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Stone huts off the coast of Italy offer holidaymakers a slice of cool for just £75 a night

Boasting conical roofs and cave-like interiors these charming stone huts in Italy offer guests an 'escape from life's modern pace'. In total there are 11 round structures crafted out of limestone at the Trulli Monopoli complex, which is currently being offered by letting agents Sotheby’s International Realty. The rural estate, located in the heart Puglia and three miles from the sea, is described as being 'enchanting' and 'stylish', with the stony structures proving to be the perfect place to beat the summer heat.

What lies beneath: Stunning photos show what's lurking below city streets

If you've ever pounded city pavements and wondered what's lurking underneath, then have a peek at these revealing photos. Slovakian-born, London-based photographer Tomas Sentpetery decided to delve into some of Europe's most popular tourist destinations and show a side people rarely see. His photo series titled 'Look Deeper' juxtaposes street shots with images taken below the surface, with daylight shed on the Underground tunnels of London and the skull-lined vaults of Paris.

The London-headquartered budget hotel chain is known for its signature orange colour and now guests can get a shade closer to the tangerine hue with the new beauty product.

The Rootstock 2018 festival in the grounds of Chateau de Pommard in the Burgundy region sees festival goers enjoy music, food, wine and French culture surrounded by historical vineyards.

Police were called to the iconic Park Guell in the centre of Barcelona as activists wearing masks and carrying protest banners chained themselves to Gaudi's dragon for over an hour.

TripAdvisor has launched a unique excursion which sees a small number of travellers joining the 'Clavigero' (the Vatican key holder) as he unlocks the doors to the Sistine Chapel and more.

Staff at airports including Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca as well as El Prat Airport in Barcelona have reportedly threatened to walk out unless demands for better working hours were met.

Flag House, positioned on the banks of the River Yare in Norfolk, is decked out with floor-to-ceiling windows and ample deck space so guests can enjoy the views.

Ornate observatory commissioned by King George III hits the rental market

Starry-eyed renters will want to get their hands on this impressive Royal observatory - but they’ll need deep pockets as it is on the market for £37,500 a month. King George III had the observatory built at Old Deer Park in Richmond, Surrey, in 1769 so he could track the transit of Venus crossing the sun. Now, after a three-year refurbishment, the four-bedroom property is being made available for residential rental for the first time in its 249-year history through joint agents Jackson-Stops and Knight Frank.

A breakdown of the longest plane journeys in the world reveals some of the more gruelling flights airline passengers are likely to take - with many covering close to 15,000km in a single trip.

Castle where Winston Churchill plotted D-Day invasion welcomes guests

Complete with turrets, thick stone walls and arched windows, a castle where Winston Churchill plotted the Normandy invasion is welcoming guests as a luxury homestay. Pennsylvania Castle boasts a prime location on the Isle of Portland, an island which juts out from Dorset into the English Channel with road access to the mainland. For a princely £2,500 per night, the nine-bedroom mansion can be privately hired with on-site amenities including a swimming pool, bar, helipad and library. Round-the-clock catering can also be arranged.

Travel association ABTA is warning holidaymakers they should read up on the new local laws of the country they are visiting as breaking them could land them with fines or even in prison.

Antiguan resort that's as perfect for adults as it is for kids

MailOnline Travel's Dan Sanderson struggled to think of a time when all had seemed more right with the world than when he took his family to St James's Club & Villas in Antigua (four main pictures). His young children enjoyed the kids club where they hunted for chocolate, painted faces and swum and the adults enjoyed aqua yoga and some well earned rum cocktails on the beach afterwards. Dan (pictured inset with his young children) writes: 'If there’s a more perfect resort for young families I haven’t found it.'

The Waldon Valley Lodges, located on the outskirts of Bradworthy in Devon, are described as 'tranquil retreats' with mature trees shielding guests from the stresses of the outside world.

Senior figures in the airline industry warned today there will be no chance of cobbling together a 'last minute' deal if Brexit talks collapse in the run up to exit day on March 29, 2019.

Alitalia staff get new designer uniforms despite...

The new designs for Alitalia's customer facing staff were unveiled during Milan's Men's Fashion Week in a special presentation on the steps of the the city's famous Duomo di Milano. Created by Alberta Ferretti, known for her feminine style, the collection includes navy blue dresses, skirts and trouser suits for Alitalia staff, adorned with green and red striped bows and cuffs, and golden buttons.

Hen Wrych Hall Tower is located in Abergele in North Wales and is now available as a holiday rental. It overlooks the main house on the estate, where famous poet Felicia Hemans once lived.

Villages Nature is a new concept by Center Parcs about 20 miles east of Paris. James Coney visited the resort with his family and spent much of the holiday flinging himself down water slides.

The 17th-century Tuscan villa designed for a POPE you can rent via Sotheby's for £50,000 a

There are Tuscan villas – and there’s this Tuscan villa. Described by its letting agents – Sotheby’s International Realty – as an ‘architectural masterpiece’, it is probably the perfect Italian countryside retreat. The 17th-century property is situated in the Ancaiano district near Siena and was built in 1680 for Pope Alexander VII. The grounds, says Sotheby’s, ‘are considered among the most exquisite gardens in Italy’. And the villa features ‘traditional Tuscan fireplaces, terracotta tiled floors, vaulted and beamed ceilings and beautifully frescoed walls’.

