Travel blogger stranded on remote island spends TWO WEEKS on cargo ship

A travel blogger who found herself stranded on a Yemen island during the coronavirus crisis reveals how she resorted to sailing for six days on a cargo ship to the UAE in order to catch a flight home to Poland. Eva zu Beck, 29, arrived on Socotra, in the Arabian Sea, on a commercial flight from … Read more Travel blogger stranded on remote island spends TWO WEEKS on cargo ship

Terrifying model of the remote home worker of 2045 revealed 

Experts have created a model depicting what Brits could look like if we were to work from home for the rest of our life.  The home worker of 2045 is represented by ‘Susan’, a scary rendering created by clinical psychologists and fitness experts. Susan suffers from hunched shoulders, double chin, obesity and ‘digital eye strain’ … Read more Terrifying model of the remote home worker of 2045 revealed 

The world’s most remote pubs and bars, from Scotland to the Pacific via Nevada and the outback

You will definitely work up a thirst navigating to these remote bars – they are the most troublesome-to-reach drinking holes on the planet. Two UK pubs make the list – one in Scotland, one off the Devon coast – along with a bar in the frozen wilds of Antarctica, two boozers in the blistering Australian … Read more The world’s most remote pubs and bars, from Scotland to the Pacific via Nevada and the outback

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote 50% off on Amazon

Give the gift of great TV this Father’s Day: The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is currently half-price on Amazon By Emily Knott For Mailonline Published: 21:15 BST, 19 June 2020 | Updated: 21:20 BST, 19 June 2020 If you’re looking for a gift for your gadget-loving dad or someone who enjoys watching … Read more Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote 50% off on Amazon

Do you have what it takes to work at the world’s most remote post office in Antarctica? 

We are seemingly in the middle of nowhere as we sail off the Antarctic Peninsula, with giant icebergs bobbing and snowy peaks protruding.  But as we turn the corner, a tiny wooden hut comes into view. We’ve reached the southernmost post office in the world.  Port Lockroy postal station is located on Goudier Island, which is … Read more Do you have what it takes to work at the world’s most remote post office in Antarctica? 

Adventure travel writer Sadie Whitelocks ventures inside a remote nomadic Mongolian tribe camp

If you’re in the market for an unforgettable eye-opening experience, I can highly recommend randomly meeting a nomadic family in Mongolia and getting a taste of their ancient way of life, which has scarcely changed for thousands of years. I had an encounter with these hardy people last summer while I was on a trip … Read more Adventure travel writer Sadie Whitelocks ventures inside a remote nomadic Mongolian tribe camp

Britain’s most remote pubs (and how to get to them) revealed

Britain has some surprisingly remote public houses for a small island – as we reveal here. From pubs on coastlines and islands not accessible by road to inns surrounded by epic mountains, these are the hostelries that make you work hard for your pint (or three). So scroll down – and ready the Ordnance Survey … Read more Britain’s most remote pubs (and how to get to them) revealed

A jaw-dropping voyage to Indonesia’s remote volcanic island realms

If there’s one memory of the voyage around Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands I cherish above all others it’s the moment I found a pile of lemony sleeping bags on the deck of our boat, the Ombak Putih.  They were there as an invitation to adventure. Abandon your cabin, they said, and sleep on deck. Dream … Read more A jaw-dropping voyage to Indonesia’s remote volcanic island realms

Coronavirus: Brazil’s remote tribes say traditional cures work

A remote indigenous Amazonian tribe has said that their traditional remedies made from tree bark and honey have helped when treating symptoms of the coronavirus. The virus has spread rapidly in Amazonas, where more than 20,000 people have been infected with the virus, and 1,400 people have died. The spread has increased fears for the … Read more Coronavirus: Brazil’s remote tribes say traditional cures work

American Idol: Just Sam wins season 18 during remote finale featuring performance by Katy Perry

Just Sam was named the winner of season 18 of American Idol on Sunday during a remotely-filmed finale that featured a performance by pregnant judge Katy Perry. The 21-year-old subway singer from Harlem, New York City took the title following viewer voting during the two-hour live show on ABC. Sam in Los Angeles celebrated away … Read more American Idol: Just Sam wins season 18 during remote finale featuring performance by Katy Perry