TUI flights cancelled: When is TUI flying again?

The world is at a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is currently advising against all but essential travel, and thousands of planned trips have been cancelled as a result. But many of us have holidays booked this summer, so what happens now? explains everything

WATCH: Unexpected trio cause a ruckus on a commercial plane – who are they?

Travelling by plane often means long hours in cramped conditions alongside strangers, so it’s always beneficial if everyone gets on and behaves in their best way. However, a video has emerged of three unexpected travellers getting up to mischief in the aisle of a cabin. READ MORE Google Maps: Woman

Armchair travel: How to visit London’s West End for a virtual theatre fix

Deputy Travel Editor Maggie Wicks would rather be at the theatre this week… This may seem a strange thing to say right now, but there’s never been a better time to experience world-class stage productions. With the curtains drawn around the world, thespians and theatres around the world are innovating

Singer and presenter Alesha Dixon recalls her travel adventures

‘The beds at the Beverly Wilshire in LA are the comfiest in the world’: Singer and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon recalls her travel adventures Singer and presenter Alesha Dixon So which destination is the presenter’s favourite? Here she talks about why she loves Los Angeles and its lavish

Google Maps Street View: Very creepy sight spotted behind upstairs window in weird photo

Google Maps Street View has the intriguing skill of capturing some truly diverse and incredible sight the world over. Ostensibly a practical geographical tool, Street View also snaps some unlikely spectacles that can be spied if you look closely enough. While views are funny, some are downright sinister – such

Ask the Captain: What will it take to return parked airplanes to service after coronavirus?

Question: As aircraft are stored throughout the country because of the coronavirus-induced decline in travel, what work will be necessary to place them back into daily usage? – John C., Glenshaw, Pennsylvania Answer: Airplanes are meant to fly, not sit. It is hard on them to sit for long periods of time. 

Coronavirus: Why UK borders will remain open despite ongoing coronavirus crisis

Today’s coronavirus daily briefing was led by Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock and tackled both the issues around PPE and travel. He was joined by epidemiology expert and Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Jonathan Stafford Nguyen Van-Tam and Chief nursing officer for England, Ruth May. READ MORE Sky’s

Behold the incredible needle-shaped rock on a Lost World island

Towering sight: The incredible 1,200ft-tall needle-shaped rock that rises out of snake-infested jungle on a Lost World island Behold Pico Cao Grande, an eye-popping pinnacle on the paradise island of São Tomé off the coast of Africa  Technically, Pico Cao Grande (Portuguese for Great Dog Peak) – in Obo Natural

Why you should ask for a refund, not a credit, for your canceled cruise

Do you have a cruise booking that just got canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak? You may be getting an offer from the cruise line that seems almost too good to be true: If you agree not to ask for an immediate refund, the company will give you a “future

Airbnb has launched a series of lockdown-friendly online experiences

Discover a magician’s secrets, meditate with Hamish the sheep and meet the dogs of Chernobyl: Airbnb is offering lockdown-friendly virtual experiences One experience will see participants enjoy music by a professional cellist while meditating at the same time  Another experience gives guests the chance to learn how to make pasta