Deborah O'Donoghue.

Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

22 September 2023

Europe’s roads booming while rail networks and funding decline

European countries are spending more on road building than on ever shrinking railways, according to a new study by the European Mobility4All campaign.  It may seem […]
21 September 2023

Over a third of Brits “don’t know exchange rate” when spending abroad, says HSBC

35% of British people say they do not know what the exchange rate is when they travel and spend abroad, a survey by one of the […]
21 September 2023

Private jet ownership is on the rise. Who are the owners?

Private jet registrations have increased worldwide. Travel Tomorrow reported the trend of rising private jet usage last year, as people favoured individual transport coming out of […]
21 September 2023

Belgium could be hit by air traffic control strikes this autumn

Air traffic controller strikes could hit Belgium and affect Europe this autumn. The news comes just as tour operators and some destinations are looking to expand […]
21 September 2023

Tui Group taps into China’s tourism potential with first Chinese hotels

Tui Group hotels are branching into China under a brand-recognition exercise designed to take advantage of China’s “enormous tourism potential” and “attract new guests from Asia […]
20 September 2023

Hotels generally beat Airbnb rentals on price by 16%, new study finds

Airbnb rentals are generally more expensive than hotels, according to new consumer research. The study of 300,000 one-bedroom rental listings versus thousands of hotel rooms across […]
20 September 2023

Air New Zealand marks anniversary of New York route with love letter to the Big Apple

Air New Zealand has marked the first anniversary of its non-stop long-haul service to New York City, with a “love letter” to the Big Apple. As […]
19 September 2023

UK rail passengers set to be hit by autumn train strikes

Millions of UK rail passengers are about to be hit by more train strikes this autumn in an industrial dispute that has lasted over two years. […]
19 September 2023

Russian observatory and Palestine’s Jericho added to UNESCO World Heritage

A university observatory complex in Russia’s fifth largest city has been added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage. From classical astrology to modern astrophysics To qualify […]
19 September 2023

Indonesia points tourism investors towards greener policies and new capital

In the wake of changes to tourist priorities worldwide, Indonesia is looking to transform the focus of its tourism sector from mass tourism to special interest, […]
19 September 2023

Aruba unveils stress-free travel with successful implementation of digital passports

As Europe prepares to implement a digital registration and entry system for visitors to the block, with several delays and problems, the Dutch Caribbean destination of […]
19 September 2023

Japan’s Mount Fuji is “screaming” with overtourism, say officials

Mount Fuji, Japan is the latest destination facing the effects of overtourism, according to Euronews and statements from local authorities. The sacred mountain overlooking the Pacific […]
18 September 2023

Venice excluded from UNESCO list of endangered world heritage

In am unexpected decision, Venice and its famous lagoon have been excluded from UNESCO’s World Heritage in Danger list. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee is currently […]
18 September 2023

Puncture-resistant space-age tires developed by NASA now for sale on Earth

Unpressurised “airless” bike tires that use NASA technology developed for space rovers, are now going on sale to the public. Pre-orders for the product went live on […]
18 September 2023

UNESCO lists two Ukrainian cities as “historic sites in danger”

Kyiv and L’viv have been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of historic sites in danger due to the threat posed by Russia’s invasion and ongoing war in […]
15 September 2023

Sex in space – and conception – could happen within “next ten years”

Space babies. Whether we like it or not, the reality of babies conceived “off-Earth” is probably coming, perhaps faster than we think. But with earthlings sometimes […]