Destinations

Cruise Around the World in 80 Days

/ August 7, 2014 10:15

Cruising around the world in 80 days like Phileas Fogg doesn’t have to be a work of fiction. Thanks to the Tailor Made team at www.CRUISE.co.uk you can now replicate this journey in grand style, from the comfort of some […]

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The best luxury ski resorts in Switzerland

The best luxury ski resorts in Switzerland

/ August 6, 2014 15:14

Switzerland is well renowned as a unique skiing destination. It has strong influences from its French, Italian, German and Austrian neighbours, yet retains its own distinctive identity. Geographically breathtaking, with the Alps, rivers and glaciers, Switzerland is stunningly beautiful. It […]

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Dublin’s best pubs

Dublin’s best pubs

/ August 5, 2014 19:03

You can’t possibly visit Dublin without sampling at least one pint of Guinness. Apart from the embarrassment of having to admit this to family and friends back home, you know it’s good for you – at least that’s what I […]

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British Airways suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone due to public health concerns

/ August 5, 2014 14:48

British Airways has suspended flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of the month due to public health concerns. More than 800 people have died in an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa which began in […]

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Dublin’s most romantic hotels

Dublin’s most romantic hotels

/ August 5, 2014 12:51

Did you know that Dublin has outranked London in a 2014 poll of the top cities to live in Europe? Also its architecture, atmosphere, people, history, music, pubs and city’s hospitality have made Dublin one of the most romantic, popular […]

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The most expensive cities in the world

The most expensive cities in the world

/ August 4, 2014 12:14

If you thought the likes of London were expensive, then think again. The English capital doesn’t even make the top 10 in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2014 Worldwide Cost of living survey. It looked at over 130 cities and based […]

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Emirates suspends flights to Guinea over Ebola

/ August 4, 2014 11:15

Emirates has suspended flights to Guinea over Ebola, becoming the first major airline to impose a ban in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in West Africa. Flights were suspended from Saturday until further notice, the airline said […]

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Twenty people killed in the latest battles to control of Tripoli airport

/ August 3, 2014 11:31

Libya’s government said more than 20 people had been killed in the latest battles between factions seeking to control of Tripoli airport, while fighting led to a huge fire raging nearby at the city’s fuel depot. Rival factions allied to […]

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Sierra Leone’s Lungi Airport cancels flights due to Ebola outbreak

/ July 31, 2014 11:35

Sierra Leone said passengers arriving and departing Lungi Airport would be subject to new protocols, including body temperature scans. Two regional airlines, Nigeria’s Arik and Togo’s Asky, have canceled all flights to Freetown and Monrovia after a US citizen died […]

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Ebola’s symptoms include external and internal bleeding

/ July 31, 2014 11:30

Ebola’s symptoms include external bleeding, massive internal bleeding, vomiting and diarrhea in its final stages. The disease kills up to 90 percent of those infected, though the fatality rate in the current epidemic is running at around 60 percent. The […]

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Nigeria starts screening passengers for Ebola

/ July 31, 2014 11:29

Nigeria’s civil aviation authority (NCAA) said on Thursday Jul. 31 it had started temperature screening passengers arriving from places at risk from Ebola and had suspended pan-African airline Asky for bringing the first case to Lagos. Ebola has been blamed […]

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Airlines are rethinking flight routes since the downing of Malaysia flight MH17

Airlines are rethinking flight routes since the downing of Malaysia flight MH17

/ July 30, 2014 08:09

Major airlines are taking differing stances to flying over Iraq, reflecting the piecemeal approach airlines currently take to flying over conflict zones. Airlines have been rethinking flight routes since the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 earlier this month. Some […]

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People are choosing to live on the water full-time in their retirement

/ July 29, 2014 15:39

A new report explores trend of couples retiring on their sailboats for less than it costs to stay at home. “Plenty of everyday people are choosing to live on the water full-time—in their retirement,” says InternationalLiving.com editor Jason Holland, author […]

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Rocket hits fuel storage tank in battle for Tripoli airport

/ July 28, 2014 09:20

A rocket hit a fuel storage tank in a chaotic battle for Tripoli airport that has all but closed off international flights to Libya, leaving fire-fighters struggling to extinguish a giant conflagration. Two rival brigades of former rebels fighting for […]

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US Airways will resume flights to Israel

US Airways will resume flights to Israel

/ July 24, 2014 08:28

US Airways said it would resume flights to Israel later on Thursday after the US FAA lifted a ban imposed two days ago when a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Tel Aviv airport. About 30 carriers had […]

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The US State Department warns against travel to Israel

/ July 21, 2014 18:14

The State Department warned US citizens on Monday Jul. 20 against travel to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, citing the fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas. “The Department of State recommends that US citizens consider the deferral of non-essential […]

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The best open-air clubs in Barcelona

The best open-air clubs in Barcelona

/ July 17, 2014 16:07

Barcelona is renowned for its lively nightlife scene all year round, but in the summer the city really comes into a league of its own. Summer in Barcelona is all about having as much fun as possible, and if that […]

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Great golf and spa resorts in South Africa

Great golf and spa resorts in South Africa

/ July 16, 2014 17:25

South Africa is a playground for golfing holidays, with pristine courses appearing almost everywhere from the coastline to the heart of the bush. Here is a selection of the country’s top golf resorts that cater to golfers, but also offer […]

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