Cruise news: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian entertainment update | Cruise | Travel

GETTY Cruise ships not only take you to explore new countries, but also keep guests entertained Cruising is big business, with almost two million Britons setting sail on a cruise in 2017. But, when cruise goers are enjoying some down time between exploring new destinations, they like to be kept entertained with onboard activities. In fact, entertainment is such an important part of cruise ship life that 58 per cent said they value on-board entertainment options when going on a cruise, according to the Association of British Travel Agents. Some…

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Google Earth proof of ALIENS?: Maps captures world’s best preserved meteor crater | Travel News | Travel

Google Earth was created in 2001 and uses images from satellites to piece together a 3D searchable map of the globe. With technological advances, the tool has evolved to become the detailed map that it is today. Capturing aerial footage of destinations that would have otherwise been inaccessible to the general public, some users have spent time using the map to search for the most baffling scenes from around the world. Unlike Google Maps, which has a habit of capturing the general public in awkward and embarrassing situations, Google Earth…

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Meghan Markle to join Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Sydney | Travel News | Travel

Following months of speculation, bride-to-be Meghan Markle, 36, has allegedly confirmed she will be keeping Prince Harry company on an official visit to Australia later in the year. The newlyweds will jet off to Sydney for the Invictus Games, a sporting event for wounded, injured or sick armed service personnel, of which His Royal Highness is a patron. Harry is no stranger to life down under, having visited Perth in 2013 and Sydney in 2017. However, for Meghan it will be the first time she has visited the far-flung country.…

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Google Maps Street View: Dog chases car in Japan and goes viral | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View has been revealing the world since 2007, with many countries now visible with the click of a button. Over 11 years, it has created a seamless view of roads and addresses helping many plan their routes and directions. The famous Google cars use 360-degree cameras to stitch the images together to create the effect. It can be a difficult job as they tackle dangerous areas and many people trying to get their face on the internet. One driver was chased by a certain creature in Japan…

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Is it safe to travel to Cancun after the recent shootings? FCO advice | Travel News | Travel

Cancun has long been a popular package holiday destination with Britons, who are excited for the sea, sun and excellent beaches the area has to offer. However, shocking violence has erupted in the area over the past 36 hours, with 14 murders and five injuries due to gun shot wounds, in six separate instances across the city. What’s more, over 100 people have been murdered in Cancun since the beginning of the year, doubling the city’s murder rate. The gang violence, mainly driven by the thriving drug trade, has cast…

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Titanic auction: Brochure and intact ticket from liner goes on sale | Travel News | Travel

The fascinating five-page booklet was produced exclusively for first-class passengers. The front cover is dominated by a picture of the awe-inspiring liner dwarfing other vessels. Inside, one page is devoted to the Louis XVI Restaurant where a la carte meals were served till 11pm, while another showcases the Cafe Parisien, setting of choice for late-night card games. The upmarket restaurant reception, with its pillars and mahogany tables, was designated for afternoon tea, while well-to-do travellers could unwind in the lavish Turkish bath room which “rivals anything similar to be found…

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