Balint Alovits from Budapest captures spiral staircases

Balint Alovits , from Budapest, created the mesmerising staircase images  Artist calls them a ‘photographic exploration’ of spiral stairways Social media users have been left baffled by the ‘warp hole’ images  By Unity Blott For Mailonline A Hungarian photographer has created these dizzying images of spiral staircases. Balint Alovits, from Budapest, set about capturing the…

Historian Simon Sebag Montefiore explores rural Rajasthan

The Mail on Sunday’s Simon Sebag Montefiore explored the delights of India He ventured into rural Rajasthan and to Jaipur to see the Hawa Mahal palace Simon stayed at establishments including the Chhatra Sagar tented camp By Simon Sebag Montefiore For The Mail On Sunday Somewhere in the deepest countryside of Rajasthan, between the cities…

Morocco’s Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort ticks all the boxes

The Daily Mail’s Richard Eden stayed at the Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort It boasts an 18-hole golf course as well as North Africa’s biggest casino The family played tennis, rode a horse and a camel, all at a bargain price  By Richard Eden for the Daily Mail Look out!’ cries my eight-year-old daughter, Sofia. …

Conquering a fear of insects on a holiday to the Amazon!

A trip along the Amazon is a singular experience. The river can reach up to 30 miles across in the rainy season The Amazon is home to more than 200 species of mammals and 1,800 species of birds It provides 20 per cent of the Earth’s oxygen and is the world’s largest and densest rainforest  …

Kim Wolhuter followed cheetah family for 2 years

Cameraman Kim Wolhuter followed a cheetah and her family for two years He was able to capture them growing from young cub to grown adult  Kim faced a dilemma when one cub was injured by a baboon and he intervened Witnessed the female losing three of her cubs in unfortunate circumstances He reunites with one…

Cruise ship air is ‘SIXTY times filthier’ than sea breeze

Concentration of ultra-fine particles was up to 20 times worse than in port cities Levels were tested at various points on the cruise liner during a trip The study linked the particles to lung diseases, heart attacks, stroke and asthma The research was carried out by French documentary television series Thalassa By Kate Pickles For…

Luxury nuclear bunker development for the rich in Kansas

The ‘doomsday-proof’ homes are many metres below ground in an obsolete nuclear missile site, in Kansas Development has bunkers that give long-term protection for residents against nuclear war or other disasters The complexes, constructed when the US built missile launch facilities, come with multiple safety features Survival condos are designed to hold up to 70 people…

William Hanson on how Washington hotels host presidents

The Washington Hilton, Capitol Hilton and Hay-Adams in DC all hosts presidents Here Mr Hanson reveals the level of service they offer to commander-in-chiefs Some of the staff at the hotels have served presidents over a period of years  By William Hanson for MailOnline It is easy to see why with all the pomp and…