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US Customs stores duplicates of travelers' phone and laptop contents — including medical records, photos, and calendar appointments — without much oversight, report says

Opponents of the process are concerned that CBP's searching and storing of data, which has previously been hacked, is a constitutional violation.


Things you should never do on an airplane

From remembering your passport to packing the right things, traveling can be stressful. That's why it's important to remember some small things that can make a huge difference in your flight and potentially your health, while also maintaining common courtesy towards fellow passengers. Click through this gallery to find out what you should never do while airborne.


This Seminyak resort’s eight dining options are a food-loving traveler’s dream

| Grove: Coconuts Brand Studio x Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach | A holiday filled with endless pastabilities


Qantas' budget carrier Jetstar left up to 4,000 passengers stranded in Bali after series of flight cancellations, reports say

Jetstar blamed a series of setbacks to its Boeing 787 fleet, including a lightning strike, a bird strike, and delays sourcing a spare part.


Do you dare cross the Devil's bridge?

In the north of Portugal, on the border between Montalegre and Vieira do Minho, lies a legendary bridge said to be built by the Devil himself. Situated over the sparkling Rabagão river in the heart of the lush Gerês mountain, the Misarela Bridge is a mystical place that you certainly don't want to miss. Click through to find out the fascinating tale about how this mysterious bridge came to be, and the paranormal perks it offers visitors today.


Fascinating historical cities in the U.S.

Have you ever wondered what life was like in colonial Williamsburg, nineteenth-century New Orleans, or 1930s Atlanta? Immerse yourself in hundreds of years of history in these fascinating cities across the United States.


A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its cockpit windshield 'broke' mid-air, passenger says

Caroline Edmunds tweeted a picture of the Airbus's windshield covered in cracks after landing in Athens on Saturday afternoon.


Amazing destinations you never thought to visit

In order to grow as a person—to learn new things about the world and yourself—it’s important that you wander off the beaten path every once in a while to experience new things. The same goes for travel. Instead of vacationing in the same locations that everyone else has visited, consider exploring someplace a little unexpected for your next vacation. You might be surprised.


Singapore and Malaysia removed from Taiwan’s initial list of countries eligible for visa-free entry

There might have been excitement on Monday when Taiwan announced the move to resume visa-free entry from various countries from Sept. 12. This meant that visitors from these countries would be able to enjoy their stay on the island as part of the visa exemption programme for up to 30 days for some countries, and…


Hilton To Open A New Property In Burau Bay Langkawi In 2024

As the world opens up, hotel groups are making their way to popular tourist destinations like Langkawi to tap on the travel-starved crowd. Global hotel group Hilton has announced that it will expand the brand’s offerings in Malaysia with Hilton Burau Bay Resort Langkawi, set to open in 2024. It will join Hilton’s established portfolio of 13 properties in Malaysia (across three brands). The Nautilus Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, which is...


In the 'Aviation Oscars', Delta is the best US airline – but it's still ranked only 24th in the world

Southwest Airlines trailed more than ten spots behind Delta at number 35, followed by JetBlue Airways at 41.


20 celebrities who own private jets

With an increased focus on environmentalism in Hollywood, owning a private jet has gone from being a status symbol to being something celebrities get shamed for. While no one expects to be sitting next to A-listers in economy on a flight, there’s still the hope that those with millions to spend aren’t indulging on short flights across town. That said, at least a few celebrities own private jets that they use to varying degrees.


5 people are dead after a fishing charter boat capsized, possibly after colliding with a whale

Officials are investigating the "unprecedented event" but the mayor of Kaikōura, New Zealand, said it appeared the boat collided with a whale.


20 cool attractions for adults at Disney

Walt Disney World isn’t just for kids and Mickey Mouse. Children love it, of course, but so do adults. Here are 20 cool attractions for grown-ups that you won’t want to miss when you visit Disney’s Florida theme parks.


8 Historical Landmarks In Kuala Lumpur Rich With Malaysian Heritage And History

As Malaysia pushes past its 65th Independence Day (colloquially known as Merdeka) and Malaysia Day on 16 September, we take a look at the historical landmarks around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that have seen history unfold. We’re not just talking about the years circa 1957. Apart from ancient historical structures such as candi (or pantheons) in Kedah, classical buildings had their beginnings locally as far back as the 15th century. The first...


The coolest neighbourhoods around the world

While most cities’ charming qualities can be summed up in a few words, we often focus on one or more areas within a city rather than the entire metropolis. Neighbourhoods can be unique cultural microcosms, offering a multitude of places to visit and activities to enjoy that only increase their appeal. The coolest neighbourhoods often boast the hottest restaurants and bars along with the most impressive parks and monuments. Here are 20 must-see stops you should add to your travel wish list.


