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Heure Bleue Palais

This 19th-century former riad, the city’s only Relais & Chateaux property, offers a luxurious five-star hotel stay in the heart of the medina. The hotel's traditional interiors are colourful and cosy, while a bijou spa and unmissable rooftop pool lend a stylish edge. [Author: [email protected] (Soo Kim)]
Tags: Soo Kim, Travel-entity:hotel, Storytype:feature, Storytype:review, Heure Bleue Palais


Ski safety: avalanche survival tips

As the French Alps continue to be on high alert, expert Henry Schniewind offers advice on avalanche safety [Author: Soo Kim and Henry Schniewind]
Tags: Safety, France, Ski, Off Piste, Alps, Avalance, Course, Powder, French Alps, Soo Kim, Henry, Soo Kim And Henry Schniewind, Henry Schniewind


Tokyo's mile-high skyscraper to be the tallest in the world

The futuristic Sky Mile Tower will reach twice the height of the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building [Author: Soo Kim]
Tags: Dubai, Tokyo, Skyscraper, Islands, Burj Khalifa, Soo Kim, Tokyo Bay, Sky Mile Tower, Tallest In The World, Mile-high


Indian cabin crew grounded after Bollywood concert in mid-air

Bollywood star's songs over the plane tannoy deemed a "violation of safety procedures" [Author: Soo Kim]
Tags: Soo Kim, Mid-flight Concert, Sonu Nigma, Flight Safety Procedure, In-flight Concert, Bollywood star, Indian singer


Bristol Airport named most expensive airport to reach in Britain

Birmingham Airport is the cheapest followed by Stansted, while Heathrow Express is the most expensive airport train journey, survey reveals [Author: Soo Kim]
Tags: Britain, Bristol Airport, Stansted, Heathrow Express, Birmingham Airport, Soo Kim


Ski safety: avalanche survival tips

In the wake of five deaths in the Alps this weekend, expert Henry Schniewind offers advice on how to survive an avalanche [Author: Soo Kim and Henry Schniewind]
Tags: Safety, France, Ski, Off Piste, Alps, Avalance, Course, Powder, Soo Kim, Henry, Soo Kim And Henry Schniewind, Henry Schniewind


The world's fastest growing airlines

Ryanair, easyJet, Wizz Air and other low-cost carriers introduced the most new routes last year [Author: Soo Kim]
Tags: Ryanair, New Flights For 2016, New Airline Routes For 2016, World's Fastest Growing Airlines, Best New Flights, New Airline Services For 2016, World's Best Airlines, Best New Airline Routes, Soo Kim


The robotic suitcase that follows you around

Why carry your luggage when a robot suitcase will follow you around? The 'smart' suitcase leaves travellers' hands free [Author: Soo Kim]
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Passenger horror as plane door left open at 10,000ft

A Korean passenger jet was forced to turnaround after a door was left open, with video footage showing air rushing through the gap [Author: Lizzie Porter and Soo Kim]
Tags: Planes, Korean Air, Jin Air, Cabin Pressure, Flights To Korea, Plane Door Open, Plane Doors Left Open, Lizzie Porter, Soo Kim


What flight attendants really think of you

Levels of fitness and drunkenness among the "triggers" that cabin crew assess within the first four seconds of greeting a passenger [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Cabin Crew, Flight Attendants, Passenger Emergency, In-flight Emergency, Passenger Profiling, Air Hostesses, Plane Emergency, Soo Kim


#crewlife: behind-the-scenes of cabin crew life

Photos posted on social media reveal the glamorous jet-setting lifestyle of cabin crew around the world [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
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London's best late-night bars, restaurants, clubs and attractions

Ahead of the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, we round up the best late-night restaurants and bars, as well as 24-hour bagel shops and early morning yoga [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, Late-night London, Late-night Bars, Late-night Clubs, Late-night Restaurants, Soo Kim


British Airways price fixing fine overturned

A €104 million fine imposed on the airline for its alleged involvement in a fuel price fixing operation has been annulled by Europe's second highest court [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Europe, British Airways, Fuel Surcharges, Price Fixing, Security Surcharges, Price Fix Cartel, Air Freight Cartel, Soo Kim


Ryanair passenger wins £28K pay out for 'scalded crotch'

The budget airline has compensated a flier who claimed his genitals were burned after a stewardess spilled boiling tea on his crotch on a flight from Dublin to London [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, Customer Service, Ryanair, Dublin, Flight Injury, Passenger Compensation, Passenger Complaint, Budget Airline, Soo Kim


