National Geographic reveals ultimate winter getaway places

National Geographic Traveler has revealed their top nine places to visit for the ultimate winter getaway  Among the destinations to make the list are the Christmas markets of Vienna and the tundra of the Antarctic Sunnier climes include the floating markets of Vietnam, the island of Belize and the beaches of the Caribbean  By Jennifer…

Ryanair rated worst short-haul airline among UK carriers

Ryanair came joint bottom of the table alongside Spanish-based Vuelling British Airways didn’t fare well on both the long-haul and short-haul survey  Top rated carriers included Auringny Air Services and Singapore Airlines The passenger survey was the annual study by consumer group Which?   By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline Ryanair has been rated the worst…

Texas man becomes online hit with images of hotel carpets

Bill Young, a pilot from Texas, has chronicled the various textile floorings he finds at hotels on stop-overs  Amazing, despite only showing close-ups of various patterns, he’s amassed nearly 700,000 avid followers The countless locations vary from Dallas, Cologne and Amsterdam to Los Angeles, Nagoya and Barcelona    By James Draper For Mailonline Most people…

Nervous fliers are most reassured by posh pilots

New survey quizzed airline passengers about the accents of the pilots on board Nervous fliers found the Scouse accent the least reassuring for a pilot The least attractive rated in the survey as Brummie twang and West Country By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline Nervous fliers are put most at ease by pilots who speak with…

Heathrow to handle 143million kg of Christmas goods

The mind-boggling amount will be sent to non-EU destinations between November 24th and December 25th If 2016’s trends continue, salmon, books and flowers will be some of the biggest Christmas exports Last year over six million kilos of salmon flew through, equivalent to 480 new London Routemaster buses By Ted Thornhill and James Draper For…

Royal Princess cruise showcases the Caribbean at its best

Royal Princess takes passengers on a ten-day cruise around southern Caribbean It allows travellers to experience the best rum on offer on the five island stops  But the champagne waterfall on board the cruise liner is a sight to behold   By Nina Myskow For The Mail On Sunday Only the shoes are missing!’ Proudly…

The most popular Uber destinations across the US revealed 

The cab hailing app has been keeping track of the most visited places since May Many of the most popular places in each state were back street bars and cafes  These include Toad’s Place bar in Connecticut and the Cactus Bar in Idaho  Sports stadiums and shopping malls also came out top of the list…

Gordon Grice reveals which animals inflict worst deaths

MailOnline Travel here plays a safari animal death game of ‘would you rather?’ Their methods vary from bites, goring, squashing and even eating alive  Expert advice comes from Book of Deadly Animals author Gordon Grice  By Jennifer Newton for MailOnline Gordon Grice, author of The Book of Deadly Animals, has spent 15 years researching wildlife…

Think the Caribbean isn’t for kids? Think again

Ad Feature by Beaches Resorts By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnline Think far-flung beach holidays are a thing of the past after having children? Well, think again. Nowadays there are dozens of resorts focused on making family travel stress-free, and with a little careful planning, that dream family holiday in paradise can be yours! In the…

British Airways’ crew slammed in customer feedback survey

In-flight crew upset at abusive feedback levelled at individual members of staff Flight crews’ age and friendliness all questioned on long-haul flights Crews have called the comments ‘unfair and hurtful’, it’s been reported  By Georgina Wilson-Powell for MailOnline British Airways‘ in-flight staff have complained they’ve received ‘hurtful’ and ‘unfair’ feedback from customers frustrated with the…