Bag made of entire iguana seized from British tourist

August 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British woman, returning from a trip to Morocco, was stopped at a British airport after a handbag made out of an entire iguana - complete ... Read more...

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British kid flies to Rome without passport

July 25th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A number of officials at Manchester airport have been suspended after an 11-year-old boy was allowed to take a flight to Rome without showing a passport ... Read more...

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Italian tourists rescued after calling Boots branch

June 15th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minehead, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Italian couple and their dog, a Springer spaniel named Nino, were visiting South West England on holiday. They had to be rescued by coastguards after becoming ... Read more...

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Floods hit west Wales in Britain, 50 rescued

June 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Dozens of people have been rescued in Britain after flood waters inundated several areas in the country.About 50 holidaymakers were rescued from a flooded riverside caravan ... Read more...

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Bali to have a hospital for tourists

December 15th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 15 (IANS) Indonesia's Bali island, which attracts a huge number of foreign holidaymakers every year, has now come up with the idea of setting up a hospital exclusive ... Read more...

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Pattinson gifts tramp a guitar

September 2nd, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) It seems Robert Pattinson is as soft-hearted in real life as he appears on screen in the role of a vampire! The actor was spotted buying ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches services for two Russian cities

October 21st, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's low cost airline Flydubai started its services to and from two Russian cities in one week.The first flight landed in Samara Wednesday, four days after the airline ... Read more...

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Oz Sports Minister warns about more athletes pulling out from CW Games

September 22nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 22 (ANI): More Australian athletes can pull out from the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over safety fears and a bridge collapse that has raised concerns about the event.Australian Sports Minister ... Read more...

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Lesbians flock to Greece’s Lesbos island for festival

September 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Lesbos island in Greece witnessed huge numbers of lesbians from across Europe who have gathered there for the tenth annual International Women's Festival.Since a decade of its ... Read more...

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Helicopter On A Salvage Mission Salvages Three Marooned Individuals On An Alaskan Glacier

August 11th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 11, 2010 (Just Flashed): Three individuals had been marooned on an Alaskan glacier for two days on account of the collapse of their tiny jet, which was being utilized for ... Read more...

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All-over tan is impossible: Study

August 4th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 04 (ANI): Getting a consistent tan all over the body is impossible as some parts are much more resistant to tanning than others, according to a new study.The research said ... Read more...

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Tourists relishing spider treats in Cambodia

June 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): Hunting for tarantulas and then eating them is the latest craze for tourists visiting Cambodia.Holidaymakers are joining locals in hunting tarantulas, which are considered to be a local ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World’s Tallest Tower In Dubai Recommences Functioning

April 5th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The surveillance deck of the world's tallest skyscraper was renewed on Sunday in Dubai. This was two months subsequent to an elevator breakdown that entrapped ... Read more...

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A Fragment Of Ex-Roman Emperor Nero’s Palace Disintegrates

March 31st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A segment of the palace of Nero, one of the sovereigns of early Rome, disintegrated on Tuesday. It generated no wounds. However, it has ... Read more...

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Apt Spring Break Safety Tips For The American Holidaymakers

March 29th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Spring break is a fabulous time for the individuals to depart from the chilly and gloomy days of winter and subject themselves to some entertainment ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Branson’s new toy - underwater ‘plane’

February 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Richard Branson has unveiled his latest gadget - an underwater 'plane'.The flamboyant British billionaire, founder of the Virgin brand, which includes an airline, plans to make his ... Read more...

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Kenya aiming to attract more tourists with focus on culture

January 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 26 (DPA) The east African nation of Kenya is aiming to promote its culture to the outside world in a bid to draw in more visitors. In a recent interview with ... Read more...

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Queen’s cruise trip plays party pooper for other holidaymakers

January 16th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 16 (ANI): Holidaymakers have been left frowning after their cruise trips were scrapped in favour of Queen Elizabeth II's bookings on the liner to the Western Isles.The Queen, along with ... Read more...

