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The Monastery or Ad Deir in Petra: Flights to Petra in Jordan are up by 22 per cent this year as interest in long-haul holidays picks up. Photograph: iStock

Pent-up demand for longer and more expensive holidays signal a return to foreign travel unseen since 2019 Grandparents going on epic holidays wi(...)

The earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday. Photograph: iStock

An earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday, shaking towns and cities across the eastern Mediterranean, witnesses and medi(...)

Experts are aware of the consequences for tourism, especially mass tourism. But not, it seems, politicians and those deriving profits from the sector. Photograph: Bloomberg

For centuries Greek tenant farmers struggled to support families on infertile land which produced famine and provoked emigration, rather than sustenan(...)

A passenger locator form is required in some EU countries. Photograph: Nuno Cruz/NurPhoto via Getty Images

We asked Irish Times readers who have travelled abroad this summer to share their experiences: how restrictions compared at home and abroad, the airpo(...)

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab has faced calls to resign. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Dominic Raab has said reports of him paddleboarding on holiday while Kabul fell are “nonsense” because he was working and the sea was actually “closed(...)

When asked whether he would resign by journalists on Thursday morning as he walked into Downing Street, Dominic Raab simply replied: “No.” Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

UK prime minister Boris Johnson was urged on Thursday to sack foreign secretary Dominic Raab, after it was claimed he delegated urgent calls on the un(...)

James Whelan in Doheny & Nesbitt. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At long last, indoor hospitality was back. And with the Big Reopening came the Great Staggering. Only to be expected, some might say. But it wasn’t d(...)

Authors and critics choose the books that have moved and impressed them this year Colm Tóibín Hilary Fannin’s ‘The Weight of Love’ is a complex(...)

 Prince Philip of Greece at the public school of Gordonstoun, Elgin in Scotland December 1st, 1939. File photograph: PA Wire

Prince Philip was one of the last survivors of the extraordinary conglomeration of royal families that ruled Europe until the end of the first World W(...)

The Greek government is  offering hefty tax breaks to encourage professionals to pack up their laptops and head to the Aegean Sea. Photograph: iStock

While 2021 may promise a lot, it is likely that we’re going to be facing Covid-19 restrictions for some time. So, if you’re fed up working from home,(...)

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