Frank Barrett had a blissful stay at a rented villa a couple of miles outside Radda in Chianti. He also visited the Florence hotel that hosted Kim Kardashian before her wedding.

Hunter Davies set his reservations aside and boarded the luxury Oceania Riviera cruise ship from Livorno in Italy. Overall he enjoyed the trip but he had one complaint...

Grab your walking boots and head to France's pretty Tarn region, says the Mail on Sunday's Fred Mawer. He recommends using a specialist tour firm that can help tailor trails to please the whole family.

The wildlife presenter dreams of visiting Mexico to see blue whales. And for her best trip, she picked a holiday to Australia where she took her son snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Flight QF72 from Singapore to Perth in 2008 was smooth until a sudden computer malfunction off the coast of Western Australia. Then the plane suddenly nosedived 200 metres in 20 seconds.

It's the job where you get paid to travel the world but for Australians looking to work as cabin crew with Emirates there are specific requirements you need to meet before you can step on board.

'Insane' hotel-casino designed by Zaha Hadid opens in Macau

Rows of exposed elevators glide up and down the imposing lobby inside the $1.1billion 'Morpheus' resort, a 42-storey addition to Macau's glitzy skyline named after the Greek god of dreams and developed by Melco International. Iraqi-British Hadid, who died in 2016, was the first woman to win the prestigious Pritzker Prize for architecture. Her major works in China included the Guangzhou Opera House and a mega mall in Beijing. Extravagant duplex villas with their own in-room gym and massage quarters are located on the top floors of Morpheus for VIPs, along with a gaming area exclusively for these residents.

Here's our pick of Europe's best cycle trips to suit riders of all abilities. Saddle up and admire some of the world's most picturesque scenery, including the Tuscan hills and the Pyrenees.

Planning a city break to Hamburg? Here's our guide on how to make the most of your time. Be sure to include a visit to the new waterfront concert hall on your itinerary.

A charming main line railway station converted into a home has gone on the market. The isolated house amid the Pennine Fells in Dent, Cumbria has 14 daily services running past it.

EXCLUSIVE. The research on European breaks, by FairFX, found that in 75% of cases, flights and hotels were cheaper when booked independently rather than as part of a package.

The Victorian Cotswolds chapel that's been transformed into rental 

The building, in Minchinhampton, near Stroud, began life as a chapel in 1902 and was named the Victoria Memorial Chapel to commemorate Queen Victoria in her passing. It held services until 1984. In 2016 it was transformed into a beautiful rental. Gothic panelling was added throughout, dividing the main hall into a bedroom, study area and shower room. Lastly, the vestry was turned into a fully functioning kitchen.

Tourism is a key pillar of the New Zealand economy

Visitor numbers to New Zealand have surged by nearly a third in the past three years to 3.8m in the 12 months to April. A tax of NZ$25-35 (US$17-24, £12-18) will be imposed on international visitors.

Passengers said people were snorting cocaine, sleeping in corridors and getting 'all over each other' on beds by the swimming pool. A British man was arrested when the ship pulled into Cannes port.

The stunning images featured in National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year

National Geographic's Travel Photographer of the Year competition has attracted a host of stunning entries from crocodiles in Costa Rica to wild horses in Iceland. Its People's Choice Award gives people the chance to vote for their favourite photographs which are captured in beautiful locations from around the world, while the other winners are decided by judges. Pictured on the left is Paul Tsui's picture of a quiet street in Macau, while on the right is a group of crocodiles captured in Costa Rica and sea spray seen on Ipanema beach in Rio De Janeiro. At the end of June the winners of the competition will be announced.

The nostalgic collection, most of which was shot by American tourist Charles Cushman, offers a glimpse into the life of Londoners in the 1950s and 60s, featuring many notable London landmarks.

Researchers have found that two thirds of non-human primate species in the world are found in four countries - Brazil, Indonesia, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

How ancient sites USED to look in all their glory, from the Roman Baths to the Parthenon 

Ancient ruins can take visitors back in time and provide historians with a wealth of clues about past great civilisations - but exposure to the elements means many of these sites look vastly different to when they were first built. However, thanks to CGI wizardry from some of the world's most famous ancient sites have been cleverly rebuilt. Fascinating before and after images show how buildings such as the Parthenon in Greece, England's Roman Baths in the city of Bath and Angkor Wat in Camodia used to look compared to their current state. And the contrasts are remarkable...

The Irish carrier, one of Europe's biggest, revealed that it had to cancel 1,000 flights last month due to walkouts by air traffic control staff in France as well as shortages across the continent.

Screams filled the air at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk on Thursday night after a rollercoaster car derailed, dropping two people 34 feet to the ground and leaving eight others trapped.

