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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 […]
4 January 2021

More than 37,000 travelers returned to Belgium from a Red Zone area this weekend

According to figures released by the Federal Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke, more than 40,000 people returned to Belgium this weekend from a stay of more than […]
4 January 2021

Destination Nepal didn’t fail, it learned a great deal.

Exactly a year ago ‘Visit Nepal 2020 campaign’ was kicked off amidst huge fanfare in a stadium in Kathmandu. One hundred and eight larger than life […]
4 January 2021

When will “normal travel” resume? [Opinion Poll]

In 2020, millions of people missed chances to explore different places and embrace different cultures and customs. The world lost out on opportunities for tourism to […]
31 December 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on expats: testimonials from around the world

Expats have been affected by the pandemic whether they were already abroad, about to move to another country or travelling around the world. The closure of […]
31 December 2020

Stricter rules in Belgium: Compulsory quarantine and test after a stay in a red zone

Travel rules and measures have been tightened in Belgium to try to control the continued spread of the new variant of Covid-19. Testing capacity will be […]