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Over a third of British holiday-goers would rather be surrounded by home comforts than experience the local culture of overseas destinations, suggests a recent survey.

Air Canada plane crash-lands at Halifax airport

An Air Canada plane has made a crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport just after midnight, injuring 25 people. Flight 624 took off from Toronto at 9.05 pm with 133 passengers and 5 crew members on board.

Crash investigation focuses on Germanwings co-pilot

Authorities in Germany searched the Montabaur home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, looking for clues to why the young flier apparently flew a Germanwings jetliner into a mountain in southern France, killing all 150 passengers and crew.

The Trans-Eurasian Beltway could become a reality

The possibility that we could travel overland from New York to Moscow could become a reality, if the head of government-owned Russian Railways has anything to say. The 20,000 km (12,427 miles) superhighway would cost trillions of dollars.

Beachy Head — Great place to visit, but don't hang over the cliff

Local residents are often taken aback at the audacity of tourists who completely ignore the signs warning of the dangers of getting too close to the edges of the 513-foot white chalk cliffs. People have been known to go over the edge.

Uber drivers assaulted in Belgium

Uber drivers in Belgium were assaulted by fake clients this weekend, including by at least one cabbie angered by the lower cost rival, Belgian police said on Monday.

Dubrovnik to New York direct flights, hints U.S. Ambassador

As Croatia looks further afield to expand tourism, the American Ambassador hints at a direct connection from New York to Dubrovnik.

Indonesia to end search for Flight 8501 victims on Sunday

Search and rescue officials in Indonesia plan to call off the search for victims of an AirAsia plane that crashed over the Java Sea in December even though the bodies of 56 of the plane’s 162 passengers were never found.

World's most dangerous walkway — El Caminito del Rey to reopen

El Caminito del Rey (the King's little pathway) in Malaga province, Spain is set to reopen after being closed for the past 14 years over safety fears. Known as the most dangerous walkway in the world, it was closed after five people lost their lives.

Seaplanes to Dubrovnik, Korcula, Lastovo, as ECA looks south

The Croatian travel revolution continues, as a European Coastal Airlines seaplanes lands in Dubrovnik, as well as the islands of Lastovo and Korcula.

Conservationists call for closing Stonehenge to prevent damage

Conservationists have called for the closing of Stonehenge, the popular tourist attraction and monument that is several thousand years old, on the Summer and Winter solstice due to the damage caused by visitors on these days.

Get your kicks on Bicycle Route 66

Most know the history behind the iconic Route 66 highway that runs across the USA. Now Adventure Cycling's 2,493-mile bicycle route will revitalize the “Main Street of America” — this time with travelling cyclists

Week-long yoga festival in Rishikesh, India coming to an end

More than 1,000 participants from around the world descended on the Parmarth Niketan ashram in Rishikesh, India, to celebrate the week-long International Yoga Festival.

A late winter wander through a Hertfordshire village Special

Stanstead Abbotts is a small village located in the English county of Hertfordshire. The village typifies the region, with a picturesque river, old pubs, and interesting shops.

World Bank team to fund redevelopment of Buddhist site Sarnath

Sarnath in India, the site of Gautama the Buddha's first sermon, is set to receive a large sum of funds from the World Bank to finance redevelopment.

Hawaii tourism authority reveals record numbers

When you think about Hawaii your mind shifts to warm beaches, beautiful weather, ancient volcanoes, and unique culture. It’s the combination of these things that keeps tourists returning each year.

Sinj Alka, a UNESCO tradition turning 300 in Dalmatia, Croatia Special

One of Croatia's most important cultural events turns 300 this year. An interview with Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic.

Croatia Flights: Qatar expands, Toronto to Zagreb, China to Zadar

The Croatian travel revolution continues with Qatar Airways strengthening their Zagreb route, as Toronto and Chongqing are set to connect directly to Croatia.

Father and son perish in canoe mishap off South San Francisco

A father and son drowned Tuesday in San Francisco Bay when their canoe capsized near Oyster Point in South San Francisco.

Dining out at a historic Waterend Barn in St. Albans

The Waterend Barn in St. Albans is a sixteenth century building that now functions as a comforting pub and restaurant. Digital Journal paid a visit.

Tourism numbers up in Toronto

Toronto set new records in tourism by welcoming 14.3 million overnight visitors in 2014. Key drivers were a fourth consecutive year of growth in visitors from the U.S., and the highest number of overseas visitors ever in the destination.

New Croatia Tourist Board slogan full of life, controversy

A new and expensive slogan for the Croatia National Tourist Board is causing both controversy and questions about its originality.

How to make the most of visiting Hawaii Special

Visiting Hawaii or planning to tour the islands one day? Then you need to know the dos and don'ts of this very special place.

Flying Canoe Adventure a colourful Canadian odyssey Special

Fusing French Canadian and First Nations legend, this lesser known winter festival is becoming something to look forward to in mid-winter.

Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Italy off the beaten path Special

Friuli-Venezia Giulia in north-eastern Italy is a beguiling yet modest sort of place. Content to let its pushier neighbour Venice hog the limelight, Friuli rewards the traveller willing to look beyond the obvious.

Lyon, the delights of an old French city Special

Outstanding museums, a dynamic cultural life, lots of interesting wine, Lyon is an interesting city to visit and one of the highlights of any visit to France. This winter, Digital Journal paid a short visit.

35% of UK parents can’t afford summer holidays

The high price of holidays between July and August means that a summer break is out of budget for over 35 percent of British parents, new research suggests.

Man detained for 20 hours after filing TSA complaint

A man who was detained for more than 20 hours at Philadelphia International Airport has sued the Transportation Security Administration.

Fodor's 2015 rising world destinations topped by Croatia

More good news for Croatian tourism ahead of the 2015, as Fodor's named the EU's newest member as its top world destination on the rise.

Op-Ed: Miscalculate the weather, and you lose billions

Planes can't fly through a brick of snow. But who's to say when these bricks will actually come in the predicted force and tenacity, and what are the penalties for being wrong?

Report: Co-pilot was flying AirAsia plane when crisis began

The co-pilot was at the controls when an AirAsia jetliner went out of control over southeast Asia in December, crashing into the Java Sea and killing all 162 people aboard, unnamed flight officials said.
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