Women must cover their heads and conceal their curves in public in Iran. The law also applies to all visiting foreigners.
Heathrow Express has become the first city-airport shuttle in the world to offer its passengers wi-fi enabled communication on its entire route.
The Lithuanian capital is the first city in the Post-Communist block to be designated European Capital of Culture.
In response to customers who find it difficult to sleep on their own when travelling solo, Travelodge has created "Cuddillow" the UK's first cuddling pillow.
An outcry from Jordanian tour operators has compelled Amman to backtrack on a controversial new regulation that was intended to limit the entry of single eastern European and North African women into the country.
CowParade, the largest public art event in the world, is set to take over Edinburgh streets from 15 May to 23 July 2006 with over 100 colourful cows.
The new European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) replaces the soon to be defunct E111.