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.

24 August 2023

140 arrests made as Greece battles wildfires for second time this summer

A wildfire has been spreading outside Athens for several days, reports Reuters. This report contains upsetting details. The blaze started near a Mount Parnitha village then […]
23 August 2023

This winter both Brussels airports to offer direct flights to Amman, Jordan

After 10 years without a direct connection, Zaventem and Brussels South Charleroi airports are resuming flights to Amman, the capital of Jordan. 1. Ryanair via Brussels […]
23 August 2023

The Tram Experience reveals its culinary journey for the 11th time through the streets of Brussels

The Tram Experience is back and its promising food enthusiasts an exceptional gastronomic adventure through the heart of Brussels. As it enters its 11th year, this […]
23 August 2023

Greek protestors campaign to take back space on beaches

Greece is facing another currency crisis but this time the currency in question is space on the island nation’s beaches, which some businesses are illegally privatising. […]
23 August 2023

United Airlines pilot arrested at Denver Airport after bizarre axe attack caught on video

A United Airlines pilot, identified as 63-year-old Kenneth Henderson Jones, has been arrested for wielding an axe and causing significant damage to a parking barrier at […]
23 August 2023

South Tyrol opens first immersive Mindfulness trail in the Alps

The Alps have always been able to seduce hikers, climbers and skiers alike. As of 7th July, the Italian region of South Tyrol has another reason […]
23 August 2023

Tourists urged to stay indoors as Nero heatwave sweeps across Italy

Italy is currently grappling a third scorching heatwave in two months, with the anticyclone Nero at the helm, prompting authorities to issue red heat alerts for […]
23 August 2023

Disruption at Moscow airports following drone attacks

Russia closed the airspace above its capital on the morning of Tuesday 22 August 2023 after Ukrainian drones were detected around 25km northwest of Moscow. “Two […]
23 August 2023

The number of flights in Europe for the first half of August reached 94% of 2019 levels

European flight numbers are up on this time last year but still not up to pre-pandemic levels, reveals a report by the body responsible for managing […]
23 August 2023

Why Dugi Otok is the rough diamond of the Adriatic

I usually spend my summers in Croatia, at least most of the summertime. For a Croatian-born travel addict like myself, this may seem a bit strange […]
22 August 2023

Are restaurants behaving badly with flurry of overpricing incidents?

We have heard much about tourists behaving badly while on holiday in Europe in recent times but now publications like Insider and CNN are turning the […]
22 August 2023

Belgian Beer World opens its doors in Brussels

Belgium, a country renowned for its centuries-old beer culture, has once again reaffirmed its commitment to preserving and celebrating its liquid heritage. On September 9, 2023, […]
22 August 2023

Destination management is a local government function

In 1999 John Swarbrooke wrote the major textbook on Sustainable Tourism Management, it quickly became a mainstay of tourism courses in universities in Europe and around […]
22 August 2023

Travel industry to be worth $15.5 trillion by 2033

The future of the travel industry appears exceptionally bright, with forecasts from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) painting a picture of a robust $15.5 […]
22 August 2023

The 20 most Instagrammable remote locations in the United Kingdom revealed

Social media are greatly linked to our daily lives and therefore it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Instagrammability of a destination tends to be […]
22 August 2023

Jakarta orders civil servants to work from home to fight soaring pollution

On August 10th Jakarta became the world’s most polluted major city.  According to data from Swiss air quality technology company IQAir, it thereby passed cities such as […]