Archive for September, 2019


Woman sewing X-rated message on plane goes viral

September 19th, 2019 by

When it comes to flying, what you see in the cabin seems to be getting weirder and weirder.From a support pony to people putting on fake eyelashes mid-flight — and even passengers clipping their fingernails while soaring at 10,000…

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Bali Jetstar flight forced to turn round as windshield breaks

September 19th, 2019 by

A Jetstar flight en route to Bali from Sydney was forced to turn back and land in Melbourne after pilots reportedly noticed cracks in the windshield.The plane took off from Sydney International Airport just before 5pm on Wednesday…

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A ‘seven point’ guide to fans arriving in Japan for the Rugby World Cup

September 19th, 2019 by

Rugby union fans from all corners of the world are piling into Japan for the Rugby World Cup. This will be unlike any before, as the Rugby World Cup heads to Asia for the first time.Tourists have already been tweeting from the front,…

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Tourists accused of ‘thermal trespassing’ over 177C Yellowstone geyser

September 19th, 2019 by

Two tourists were arrested for getting perilously close to a boiling geothermal geyser at Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park.The pair were caught trying to get a closer look at the Old Faithful geyser. Talking to KRTV the National…

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Big changes considered for Bali; ‘Send them to jail’

September 18th, 2019 by

Indonesia has a love–hate relation with Bali. They love the power it has to draw in tourists from around the world, but are less keen on what said tourists do when they get there.The Island of the Gods is just one in 17,000 islands…

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Swiss tourists recreate Homer Simpsons’ epic New Orleans food tour for YouTube

September 18th, 2019 by

Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson’s gourmandising tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle.It took Janine Wiget of Zürich and Katrin von Niederhäusern who now lives in Stockholm, a week to…

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Princess Cruises’ $100k Opua pledge ahead of Northland cruise season

September 18th, 2019 by

Stuart Allison of Princess Cruises has circled the 27th December in his diary.For the Asia Pacific Senior VP and his cruise line, the advent tide is bringing what will be their largest ever number of passengers to a Kiwi port.”Forget…

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The truth behind Chiang Mai’s pigeon photo op

September 18th, 2019 by

Tourists love a good photo op. They prop up Pisa’s Leaning Tower and climb Wanaka’s Roy’s Peak to pose Caspar David Friedrich-esque over a sea of clouds. If you search any landmark, or location on the image sharing app you’ll…

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Room check: Matava Eco Resort, Kadavu, Fiji

September 17th, 2019 by

Juliette Sivertsen checks into Matava Eco Resort in Kadavu, Fiji. Getting there : An adventure. A 45-minute flight from Nadi to Vunisea Airport, a short car journey to a small bay with a wooden boat, where I had to hitch up my…

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Flight check: Tokyo Narita to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines

September 17th, 2019 by

Tejas Lamb flies aboard MH89 from Tokyo Narita to Kuala Lumpur. The plane : An A350-900, Malaysia Airlines’ newest aircraft type to be added to their fleet. The registration of the plane for this particular flight was 9M-MAD, a…

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