Travel

Dr Steven Fabes who has CYCLED around the globe treating patients in 73 countries

Intrepid Dr Steven Fabes has cycled 53,285 miles in the last six years  The adventurous medic swapped the London tube for a trusty bike in 2010 While camping he found black widow spiders and scorpions in his tent Along the way he sought out projects, charities and clinics to volunteer at By Becky Pemberton For Mailonline Published: 06:34 EST, 11 ...

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Koutalaki Ski Village will let holidaymakers ski off the ROOFTOPS

Koutalaki Ski Village in Levi has been designed by Danish architects It will be the first of its kind in the world and part of it is already open More than 3,000 guests will be able to stay at the resort when complete  By Qin Xie For Mailonline Published: 12:29 EST, 11 February 2016 | Updated: 12:51 EST, 11 February ...

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Tortoise superyacht looks like a floating fortress

Tortoise boasts living rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, a hot tub, turquoise accents and fine Italian furnishings It can accommodate 12 guests in six cabins on the lower deck and it has enough room for seven crew members There are several eco-friendly features, including a bank of solar panels and an on-board sewage treatment system By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Published: ...

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Benidorm holidaymaker loses hearing in one ear and his JOB after catching infection

Niall Coulter spent £2,600 on Benidorm family holiday but hotel changed Describes the new resort was ‘the absolute pits’ with people partying Woke the morning after a swim to find bed covered in pus from his ear Forced to give up job as a taxi driver as he couldn’t hear customers  By John Hutchinson for MailOnline Published: 12:06 EST, 11 ...

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Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington DC to open in September 2016

Located a few blocks from the White House, Trump International Hotel will occupy the Old Post Office Pavilion Its signature room is the two-bedroom Trump Townhouse, which will be the largest suite in the capital Hotel will also include the 13,200 square foot Presidential Ballroom, restaurants, bars, a spa and fitness centre By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Published: 12:08 EST, ...

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Gigalum Island with Paul McCartney as your closest neighbour could be yours

Gigalum Island, off the west cost of Scotland, boasts just over 19 acres, a modern house and private sandy beaches  It’s being sold as ‘the perfect solution for island hunters on a more modest budget’ at less than cost of a London flat  Nearby Kintyre Peninsula shot to fame when Sir Paul McCartney wrote the well-known song Mull of Kintyre ...

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Airbus files patent for seat with luggage compartment under cushion

Passengers would be able to store small bags or purses or loose items They wouldn’t be able to stretch their legs, as space would be taken away  Airbus said the seat design could also be used on buses, cars or trains By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Published: 11:25 EST, 11 February 2016 | Updated: 15:46 EST, 11 February 2016 One ...

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US congressman Steve Cohen is fighting to set a MINIMUM seat size on planes

Steve Cohen introduced the ‘Seat Egress in Air Travel Act’ earlier this week The US Congressman said that it needs to be set for the safety of flyers  Average width of an airline seat has shrunk from 18 to 16-and-a-half inches  By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 08:09 EST, 11 February 2016 | Updated: 18:00 EST, 11 February 2016 Flyers ...

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Study reveals the habits that enrage fellow flyers including seat kickers

A huge 41 per cent voted those who kick the seat to be the worst offender Brits are among the least likely to strike up conversation with other flyers Contenders include people listening to loud music and drunk passengers By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 19:00 EST, 11 February 2016 | Updated: 19:24 EST, 11 February 2016 Is there anything ...

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9 Smart Uses for Leftover Foreign Currency

Filed under: Travel Getty By Susan Johnston Taylor Traveling internationally? Unless you’re meticulous at forecasting travel costs and only withdraw the precise amount of cash you’ll need, it’s likely you’ll return stateside with a pocket full of euros or yen. Most foreign exchange servicesdon’t accept smaller denominations, so you could blow your change on an airport latte or keep foreign ...

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