Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

30 March 2023

What is trending in travel in 2023?

Despite a squeeze on wallets, the war in Ukraine and last year’s post-pandemic uncertainty, we know people are still spending on travel. So from sleep pods […]
30 March 2023

Belgium to be the guest of honor at the 2023 Art History Festival

From the 2nd to the 4th of June, the 12th edition of the Art History Festival will take place at the Château de Fontainebleau. Belgium will […]
29 March 2023

Digital Schengen visa one step closer to reality

The EU Member States’ ambassadors today agreed the Council’s negotiating mandate for a proposal to digitalise the visa procedure. The proposal introduces the possibility to apply […]
27 March 2023

UN warns against ‘vampiric overconsumption’ of global water

The world faces an “imminent risk” of water shortages amid a global water crisis caused by overconsumption and climate change, a United Nations report has warned. […]
27 March 2023

How can I apply to be one of the 45,000 volunteers at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Paris will host the Olympics in 2024 and the organizing committee is looking for volunteers from all over the world. According to the organization, 45,000 people […]
21 March 2023

Finland ranked happiest country in the world for sixth year in a row

This year’s edition of the World Happiness Report was released on 20 March, uncoincidentally on the International Day of Happiness, and, for the sixth year in […]
21 March 2023

Why you should visit Kazakhstan during Nauryz

The holiday of Nowruz, also known in Kazakhstan as Nauryz, is the national New Year celebration for many countries in Central Asia. Meaning “New Day” in […]
20 March 2023

How international travel began to recover in 2022

The pandemic brought the world to a standstill, tourism being one of the industries that suffered the most. 2020 was registered in the books as ”the […]
20 March 2023

How can tourism destinations become sustainable?

The road to net-zero is long and strenuous, but we have to walk it in a hurry if we want any chance of reaching the finish […]
20 March 2023

Strikes continue to affect several German airports

On Friday March 17th, close to 89,000 passengers were affected by cancellations of around 681 flights due to strikes at Germany‘s Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart airports, […]
17 March 2023

Portugal’s ‘golden visa’ scheme sees spike in demand as program might soon end

Portugal’s ‘golden visa’ scheme has seen a substantial increase in applications as the program might soon end. In February of this year, the government put forward […]
16 March 2023

New travel documentary on Riyadh premieres on TV5 Monde

On Thursday March 16th, TV5 Monde premiered a new episode of the Embarquement TV series showcasing the historical beauty and cultural wonders of Saudi Arabia’s capital. […]
16 March 2023

8 films featuring the value of whistleblowers

Cinema, the so-called seventh art, has the ability to generate public interest in a variety of topics and issues. Films can be a powerful tool for […]
16 March 2023

Could these be the best holiday cabins in Europe?

We’ve done the legwork so you can save your energy for hiking – or pampering. Find your next holiday cabin here. 1. Kilsti Lodges, Norway – […]
15 March 2023

China to issue visas again as the country reopens to international tourists

After a three-year pause of border restrictions due to the pandemic, China is fully reopening to foreign visitors. According to a statement released on Monday by […]
14 March 2023

Visit Denmark’s new AI campaign brings famous paintings to life

Visit Denmark has launched a new AI campaign that is generating a lot of attention among art lovers and tech enthusiasts alike. In the new campaign, […]
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