Tours and travels

Tours and travels

China bans 23m from buying travel tickets as part of ‘social credit’ system

China has blocked millions of “discredited” travellers from buying plane or train tickets as part of the country’s controversial “social credit” system aimed at improving the behaviour of citizens. According to the National Public Credit Information Centre, Chinese courts banned would-be travellers from buying flights 17.5 million times by the end of 2018. Citizens placed […]

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Meet the couple who honeymooned for a year by travelling to 33 countries!

This is not an inspirational piece for ‘common’ people. It’s very normal for two people in love getting married and going on a honeymoon trip later. But for a ‘traveller’ couple who loves to be on wheels and is planning to go on a ‘just married’ trip, this piece might hit the right chord and […]

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Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Colombia

At the invitation of the President of Colombia Ivan Duque, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Bogota, Colombia on behalf of President Donald Trump on Monday, February 25th to voice the United States’ unwavering support for interim President Juan Guaido and highlight the Venezuelan people’s fight for democracy over dictatorship. In Colombia, the Vice […]

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‘Do Not Travel To Haiti,’ U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest

Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as demonstrators call for President Jovenel Moise to resign over alleged misuse of the Petrocaribe fund. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images “Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest,” the U.S. State Department says, urging Americans to avoid the country that is wracked with violent protests […]

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Bali in March, Egypt in November: 12 Months of Travel Deals

In Las Vegas, hotel rates can shift dramatically, depending on whether it is, say, St. Patrick’s Day weekend (expensive) or an uneventful few days in early March (reasonable).CreditCreditIsaac Brekken for The New York Times   In Las Vegas, hotel room rates seem to shift like rolling dice. Sometimes you win and get a $199 rate […]

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Ladies, why are we so afraid of long-haul solo travel?

We all want to travel. If you’re lucky, you might get the time off work, save just enough money to book that much-needed adventure to a distant sunny land. But then, a crisis hits: your travel buddies pull out. So what do you do? Do you embark on the journey alone or curse your friends […]

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Aomori, Japan: Life in one of the world’s snowiest cities

Aomori City, Japan (CNN) — Twenty-one feet of snow — enough to bury a two-story house. And then some. That’s how much snow fell last year in Aomori City, in the northern Tohoku region of Japan. But it was just another winter in this coastal city that’s home to nearly 300,000 people. Every year, this […]

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Freezing roads cause hazardous travel conditions for Wednesday morning commute

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) — A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Kansas City until noon Wednesday. Freezing drizzle caused problems for the bulk of the Kansas City area which made the morning rush hour incredibly difficult. Sgt. Collin Stosberg of the Missouri Highway Patrol said troopers received 85 calls for service as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. […]

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Long weekend travel warning for fire hot spots

An incredible image taken by Wallcliffe Volunteer Fire Brigade Lieutenant Ian Dowling while helping teams fight the Esperance fires this week. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) has issued a warning to holidaymakers planning to travel to Esperance and surrounding areas this long weekend. Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner Darren Klemm AFSM warned […]

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People on visit visa to UAE urged to purchase travel insurance

The son of an Indian patient currently in coma at a city hospital, following a freak accident, is urging all expatriates coming to UAE on visit visa to get adequate health cover by purchasing travel insurance. Navdeep Pratap, the son, is flying out his comatose mother in an air ambulance to her home city of […]

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