Melbourne Airport lockdown after MH128 attempted hijacking

Melbourne Airport in lock down after man reportedly attempts to hijack plane  Malaysian Airlines flight MH128 took off from Melbourne flying to Kuala Lumpur It took off at 11.11pm on Wednesday and was forced to make emergency landing  The man then attempted to enter the cockpit after claiming he had ‘explosives’ Other passengers on the plane…

Then and now photos show how tourist spots have changed

These fascinating vintage photos date back to between 1867 and the 1970s Compared with modern snaps, they reveal how tourist hot spots have morphed  Destinations presented here include Paris, New York, Thailand and beyond  By Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline Once upon a time, some of these destinations weren’t heaving with tourists.  Today, it’s impossible…

Gatwick Airport’s postcard exhibition along with new study

These amusing postcards, part of a new exhibition, stretch back over 70 years  One, sent from Lisbon, makes reference to some ‘dodgy characters’ lurking  Research reveals millennials are more likely to send postcards than their elders By Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline There isn’t much space to write on a postcard, so it’s interesting to…

14 reasons a staycation is better than going abroad

Sponsored by Halfords By Marc Jackson for MailOnline Heading off on holidays to exotic destinations thousands of miles away is all very well, but if we’re being honest, choosing to holiday at home is looking awfully appealing all of a sudden.  From awe-inspiring walks to some of the best beaches in Europe, the UK is the place…

Practical Princess Ford infographic on how to pack a car

Packing expert Elika Gibbs, the woman behind Practical Princess, reveals her tips in a new infographic  It’s worth testing to see how many empty suitcases you can fit into your boot before filling them with gear This means you won’t be playing packing Tetris with heavy bags, and can plan a space for the rear…

Greening Your Summer Holiday –

The Us has announced 2017 the Global Year of Ecological Vacation for Advancement using a aim of advertising beneficial change in vacation pertaining to societal introduction, ecological defense and economical equality. But exactly what does which means that for your daily visitor arranging a summer-vacation? Groundwork. Whilst the Us features a list of boards, shares…

Photos capture acts of kindness from around the world

MailOnline Travel presents a catalogue of kindness from near and far  One captures a man rescuing an injured kangaroo from a flood in Australia  Another shows a child trying to help a wheelchair-bound man over a road  By Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline It’s been a particularly grim week in the news.  But it’s worth…

An Inspector Calls on Bath’s No 15 Great Pulteney hotel

The Daily Mail’s Inspector called into No 15 Great Pulteney, a new Bath hotel  He found the decor throughout to be over-crammed with ‘gimmicky clutter’ The restaurant was out of house wine, with salt grinders that didn’t work By The Inspector Rating: You could argue all day about which is Bath’s most beautiful street, but the…

Katherine Jenkins to serenade Imagine Cruising passengers

Imagine Cruising is offering a 23-night trip from Dubai to the UK next April Welsh mezzo-soprano singer Katherine Jenkins will serenade passengers  The Mail on Sunday reveals four other events-based cruises on the horizon By Caroline Hendrie For The Mail On Sunday Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will serenade cruise passengers next April What could make a luxury…