Google Maps street view: Girl photographed falling over in embarrassing moment | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps is one of the most popular tools in the world for seeing life on all four corners of the globe. Designed as a tool to help intrepid travellers get around, it has also inadvertently become a way to see people captured going about their daily lives. And as part of that, many people have been photographed in embarrassing situations which have been put online for all to see. One girl was left red-faced after she was caught by the street car camera right at the moment she did…

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Google Maps: What is this couple DOING? Pair caught on street view | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps cameras sometimes capture people in awkward or intimate situations outside. These images expose that which would normally remain private, like a moment between a couple. This was definitely the case in a street view image, where a couple have been found canoodling in their back garden. The image, taken in 2009, has since gone viral on the internet because of its voyeuristic nature. Footage shows a back garden scene behind a pale brick house, with a short wall dividing it from the outside world. The garden is typical…

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Viral video shows plane make emergency landing on busy street of traffic | Travel News | Travel

A video emerged afterwards that was taken by a train in the local area. It shows the plane having parked on the road, with a number of emergency vehicles behind it. Thankfully, due to good weather at the time, the landing was made safely. A recording obtained by CBC News heard the pilot requesting to land: “I’ve just lost the right fuel pump, that’s why we’re requesting 35 right.” The Fire Department credited the pilot who, with six other passengers onboard, did an “amazing job” landing the plane. A series…

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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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Google Maps street view captures schoolboy doing something VERY unwise | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps has caught one schoolboy doing something that will shock parents the world over. The street view cameras were driving through Cartagena, Colombia, when they photographed the surprising sight. The picture was taken in a residential area, as family homes and cars can be seen on either side of the street. Google found themselves behind a yellow van, and took the snap while stopped at a crossroads. No signage can be seen on the side of the van, so it is not clear what was delivering. But whatever was…

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Britain’s Cheapest Street reveals house transformation after being bought for £1 | Property | Life & Style

In 2013, Liverpool City Council offered up properties for just £1 in Wavertree, in a bid to get first time buyers on the ladder and bring up the local area. Two miles south of Liverpool, the street was known for being run down and not without crime, with shootings and stabbings also occurring reguarly. In 2003, the council planned to destroy the area and build new houses, yet in 2010 the government funding was withdrawn, leaving 115 houses empty. Yet with the new plan by mayor Joe Anderson, the rules…

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