The sssensational Airbnb in Mexico that’s shaped like a giant slithering snake

If your travel asp-irations include staying somewhere sssensational, this snake-inspired property in Mexico – surely one of the world’s most surreal rentals – should fit the bill. Quetzalcoatl’s Nest – named after the feathered Aztec serpent god, Quetzalcoatl – is an incredible piece of architecture set over 40 acres that resembles a giant snake, its … Read more

The winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2021 revealed

The winning photographers in the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed – and the images in this year’s winners’ gallery are as fascinating as ever. The contest runs four competitions – professional, open, student and youth. This year, it received 330,000 entries from photographers across the globe. The winner of the professional competition, scooping the … Read more

The winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2021 revealed

The winning photographers in the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed – and the images in this year’s winners’ gallery are as fascinating as ever. The contest runs four competitions – professional, open, student and youth. This year, it received 330,000 entries from photographers across the globe. The winner of the professional competition, scooping the … Read more

New U.S. train journey from Moab to Denver will feature glass-dome carriages   

If you’re looking for a train ride with jaw-dropping views then here’s one that’s on the right track. A new luxury rail journey launches this summer that will take passengers through America’s stunning Southwest. It will be run by Rocky Mountaineer on its trains that have custom-designed glass-dome carriages and an outdoor viewing platform so … Read more

Gibraltar has vaccinated its adult population making it a prime ‘green list’ place for a sunny break

We await with bated breath the Government’s ‘green list’ of countries to visit this summer — and Gibraltar looks like a prime candidate, with few current coronavirus cases and all adults vaccinated.  Restaurants (indoors and out), bars and attractions are all open — although masks are required in enclosed spaces and social distancing is still … Read more

One in four travel policies won’t cover cancellation due to Covid

One in four travel insurance policies won’t cover cancellation claims due to Covid By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 23:16 BST, 13 April 2021 Insurance fail: 22 per cent of travel policies do not cover cancellations  Almost a quarter of single-trip travel insurance policies will … Read more

Alexandra Shulman discovers how everyone can be a global chef thanks to ingenious video cook-alongs 

World tour of food you do in your own kitchen: Alexandra Shulman discovers how everyone can be global chefs thanks to ingenious video cook-alongs A Cook’s Tour sees participants get a box of ingredients sent to their door  The box is accompanied by instructions and a live video link to a cook-along They are guided … Read more

The Greeks have launched a mission to jab EVERY adult on 60 islands – here’s where to visit

Greek islands have never sounded more alluring. Ever popular with British tourists seeking their own slice of Mamma Mia! with sun, sea and an easy-going atmosphere, the Aegean archipelago now has an added Covid string to its bow – the Greek government says it is on target to vaccinate everyone on more than 60 of … Read more

The winning images in the prestigious ‘Capture the Extreme’ photography competition revealed

These photos are enough to give you the chills.  They are the winning images in a prestigious photography competition called Capture the Extreme, which celebrates the cultures, wildlife and beauty of the planet at its coldest reaches.  Now in its second year, the contest, run by luxury outerwear brand Shackleton in collaboration with Leica Camera AG, … Read more

Winning innovations in the 2021 Crystal Cabin Awards, from a coffee-shop-style cabin to bunk beds

The winning innovations in the awards dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of airline cabin design have been revealed. A total of eight concepts were given gongs at the 2021 Crystal Cabin Awards in Hamburg, which recognises ‘excellence in aircraft interior innovation’. And this year a coffee-shop-style cabin, onboard bunk beds and customisable economy seats were among the … Read more