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Is it safe to travel to Barcelona? Latest update and travel advice following Catalonia ind

Barcelona is a hugely popular travel destination for UK travellers. Back in July it ranked the most-searched holiday spot in the UK with 522,800 searches per month, according to Bolsover Cruise Club. However, as the capital of Catalonia – a region fighting for its independence from Spain – Barcelona has become the centre of political instability. Last Friday, the Catalan ...

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Google Maps: Naked woman captured on her porch on Street View

Google Maps Street View is often catching people unawares, sometimes in compromising situations. That is what happened to this poor woman, who was snapped totally naked on her porch. The woman is casually standing outside her home, without any clothes on at all. She’s standing in front of a barbecue holding a large bottle on the floor. There seems to ...

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Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP rises again after Catalonia independence vote upheaval

The pound/euro exchange rate has risen following Catalonia’s vote for independence from Spain last Friday. Following the news that Catalonia voted for independence, the pound to euro rate climbed steadily up over the weekend, reaching €1.1305 at 5am this morning. The vote could weaken the Euro, after it previously gained strength against the pound after Brexit uncertainty. If Catalonia is ...

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PICTURED: Rare holiday photos INSIDE North Korea expose reality of Kim Jong-un's reign

North Korea has been thrust into the spotlight as tensions escalate between the isolated Asian nation and America.  Earlier this year, the country’s leaders have threatened “all out war” on the US if Donald Trump and his government were “reckless enough to use military means”. The President had tough words of “fire and fury” for the country.  The nation is ...

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News: Jumeirah leads winners at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Jumeirah has led winners at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony, taking the prestigious title of Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand. A number of individual properties were also honoured, with Jumeirah Beach Hotel voted the Middle East’s Leading Family & Mice Hotel, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers taking the title of Middle East’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel, and ...

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News: Qatar Airways to launch flights to Pattaya, Thailand

Qatar Airways has responded to increased customer demand for services to Thailand by launching direct flights to Pattaya, the airline’s fifth route to the country. The new four-times-a-week service, which starts on January 28th, is in addition to the airline’s existing flights to Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket and soon to be launched, Chiang Mai. The launch of the service to historic ...

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