that come to mind when you think of
The rail journey from Brussels to the Dutch port of Hook of Holland is simple.A high-speed Thalys train takes 70 minutes from Midi station in the Belgian capital to Rotterdam Centraal. A five-minute local train journey to Schiedam Centraal connects with Metro Line B, which runs to Hook of Holland in
When it comes to family ski holidays there’s plenty to think about. If tied into a school holiday week and travelling early or late in the season, picking a high, snow-sure resort makes perfect sense, while for a peak-time February half-term break a good-value, family-sized self-catering apartment can
The finest structure in Fleetwood, Lancashire, is the North Euston Hotel. Decimus Burton’s semi-circular masterpiece opened in 1841, when the port on the Fylde coast became a crucial component of the West Coast main line between London and Glasgow.In that year, the railway from Euston station in the
PC: Contributions/BRK Karnataka has seen various significant events during colonial times. It co-existed with external cultures and mended well with them over time to finally become the state we know today. Moreover, umpteen number of historical monuments in Karnataka make it a paradise for history buffs
You can rest easily on a sleeper trainMarion Hunt points out that there are also two-berth cabins on the sleeper service between Vienna and Brussels, and they are the most comfortable