Incredible images of lions in Africa by renowned photographers

Just over a century ago, more than 200,000 wild lions were living in Africa. Today, there are only about 20,000. To help bring this tragic decline into focus and to celebrate World Lion Day on August 10, the ‘New Big 5’ project – which is asking the public to vote for animals they’d most like … Read more Incredible images of lions in Africa by renowned photographers

Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park

Mesmerising lakes, mighty mountains and magical forests: Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park The jaw-dropping images of the protected area in Alberta were snapped by Canadian photographer Kai Yhun The 26-year-old’s snaps show the likes of the beautiful Lake Louise and the incredible Valley of the Ten Peaks … Read more Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park

Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park

Mesmerising lakes, mighty mountains and magical forests: Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park The jaw-dropping images of the protected area in Alberta were snapped by Canadian photographer Kai Yhun The 26-year-old’s snaps show the likes of the beautiful Lake Louise and the incredible Valley of the Ten Peaks … Read more Ten wanderlust-sparking images that show the hypnotic beauty of Canada’s Banff National Park

Banning all travel is better at controlling a pandemic than reopening with quarantine

International travel bans can be three times as effective at controlling the spread of coronavirus than quarantining incoming travellers, a study suggests.    US, UK and Canadian researchers found crude blanket bans were easier to enforce, despite being unpopular and economically damaging. Asking arrivals to self-isolate, however, is hard to police and would inevitably lead to … Read more Banning all travel is better at controlling a pandemic than reopening with quarantine

Banning all travel is better at controlling a pandemic than reopening with quarantine

International travel bans can be three times as effective at controlling the spread of coronavirus than quarantining incoming travellers, a study suggests.    US, UK and Canadian researchers found crude blanket bans were easier to enforce, despite being unpopular and economically damaging. Asking arrivals to self-isolate, however, is hard to police and would inevitably lead to … Read more Banning all travel is better at controlling a pandemic than reopening with quarantine

Coronavirus: Droplets can travel further than thought through air

Air transmission of Covid-19 is being underestimated – which could impact guidelines on social distancing, ventilation systems and shared spaces, warns new research. Researchers at Heriot-Wyatt University and University of Edinburgh found evidence that both small and large droplets can travel relatively long distances through the air – and not always in predictable directions with … Read more Coronavirus: Droplets can travel further than thought through air

MARKET REPORT: Travel firms take off as Britons book trips to the Med

MARKET REPORT: Travel firms take off as Britons ignore the quarantine threat and book last minute trips to the Med By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 22:37 BST, 4 August 2020 | Updated: 23:20 BST, 4 August 2020 Travel company shares took off after a buoyant update from budget airline easyJet. Demand for … Read more MARKET REPORT: Travel firms take off as Britons book trips to the Med

Ruined endangered Unesco sites from Palmyra to Jerusalem are virtually rebuilt before your very eyes

Standby, we are going to take you back in time. Architects and engineers have deployed digital wizardry to show what several endangered Unesco sites would have looked like had they been fully preserved – to highlight their significance and underscore their sheer majesty.  Scroll down to see the incredible digital makeovers, from the spectacular ancient … Read more Ruined endangered Unesco sites from Palmyra to Jerusalem are virtually rebuilt before your very eyes

Ruined endangered Unesco sites from Palmyra to Jerusalem are virtually rebuilt before your very eyes

Standby, we are going to take you back in time. Architects and engineers have deployed digital wizardry to show what several endangered Unesco sites would have looked like had they been fully preserved – to highlight their significance and underscore their sheer majesty.  Scroll down to see the incredible digital makeovers, from the spectacular ancient … Read more Ruined endangered Unesco sites from Palmyra to Jerusalem are virtually rebuilt before your very eyes

Tripadvisor reveals world’s best experiences for 2020

A Dubai desert barbecue and camel ride trip has been named by Tripadvisor as its No1 experience, with a pizza and gelato cooking class in a Tuscan farmhouse in second place. They have both been honoured in the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Experiences awards, with the Harry Potter Walking Tour for Muggles in London claiming the … Read more Tripadvisor reveals world’s best experiences for 2020