The 'anti-jetlag' Qantas lounge at Perth Airport for London flights

No matter which cabin you're in, flying on Qantas' non-stop 17-hour service between London and Perth is quite an endurance test. Recognising this, the Australian airline has introduced an incredible new lounge at its Perth Airport - the Perth International Transit Lounge - to help prepare passengers for the long journey ahead and to de-stress in-bound fliers. Features of the Qantas lounge include yoga classes, top left, and light therapy showers, inset. The airline consulted with Neil Perry for food, Australian industrial designer David Caon and SUMU design for the layout and decor, and the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre for sleep medicine expertise.

A survey of 1,000 British holidaymakers conducted by UK-based On the Beach found that women would not be seen dead with their partner if they were wearing a tight pair of Speedos.

The amazing floating Canopy and Stars cabin retreat in Sussex that comes with its own

Ditchling Cabin in West Sussex is built on the banks of Whitelands Reservoir and sleeps up to four people. And as well as having beautiful views of the lake, guests staying at the cabin have the water all to themselves for fishing, swimming or canoeing. The cabin, which can sleep up to four people, boasts an outdoor seating area on decking, bottom left, a roll top bath, top right, and a woodburner in the living room, bottom left.

A park worker claimed to have seen China's most renowned lake monster swimming under the water surface. Wang Xin'an was convinced that the eerie waves were made by the Kanas Lake monster.

Moscow subway's stunning artwork that will greet World Cup fans

Thousands of World Cup football fans will soon be descending to Moscow's subway system. And what a treat they're in for. Not only will they be able to enjoy a cheap, safe journey around the city on the trains, they will also be treated to an array of stunning art. The Moscow Metro, which opened in 1935 and has 13 lines that criss-cross the city, is famous for its elegant and ample stations. And many of the stations are almost like art galleries. They are decorated with breath-taking frescoes, marble columns and ornate chandeliers.

Royal Caribbean unveils the new features on its latest mega-ship

Royal Caribbean has unveiled stunning renderings of the features that guests will enjoy on its latest mega-ship – the Quantum Ultra class Spectrum Of The Seas. When it launches in 2019 it’ll boast new two-level 2,809-square-foot Ultimate Family Suites (main and top right) that feature in-room slides that go from the top floor to the bottom and a huge karaoke venue. The other debut is an exclusive suites-only area. When Spectrum of the Seas (inset) debuts in April 2019, she will sail a 51-night ‘Global Odyssey’ from Barcelona to Shanghai, taking holidaymakers to 13 countries. Pictured bottom right is a bungee trampoline simulator, which will also be one of the features.

Three aircraft will be based at Southend, creating 750 on-site jobs per year, according to the budget carrier. There will be more than 55 flights a week.

Millions of passengers booked with the Dublin-based carrier will have to pay an extra £4 for an assigned seat if they still want to be able to check-in for flights 60 days in advance.

Wildly brilliant: The astonishing time-lapse video made from 38,000 images that takes you on a Botswana safari among lions, hippos and meerkats

Photographer and film-maker Tyler Fairbank, 27, from New York, compressed stunning pictures into a three-minute flow-motion video after a recent trip to the African country. He spent eight days taking pictures and captured a huge amount of wildlife. Areas captured in the film are the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, and the Makgadikgadi Pans in the Kalahari Desert.

British couple Craig Nickels, 30, and his fiancee Ellie Austin, 24, from Derby were scared into handing over the cash to the two men who picked them up outside JFK airport in New York City.

Located in Welton, just next to the medieval town and once Roman-occupied Wigton, the wooden pods are situated on a working farm in the quiet Cumbrian fells.

Dreamliner captain marks Father’s Day by flying from London to New York with his co-pilot

Dreamliner captain Sven-Bertil Johannson recently got to check up on his pilot son's flying skills – because he flew side by side with him from London to New York. The journey was a great way for Captain Johannson to mark Father's Day with his son, first officer Erik Johannson, and the trip was caught on camera, with pictures showing them briefing the cabin crew (inset left), checking the engines and sitting in the flight deck together (main). They both work for carrier Norwegian and it was the first time that it has operated a father/son Dreamliner service.

Destinations including Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, Formentera, Barcelona, Rome and Berlin all charge visitors an accommodation fee that is usually paid in cash upon check-in.

The cottage is an annex of Skene House in Aberdeenshire, which was once home to a family who sided with Robert the Bruce but were later booted out of Scotland for supporting Charles I.

The most enchanting woodland pictures you're ever likely to set eyes on

The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ – which involves walking through a forest at a gentle pace for two hours or more – is said to relieve anxiety. If that’s the case, then staring at these amazing pictures of woodland scenes in England and Wales might get you half way there. They are all category winners and shortlisted pictures from past Landscape Photographer of the Year competitions. This year’s contest is now accepting entries, until July 7, and so for would-be entrants looking at these pictures might actually raise stress levels, because they show how tough the competition is likely to be. Either way, they’re captivating. From the Peak District to Essex via North Wales, they are images bathed in quality.

To lessen their children's shock of doing a 'grown-up' holiday, this family of five stayed in a holiday park, but substituted visits to the kids club and pool with trips into Barcelona and Sitges.

