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Sleeping in economy class on a plane can be miserable. Airbus has just filed a patent that might make it all better - sleeping boxes!
First orphaned, then abandoned, this baby orangutan in Borneo had just about the most dismal start to life possible. But the future's bright.
No traveller likes sitting in the middle seat on a plane, but a new design is hoping to change all that by giving it a little extra space.
Emotional businesswomen in Japan now have access to a new service which dispatches handsome men to dry their tears.
A German designer has created a digital Camera Restricta that stops the user from taking too many photos at popular tourist spots.
Canada is one of the most popular gap year destinations in the world, and now airline WestJet is making it a whole lot cheaper to get there.
New Instagram account dedicated to feline adventure travel gives paws for thought and other terrible, terrible ideas for puns.
A new aircraft promises to slash travel times by offering vertical take-off, meaning it doesn't even need to use airports or runways at all.
People in Thailand are adopting Look Thep (Child God) dolls, which they believe to be inhabited by children’s spirits, to bring good luck.
ABTA has revealed a list of the top 10 most popular gap year destinations visited by British students, and identified a number of growing trends in the experiences being sought.