Japan Is Allowing 50,000 Visitors Daily With Non-Guided Package Tours Starting 7 September

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on 31 August that Japan will allow more than double the number of daily visitors as well as non-guided package tours. As per the announcement, Japan will let 50,000 people enter the country daily starting 7 September. The current figure stands at 20,000. Bloomberg reports that Kishida also said that he wanted to increase visits from people trying to take advantage of a cheap Japanese yen and, as...


Weekend trip ideas in Southeast Asia for September 2022

Does it feel like the longest rainy season in history? No need to answer that — our delayed Grabs and flooded entryways are enough of a testament. Those of us who are lucky to be able to get away from it all for a weekend, most certainly should, as Southeast Asia has heard our cries for a refreshing getaway this September. This month, our weekend trip ideas highlight the reopening of one of Bangkok’s most beloved luxury hotels, as well as the...


Spain plans ‘digital nomad’ visa scheme to attract remote workers

Spain plans to issue “digital nomad” visas giving Britons and other non-EU citizens the chance to work in the sun and enjoy a lower cost of living with tax breaks thrown in for good measure. The visas will be offered to people who work remotely for enterprises outside Spain and who derive a maximum of 20% of their income from Spanish firms. As the law has yet to be passed there are still some details to be hammered out but it is expected that...


25 beautiful mountain towns in the world

From the United States to Japan, not to mention several European countries, numerous cities and villages lie nestled amid dreamy mountainous landscapes exuding a sense of well-being and an invitation to relax. Check out 25 of these alpine locations.


Air travel secrets every passenger should know

Traveling by air is one of the great luxuries of the modern age. It can also be one of the great trials, what with crowded airports, overbooked flights and questionable food. To make your next flying experience more enjoyable, we’re letting you in on air travel secrets every passenger should know. Whether it’s getting through security faster or knowing which part of plane it’s best to sit in during turbulence, we’ve got you covered.


British retailers welcome planned return of VAT-free shopping for tourists

Government to consult on long-called-for scheme which is likely to cost almost £1.3bn


The most stunning swimming pools on the planet

Swimming pools have been a calling card of exotic locations and luxurious hotels for decades, and their appeal has only grown in the age of Instagram. From infinity pools that stretch on for as far as the eye can see, to dip-worthy spots in jaw-dropping locations, there are some truly stunning manmade bodies of water in the world. Don’t believe us? Grab a towel and dive in with our rundown of 20 of the most stunning swimming pools on the planet. Just remember the rules: no running, ducking, bombing or heavy petting.


Royal Caribbean To Set Sail With Cruises To Japan, Thailand, And Vietnam In 2023

Royal Caribbean has just released their lineup for Spectrum of the Seas for 2023-2024, and we’re excited. Joining the cruise line’s popular short getaways to Malaysia and Thailand is a medley of popular destinations such as Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. These longer cruise itineraries compose of five-, seven-, nine- and 12-night itineraries. “During Royal Caribbean’s first year-round season in Singapore, we’ve continued...


Pilots were sent a mid-flight bulletin offering them a choice on whether to announce the Queen's death to passengers

Some pilots in the UK were sent a bulletin mid-flight that announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday afternoon.


5 Hidden Beaches In Singapore You Need To Check Out!

These (relatively) secluded spots are perfect for a quiet beach day


FAA refuses to let regional airline hire co-pilots with less experience because it believes the plan poses a risk to safety

Republic Airways asked the FAA for permission to recruit first officers with a minimum of 750 hours of flying time.


17 of the strangest place names in the world

Sexmoan, Hell, Middelfart?! These aren’t just funny words, they’re the actual names of towns and cities from across the globe. They may sound hilarious but they aren’t flukes. In fact, the world is filled with funny-sounding place names, so we’ve scoured the atlas to dig up 18 of the strangest of them for your entertainment.


In Thailand, a train cuts directly through a busy market 8 times a day — these TikTokers captured the chaotic moment on film

Laura Perruchon and François Gautier traveled to Bangkok and filmed an aerial view of a train passing through stalls at the Maeklong Railway Market.


Air Canada ordered to pay 2 passengers $2,000 after their flight was delayed by 16 hours due to crew shortages rather than 'safety' issues

The Canadian Transportation Agency ruled the lengthy delay was related to staffing issues and told the airline to pay a mother and son $1,000 each.


I Survived A Pickpocketing Attempt On My First Day In Europe - Here's How

It pays to get an anti-theft bag, spread out your money, and buy travel insurance.


10 places in India people in your area are searching for

Mathura is a city and the administrative headquarters of Mathura district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located approximately 57.6 kilometres (35.8 mi) north of Agra, and 166 kilometres (103 mi) south-east of Delhi; about 14.5 kilometres (9.0 mi) from the town of Vrindavan, and 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Govardhan. In ancient times, M...