The Costa Brava, Turkey and Malta offer the cheapest all-inclusive European holidays

The cheapest all-inclusive holidays for Brits this summer have been revealed - and it's the Costa Brava that ranks No1. According to research by TravelSupermarket, which has seen a 13.5 per cent increase in all-inclusive bookings, it's possible to snag a seven-night stay there for just £323 per person. Bank managers will also be pleased if you book a similar type of holiday to Turkey, Malta or Majorca. Here TravelSupermarket's Emma Coulthhurst ranks the top seven places for all-in deals.

Antwerp is celebrating its most illustrious son, artist Peter Paul Rubens, over the next six months. In addition to brilliant baroque art, this Flemish city is geared up for chocolate and craft beer-lovers, too.

A study by Post Office Travel Money has found that the collapse of the Russian ruble and the low cost of food and drinks means football fans will spend less than at previous tournaments.

A rare and endangered green turtle died just two days after washing up in the eastern province of Chanthaburi, Thailand. The country is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic.

At Kokomo Island Resort in Fiji - where rooms start from £2,436-a-night - each room comes with a private butler, while over at Tagomago island in Ibiza a private cook and boat captain are provided.

Renowned Belgian-born photojournalist Johan Lolos travelled through more than 17 countries and covered over 25,000 miles over a five-month period to get the shots.

The terrace of brightly-coloured chalets on the South Cliff at Scarborough in North Yorkshire could be at risk as tonnes of earth are now crushing the huts following a landslip on the cliffs.

The images are all taken by Gareth Owen, a Welsh electrician from Gwynedd who has only been taking pictures for two years. To take his images he poses and using a timer captures himself on camera.

Shocking pictures show how an easyJet passenger's bag was 'chewed up by the conveyor belt'

Harry Drew, from Exeter, was left with a bag so badly damaged after his flight from Barcelona to Bristol that it left his clothes inside - including a sentimental football shirt (right) - ripped and torn. The 26-year-old had only taken hand luggage on his trip to Barcelona for a stag party (Harry is pictured inset on the trip) but was told it would have to go into the hold on his return flight back to Bristol Airport due to a lack of space in the cabin. But when the bag came around on the baggage carousel when he reached Bristol, he could immediately see that it was ripped (main).

Hero Douglas journeyed to Paris to learn more about the literary icon's life as The Happy Prince, which chronicles his final months, hits cinemas. The great writer in the film is played by Rupert Everett (inset).

The tiny brown and white bird's antics were captured by school site manager Dennis Greenwood at a quarry in Shawforth, Rossendale Valley, at the end of May.

These hotels, from New Mexico to Thailand, are being talked about, not for their exceptional service but for their wacky names.

Virgin Atlantic decided to conduct a social experiment at London Heathrow, to see what being bumped from economy to business class means to people.

Virgin Atlantic unveils brand new interiors for its A330-200 fleet

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled brand new interiors for its A330-200 fleet, which is being given an eye-catching makeover, as these CGI images show. All three cabins - upper class, premium economy and economy - are set to be refreshed and the new look will be rolled out on services from November. The upper and economy cabins on the aircraft will see the biggest changes while the premium cabin will have more subtle upgrades. The four A330-200s were introduced to Virgin Atlantic's fleet in March after the airline acquired them from the now defunct Air Berlin. The aircraft were brought in to replace several of Virgin's Dreamliner aircraft, which have had issues with their Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines.

The explorer remembers voyaging to Mount Everest and having the trip ruined by rats. Luckily some of his other holidays have gone off without a hitch, including canoeing in Africa.

Gareth Huw Davies gives his tips on how to spend a weekend in the vibrant city. Visit the new Riverside Museum of Transport, plus Willow Tea Rooms designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Why Cumbria is one of Britain's most bewitching counties

The images all form part of a new book by photographer Steve Pipe, called Cumbria In Photographs, which is full of majestic vistas from around the magical county in northern England. The images capture well-known sights as well as more remote beauty spots. Pictured: Spout Force in the Lake District, top left, a rainbow over Martindale, top right, Derwent Water, bottom left, and Slater Bridge in Little Langdale, bottom right.

The Mail on Sunday's Joanna Tweedy treated her daughters to a visit to the theme park near Romsey in Hampshire. The youngsters enjoyed giving the two new rides a whirl.

Here's our pick of hotels from around the world that have been put on the map by famous music stars. The list also includes the hotel where Keith Richards tossed his TV from the window.

From Meghan Markle's Suits to Pixels, why Toronto is the perfect New York movie and TV

Canada's biggest city is often referred to as 'Hollywood North' as you're more likely to run into a film shoot on the city streets than in Tinseltown itself. Tax breaks for film studios has led to 1,432 projects being filmed in Toronto in 2017 alone. And because of its sky-scraper-flanked long, straight streets and general hustle and bustle the city often stands in for New York. Pictured: Toronto's New York-style skyscrapers (main); Meghan Markle (inset) leaving her former home in Toronto, where she filmed Suits; a Toronto subway station being given a New York-style makeover for movie Pixels (top right) and a Toronto street scene that again highlights why the city passes for the Big Apple (bottom right).

The Daily Mail's Richard Webber picks a selection of beautiful hiking trails. The list includes a precarious walk along Ibiza’s south-west coast and a jaunt through the remotest corner of Iceland.

