Just my cup of tea! As Boston celebrates 250 years since taxes on its brew sparked a revolution, JANE KNIGHT seeks out the city’s best cuppa, digesting nuggets of history along the way

Just my cup of tea! As Boston celebrates 250 years since taxes on its brew sparked a revolution, JANE KNIGHT seeks out the city’s best cuppa, digesting nuggets of history along the way

This was clearly no ordinary cup of tea. The liquid flowing from the china teapot was cough-medicine pink and gushed around the large block of ice in my teacup, reminiscent of a tea chest. Although one of the ingredients was mountain berry tea, it had been infused in Bombay Sapphire gin for two days, given … Read more

Revealed: The airlines most likely to ruin your Christmas, with a study by Which? ranking 35 major carriers for punctuality and cancellations – and it’s not good news for BA passengers

Revealed: The airlines most likely to ruin your Christmas, with a study by Which? ranking 35 major carriers for punctuality and cancellations – and it’s not good news for BA passengers

The airlines that are the most likely to spoil Christmas getaways by taking off late or being cancelled have been revealed – and it’s not good news for British Airways passengers. That’s according to a Which? study that analysed punctuality and cancellation statistics for 35 major carriers to see who will get passengers home for Christmas … Read more

Airplane enthusiast reveals first steps of turning Elvis Presley’s abandoned private jet into an RV after buying it for $260,000 at auction

Airplane enthusiast reveals first steps of turning Elvis Presley’s abandoned private jet into an RV after buying it for $260,000 at auction

It’s all rockin’ and rollin’ at one garage in Florida.  YouTuber James Webb of Jimmy’s World has revealed how he has started converting Elvis Presley’s beloved private plane into an RV after purchasing it at auction for $260,000 in January.  The plane had been left abandoned in a New Mexico desert for nearly 40 years until it went … Read more

Where the super-rich REALLY go on holiday: Secret online forum for ultra-luxe travellers reveals where they like to check in, from jaw-dropping jungle villas to a hotel with a ‘director of beach’

Where the super-rich REALLY go on holiday: Secret online forum for ultra-luxe travellers reveals where they like to check in, from jaw-dropping jungle villas to a hotel with a ‘director of beach’

Forget the Hilton. This is where the super-rich really travel, according to a thread on Reddit seeking to uncover the hideaways where the elite check in for their holidays – and the gems that are on their bucket lists. From jaw-dropping jungle villas with infinity pools to Robinson Crusoe-style private islands in the Philippines and … Read more

As British Airways announces £7billion overhaul in bid to reclaim ‘world’s favourite airline’ title from Middle Eastern rivals after years of decline, Travel Editor MARK PALMER reveals 25 things it could do to improve right now

As British Airways announces £7billion overhaul in bid to reclaim ‘world’s favourite airline’ title from Middle Eastern rivals after years of decline, Travel Editor MARK PALMER reveals 25 things it could do to improve right now

By Mark Palmer Travel Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 01:35 GMT, 16 December 2023 | Updated: 01:42 GMT, 16 December 2023 1 Deliver passenger and baggage to the same airport at the same time. And bend over backwards to help out when this does not happen. 2 Hire sensible, middle-aged women with a sense … Read more

Dreaming of a life abroad? British expats in France, Spain, Vietnam and Indonesia reveal if the grass really IS greener on the other side – and what they miss about the UK (spoiler… not the weather!)

Dreaming of a life abroad? British expats in France, Spain, Vietnam and Indonesia reveal if the grass really IS greener on the other side – and what they miss about the UK (spoiler… not the weather!)

Is life for Britons actually greener away from the Motherland? MailOnline Travel speaks with four British expats who certainly think so.  From a young couple who have tripled their spendable earnings in Vietnam to a builder who now enjoys lounging by his outdoor pool in Spain, they each reveal what they love about living abroad … Read more

Sleek new European sleeper service with amazing ‘pod’ cabins for solo travellers launches – with one travel expert ‘more than happy’ with the ‘excellent privacy and comfort’

Sleek new European sleeper service with amazing ‘pod’ cabins for solo travellers launches – with one travel expert ‘more than happy’ with the ‘excellent privacy and comfort’

Austria’s new generation of Nightjet sleeper trains that feature quirky ‘pod’-style cabins for single travellers have launched for the paying public. And the reviews are in, with one YouTuber declaring that he is a ‘huge fan of this new innovation’. Austria’s national railway company, ÖBB, unveiled the revamped and redesigned Nightjet in October, as we … Read more

How comfortable is a Qantas A380 London to Sydney flight… in each cabin? Travel expert finds out by reviewing ALL FOUR classes, from a £1,180 economy seat to a £10k first-class berth

How comfortable is a Qantas A380 London to Sydney flight… in each cabin? Travel expert finds out by reviewing ALL FOUR classes, from a £1,180 economy seat to a £10k first-class berth

London to Sydney is a very long way – well over 10,000 miles. And a popular choice of airline for the epic 22-hour journey is Australia’s national carrier, Qantas. It deploys an aviation titan on this route – the A380 – and offers passengers a choice of four classes: economy, premium economy, business and first … Read more

Season’s eatings: Ten VERY different Christmas meals from around the world, from KFC in Japan to pickled herring in Sweden and prawns in Australia

Season’s eatings: Ten VERY different Christmas meals from around the world, from KFC in Japan to pickled herring in Sweden and prawns in Australia

KFC. Beetroot soup. Prawns. Christmas meals can vary enormously from country to country.   Here we reveal ten popular Christmas treats around the world. We think you’ll find it Claus-itively fascinating…  KFC – Japan Forget carving the Turkey, in Japan millions of people tuck into KFC fried chicken at Christmas Instead of feasting on turkey, many … Read more

‘Intoxicated, verbally abusive’ American Airlines passenger is filmed hurling slurs at her fellow travelers – before VOMITING on the bags of the woman behind her – as plane staff are slammed for refusing to clean it up

‘Intoxicated, verbally abusive’ American Airlines passenger is filmed hurling slurs at her fellow travelers – before VOMITING on the bags of the woman behind her – as plane staff are slammed for refusing to clean it up

A woman has opened up about her flight from hell – which she says saw an ‘intoxicated’ passenger verbally abusing her fellow travelers before vomiting on two of her bags.  Nicole Schreib was getting ready to travel from New York to Miami on a American Airlines flight when she says she spotted two highly intoxicated women … Read more