The 10 most popular cities for travellers – and how much you’ll spend there each day

The most popular cities in the world for international travellers last year have been revealed, and if you want to plan your own visit, the average daily cost to visit has also be released. Bangkok, Thailand. Image by Smith Photographers/Getty Images Mastercard’s latest Global Destination Cities Index tracked the number of overnight visitors to 162 […]

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These are the world’s best-connected airports

While last week’s discovery of what the world’s busiest domestic air route was might have left everyone a bit shocked, there are no surprises to be had when it comes to the world’s best-connected airport – London Heathrow sits undefeated at the top of the Megahubs International Index for 2018 as well. Chicago O’Hare Airport climbed up […]

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is once again welcoming visitors

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park reopened to the public this weekend, welcoming travellers back after the longest closure in the park’s history. Walking the Kilauea Iki trail, HAVO. Image by ©Greg Elms/Lonely Planet Back in May, the Kīlauea eruption in the park caused unsafe volcanic and seismic conditions that led to a park closure lasting 134 […]

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Bali to bring in new rules for visiting sacred temples that includes a ban on bikinis

While many people visit Bali for its estimated 10,000 unique temples, the Indonesian island is planning on introducing new rules for visiting them. This situation has arisen because local authorities are concerned about the rise in disrespectful behaviour by visitors at the sites, including people posing in bikinis and climbing over sacred Hindu structures. Pura […]

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