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What can you buy in Australia for 100 RMB?

You know exactly what 100 RMB can buy in China, but how much can you buy when you take it abroad? 100 yuan in Korea can buy 6 apples, in Canada can buy 3 dozen raw oysters, in Japan can

The world’s largest underwater space station will be built in Curacao at a cost of 135 million dollars

Located just outside the hurricane belt in the southern Caribbean Sea, Curacao, the Dutch island, has what Scuba Diving magazine calls “the healthiest Marine environment in the Caribbean-Atlantic region” and is home to one of the world’s largest concentrations of

black forest

If you imagine Germany to have undulating hillsides, small villages and dense forests, visit The Black Forest, where you can experience it all. A wide network of mountains, valleys and mountains extends from Baden Baden spa to the German border,

German travel

Museum Island, Berlin A UNESCO World Heritage site, Berlin’s Museum Island consists of the old Museum, the New Museum, the National Gallery, the Bode Museum and the Pergamon Museum. Among them, the Pagmon Museum is best known for its large

Ryanair hand luggage: One month ‘grace period’ for passengers travelling with baggage

Ryanair: Passengers have a one month “grace period” with the new hand luggage rules (Image: Getty) Ryanair has changed their hand luggage rules for the second time this year. The low-cost airline announced earlier this year passengers would need to

Cruises: Never book this activity onboard the ship during your holiday | Cruise | Travel | Express.co.uk

Cruises: Avoid one particular activity onboard a ship (Image: Getty) Cruise ships cater to every person, offering fine dining, evening entertainment and family activities onboard. Some offer beauty treatments such as massages and makeovers as well. These can often be

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP BEST rate after Brexit news

The pound greatly improved yesterday after it was rumoured Brexit negotiations were going well, resulting in sterling reaching near its best exchange rate since mid-June. The increase in value against the euro came as Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, 44, responded

World War III news: Safest places to hide in WW3 scenario

World War III is becoming a worrying future possibility as global tensions escalate across the world stage in countries such as North Korea, the USA and Russia. Some countries are much safer than others in the event of disaster breaking out

Flights: 93-year-old air United Airlines stewardess reveals this very strict 1950s rule

Cabin crew: Ethel Pattison, 93 (right) joined United Airlines as a stewardess in the summer of 1951 (Image: Ethel Pattison) Flights in the 1950s were a very glamorous affair indeed and saw travellers wearing their Sunday best suits and dresses

WATCH: Passenger shocked to see woman do this before the flight

The video captured a group of passengers waiting to board a flight. Waiting near the boarding desk, an older woman walked towards the airport tannoy phone. The person filming then said: “Such a chief,” as the woman, clad in a

Mexico: How safe is it safe to travel as ‘dangerous’ Hurricane Willa hits today?

Mexico is set to be blasted by “dangerous” Hurricane Willa today. This is the latest travel advice. The powerful storm has brought maximum sustained winds of 140mph this morning and could also hit Mexico with life-threatening storm surge and torrential