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11 January 2021

Belgium announces 2 week extension of lockdown measures

On Friday afternoon, Belgium’s Consultative Committee announced the extension of current lockdown rules in Belgium, stating that they will remain in place for at least 2 […]
11 January 2021

Why is taking a trip good for you and the world?

Are you desperately waiting to hit the road?  There may be a valid explanation for that desire. Recently I came across a friend who just returned […]
8 January 2021

Thailand bans food and drinks on domestic flights

While the city of Bangkok closes night clubs, bars, and bans the sale of alcohol to slow down the Covid-19, the Thai authorities have decided to […]
8 January 2021

New Covid-19 test will give accurate results in just a few minutes

A new Covid-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than five and delivershighly accurate results has been developed by researchers at the […]
7 January 2021

New study: The Amazon rainforest may become completely arid by 2064

Global warming, droughts, deforestation, fires: these phenomena are a constant all over the world, but more so in the Amazon and it may lead to the […]
7 January 2021

Saudi Arabia reopens its airspace to Qatar after 3 years of conflict

Saudi Arabia will reopen its airspace, land and sea borders to Qatar on Monday after more than three years of severed diplomatic ties between the two […]
6 January 2021
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Could Covid-19 kill backpacking forever?

Backpacking trips have been something like a ritual to the youth for more than 70 years now. Regardless of whether you’re setting off far and wide, […]
6 January 2021

European Commission approves €1.25 billion to recapitalize TUI

The European Commission has approved German aid of a €1.25 billion recapitalization package for TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part […]
6 January 2021

Covid-19: Germany tightens restrictions

Facing intense criticism for not having a sufficiently fast vaccination campaign, German authorities are extending and tightening its restrictions until at least January 31. A second […]
6 January 2021

Belgium: Vaccination available for all legal residents regardless of nationality

Belgium will make no distinction between people with and without the Belgian nationality when vaccinating the population against the coronavirus, as long as All legal residents […]
5 January 2021

Covid-19: France struggles with its vaccination strategy

With 516 people vaccinated as of January 1st, according to the Ministry of Health, criticism does not wane against the government, which is accused of having […]
5 January 2021

5 Sustainable holidays for 2021

It’s the start of a New Year, and although travel is still looking difficult as the pandemic continues, we will one day be able to resume […]
5 January 2021

Holidays will be more expensive in 2021

A coronavirus vaccine in 2021 could hold the promise of seeing the world again. Emerging from long confinement periods is something many look forward to. Specialists […]
5 January 2021

Saving the Scottish Reindeer

The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, located near Aviemore in the Highlands of Scotland, cares for Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer. Although reindeer were originally native to Scotland, […]
5 January 2021

Telling Stories

Many of us will recall being accused, as children, by frustrated and sometimes angry parents of “telling stories”, of making things up, of fibbing, a less […]
4 January 2021

Brussels Airport: Passengers exasperated by long queue at PLF-checkpoint

On Sunday January 3rd, long queues at Brussels Airport to check the Passenger Location Forms (PLF) for passengers arriving from abroad has caused a stir, even […]
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