Britain at its best: Discovering St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall

Britain at its best: Savouring our very own Mont-Saint-Michel – a castle-crowned tidal island of craggy slate and granite that rears 200ft out of the Atlantic off the Cornish coast St Michael’s Mount along the Cornish coast is uncannily similar to its twin in Normandy, Mont-Saint-Michel    The St Aubyns have lived in the island’s historic castle … Read more

China travel curbs take toll on Prudential

China travel curbs take toll on Prudential with sales of its policies in Hong Kong down 48% By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:22 BST, 13 May 2021 | Updated: 22:22 BST, 13 May 2021 Border lockdowns  have caused Prudential’s Hong Kong business to suffer Travel restrictions between Hong Kong and mainland China marred … Read more

Train driver wins 2021 Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year title

There’s no doubt that when it comes to photography, freight train driver Dylan Nardini is on the right track. The 47-year-old was recently crowned Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year thanks to breathtaking shots that he took of a well-weathered tree on the Isle of Arran, snowfall in the village of Leadhills and fallen foliage … Read more

Eight divine UK B&Bs set amid glorious gardens from the Highlands to Somerset

We’re lucky to have some of the finest gardens in the world, from national treasures such as Kew, Sissinghurst and Wisley to the thousands of smaller private gardens open for charity. Many of them do so under the National Garden Scheme, which raises money for good causes in England and Wales through garden openings, plant … Read more

Sunrise’s roving weatherman Sam Mac reveals his number one piece of travel advice

Sunrise’s roving weatherman Sam Mac reveals his number one piece of travel advice… after admitting he takes over 100 flights each year By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 09:45 BST, 12 May 2021 | Updated: 09:45 BST, 12 May 2021 He’s clocked up the frequent flyer points with his role on Sunrise, and … Read more

All-electric ‘seaglider’ is part plane, part boat that will travel along US coastal routes in 2025

Boston-based Regent aims to reduce the cost and hassle of traveling between coastal cities and has developed a one-of-a-kind vehicle to do so. Called a ‘seaglider,’ the all-electric flying machine combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems of an aircraft with the convenience, maneuverability and affordability of a boat. The hybrid craft embarks on trips … Read more

Ludicrous travel reviews from entitled people who had unrealistic expectations

Should have just stayed at home! Reviews from ridiculously entitled travellers include complaints that a beach was too sandy, curry was served in India and a canoe had no toilet People from all over the world shared their very entitled travel reviews online  One person complained the brochure didn’t mention ‘white’ sand or mosquitoes Another … Read more

Iceland’s incredible 246ft-long geothermal ocean-side ‘infinity edge’ wellness lagoon is now open

Thought Iceland couldn’t get any more Instagrammable? Think again. A stunning new geothermal lagoon has opened on the outskirts of Reykjavik with a 246ft- (75m) long ‘infinity edge’ and views of the North Atlantic Ocean and, at the time of writing, the erupting volcano on the Reykjanes peninsula.  In renderings released last June, Sky Lagoon looked … Read more

How caravans are enjoying a revival in the UK and offer all the comfort of a luxury hotel suite

Forget cardboard-thin mattresses, icy draughts, damp and getting a nose bleed if you turn around too quickly in the cramped kitchen. The caravan is enjoying a revival, with sales in March alone up by some 125 per cent up on the same month last year. And a new generation of luxury caravans for the British … Read more

£3bn tax loss fuels travel ban backlash: Grounding of planes has blown hole in Treasury coffers

£3bn tax loss fuels travel ban backlash: Grounding of planes has blown a huge hole in Treasury coffers, new figures show Figures show the Treasury received £582million in APD between April ’20 and ’21 Wider economy has taken further hit of billions of pounds due to travel shutdown There is hope more European hotspots will … Read more