Why your can of Coke costs so much
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Why your can of Coke costs so much

WE ALL like to whinge about airline food but there is a tremendous amount of effort that goes into keeping us fed at 35,000 feet. And the things…

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Flight attendants resort to body cameras for aggressive passengers
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Flight attendants resort to body cameras for aggressive passengers

FLIGHT attendants have a rough deal when it comes to dealing with troublesome passengers. Every week another story emerges about a traveller going berserk in the middle of…

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England to Hong Kong on public transport: British couple’s ridiculous itinerary
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England to Hong Kong on public transport: British couple’s ridiculous itinerary

A RETIRED couple took the trip-of-a-lifetime to visit their son in Hong Kong for his birthday — by travelling all the way from England using nothing but public…

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Tips to survive your Christmas holiday
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Tips to survive your Christmas holiday

I STARTED having nightmares again this week. Silly, recurring dreams that usually involve some variation of me racing to the airport with an overflowing suitcase, about to miss…

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‘Last place we expected to see a shark was in the Atlantic’
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‘Last place we expected to see a shark was in the Atlantic’

Maybe it’s hiking alongside picturesque lochs, through stunning highland landscapes? Perhaps it’s exploring the castles and historic cities? For us it was slightly different. For us it was…

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Why hotels don’t call you about lost property
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Why hotels don’t call you about lost property

EVER wondered why hotel staff don’t call to let you know that you’ve left an item behind in the room after check out? They know who stayed there…

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Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand: Truth about ‘Premium Economy’
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Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand: Truth about ‘Premium Economy’

FIRST Class might be fabulous, and Business bigger, but the airline cabin getting the most attention these days is Premium Economy. Premium has taken leaps and bounds in…

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Should passengers pay extra if they’re overweight?
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Should passengers pay extra if they’re overweight?

FORGET seat recliners and bare feet — it turns out the biggest bugbear on planes is having to sit next to a plus-sized passenger. According to a recent…

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Incredible video shows 6m basking shark
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Incredible video shows 6m basking shark

An incredible video captured in Scotland shows an up close looks at a 6 metre basking shark.

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The Magic Kingdom time forgot
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The Magic Kingdom time forgot

IT was once a place of magic and fun, but after its closure in the 90s — the Magic Kingdom in Sydney’s south west has been left abandoned…

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