Freak solar activity yesterday saw the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, leave the confines of the Poles and stretch much further than usual.
Australian airline Qantas has resumed flying following a tribunal decision ordering an end to the dispute that grounded all flights on Saturday.
Forget about heading to Australia or Thailand on your gap year; instead you should be heading to Wales, according to Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012.
Those travelling to Thailand have been advised by the FCO to avoid all but essential travel to the Thai capital Bangkok as flood waters continue to rise.
There’s more evidence 2012 will be a boom year for gap years as applications for UK university places are down 9% from this time last year.
A woman has been left feeling embarrassed and angry after airline staff leave her a note after finding a sex toy in her luggage.
Millions of Thais are bracing themselves for further floods with certain danger zones being evacuated.
New Zealand has won the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 1987 after beating an inspired French side by a single point.
The winner of gapyear.com's World Culture Competition has said that she plans to use her prize of a round the world flight to develop her passion for photography.
Three European backpackers who had fine dining on their minds have been caught with prawns in their pants in an Australian supermarket.