Why you really should pay attention to in-flight safety instructions

When incidents like the Southwest Airlines engine failure on flight 1380 this week happen, many travellers are scared, nervous or apprehensive. That’s perfectly natural, and if you’re one of them don’t be ashamed — rather, be reassured that flying is safer than staying at home, that pilots and cabin crew are incredibly well trained for things […]

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You could travel around in style in one of these tiny, handcrafted portable homes

If you are looking for a portable home for your travels, these adorable vintage designs will see you travelling around in style. There are two different types, the 313-square-foot Escape Vintage and 360-square-foot Escape Vintage XL, both of which celebrate traditional Americana design. The Escape Vintage portable mobile home. Image: Escape RV/Steve Niedorf These tiny, […]

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This adorable Hungarian Vizsla is the perfect companion for a weekend hike

This outdoors-loving Hungarian Vizsla could be the most well-travelled canine in North America. With nearly 80K Instagram followers, four-year-old Whiskey loves posing at the top of mountains with her backpack, wrapped up warm for the cold weather in wool blankets and bodysuits and exploring logs and lakes. Adele chose the Vizsla breed because they are […]

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What overcrowding? See canals of Amsterdam looking eerily quiet

Fans of architecture and design will find the Dutch capital of Amsterdam simply irresistible. Set around an intertwining network of man-made canals, this charming city is home to a whole host of architectural styles; from Renaissance and Classical to contemporary Art Deco. The most recognisable buildings are probably the ones that line the water’s edge, […]

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Get a look at this new Venice exhibition at Punta della Dogana

Dancing with Myself contains many highlights from the Pinault collection. Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana have become an important fixture on the Venetian contemporary art scene since they opened. Both venues have been home to some significant – and sometimes contentious – exhibitions (think Damien Hirst’s grandiose Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable in […]

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