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14 January 2021

European decision on Oxford vaccine expected in January

The European Medicines Agency announced this Tuesday that it has already received the application for conditional approval of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of […]
14 January 2021

‘Coffee shop’ tourism might soon be banned in Amsterdam

Visiting Amsterdam’s famous ‘coffee shops’ might no longer be possible after the coronavirus pandemic because of a recent announcement: the city’s mayor is considering banning foreigners […]
13 January 2021
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Covid-19 infections rise by 30% in Belgium

According to the latest figures published by the Sciensano public health institute on Wednesday, January 13th, the average new daily infections in Belgium has risen by […]
13 January 2021

Azores elected as a safe holiday destination in 2021

The European Best Destinations elected the Azores as a safe holiday destination in 2021. “When, in 2020, the travel and life habits of all of us […]
13 January 2021

British couple escapes the pandemic living on an island without electricity

Sarah and Luke Flanagan, a couple from the UK, have managed to do what the world has not yet been able to: stop worrying about the […]
12 January 2021

In all humility

It is time for us humans to act with a little humility As 2021 dawned, and we entered this critical decade for our species to address […]
12 January 2021

Macau foresees a solid recovery for 2021

Authorities in Macau report that there hasn’t been a single Covid-19 case in in more than six months. The hospitality and tourism sector in the city […]
11 January 2021

Amazon lost almost 8,500 square kilometers of forest in Brazil in 2020

Nearly 8,500 square kilometers of Amazonian forest were destroyed in Brazil in 2020, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). This has been the […]
11 January 2021

US airlines ban emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines recently became the first company to ban all emotional support animals from travelling on their airlines, and several other US airlines are following suit. […]
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, […]
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