Stunning one-acre private island on the Norwegian coast hits the market for £1.7million

A stunning private island on the Norwegian coast has hit the market for £1.7million. The island, called Tjaereholmen, is set on 1.1 acres of land and is covered in lush green trees. And potential buyers don’t just get the land for the asking price but also a stunning four-bedroom property, too, which can sleep up … Read more

Brits reveal the most ridiculous things they’ve seen tourists do in the UK 

Boasting royal palaces, ancient monuments and beautiful countryside – visitors to the UK are spoiled for choice for sights to see. But it appears some tourists find the local rubbish bins equally mesmerising. That’s according to an online thread that is now chock-a-block with tales of visitors to the UK doing things that, in the … Read more

The stunning entries in Cewe’s 2019 ‘Photo Award’ competition revealed

What do grizzly bears, galloping water buffalo and an Icelandic mountain have in common? They’re all subject matters in the Cewe annual ‘Photo Award’ competition. The photo book and online retailer has invited amateur and professional photographers from around the world to enter its contest and more than 175,000 entries have poured in so far. And some of … Read more

The Catalan firework festival that will make your Barcelona camping holiday go with a bang

There can be few better holiday moments than the sight of one’s children screaming in terror as explosions light the air all around, followed by an evacuation sequence that brings to mind Saving Private Ryan. It had started tamely enough. While spending a week at the Vilanova Park campsite, about 30 miles south of Barcelona, … Read more

The best and worst US airlines in 2019 revealed: Delta is ranked No1 followed by Alaska

The best and worst US airlines in 2019 revealed: Delta is ranked No1 followed by Alaska (and Frontier is rated the worst) Aviation website The Points Guy created the ranking using 10 different factors  These factors included cabin comfort, customer satisfaction and punctuality  Among the highly ranked airlines are Southwest, United Airlines and Hawaiian The … Read more

Incredible footage shows rider twisting and turning along the world’s longest water slide at sea 

Incredible Go-Pro footage shows riders twisting and turning for over 800 feet along the world’s longest water slide at sea The Blaster is one of the brand new slides on board Royal Caribbean’s revamped Navigator of the Seas liner  It sees riders propelled in a two-person raft through twists, turns, over hills and down thrilling … Read more

An Inspector Calls… A review of London’s Belmond Cadogan Hotel

An Inspector Calls… London’s Belmond Cadogan Hotel is full of ‘hope and expectation’ following a multi-million pound renovation The Belmond Cadogan Hotel has reopened after its £39 million refurbishment Located on Sloane Street in Chelsea, the cheapest room will set you back £470 The decor is stylish and modern but ‘respectful of the building’s heritage’ By … Read more

Ten tips for buy-to-let: Essential advice for property investment

Ten tips for buy-to-let: the essential advice for property investors Our buy-to-let guide explains the essentials of property investment Regularly update guide explains how to assess investments and make a profit Learn about the best locations to invest in property, buy-to-let mortgages, rental yields and what tax changes mean for landlords and investors  By Simon … Read more

50 of the best funds and investment trusts

We asked trusted experts to recommend the best funds and investment trusts that cover different investment sectors – and included This is Money’s selection of active and passive options too. (The ideas in this article were given in April 2017, we are in the process of updating choices in March 2019) An encounter with the … Read more