Category: Travel

Natural wonder that could disappear

Natural wonder that could disappear

Taiwan’s ancient “Queen’s Head” rock taken in 1969, 1980, 1990. SCIENTISTS are battling to save Taiwan’s ancient “Queen’s Head” rock from erosion, but the island is split over whether technology should be used to preserve …
Could this speed up boarding time?

Could this speed up boarding time?

Modular cabins, like shipping containers, is Airbus’ new idea. AIRBUS has been coming up with a lot of ideas lately to make air travel more efficient. First there was the bicycle-like seat that has passengers …
Centurions banished from Colosseum

Centurions banished from Colosseum

Livelihood … A man dressed as a Roman centurion earns his living by posing with tourists. Picture: AFP ROME has banned centurion impersonators who charge to scowl in photos around the ancient Colosseum amphitheatre and …
Cruise insider spills all

Cruise insider spills all

Party in style with these tips. Picture: P&O Cruises THEY run the fun and know all the goss on cruise ships, from the best guests at bingo and trivia to who can dance and how …
‘Worst island I’ve ever been to’

‘Worst island I’ve ever been to’

Boracay looks fabulous but is the reality different? Picture: Anna Lysakowska ONE of the most visited destinations in the Philippines, Boracay is famous for its beautiful beaches and great parties. The beaches are often compared …
New hope in crunch time for MH370 search

New hope in crunch time for MH370 search

Stormy weather. Fugro Discovery is now heading back to WA with a sick crew member. Picture: James Hancock/ATSB A THIRD vessel will join the search for MH370 bringing with it super sensitive equipment to boost …
Great value countries for Aussies

Great value countries for Aussies

Why not take a trip to Mexico? Tulum was an ancient Mayan fortress city, and is increasing in popularity with Australian tourists. Picture: Thinkstock IF YOU have travelled overseas recently you will have noticed that …