LifeStyle: Travel

Qantas staff given list of 'offensive, gender-inappropriate' words to avoid

Monday  18:05,   05 march 2018

<p>Qantas employees have been given a list of 'gender-inappropriate' words to avoid so they don't offend passengers or fellow staff members.</p>Qantas employees have been given a list of 'gender-inappropriate' words to avoid so[...]

Badly behaving passengers on cruise ships: Whose law applies in international waters?

Monday  16:52,   05 march 2018

Recent examples of bad behaviour on cruise ships raises the question, whose law applies on board a ship? While the unruly passengers in both incidents were disembarked at Australian ports, maritime law is anything but straightforward. The location[...]

Grandma sues Airbnb over Canada 150 stay in Ottawa 'university pot ghetto'

Saturday  22:36,   03 march 2018

A B.C. grandmother claims her dream trip to the nation's capital was ruined by the reek of pot and the sound of revellers outside the door of her Airbnb rental. A trip to the nation's[...]

I Left My Boyfriend Of 10 Years To Travel The World

Friday  21:07,   02 march 2018

<p>Thirteen months to be exact, that’s how long I went without seeing my boyfriend. I saw him on a screen every day but not once did I get to hold his hand or wedge my face into that cozy space between his jaw and shoulder.</p>Leaving Josh[...]

Keira Knightley Swears By Rosehip Oil While Traveling

Friday  20:28,   02 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

As an actress, Keira Knightley often finds herself on a plane to different locations to film or events to attend. The jet-setting life of an acclaimed actress doesn't come without its downfalls.&nbsp;The jet-setting life of an acclaimed[...]

These Are the 3 Secret Messages Pilots Send with Seat Belt Signs

Friday  18:38,   02 march 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

A seat belt sign seems self-explanatory enough: Stay seated, and latch your seat belt. Once it’s off, you can feel free to get up and stretch your legs or head to the bathroom. But crew members know the ins and outs of what it really means when[...]

Disney Is Doubling the Size of This Park with New Frozen, Marvel and Star Wars Lands

Friday  17:41,   02 march 2018

The next French phrase you’ll likely need to know is: ‘Pardon, ou est la reine des neiges?’ Or ‘Where’s Olaf?’ At an Elysees Palace meeting this week with French President Emmanuel Macron, Disney’s CEO Robert Iger confirmed a $2.5 billion expansion[...]

The Craziest Flight Itinerary in the World

Thursday  19:09,   01 march 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

And you thought your two-hour layover at O'Hare was bad.Anyone who travels by air has experienced this disorienting sensation: you’re searching online for the lowest fare from Point A and Point B when up pop some truly wacky flight routings. On[...]

Cellphone catches fire, woman injured aboard Vancouver-bound Air Canada flight

Thursday  18:03,   01 march 2018
Global News

Cellphone catches fire, woman injured aboard Vancouver-bound Air Canada flight departing from Toronto Pearson Airport was delayed Thursday morning after a passenger's cellphone caught fire.Air Canada officials said flight AC101 was preparing to[...]

Khloe Kardashian slammed for travelling to Japan while 8 months pregnant

Thursday  15:55,   01 march 2018
FOX News

The internet is lashing out at Khloe Kardashian for flying to Japan while 8 months pregnant.On Monday, the mom-to-be flew to Toyko with her sisters, Kim and Kourtney, for one last girls trip get away before the youngest Kardashian gives birth,[...]

You Can Fly Around The World For Less Than $1,200

Thursday  11:36,   01 march 2018

If your goal for 2018 is to see more of the world this year, it’s your lucky day. The savvy travel savers at Airfare Spot just announced a new Around The World airfare deal for only $1,189. The itinerary links together a series of dirt-cheap[...]

Would you pay for a flight that isn't going anywhere?

Thursday  11:21,   01 march 2018

Would you pay for a flight that isn't going anywhere?First Airlines replicates the inside of a real aircraft and fliers can enjoy the aspects they love about flying. The experience offers a 'stress-free vacation' as passengers avoid pricy[...]

Two stowaways hid in a plane’s landing gear — and fell to their death during takeoff

Wednesday  19:50,   28 february 2018
The Washington Post

The two unidentified men fell nearly 1,000 feet on the flight from Guayaquil to New York.Airport personnel rushed to the site, fearing LATAM Airlines flight XL1438 lost vital parts before leaving the port city of[...]

Couple Shipwrecked Overnight Rescued After Writing 'HELP' in the Sand

Wednesday  16:28,   28 february 2018
Inside Edition

Couple Shipwrecked Overnight Rescued After Writing 'HELP' in the SandThe couple from Clairview in Queensland, Australia, had spent a night camped on a remote island aptly named Avoid Island before rescue teams saw their make-shift call for[...]

Relax in Your Own Private Lagoon at This Gorgeous Retreat in Iceland

Wednesday  15:31,   28 february 2018
Travel + Leisure

This spring, a brand new destination is opening up that perfectly encapsulates all the best reasons to visit Iceland in 2018. The Retreat at Blue Lagoon, a luxurious hotel that includes an underground, natural spa and mineral-rich lagoon, is opening [...]