Pictured: The moment a new superyacht is VERY carefully manoeuvred along narrow Dutch canals

The incredible sight of a brand-new 310ft- (94m) long superyacht being very carefully transported through tiny quaint villages in Holland before entering the North Sea for pre-delivery trials has been captured in a set of mesmerising pictures. Photographer and videographer Tom van Oossanen followed the vessel, called Viva, as she was guided for three days … Read more

Ten hotspots with a fighting chance of being given the green light for summer holidays

Green will mean go in the Government’s international travel traffic-light system that’s been devised by the Global Travel Taskforce. By May 17, the Taskforce will announce countries where we can go on holiday this summer without the need to self-isolate on return.  The only conditions will be for adults to take a Covid test before … Read more

London is calling if you want an early summer staycation for a fraction of the normal price

Bargain treats in luxurious London: The capital is calling if you want an early summer staycation for a fraction of the normal price Hotels in London are set to reopen as the next stage of lockdown eases on May 17 35 of the best names in luxury hospitality are joining forces to attract guests These … Read more

Britain at its best: How fascinating Shropshire provides a joyful plunge into the past 

Britain at its best: How fascinating Shropshire provides a joyful plunge into the past Boscobel House and the Boscobel oak is where Charles II hid after losing the Battle of Worcester in 1651  During lockdown, Boscobel has had a revamp featuring a new playground and 17th-century style gardens Shropshire is full of other fascinating sights, including … Read more

The humble beauty of America’s forgotten roadside buildings celebrated in mesmerising photo book 

‘A parallel universe’: From juke joints to feed stores, the humble beauty of America’s forgotten roadside buildings celebrated in a mesmerising new photo book Photographers Steve Gross and Susan Daley took pictures of over 100 forgotten buildings across the U.S They published them in a coffee table book called Backroads Buildings – In Search Of … Read more

Skytrax survey finds Covid test prices at world airports range from £1.45 in India to £293 in Japan

Having a negative Covid-19 test is now a requirement for international travel in 2021 that’s near-universal – but the prices for them at airports are anything but. Research by respected UK-based air transport rating agency Skytrax found a $396 USD (£287) price difference between the highest and lowest costs for standard PCR testing at airports … Read more