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Holidaying Brits get lost for 2.2m hours per year

If you thought that we were a nation of savvy travellers, think again. It appears that when we're on holiday, Brits abroad are losing a staggering 21.9m hours of their breaks because they're getting lost.That's right - we're all able to negotiate the Tube without a moment's hesitation, we always man... Read more

Ten ways to cheat death if you're stranded in the Aussie bush

An Australian woman found alive and well after being lost in the bush for 17 days has revealed how she stayed alive in the wilderness. Shannon Leah Fraser, 30, became lost after going to the Golden Hole swimming spot in Northern Queensland with her boyfriend and another friend. After she was rescue... Read more

Advice for older travellers

We're only going to say this the once, so listen up - age doesn't matter. Well, unless you're a cheese or a wine, and we're going to take a wild guess and assume that you're neither of those. People are retiring earlier, saving harder and travelling further than ever before. 'Grey gappers' (older b... Read more

Part one of the complete guide to driving Route 66

It's a dream for so many people: travelling along the fabled Route 66 in a Mustang convertible, the sun setting, the mountains casting dreamy shadows over the dusty prairies and gentle country music providing the perfect soundtrack to this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Or something like that. A re... Read more

Hotel which fined couple for leaving negative review under investigation

A hotel in Blackpool that took £100 from a couple's credit card after they wrote a negative review about them is being investigated by Trading Standards. The Broadway Hotel, which is ranked on TripAdvisor as Blackpool's 858th most popular hotel out of 894, has received 147 'terrible' reviews, and 2... Read more

The travel hacks you'll kick yourself for missing out on

We're always in favour of hints and tips, shortcuts, and hacks, whether they're home or travel based. We've already looked at the essential life hacks for your holidays, and backpacker hacks that you should memorise before you leave the house; but the internet is wide, millions of people come up wi... Read more

That's entertainment: What's working on a cruise ship really like?

Michael Grant has spent a decade on cruise ships, entertaining passengers and sailing the high seas. But is life on a cruise ship as glamorous and carefree as it sounds? We managed to grab ten minutes with Michael to find out what the job's really like. When did you start working on cruise ships? ... Read more

Cheat’s Guide to Seville: How to make the most of your Spanish break

Proud, colourful and exuberant, Seville is the ultimate city break for people wanting to discover ‘authentic’ Spain. As Spain’s fourth-largest city, you’d expect Madrid or Barcelona to dwarf Seville in comparison - and this simply isn’t the case. The 71,000 people who call Seville home have ensured... Read more

ESSENTIAL TRAVEL APPS FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP

These days a smartphone is an essential travel companion. Most people wouldn't even dream of leaving the house without theirs. If you want to connect to the internet or keep in touch with friends and family, they make the job much easier. For travellers though, this is just the tip of the iceberg. ... Read more