SnappyScreen is the cunning sunscreen booth that sprays holidaymakers in just TEN SECONDS

Applying sunscreen can be a messy and time-consuming pursuit. But thanks to a cunning device, getting ready for the beach has been made much simpler.  SnappyScreen, which was the brainchild of New York-based Kristen McClellan, is a booth with nozzles that spray holidaymakers in just ten seconds from head to toe. SnappyScreen, which was the brainchild of New York-based Kristen McClellan, is a booth with nozzles that spray holidaymakers in just ten seconds from head to toe Users use a touch screen to select their height range and which SPF…

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Inside Bluebird Penthouse in Devon, the 1950s caravan transformed into a stunning suite

These photos show how a dilapidated classic caravan has undergone a dramatic transformation and is now being rented out as a luxury holiday home. The quirky vehicle, located in High Bickington, Devon, was completely gutted before new retro-style fixtures and fittings were added.   Called Bluebird Penthouse, it is now available to stay in for £95 a night. On the doorstep is a renovated Land Rover with a hot tub in the bonnet. ‹ Slide me › These photos show how a dilapidated classic caravan has undergone a dramatic transformation and is…

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The strange hat-shaped Pacific island that’s home to the stunning Vatuvara resort

Rearing its head out of the Pacific Ocean is a hat-shaped island resort that prides itself on offering the ultimate luxury escape. Vatuvara and the neighbouring island of Kaibu in Fiji, about eight miles away, were snapped up by the billionaire founder of Oakley, Jim Jannard, for an undisclosed sum in 2009 and three top-of-the-range villas were built on their sandy shores. The dreamy abodes are available to book, with nightly stays starting at $5,375 (£4,123), bringing a week-long break to a grand $37,625 (£28,865).  Rearing its head out of the Pacific Ocean…

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How strangers from the same town fell in love and now travel the world

A couple who grew up in the same town but never spoke have told how they’re now travelling the world hand in hand after a touch of serendipity brought them together.   Charlie Pauly, 27, and Lauren Cliffe, 24, from Peterborough, bumped into each other after both travelling independently to Australia and realised they had an instant connection.  Soon after the chance encounter they decided to quit their lives in the UK and go globetrotting. Thanks to their on-camera chemistry, the duo have amassed more than 90,000 followers on Instagram, enabling…

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Couple who grew up in the same town but never spoke fall in love and travel the world 

A couple who grew up in the same town but never spoke have told how they’re now travelling the world hand in hand after a touch of serendipity brought them together.   Charlie Pauly, 27, and Lauren Cliffe, 24, from Peterborough, bumped into each other after both travelling independently to Australia and realised they had an instant connection.  Soon after the chance encounter they decided to quit their lives in the UK and go globetrotting. Thanks to their on-camera chemistry, the duo have amassed more than 90,000 followers on Instagram, enabling…

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Airbus’s new BelugaXL takes to the skies for its maiden flight

Airbus’s ginormous new ‘BelugaXL’ cargo plane has taken off for its maiden test flight. The newest addition to the manufacturer’s transport fleet took to the air this morning at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. The launch of the aircraft triggered thunderous applause in an audience of more than 10,000 people, mostly employees and subcontractors of the European aircraft manufacturer. Airbus’s ginormous new ‘BelugaXL’ cargo plane has taken off for its maiden test flight The newest addition to the manufacturer’s transport fleet took to the air on Thursday morning at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport The launch…

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The most expensive hotel suites in the world for 2018 revealed

If you want to stay in any of these swanky hotel suites you’d better get saving now, with a night’s stay topping the average annual salary. Every year private jet lifestyle magazine Elite Traveler (which boasts that its average reader has a net worth of $37million) produces a list of the world’s top 100 hotel suites, which includes the 10 most expensive rooms available – and this year’s results are now in.  In at first place, yet again, is the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva,…

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The Jolly Green Giant statue that draws 10,000 visitors a year to Blue Earth city in Minnesota

Towering over lamposts and trees with a zany smile to boot, the 55ft Jolly Green Giant statue in Minnesota is quite a sight to behold. The bizarre roadside attraction, erected on July 6, 1979, is located just off Interstate 90 on the outskirts of Blue Earth city. It is said to draw more than 10,000 visitors a year, with tourists stopping to pose for a photo next to the imposing 8,000lb, leaf-clad man.   Towering over lamposts and trees with a zany smile to boot, the 55ft Jolly Green Giant statue in…

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Elite Traveler reveals the most expensive hotel suites in the world in 2018

If you want to stay in any of these swanky hotel suites you’d better get saving now, with a night’s stay topping the average annual salary. Every year private jet lifestyle magazine Elite Traveler (which boasts that its average reader has a net worth of $37million) produces a list of the world’s top 100 hotel suites, which includes the 10 most expensive rooms available – and this year’s results are now in.  In at first place, yet again, is the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva,…

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Travellers reveal the places they say weren’t worth the trip 

Most people would agree that, by all accounts, Niagara Falls is quite something. But for one commenter on a new internet thread, it just wasn’t big enough. This displeasure was aired on a discussion about places tourists have visited that didn’t live up to expectations, with London and Hollywood also getting a hard time.   Travellers have now been revealing the places they have visited that just weren’t worth the time or money. One said they thought Niagara Falls, pictured, would be bigger  The opinions were posted in answer to a…

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