Travel News

Women should be made more aware of the risk of heart disease

The British Heart Foundation has found that as the result of two surveys, women aren’t knowledgeable enough about the risk of heart disease.

Added: 30/11/2010

Take part in an overseas adventure to raise money for Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK is hosting a number of overseas adventures to offer people the chance to raise money and participate in an exciting activity abroad.

Added: 29/11/2010

The Guardian announces the winners of their travel writing competition

Nearly 2,000 Brits entered The Guardian's travel writing competition and the winners have now been announced.

Added: 26/11/2010

Brits should be well prepared if they plan to spend Christmas abroad

If you are planning on enjoying Christmas abroad, make sure that you are well prepared for your trip. Buy comprehensive travel insurance.

Added: 25/11/2010

Today's strike action affects people on holiday in Portugal

A 24 hour strike is underway in Portugal today, affecting people’s travel plans. Road, rail and air traffic services have been disrupted.

Added: 24/11/2010

US airport body scanners and airport security measures criticised

Air travellers have raised complaints about the use of airport body scanners and full body pat downs at airport security.

Added: 23/11/2010

Help raise awareness during Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the UK — know what the symptoms are.

Added: 22/11/2010

UAE national sets a Guinness World Record in a solar powered wheelchair

A UAE national has travelled 130km in a solar powered wheelchair, setting a Guinness World Record.

Added: 19/11/2010

Consider your options when booking a skiing holiday

Consider your options when booking a skiing holiday and don’t forget to buy comprehensive travel insurance that includes winter sports cover.

Added: 18/11/2010

Study suggests garlic could be used to treat high blood pressure

A study conducted by Australian doctors suggests that garlic could actually be used to help treat high blood pressure.

Added: 17/11/2010

Start feeling festive at the German Christmas markets in Berlin

Visit a Christmas market in Berlin and get into the festive spirit! Remember to buy travel insurance to protect gifts that you might bring home.

Added: 16/11/2010

Bowel cancer drug ruled out by NICE

A costly drug will not be offered to patients with advanced bowel cancer because NICE have deemed it too costly.

Added: 12/11/2010

New technique developed to treat kidney cancer

A new type of surgery to treat kidney cancer has been developed at the University of Southern California which minimises the damage to kidneys.

Added: 11/11/2010

Carnival Splendor cruise liner crippled by engine room

Luxury cruise liner, Carnival Splendor, was stranded at sea on Monday after a fire broke out in the engine room. It’s now being towed to San Diego.

Added: 10/11/2010

Adventurous activities available abroad for disabled travellers

Disabled travellers might be up against certain challenges when they travel abroad, but that doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy adventurous activities.

Added: 09/11/2010

Prostate cancer deaths could be prevented with radiotherapy

A recent study has revealed that radiotherapy, in addition to hormone therapy, could help to prevent deaths in men that suffer from prostate cancer.

Added: 08/11/2010

British blind and deaf man vows to travel the world

A blind and deaf man has vowed to conquer his disabilities by vowing to visit every country in the world. So far he’s been to 54 countries.

Added: 05/11/2010

New research claims that jellyfish can help diagnose cancer

New research is being carried out that uses luminous jellyfish to diagnose certain types of cancer that are usually hard to detect.

Added: 03/11/2010

Ryanair now offers cheap golf holidays with Ryanair Golf Direct

Ryanair have launched a new brand called Ryanair Golf Direct, which offers cheap golf holidays abroad.

Added: 01/11/2010