After the horror of Hurricane Florence, the storm could return

After the horror of Hurricane Florence, the storm could return Hurricane Florence and its subsequent flooding has caused the deaths of 42 people in South Carolina and Virginia. Over half of the people who died in the storm and flooding were in vehicles. In North Carolina, many have started returning to their ruined homes as …

Scotland’s 300-mile coastal route

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 …

Europe on high alert as Italian debt rises

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. …

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

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 …

Travel concerns in Carolina as thousands of residents are evacuated

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 …

Japan hit by their strongest storm in 25 years

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 …

Tourists warned against alcohol on Dubai flights

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 …

Fiji earthquake causes travel concerns

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, …

Tourism in Spain drops for the first time in a decade

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 …

Thousands of tourists stranded due to ferry strike on Greek Islands

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 …

Jet2 flight delayed by ill passengers

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 …

O2’s new custom plan for their customers

O2’s new custom plan for their customers On the 29th of August, O2 released a new way for their customers to pay. Research revealed that approximately half of Britain’s phone users feel ‘ripped off’ by fixed mobile payments and 7 in 10 want the freedom to decide what they pay up front. In an attempt …

Rumours surrounding iPhone SE 2

Rumours surrounding iPhone SE 2 Apple seem to have leaked information regarding several of their upcoming smartphones. There has been some speculation from experts on what the “iPhone xx” could refer to in the leaked Xcode, but most seem to believe that it points to the iPhone SE 2. The iPhone SE is still a …

Travel insurance may be compulsory for tourists travelling to Egypt

Travel insurance may be compulsory for tourists travelling to Egypt Following the deaths of British couple John and Susan Cooper at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel in Hurghada, there has been discussion of new rules to help prevent any rise in incidents that could happen to tourists who travel out to Egypt. The couple were …

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumoured to have a “self-healing” screen

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumoured to have a “self-healing” screen The Samsung Galaxy S10, which will finally be revealed by Samsung in January 2019, has been a mobile shrouded in rumours and secrecy since news about the phone started appearing. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was only made fully available to mobile users this month (August …

Is it safe for tourists to travel to Hawaii again?

Is it safe for tourists to travel to Hawaii again? Hurricane Lane has caused no small amount of destruction across the state of Hawaii over the past few days, but it seems that the hurricane is finally winding down, leaving travellers and tourists to wonder if it is safe to travel again. After several days …

What you can expect from the Google Pixel 3 XL

What you can expect from the Google Pixel 3 XL The Google Pixel 3 is expected to be released in October, which means that the Google Pixel 3 XL should follow it shortly after to avoid being released at the same time. There is no concrete date set for the release of the larger version …

UK holidays may not be affected after Brexit

UK holidays may not be affected after Brexit Lately, one of the concerns among UK residents has been how their holidaying and travel habits will be affected after the UK leaves the EU next year. Brexit is set to take place on 29th March 2019, and the country has seen several rumours regarding travelling over …

Hurricane Lane strikes Hawaii: Travel advice for tourists

Hurricane Lane strikes Hawaii: Travel advice for tourists Category 3 hurricane, Hurricane Lane, is set to cause devastation across Hawaii. The hurricane has been downgrades from a category 5 hurricane to category 3, but locals have been warned that the natural disaster is still expected to cause extensive property damage. Currently, residents are experiencing high …

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