Flights: Head lice warning for passengers travelling on planes | Travel News | Travel

Flights could be spreading head lice through the seat cushions, according to experts. Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has found an increase in head lice cases in the last five years, with 45 per cent of parents admitting they had caught them. Passengers travelling by plane could find their heads full of unwanted visitors by the time they land. Dr Sharon Wong, Consultant Dermatologist with the British Skin Foundation explained that while they don’t “fly or jump”, they can live for up to 48 hours on a human. This…

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Queen Elizabeth always has her own toilet paper when travelling | Travel News | Travel

Queen Elizabeth, 91, is a frequent traveller and has seen more of the world than any other British monarch. She has visited over 130 countries since taking the throne in 1953, going on a number of state visits every year. Due to the enormity of her travels, she also has a number of things that she always takes with her when she is away. There is one item that many may overlook, which her staff always make sure to take. The Queen always has her own toilet paper when travelling,…

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