Archive for October, 2018


Ask Away: You’ll be right, in old New York

October 31st, 2018 by

Eli Orzessek finds the answers to your travel questions. I want to stay for roughly five nights in New York for sightseeing and to go to some sports games. Where are the best places to base myself in the city? Ideally I’m looking…

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Japanese ticket seller too scared to ask for money, costs park $330,000

October 31st, 2018 by

A ticket seller lost a Japanese park $330,000 in admissions fees when he let 125,000 tourists in for free – because he was too scared to ask for money.Shinjuku Gyoen, a national park in Tokyo, charges just $2.80 (200 yen) for adult…

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Victoria: Bushwalking in the Grampians

October 31st, 2018 by

Peter de Graaf takes a hike in the Victorian highlands. All I wanted was a kangaroo. Well, okay, I wanted several kangaroos, and close enough to say g’day to, thank you very much. I didn’t want to have to squint to see them bound…

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Jetstar provides ‘Movember check-in guide’

October 31st, 2018 by

As Kiwi males around the country begin to grow out the fuzz on their faces for the month of ‘Movember’, Jetstar has released a unique new check-in guide.In partnership with the Movember Foundation NZ, Jetstar’s check-in guide encourages…

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Flying from Stockholm to Oslo on SAS

October 30th, 2018 by

Sandra Simpson flies from Stockholm to Oslo on SAS flight 849 The plane: A 737 configured into two rows of three seats. The hiccup: We booked SK889, Stockholm-Bergen, through the SAS website in December 2017, paying £137.10…

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Tim Roxborogh’s travel bugs: Recurring dreams about missing planes

October 30th, 2018 by

A weekly ode to the joys of moaning about your holidays. I’ve never missed a plane. I’m one of those people who likes to get to airports ridiculously early and check in and go through Customs as soon as possible. I’m dreadful company…

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‘Our privacy was invaded': Couple’s fury after finding a hidden camera pointed at their bed on Carnival Cruise ship

October 30th, 2018 by

A Florida couple have blasted a cruise company saying they found a hidden camera pointed at their bed in their room.Chris and Dana White said they were on the Carnival Fantasy for a three-day Caribbean cruise departing from Mobile,…

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Watery wine tours on seas and rivers

October 30th, 2018 by

George Pathori gets a taste for watery wine tours on seas and rivers around the world. A wine in every port Sample a different wine in every port on a week-long voyage from Monte Carlo to Barcelona on Regent Seven Seas Voyager…

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Staying at the Oaks Oasis Resort, Caloundra, in Queensland

October 29th, 2018 by

Jared Savage checks into the Oaks Oasis Resort, Caloundra, in Queensland. Getting there: An easy 25-minute drive south from the Sunshine Coast Airport after picking up your rental car. Check-in experience: Stock-standard but…

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Venice waters stymie marathon runners as flood barriers breached again

October 29th, 2018 by

Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide this weekend, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees, killing…

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