The late 19th century sandstone mansion in Sydney's east boasts eight bedrooms and six bathrooms with grand ceilings, panoramic views, and a wine cellar, and is worth about $65million.

Kay Burley discovers the soothing qualities of British Airways' Dreamliner business class

The Sky News anchor found out on a Nashville trip that BA's partnership with the White Company is a match made in heaven, with fliers treated to luxury bedding and amenity kits. She also discovered the three best seats in the cabin and appreciated the personal reassurances from the captain that he would steer around the turbulence. Pictured: Kay getting a tour of the 787's flight deck (main), getting ready for 40 winks (top right) and the BA Dreamliner business class seat (bottom right).

The Daily Mail's Mark Palmer visited Majorca, where the ITV2 show Love Island is filmed. He took a guided tour of the island's busy capital but opted to stay an hour away at the peaceful Pleta de Mar.

Novotel is a short shuttle bus ride to the terminal at London's Stansted Airport. The Inspector visited and thought the hotel was good value and that it had all the necessities.

MailOnline Travel has scoured the world for a range of super-sized animals, from giant sunfish in Portugal to mammoth sea lions in Japan.

Beautiful beaches, turquoise waters and jungle-like waterfalls, it turns out, lie in the most unexpected of places, as these pictures prove. Can you guess where they are?

Inside the £5,000-a-night 16th century Villa Sola Cabiati known as the pearl of Lake Como 

Villa Sola Cabiati, which is part of the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, is now available to well-heeled holidaymakers, who will need to find over £15,000 to stay there - because it costs £5,200 a night (plus VAT) and there's a minimum stay of three nights. The villa, which dates back the 1500s, is known as the 'pearl of Lake Como' and is described as a living treasure trove of antique furnishings and original art by Renaissance painters. Guests staying at the breath-taking period property have a dedicated butler and a chef at their disposal to cater for their every whim. But despite its history, Villa Sol Cabiati also has modern touches such as Bluetooth music systems, a hidden swimming pool and the seamless service of a five-star hotel. However, the jewel in the villa's crown is the private museum floor, which offers guests unrivalled and unique up-close access to a selection of historic artefacts.

Join television presenter Alex Polizzi on this Sicilian adventure to remember. You will explore the treasures of Palermo, go chocolate-tasting in Modica and much more.

The Mail On Sunday’s Frank Barrett says take children whitewater rafting on the Ottawa River if you're heading to Canada. While for a trip to Devon he recommends the family friendly Cider Barn.

Tourism chiefs on the Spanish island have been stunned by the cheeky offers, which are appearing on sites such as Airbnb after traditional holiday rental prices skyrocketed.

British-based sex toy retailer Carvaka has revealed which countries frown upon sex toys arriving in luggage, from the Maldives to Saudi Arabia.

Inside the stunning James Bond museum set on a mountain peak used in the filming of

The museum (main and right), called 007 Elements and reached via the Gaislachkoglbahn cable car, showcases the film-making that took place in Solden, Austria. It offers spectacular views over the locations used in Spectre (inset) and places visitors inside the world of 007, while also revealing how that world is created.

US Geological Survey officials said the flow is still very active and there is no way of knowing when the eruption, which has created a mile of new land in Kapoho Bay, will end.

The world's largest iceberg broke away from the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica in March 2000 and has been slowly drifting north. Nasa predicts the remaining ice will soon disappear as it enters warmer waters.

The hottest new hotels in the world revealed from NYC to London

With thousands of hotels opening around the world each year, it can be hard to know which are worth a visit. But Condé Nast Traveller is here to help with its 2018 Hot List of the best new places to stay this year from around the globe ranging from cool, quirky properties to super luxurious resorts. These include Public New York, top left, the 1902 Townhouse in Mallorca, top right, the Branco, Mykonos, bottom left, the Habitas, Mexico, bottom right and the Bawah Reserve, Indonesia, inset.

Belgian travel blogger 'Nils Travels' issued a lengthy apology after he posed for a picture on one of the site's ancient pillars. He said it 'was not my smartest decision'.

The new trains are currently being tried out on a section of track between Abbey Wood in south east London and Canary Wharf in the city on what will be called the Elizabeth line.

MailOnline Travel has scoured the world to find aviation-themed hotels, from a 1965 Boeing 727 aircraft peeping out of the jungles of Costa Rica to a helicopter parked up in the wilds of Scotland.

Driver claims human faeces from a plane fell through her sunroof and hit her in the eyes

A driver claims human faeces fell through her sunroof from a plane flying overhead and landed on her face, leaving her with an eye infection. Susan Allan (inset) had been driving in her hometown of Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada, with her son Travis when she stopped the vehicle at a red light. But then the pair say they felt a liquid, smelly substance come in through the sunroof. Ms Allan says that she was hit in the face and her son on the shoulder. She was diagnosed with conjunctivitis in both eyes. The main images show what she claims is the waste from the aircraft on her car.

A study conducted in Australia showing that shark activity increases dramatically when they interact with cage-divers has raised questions over the impact of wildlife tourism.

