Tourists: Don’t Keep the Giant Marijuana Bundles Washing Up on Florida Beaches

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Google Maps Street View: There’s something VERY wrong with this tourist’s face

Google Maps often catches people as they go about their daily lives – but it doesn’t always photograph them looking their best. Google has captured a man enjoying a view on a large balcony surrounded by other tourists. But quite how the man can see the vista is a mystery because rather than having eyes, […]

Dubai tourists warned NOT to drink alcohol on flights following arrest of British mother

Dubai flights often serve alcoholic drinks onboard as it is not illegal to drink in the air. It is, however, illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the warning to Britons travelling to the country. They posted on the official Facebook page: “If caught […]

WATCH: Tourists surprised to be joined by this friendly creature in safari park

The viral video was captured at Taigan Safari park in Ukraine. A group of tourists were in the buggy when a lion decided to jump in the front with the driver. Thankfully he was friendly and leaned on him in affection. The tour guide can be heard saying: “Oh, what a tongue he has!” The […]

Greece holidays: Thousands of tourists stranded on Greek islands due to ferry strike

Greek islands such as Mykonos, Santorini and Crete will be affected by the strike, destinations popular with British tourists. Crew union PNO confirmed ferries would not leave the port until 6am on Wednesday, according to Associated Press. The protest could be extended if an agreement is not made over pay increases of five per cent […]

Travelling to Egypt? New mandatory rules for tourists to be introduced

Egypt hotel Steigenberger Aqua Magic in Hurghada is currently being investigated after British couple John and Susan Cooper died during their stay. Thomas Cook has since removed 301 of the guests from the hotel while the cause of death is investigated, with a local governor confirming a “strange odour” in the room where the couple […]

North Korea mysteriously forbids tourists to visit until September – but no one knows why

North Korea has frozen all tourist visa applications that are underway until 9 September, tour company Kyoryo Tours revealed today. The move comes after visits by Chinese tourists were suspended by North Korea capital Pyongyang.  The reason for the suspension of tourist visas is as yet unknown, Kyoryo Tours have said in a statement.  One […]

Mexico travel warning: British tourists in Cancun struck by deadly bug at popular resorts

Mexico remains a popular spot for British travellers looking for beautiful beaches and good weather. Cancun and the Riviera Maya are just two of the locations that offer flights between Mexico and the UK. A number of tourists have been struck by a crippling bug that has resulted in sickness and diarrhoea, prompting warnings from […]

WATCH: Terrified tourists flee Mallorca beach after 10-foot shark spotted in sea

Tourists were forced to evacuate a beach in Mallorca following the discovery of a 10-foot shark in the water. Many families with young children were swimming in the sea at Cala Domingos during the incident. In a video, the large shark could be seen circling a boat in the water. Many people were standing on […]

Croatia tourists to pay 25 per cent higher tourist tax on all hotels

Croatia holidaymakers will be charged a higher tourist tax on all accommodation from next year. The decision, announced by the Croatian government today, sees the tax – paid per person per night – raised by approximately 25 per cent. The only type of tourist accommodation exempt from the change is campsites. The higher tourist tax […]