Scotland’s 300-mile coastal route

If you’re looking for a new adventure, you’ll find one in Scotland. Their newest coastal route is a 300-mile driving route through the South West of Scotland, and it loops through Dumfries, Galloway, parts of Ayrshire, and Wigtown; the latter of which is celebrated for its annual book festival. Aptly named the “South West Coastal …

Europe on high alert as Italian debt rises

Earlier this month, Europe was put on high alert as Italy’s 10-year debt rose to a five-year high of 290. Italy already has a debt of £2tn, which equivalent to 132% of GDP and the second highest debt in the whole of the eurozone, just behind Greece. Markets have become increasingly nervous over Italy’s recently …

Ryanair strike across five countries to go ahead on 28th September

Ryanair cabin crew from five European countries will strike on 28th September. Unions from Spain, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Belgium have confirmed their one-day strike will be going ahead as planned. The news of the strike was announced at a press conference in Brussels on 13th September. The strike comes after months of unions …

Travel concerns in Carolina as thousands of residents are evacuated

Hurricane Florence is set to devastate the south-east coast of the US with over 20-inches of rainfall and wind speeds of over 100mph. By late this afternoon local time (Thursday 13th), the coasts of Carolina can expect winds of approximately 80mph – but that’s just the beginning. Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s Governer, has advised that …

Japan hit by their strongest storm in 25 years

Japan is currently experiencing the worst tropical cyclone that they’ve seen in 25 years. Severe wind and rain have been pounding the country since the storm hit yesterday, 4th September 2018. A trail of wreckage has been left in the storm’s path. Reportedly, 11 people have unfortunately passed because of the storm in the last …

Tourists warned against alcohol on Dubai flights

Flights to Dubai often serve alcoholic beverages onboard as it’s not illegal to drink while in the air. However, it is illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. Following the arrest of a British woman, The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates has issued a warning to Britons travelling to the country. If …

Fiji earthquake causes travel concerns

The Fiji earthquake struck east of Suva at 4.39pm BST, measuring 7.8 on the earthquake magnitude scale, and causing authorities to become concerned over the threat level that this newest natural disaster could bring to the surrounding areas. At present, only Fiji and Tonga have been affected by the earthquake, which comes just one day …

Tourism in Spain drops for the first time in a decade

The number of visitors that travelled to Spain back in July 2018 dropped by 4.9% when compared to almost 10 years of statistics. Figures also showed a growth rate in visitors of just 0.3% in the first 7 months of this year, the lowest growth rate in 8 years. Spain is typically a go-to travel …

Thousands of tourists stranded due to ferry strike on Greek Islands

Tourists that had travelled out to the Greek Islands were left stranded and unable to leave the Islands due to a ferry strike. Greek islands such as Mykonos, Santorini and Crete have been affected by the strike; all of which are popular destinations with British tourists. It is thought that almost 200,000 holidaymakers could be …

Jet2 flight delayed by ill passengers

A Jet2 flight landed at Leeds Airport at 9:45pm last night after flying back from Spain. Unfortunately, around the time of the landing, several passengers were reportedly being violently ill. After landing, two ambulances and a hazardous area response team were dispatched to the plane, which had to keep all passengers on board until they …

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