The world's best and worst airlines and airports

The study was carried out by UK-based compensation company AirHelp, which ranks 72 airlines and 141 airports on on-time performance and quality of service as well as Twitter sentiment. Qatar Airways is ranked as the number one airline but UK and US carriers get mixed results with Virgin Atlantic in 10th place, easyJet coming fourth bottom out of 72 and American Airlines is the best-rated U.S carrier - but it only comes twenty-third. The top airport is Hamad International Airport in Doha, which knocks 2017 winner Changi into fifth. UK airports fare badly, with London Stansted coming second bottom out of 141, Manchester coming 136th and Edinburgh 131st.

In this June 3, 2018 photo provided by Corey Rich, Alex Honnold, top and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Days after two of the world's most celebrated rock climbers twice set astonishingly fast records on the biggest wall in Yosemite National Park, they did it again Wednesday, June 6, 2018, breaking a mark compared with track's four-minute mile. (Corey Rich/Reel Rock/Novus Select via AP)

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell reached the top of El Capitan, the most celebrated slab of granite on Earth, in less than two hours, breaking a barrier compared to the four-minute mile.

Scott Sweeney filmed this year's midges swarming onto his bare hand while walking with his dog in Inveraray, Argyll, amid claims this year could be the worst yet.

Discovering why celebs like Jennifer Garner love Santa Monica

MailOnline Travel's Jessica Nicklin fell in love with Santa Monica and here reveals the markets and gyms the celebrities love to visit and why it offers a sedate escape from it all. Its A-lister fans include Jennifer Garner (inset left) Reese Witherspoon (inset right) and Beyonce and Jay-Z, who no doubt also love its great shopping, incredible beach and superb bars and restaurants.

The travel website has announced the global destinations that have the highest percentage of certificate of excellence winners with the UK coming third overall in the rankings.

Japan's latest tourist attraction is paw-some: Three adorable guard dogs sticking their heads out of holes in a wall is proving a huge hit with visitors

These are the three guard dogs in Japan that have become a tourist attraction. Their security duties include poking their heads out of three square holes in their owner’s outer wall and this has proved to be such a cute sight that people flock from miles around to take pictures of them. Even visitors from abroad have turned up, such as blogger Miguel Yeh, 34, from Taiwan, who shot a short video of the adorable Shiba Inu hounds.

A promo has been broadcast on US TV showing what the new Pixar Pier, being built at the Disney California Adventure park, will look like what it opens next month.

The Italian region saw off competition from destinations across Spain including Cantabria, which came second, the UK, France and Greece to top Lonely Planet's Best in Europe list for 2018.

From a leaf-clad hotel in Singapore to the New York skyscraper: World’s best tall

The US-based Council On Tall Buildings And Urban Habitat hands out awards to the high-rises that it believes are creatively designed and enhance the cities and the lives of their inhabitants. Among the winners are a leaf-clad skyscraper hotel in Singapore (main) and a New York high rise with a sky bridge containing a swimming pool (top right). Also pictured is the Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, bottom right, which won a regional award.

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of International Airlines Group, which owns BA, said it was not considering starting non-stop services between its London Heathrow hub and Australia.

The technique allows scientists at Washington State University to accurately estimate the amount of magma entering the supervolcano from deep within the Earth in a process called recharging.

A German investment company confirmed it would strip two unwanted A380s for parts after failing to find a buyer to keep them flying following a decision by Singapore Airlines not to retain them.

Fascinating maps have revealed the original names of countries from around the world, giving a surprising insight into some of the early settlers there and the geography of the land.

From land-mine warnings to a mouse-trap on a bike seat: The wackiest anti-theft devices

Thieves, beware, because there are some devious anti-theft devices out there. And there are some that are so hilarious that would-be villains might actually be laughing too hard to attempt to steal anything, as images that have emerged online show. Some people, they reveal, take no chances. For instance, there’s the mug that’s been padlocked to a washing up tray, the car encased in metal and the bike completely wrapped in gaffer tape. Others are downright funny, such as the bike seat with a mouse-trap on it and the stapler that comes with a warning message written in the style of Liam Neeson’s tough-guy character in the Taken movies.

This is as close to flying as you can get! The Daily Mail's Jo Knowsley hurtles, head first, down 1.75 miles of zipline from the top of Jebel Jais - the tallest mountain in the United Arab Emirates.

Hop on the Eurostar from London St Pancras and you can be taking in the sights of Amsterdam in just over 3.5 hours. Cruise through the city, hit the galleries, and then feast on pancakes and ice cream.

The Australian airline says it is looking to close the traditional 'tyranny of distance' between Australia and global financial centres such as the British capital by 2022.

The World Cup in Russia is set to start in less than two weeks, but any westerners planning on driving there might find themselves a bit baffled at the road signs.

Air accident expert reveals the parts on a plane that can break without causing it to

It’s endlessly repeated – air travel is one of the safest modes of travel. And this article will show you just why using the expert knowledge of safety and accident investigation lecturer Dr Simon Place, from Cranfield University. Here he explains which bits an airliner can lose, or suffer damage to, without it falling from the sky using, in some instances, real-world examples of extraordinary landings by planes that have lost key parts, including the wheels, tail fin and even the wing… Pictured: An F-15 that landed safely with just one wing (inset), a Lot airliner that landed without landing gear (main), a USAF Boeing B-52H Stratofortress that landed safely without a fin (top right) and a Qantas A380 that landed safely after one of its engines suffered an uncontained rotor failure (bottom right).

