Hotels.com users name their favourite luxury hotels

These five- and four-star properties have been named Hotels.com users’ favourite luxury hotels  The £228-a-night W Taipei in Taiwan topped the list, followed by the Four Seasons in Sydney  Hotel Sofitel New York ranked third, while London’s lone entry was the Mondrian hotel on the Thames  By Chris Kitching for MailOnline A five-star hotel –…

US travel warnings issued for gun violence and Zika virus

A number of countries have issued new travel warnings in recent months French and German governments have warned about gun violence Bahamian men were told to use caution when interacting with police UK officials warned of a ‘moderate risk’ of Zika transmission in Florida  By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Mass killings, police-involved shootings and the…

Slices of heaven fit for angels! Inside the Airbnb holiday homes Victoria’s Secret models Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima rented in Rio

 Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima rented Airbnb properties during their trip to Rio this week The Brazilian Victoria’s Secret Angels both had apartments overlooking Ipanema beach  The holiday homes have rooftop terraces, infinity pools, Jacuzzis, steam rooms and saunas   By Caroline Mcguire for MailOnline Bagging a plush holiday home in Rio this August would be almost impossible thanks…

photographer Brian Romeijn captures the decaying ‘Orient Express’ train

Rotterdam-based photographer Brian Romeijn snapped these photos of an abandoned train in Belgium Images show the train’s rusting exterior, torn seats, dust-covered windows and compact engineer’s room It has gained a reputation as an Orient Express carriage, but it belonged to Belgium’s national operator By Chris Kitching for MailOnline An urban explorer has captured these…

Pokemon Go players not welcome at Cambodia’s genocide museum

Pokemon players have been seen at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum 17,000 Cambodians were killed there when it was a torture centre Pokemon Go has been banned from the grounds by the museum director By Associated Press and Ted Thornhill for MailOnline The game ‘Pokemon Go‘ has caused distress in Cambodia, where some smartphone-wielding players have been…