The cave art in New Mexico that took 25 years to create and cost $2m

An American cave sculptor has spent more than 25 years carving out "cathedral-like" cave rooms from desert sandstone [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: New Mexico, Ra Paulette, Cave Sculpture, Cave Art, Cave Artwork, Art Carvings, Art Caves, Soo Kim


Space travel offered by first UK holiday booking website

Travel website is offering return flights to space for less than £100K per trip [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: UK, Space Tourism, Space Travel, Space Flight, Kayak, Xcor Spacecraft, Supersonic Flight, Soo Kim


Cargo firm claims to own 'abandoned' 747s

Swift Air Cargo has claimed ownership of three 747s left at a Malaysian airport for more than a year [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Swift Air Cargo, Boeing 747s, Soo Kim


Non-transferable: film inspired by the search for a new Elizabeth Gallagher

The true story of a jilted lover forced to find a travel companion with the same name as his ex-girlfriend serves as the inspiration for a new online film [Author: Soo Kim]
Tags: Turkey, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Non-transferable Film, Round-the-world Ticket, Elizabeth Gallagher, Soo Kim


Who needs windows? New plane puts passengers in the hold

A new plane design makes use of the cargo hold as a windowless cabin for passengers [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Design, Plane, Patent, Cabin, Zodiac Aerospace, Passengers Sit In Hold, Who Needs Windows, Lower Deck, Cargo, Soo Kim


Claim your Boeing 747s please, says Malaysian airport

Airport authorities have placed an ad in a newspaper seeking the unknown owner of three Boeing 747 planes left on the tarmac [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Boeing, Boeing 747, Lost Aircraft, Abandoned Planes, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia Airports, Soo Kim


The Tube of the future has been unveiled - and it's blue

London Underground stations in the future will feature blue-panelled walls, gold ceilings, ambient lighting and illuminated escalators [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, London Underground, Tube Station, Tube, Tfl, Transport For London, Metro Stations, Soo Kim


13 months: how long it will take Paris to recover

History suggests tourism in Paris will bounce back within 13 months [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: France, Terrorism, Paris, Paris Attacks, Paris Terrorist Attacks, Paris Shootings, Soo Kim


Map shows how long it took to travel the world in 1914

Historic map shows how long it would take someone to travel from London to various corners of the British Empire in 1914 [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, Rail Travel, UK history, Geography, Historic Maps, Vintage Travel, London History, Vintage Maps, Train Journeys, Railways Journeys, Soo Kim


How long it took to travel the world in 1914

Historic map shows how long it would take someone to travel from London to various corners of the British Empire in 1914 [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, Rail Travel, UK history, Geography, Historic Maps, Vintage Travel, London History, Vintage Maps, Train Journeys, Railways Journeys, Soo Kim


'Toss the bag' and other games airport staff play with your luggage

From forceful chucking to complete obliviousness, here are some of the ways airport workers have been caught mistreating bags [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Airport Workers, Luggage Handlers, Baggage Handling, Airport Baggage Handlers, Soo Kim


Black Friday travel deals

The best Black Friday travel offers, from beach holidays, city breaks and country escapes to hotel and flight deals [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Black Friday, Sales, Black Friday Deals, Budget Travel, Discount, Black Friday Travel Deals, Late Deals, Black Friday Flight Deals, Black Friday Offers, Black Friday Hotel Deals, Soo Kim


Thanksgiving: the traditional dinner menu and where to celebrate in London

The best restaurants offering Thanksgiving menus in Covent Garden, Shoreditch and Soho [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: London, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dinner, Thanksgiving Day, Us Holiday, Thanksgiving Meal, United States Holiday, Soo Kim, Soho, Covent Garden Shoreditch


Google Street View comes to Petra

You can now explore the ancient city of Petra from the comfort of your armchair on a virtual Street View tour [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Google, Jordan, Google Street View, Petra, The Treasury, The Monastery, The Streets Of Façades, Soo Kim


A history of in-flight snacks

We examine how peanuts came to dominate the skies and ask which airlines offer the best free in-flight snacks [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Travel, Snacks, Peanuts, History, Beer, Wine, Plane, Meals, In-flight, Crisps, Nut Allergy, Nuts, Soo Kim


13 holiday destinations to match your favourite Disney film

On the 75th anniversary of Fantasia, we've found the destinations that capture the flavour of your favourite Disney films [Author: Soo Kim] [Link to media]
Tags: Travel, Holidays, Disney, Telegraph, Locations, Destinations, Soo Kim