Swipe and travel

Travellers to London will soon be able to use contactless payments for pay-as-you-go journeys on the Tube, London Overground, DLR and Trams in addition to the capital's buses.

Free Wi-Fi for Paris parks

Want to turn your friends green with envy by tweeting pics of your holiday in Paris? Paris is now offering free Wi-Fi in dozens of gardens across the city.

Longer hours for Louvre?

Good news for Paris-destined tourists: the French government is considering extending the opening hours of the Louvre and Orsay museums and the Palace of Versailles to seven days a week.

Crackdown on Majorca madness

Authorities on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca are cracking down on booze-fuelled pub crawls by tourists that have sparked outrage with their antics this summer.