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Over 60 killed in Brazil mudslides

January 3rd, 2010 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 3 (DPA) The toll from a series of mudslides this week in Brazil rose to more than 60 Saturday. The deaths since Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro and outlying ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland stir may mar New Year revelry in Darjeeling

December 31st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Dec 31 (ANI): Holidaymakers frequenting Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong the popular tourist destinations are an upset lot.Their pre-planned festivities of heralding the ensuing New Year have turnes topsy-turvy due ... Read more...

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No white Christmas in Himachal tourist spots

December 23rd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) There will be no white Christmas in the popular tourist resorts of Himachal Pradesh, the weather office here predicted Wednesday. Thousands of holidaymakers have booked hotels across ... Read more...

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Australia’s boozy rite of passage for school-leavers

December 11th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (DPA) Final exams over, Australian 17-year-olds flock to resorts on the east coast for schoolies - a round of partying that for many is their first time away from ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Aussies are World’s Best Lovers

December 4th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): When it comes to being the best lovers in the world, Australians claim the top position, claims a survey of international holidaymakers.According to the survey, Aussies performed best ... Read more...

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Australians’ bizarre travel insurance claims

November 26th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 26 (ANI): Some of the most bizarre claims ever made by Australian travellers has now been revealed by insurance companies.One Aussie traveller claimed a monkey stole his wallet while on ... Read more...

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Popular Oz tourism destinations ‘hotbeds for infidelity’!

September 30th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has found that popular Aussie tourism destinations are fast becoming hotbeds for infidelity.According to the Cairns Post, locales where tourism is the predominant industry could ... Read more...

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More than 120 killed in Pacific tsunami (Third Lead)

September 30th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 30 (DPA) More than 120 people were killed when a series of tsunamis triggered by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake swept across the South Pacific, reports from the region said ... Read more...

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Man City keen on signing England skipper Terry

July 6th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 6 (ANI): Chelsea and England skipper John Terry and Manchester City manager Mark Hughes stayed in the same Dubai hotel complex last week, and rumors are in circulation that ... Read more...

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Fans steal DiCaprio’s shoes

June 29th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was left bare-footed and red-faced on a recent trip to Japan after fans reportedly stole his shoes during a visit to an ancient temple. The ... Read more...

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Three cases of swine flu in Germany

April 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 29 (DPA) Three people have been infected with swine flu in Germany, laboratory tests showed Wednesday. The two women and a man had recently returned from Mexico, where the outbreak is ... Read more...

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Winehouse suffers burns after kitchen mishap

April 22nd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse suffered burns after a pan of boiling water full of pasta fell on her in the kitchen. The incident took place when Winehouse ... Read more...

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Jennifer Ellison shows off her bum in all-white lingerie

April 1st, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): After a short break, English actress Jennifer Ellison is back to her sizzling modelling shoots.The 25-year-old glamour model posed in all-white lingerie alongside the catchline "someone give that ... Read more...

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Australia’s koala clinic a big tourist draw

March 19th, 2009 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
By Christian Roewekamp Port Macquarie (Australia), March 19 (DPA) Among the many images from the bush fires that recently swept through the Australian state of Victoria was one of a koala bear being ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue and beau spotted by holidaymakers at Port Douglas

March 18th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): While Kylie Minogue is holidaying with new beau Andres Velencoso at Port Douglas, a large number of people have reported spotting the duo as far south as ... Read more...

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German avalanches sweep away seven, kill one man

February 15th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 14 (DPA) Avalanches Saturday on the German side of the Alps swept away seven men on skis and snowboards, killing one of them, police said.A mass of snow came off ... Read more...

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Holidaymakers film UFO hovering above Somerset coastline

February 12th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Holidaymakers in Somerset have managed to videotape a cylinder shaped UFO hovering above the British coastline.The flying object is said to have left caravaners baffled after it ... Read more...

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