The photographs by Eleonora Costi that show Lanzarote in all its otherworldly beauty

Red dunes, a green lagoon and vineyards in black volcanic soil: The incredible images that show Lanzarote in all its otherworldly beauty Photos showcase the island’s varied topography, from black beaches and azure waters to epic volcanic zonesThey were taken by photographer Eleonora Costi, who described it as ‘unlike anywhere else on the planet’  The strange … Read more

Millions of Britons are ‘fed up’ with unrealistic travel photos, Hamton by Hilton study reveals

Millions of Britons are ‘fed up’ with unrealistic travel photos – and snaps of ‘hot dog legs’ – with almost a third preferring to see ‘authentic’ pictures of a holiday A study of 2,000 adults found 26% find ‘hot dog leg’ images the most annoyingPeople are seven times more likely to visit a place after … Read more

The world’s most curious and unexpected places revealed from Australia to Russia

Consider the mysterious mapped – thanks to the Atlas of Improbable Places and the Atlas of the Unexpected. They chart all manner of curious and quirky sights, from the secret Soviet city that didn’t even appear on maps to the lava-filled Mexican town and the bridge in America that was shipped over piece by piece from London.  … Read more

The AA reveals the best family-friendly UK hotels

The top 17 best UK hotels for families have been revealed by the AA, which also pinpointed where family-friendly hotels can be found in the highest concentrations. It found that London has the most family-friendly hotels, with Devon in second place and Cumbria and North Yorkshire joint third. The travel firm says that top-ranked London … Read more

‘I’ve had so much loss… It’s time to be happy’ Davina McCall on why she refuses to be broken

From the break-up of her marriage and the death of her beloved sister to the slow loss of her father to Alzheimer’s, the past few years have been a cruel series of devastating blows for Davina McCall. She tells Louise Gannon why she refuses to be broken and how she has found happiness among the … Read more

NoMasCoach.com travel expert increases his reward points by over 400% using a clever GIFT CARD hack 

A travel expert has revealed how buying MasterCard gift cards can turbo-boost your airline and hotel reward points tally by hundreds of per cent. Ben Nickel-D’Andrea, a luxury travel writer who runs the NoMasCoach.com tips site, discovered that some earn five points per dollar on credit cards, up from the usual one point per dollar. … Read more

The cars that topped their class in crash tests in 2019 revealed

Want to know which new car is best in class for crash protection? Euro NCAP, the body that assesses the safety credentials of the latest mainstream models, has named the top choice vehicles in each category from last year’s test results. Some 55 new cars were reviewed in 2019, of which 41 scored maximum five-star … Read more

Investment industry is ‘morally bankrupt’, say campaigners

Investment industry is ‘morally bankrupt’, say campaigners in wake of Woodford fees scandal By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:05 BST, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 22:17 BST, 8 January 2020 The boss of the investment industry’s trade body has been slammed for failing to take action on the fees savers are charged … Read more

Axed British McDonald’s boss Steve Easterbrook named in racism suit

British McDonald’s boss who was sacked for affair with employee is accused of overseeing ‘ruthless purge’ of African-American staff By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 8 January 2020 The British boss of McDonald’s who was sacked over an affair with an employee is being … Read more

Stranger Things fans can stay at an 80s-themed Airbnb in St Louis inspired by the Netflix show 

Stranger Things fans can stay at an 80s-themed Airbnb basement rental that has been inspired by the Netflix show The Upside Den, in St Louis, is an 80s-themed rental that recreates several of the sets used in the showIt features a replica of the alphabet wall covered in Christmas lights that features in season one … Read more