The Foreign Office (FCO) has issued a warning to British holidaymakers to ‘avoid large gatherings’ in Turkey during the presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24.

Laurent Ballesta, 44, from France spent four years in the French Polynesia to capture the stunning images of sharks in their natural habitat. The beautiful pictures did not come without challenges

El Martinete, near Marbella, Spain, was previously owned by Antonio El BailarÌn, a Spanish flamenco dancer who was a close friend of the famous artist.

It was operated by British-tour operator Thomas Cook and became one of the first boats to carry British tourists down the Nile in the 1920s, starting in Luxor and finishing in Assouan.

A place to really soak in the view! The world's best hotel bathroom vistas

Normally you would have to stand on a balcony or roof-top in order to get a panoramic view of the landscape around a hotel. But as these pictures prove it's sometimes possible to enjoy a breath-taking vista while soaking in a luxurious bath. From the African plains to the wilds of Wyoming, MailOnline Travel has found some of the world's best bathroom vistas. Pictured are bathrooms at the Madikwe Hills Lodge in South Africa, main; Delta Hotels Toronto, Canada, top right; the Southern Ocean Lodge in Australia, bottom left; the Conrad Bora Bora Nui in French Polynesia, bottom right, and the Conrad Osaka in Japan, top left.

The Mail on Sunday's Sarah Arnold visits Castle Ward on the shores of Strangford Lough, which was used as the location for 'Winterfell' in the first series of Game of Thrones.

France-based Airbus has unveiled the cabin concept called 'Harmony' and says that it combines the 'comfort and space of a widebody cabin with the practicality to suit the longest of flights'.

Inside Delta's business class cabin flying from London to New York

MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill wanted to find out what the difference was between a business class ticket and a £700 economy ticket. Quite a bit, it turns out. Here he provides an account of his journey from London to New York and back in both cabins and discovers that when you pay top dollar, the food is far superior, the seat can be moved in multiple directions - and forms a bed - and the TV screen is huge. And rather than diabolical free headphones, you get an over-the-ear Hi-Fi quality set. The two food pictures on the right show a chicken dinner in business and a chicken dinner in economy. The inset pictures were taken on the outward and return journeys.

Zipwire through a rainforest and duel like a wizard at Hogwarts, the Mail on Sunday presents 50 fantastic family days out that will thrill the young and, crucially, won't break the bank.

Alaskan malamute Harley has been walking around the terminal at Aberdeen Airport in the past week alongside owner Niel Chisholm in a bid to calm those who have a fear of flying.

The M/Y Grace, currently owned by Ecuador-based cruise company Quasar Expeditions, can accommodate up to 18 passengers with nine cabins boasting colonial-style interiors.

Air-conditioned capsule allows travellers to catch up on sleep at an airport's BOARDING

Trying to catch 40 winks at the boarding gate is never easy - but that's all about to change thanks to the introduction of the Airpod. This brand new cutting-edge sleeping pod has been revealed ahead of its first commercial trial at EU airports later this year. It is a capsule-like unit that has been designed to be installed in public locations such as airports as well as train and bus stations or even shopping centres. Anybody wanting a quick nap can hire out the pods, which become their own private area to relax in. Each pod features a seat that converts into a bed, as well as free high-speed wifi, air conditioning, air purifiers and power sockets.

You will be joined by one of Britain’s most eminent military historians and the former head of the British Army on this fascinating journey tracing one of the most seismic events of the last century.

Monty will be on hand during the five-day cruise to answer your horticultural questions. The trip includes a tour of the famous tulip fields in Keukenhof, plus a stop-off in Amsterdam.

MailOnline Travel has scoured the world for the best hotel lobbies, from the heart of London to the depths of Tokyo and the wilds of Kenya.

The images, taken by Richard Silver, from Brooklyn, New York, almost have a skeletal feel, as the rafters and ceiling beams are given centre stage.

The ex-policeman who left his Essex beat to live on South Georgia

Adam Turner, 36, from Essex, was working in the police force when he decided he fancied a radical change and applied for a job to be a boating offer on the remote island of South Georgia. Here he tells MailOnline Travel what it was like living with just nine other people amid the heavy whiff of elephant seal for 12 months. And why he never wanted to leave. Pictured, from top left clockwise to inset: Adam seen driving one of the boats, the base at King Edward Point, a freezing dip in the ocean, a golden sunset and Adam posing with a rifle at his new home.

The Daily Mail's Clive Aslet visited Moscow ahead of the World Cup, which kicks off on June 14. He stayed at the cosmopolitan Baltschug Kempinski with views over the city's Red Square.

Chartering a yacht with a family of five? It's easier than you'd think - especially when you join a pre-organised flotilla, as the Daily Mail's Robert Hardman did, around Turkey's Turquoise Coast.

