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1 July 2021

Best chocolate in the world: Belgian or Swiss?

The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word “xocoatl,” which was used to indicate a bitter drink brewed from cacao beans. “Theobroma cacao” is the Latin […]
30 June 2021

Top 10 world’s coolest streets in 2021

What is it that makes a street lively, appealing? The arrangement of shops, the color of the buildings, the street art, the atmosphere of bars and […]
30 June 2021

How has the pandemic impacted travelers’ views on sustainability?

A recent survey conducted by Booking.com reveals that the pandemic is influencing consumers’ views on sustainability and how they will travel in the future. The online […]
29 June 2021

10 of the best travel books

1. London Orbital by Ian Sinclair I’ve recently begun the Promenade Verte, a 60km trail around the outskirts of Brussels, taking in lovingly-tended guerrilla allotments and […]
29 June 2021

Stand out from the crowd for market advantage

Apply for a WTM Responsible Tourism Award, which this year has gone global. I am delighted that António Buscardini, Founder & CEO of Travel Tomorrow, will […]
29 June 2021

What’s bivvying, the new travel trend everyone seems to be talking about?

We mostly associate camping with the family holidays during our childhood. Travelling is expensive, especially when you’ve got children, and therefore our parents chose to pack […]
28 June 2021

Some destinations are closing their doors to unvaccinated travelers

Some destinations are taking the decision to restrict entry to unvaccinated travelers. This could be seen as a global “nudge” for those unwilling to get vaccinated. […]
28 June 2021

Being named a UNESCO World Heritage site is meaningful, so is being removed

The UNESCO World Heritage List includes various sites that are designated as having “outstanding universal value” under the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural […]
28 June 2021

The best travel films and documentaries ever

1. Around the World in 80 Days (1989) Excitement and adventure Written and presented by the comedian-actor, Michael Palin, based on the famous adventure novel by […]
25 June 2021

These people travelled to Antarctica, more than 1.000 years before the Europeans

Even though Antarctica has been present on the world for a long time now, the continent doesn’t cease to surprise us. There are still a lot […]
25 June 2021

How do you get rid of jet lag fast?

As exciting as visiting far-flung corners of the Earth may be, a common downside to this is jet lag. The frustrating consequence of flying east or […]
23 June 2021

8 most beautiful deserts in the world

A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and therefore living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Despite these complicated […]
22 June 2021

Consumers are demanding more Responsible Tourism

Each year Booking.com undertakes a very large scale survey of consumers in multiple source markets, 29,000+ travellers across 30 countries and territories. Their 2021 Sustainable Travel […]
22 June 2021

72% of Europeans intend to travel between June and September says ETC

As Europe opens up after months of lockdowns and restrictions, interest in travel has risen distinctly, with two-thirds of Europeans intending to take a trip by […]
22 June 2021

10 coolest swimming pools in the world

From a glass wall right by the ocean, or more than 30 meters deep: here is a list of the most stunning swimming pools in the […]
22 June 2021

New airline recommendations for safe travel this summer

The European Union Safety Agency (EASA) has published an update of air-travel recommendations, building on the COVID-19 vaccination deployment and the latest scientific evidence of the […]
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