You can travel without money―here’s how

Don’t think you have the necessary funds to travel? Think again! If you’re willing to make a few compromises—like giving up some creature comforts—there’s nothing stopping you from embarking on a globetrotting adventure. Here are 20 tips for traveling cheap.


7 Cheap Batam Beach Resorts Under $100/Night – Harris, KTM & More

Batam is kinda like a mash-up of JB and Bintan all in one… Except maybe even better. Not only are there heaps of cheap and actually nice hotels to choose from in the built-up areas (can’t say the same for Johor), Batam also has resorts that are way cheaper than their Bintan counterparts. You probably already know about Montigo Resorts, Batam’s most famous resort. But at well over $200 a night per villa, it’s more cost-effective for large groups...


20 amazing places you won’t believe actually exist

Are you looking for idyllic destinations or unusual attractions for your next vacation? The world is full of incredible places that are so magical, you won’t believe they exist! We’ve rounded up 20 amazing destinations from around the world to get you inspired for your next adventure!


It Will Cost You More To Fly Out Of Changi Airport Starting 1 November, Here’s Why

As international travel continues to recuperate from the pandemic, passengers flying out of Singapore’s Changi Airport will have to pay extra airport fees and levies from 1 November 2022. The announcement was made on 15 September by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Changi Airport Group (CAG), who informed that the surge in the charges were to be levied in 2018, but were held back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s more on...


Bintan and Batam Ferry Price — Which is the Cheapest Ferry? (2022)

Just a short (and cheap) ferry ride away, both Bintan and Batam are top resort destinations among Singaporeans. Depending on your destination and ferry operator, it'll take about 1 to 2 hours and cost about $50 or so for a return trip. Yup, it's so easy to get to that you don't need a long weekend. Heck, with as many as 5 trips per day for some operators, you can even go there and back within a day if you really wanted to. Itching to escape?...


Egypt celebrates 200 years of decoding ancient hieroglyphs

Tourists visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa) by Marwa Yahya CAIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Marking the decoding of ancient hieroglyphs and the creation of Egyptology 200 years ago, a series of events are being organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo launched on Saturday a two-day program for...


I was a flight attendant for 10 years. Here are 10 of my best travel tips.

As someone who used to fly for a living, I've mastered several strategies to make plane travel more seamless and stress-free that I still use today.


An American tourist was fined almost $500 for eating and drinking on the steps of a historic fountain in Rome

In recent years, Rome has banned eating and drinking near its fountains in order to promote "urban decorum" and preserve historical sites.


The most beautiful cities in Japan


The South's Oyster Trails Are Drawing Hungry Crowds

Turning appetite into agritourism.


5 Best Travel Insurance with Covid-19 Coverage in Singapore (2022)

As the end of the year draws near, and you get ready to jet off, don't forget to purchase perhaps the next most important thing besides your flight ticket. We're talking about travel insurance! Remember the good old days when lost luggage was your biggest worry? These days, the most likely mishaps to happen are related to Covid-19, whether be it an infection or a trip cancellation. Most insurance providers have added Covid-19 coverage to their...


'Free doobie on your pillow!': Cannabis friendly vacation rentals are becoming more popular

The Bud and Breakfast is taking off as more people are booking marijuana friendly vacation rentals when they travel to places where its legal.


Russians make plans to flee, while 1,300 arrested protesting Putin's war


The tallest buildings in the world

From the earliest days of our species, we’ve been intent on constructing bigger and bigger structures. And as modern techniques have advanced, so has the height of our buildings, with skyscrapers now soaring thousands of feet into the air. So which buildings stand out on the international skyline? Join us as we look at some of the tallest buildings on the planet.


I worked at Air Canada for over 7 years. Here's why this summer drove me to quit.

"It's just madness," an Air Canada worker recounted. "The only thing you know is it's either gonna be a really rough day or it's gonna be a rough day."


The most tragic airplane crashes in US history

Did you know that the worst crashes in American history (aside from terrorist attacks) happened, for the most part, over 20 years ago? Read on to learn more about the worst airplane crashes in the United States.


Google is reportedly cracking down on employee travel, telling managers to nix happy hours and other team meetups

Google has told some senior managers to limit their teams' travel to "business critical" trips, according to a leaked internal email.


The most mysterious disappearances at sea

You may not believe in ghosts or ghost ships, but there’s an undeniable element of creepiness surrounding the missing people and abandoned vessels that follow. Occurring everywhere from the South Pacific to the Bermuda Triangle, these inexplicable incidents have given rise to conspiracy theories, lawsuits, and other forms of intrigue.