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16 Aug 2013
World's largest message in a bottle goes missing in Caribbean
Holidaymakers in the Caribbean are being asked to keep their eyes peeled for the world's largest message in a bottle. Traditio...
Chinese zoo attempts tourist con with domestic pets
A Chinese zoo has come under fire for trying to advertise domestic pets as exotic animals.Among the most audacious tricks pulled by the...
15 Aug 2013
Romantic boyfriend in holiday beach proposal
A romantic holidaymaker surprised his girlfriend by using a secluded stretch of sand to make his marriage proposal. Jeremy Curtis ...
Don't forget to pack a thriller
Despite the rise in popularity of more risque reading materials over recent years, it appears that most still prefer to pack a good thr...
14 Aug 2013
'Monkey Christ' proves to be top tourist attraction
A disfigured church fresco dubbed the 'Monkey Christ' is now a top tourist attraction in Spain, officials have said. More ...
13 Aug 2013
What celebrity would you take on a road trip?
If you are planning a road trip for your summer holiday this year, would you consider taking a celebrity along for the ride? According...
12 Aug 2013
Norwegian PM works as secret Oslo taxi driver
If you stayed at a hotel in Oslo in June and caught a taxi to your accommodation there's a chance you were driven there by the Norw...
Obama and his entourage make holiday trip
Barack Obama has headed off on his annual vacation to the island retreat of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. And whoever ma...
9 Aug 2013
Lottery winners holiday in... Norfolk
If you'd just won £1m on the Euromillions, where we would you book your summer holiday? The Seychelles? Australia? Canada?How...
Tourists attending Japanese ninja school
If you've ever fancied donning the black robes of a ninja and learning how to throw shuriken then you should book your next holiday...