Check out our pick of the best glamping sites in the UK, including a giant beehive and

Here's our pick of the best 'glamping' sites in the UK. The list features a vintage horsebox in Herefordshire; a converted double-decker bus near Shrewsbury; a camping pod in Devon (inset); a treehouse in West Dorset (top right) complete with copper bath (bottom right) and a helicopter in East Sussex (main).

Here's The Mail on Sunday's Simon Heptinstall's top ten tips to help you avoid the pitfalls when planning a camping holiday.

Jamie Leyshon (pictured) from Llantwit Fardre, South Wales is a self-confessed aerophobe and lost hundreds of pounds when he was forced to cancel a trip due to the condition.

The Inspector headed to the village of Swallowcliffe to review the local pub, which was saved from the brink of closure in 2007. He gave it a three-star rating and left with a smile on his face.

The government is facing renewed calls to end mobile phone fees abroad after Brexit as it was revealed a four-minute WhatsApp call in Canada cost an eye-watering £18.

Ramy Wahby, 32, filmed his extravagant journey - that cost less than most train tickets - as he travelled on a Cathay Pacific Airlines first class flight to JFK Airport from Hong Kong last year.

The legendary British airline, formed in 1924, was a pioneer of long-distance commercial travel and these brochures, maps and posters show how they catered for the rich and famous.

Stunning drone images show the staggering beauty of Finnish Lapland

These are the stunning images that show the dramatically diverse beauty of the landscape of Finland. Photographer Jani Ylinampa captured the breath-taking pictures near his hometown in Finnish Lapland. The professional photographer uses a drone in order to get his shots, which he then posts to his 22,000 followers on Instagram .

The Mail on Sunday's Fred Mawer offers advice to frugal long-haul flyers. He investigates BA's recently launched 'Basic' fares and Virgin's new 'Economy Light' tickets.

The TV star remembers getting drunk on a cruise during a school trip, plus her dream honeymoon to a private island in the Indian Ocean. Also find out why Morocco contains less happy memories...

The Boeing 787-9 QF9 flight from Perth, Western Australia, to London Heathrow completed the journey in 16 hours and 29 minutes instead of the scheduled 17 hours and 20 minutes.

Fjallbacka was put on the map thanks to Camilla Lackberg, who used her hometown as the setting for her crime novels. The Mail on Sunday's Sarah Turner paid a visit to the tiny fishing village.

The Magaluf Events Company posted the 'Magaluf Guide' online claiming it has 'the answers to everything you need to know' when visiting the resort on the island of Majorca.

The flight to the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria from Holland was forced to make an unexpected detour as passengers became distressed by the stench of the 'unwashed' man.

Private island in Cook Islands lagoon is up for sale

It is a stunning island resort perched on a South Pacific lagoon that has been dubbed the most beautiful in the world. And now it could be all yours after going on the market - but you'll need almost £17million (US$22million, NZ$32million) to buy it. The Aitutaki Private Island Resort is located in the Cook Islands and is the only inlet that sits directly on the Aitutaki Lagoon. It is famous for being the location of Sports Illustrated's 50th anniversary swimsuit edition photoshoot and even starred in Air New Zealand's Safety in Paradise video.

Canon is ending sale of the EOS-1v, the last remaining model of film camera that the company sells. The Japanese giant began commercial sales of its first film camera, known as the Hansa Canon, in 1936.

Africa's critically endangered mountain gorillas have exceeded 1,000 after conservation efforts, making them the only great ape in the world considered to be growing in number.

The stunning destinations nestled in the shadow of volcanoes

Here we reveal the holiday destinations that are in the shadow of volcanoes and we've picked out some choice hotels that offer views of the ancient peaks. Over in the foothills of Mount Agung in Bali (bottom left) there are dozens of hotels close to the active volcano - which last erupted in February - while the jaw-dropping island of Stromboli in Italy (top right), formed by a volcano of the same name, is a popular spot with visitors mesmerised by its constant plumes of steam. Over at the Hilton Niseko Village in Japan (top left), many of the rooms have large windows so guests can admire Mount Yotei from the comfort of their beds. Other hot holiday spots include the slopes of Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica (inset) and Catania in Sicily, which sits below the mighty Mount Etna (bottom right).

Amsterdam's campaign specifically targets men aged between 18 to 34 years, who are increasingly attracted by the freewheeling Dutch capital's beer-drinking culture.

The North America Airline Satisfaction Study by JD Power polled 11,000 passengers and asked them their thoughts on seven factors including cost, reservations, flight crew and in-flight services.

En route to smash the record for the world's highest dinner party at 7,050m, MailOnline Travel's Sadie Whitelocks said she traversed one of the most beautiful strips of land she's ever seen.

Nestled away in leafy Thornbury in South Gloucestershire, guests are transported back in time at Thornbury Castle, a Grade-I pile that dates back as far as the 10th century.

Latest Dubai building looks like an iPod in a 'docking station'

This is the latest skyscraper to join the Dubai skyline - a 26-storey building that looks like an iPod. The building has been designed to resemble the Apple product and is being constructed at a 6.5 degree incline so it appears like it's charging at a docking station. Called The Pad, the building is currently being built in the Business Bay area in the centre of Dubai, which is famous for its record-breaking skyscrapers and opulent hotels.


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