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Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

24 March 2022

What impact does the war in Ukraine have on European tourism?

As European tourism has started its path towards recovery following the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sector is now facing a major crisis with […]
23 March 2022

20 Happiest countries in the world in 2022

The World Happiness 2022 report reported an upward trend in stress, worry and sadness in most countries and a slight long-term decline in enjoyment of life. […]
22 March 2022

Should travelers consider postponing a trip to Europe because of the war?

With Russia’s war against Ukraine, breaking all international agreements and decimating a population in a situation not experienced since World War II, is it safe to […]
21 March 2022

Countries relying on Russian tourism threatened by the consequences of the war

If the conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues, many destinations will be affected by a reduction in tourist flows. The tourism intelligence platform Mabrian Technologies has […]
17 March 2022

40 million Russian expats are being asked to call home. Why?

An initiative launched by a group of Lithuanians, “Call Russia” is encouraging Russian expats to call home and communicate with fellow citizens in an effort to […]
17 March 2022

New Zealand to reopen international tourism from May 1

New Zealand is ready to welcome international tourists after more than two years of isolation to deter the spread of Covid-19. The country’s government announced the […]
15 March 2022

War in Ukraine – travel and tourism responds

Like most of us, I have run out of words to describe what is happening in Ukraine and what I feel about it. All of us? […]
15 March 2022

Cycling, EuroVelo and TEN-T: European transport’s unmissable opportunity

Here are two maps of Europe. What do you see? You would be correct to guess that both are transport maps. Both depict major transportation routes […]
15 March 2022

Group of investors buy Caribbean island to start a new country

The uninhabited island named Coffee Caye is located off the coast of Belize in the Caribbeans, only a short boat ride from Belize City. 1. Let’s […]
15 March 2022

Overnight stays in 2021 have increased by 27% compared to 2020

In 2021, tourism was among the sectors that started to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, following the easing of certain restrictions related to it, such as […]
14 March 2022

Russian tourists in Indonesia with no cash

Recent sanctions imposed against Russia’s banks by western countries following the invasion of Ukraine are impacting Russian citizens overseas, who are struggling to find cash and […]
11 March 2022

Paris to build a 4.5-km long cable car system

In the second half of 2022, works will begin on Paris’ first cable car system, an urban line which will link several neighborhoods in the southeast […]
10 March 2022

FlixBus provides free travel for Ukrainian refugees

FlixBus has been operating in Ukraine since 2019, serving 29 Ukrainian and 70 international destinations in 8 countries. “Our Ukraine Flix-teams, located in Kyiv and Kharkiv, […]
9 March 2022

What are the European countries accepting Ukrainian refugees without visas?

European countries are providing flexibility for entry and visa requirements to Ukrainian refugees in an attempt to accelerate the accommodation of displaced people. 1. Scraping red […]
8 March 2022

Protesters project Ukrainian flag on the building of the Embassy of Russia in Lisbon

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russian armed forces on the 24th of February, over two million people flee Ukraine. “Today the outflow of refugees from […]
8 March 2022

Russian and Ukrainian tourists stranded abroad struggle with logistical problems

Ukrainian and Russian tourists who happened to be travelling when the war broke out on 24 February are now stranded abroad and struggling with logistical problems. […]