Travel eco friendly. The ultimate challenge: from Lisbon (Portugal) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) by train!

I know that at first glance it seems like a crazy idea, but just think how many wonderful places you can see and what extraordinary experiences you can live. You can plan your trip so that you can stop for a day or two in the cities that you consider to have the most interesting … Continue reading Travel eco friendly. The ultimate challenge: from Lisbon (Portugal) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) by train!

Underwater waterfall

MAURITIUS is well known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs; but at one corner of the island there is a breath-taking sight that appears to defy the laws of physics, one of the most stunning natural phenomenons - an underwater waterfall.Mauritius: This stunning underwater waterfall is actually an optical illusion. Credit @faboulsHowever, this spectacular sight … Continue reading Underwater waterfall

Nyepi, “Day of Silence” in Bali – the day when slowing down and switching off is already mandated by law

This year it was on 25 March , and for the first time in a long time you could hear yourself thinking. There were no scooters zooming by, no noodle sellers peddling their wares, not even the occasional sound of a plane flying overhead.In their absence, you noticed the hum of a dragonfly and the … Continue reading Nyepi, “Day of Silence” in Bali – the day when slowing down and switching off is already mandated by law

Happy birthday Airbus A380!

April 27, 2020 marks 15 years from the first flight of the famous A380 plane. The A380 is a modern icon that has flown over 500,000 revenue flights carrying over 190 million passengers. This includes more than 300 commercial flights per day, which take off or land around the world every two minutes. Flying with … Continue reading Happy birthday Airbus A380!

Reach Paris from Amsterdam in 90 minutes? It is hyperloop future of travel and the end of the planes?!

Swifter than trains, safer than cars and far less damaging to the environment than planes, the Dutch province of North Holland believes the hyperloop might be the future. A study carried out by a Dutch technology startup, Hardt Hyperloop, in collaboration with the province, has found the hyperloop couldreduce commuting times from Amsterdam to Paris, … Continue reading Reach Paris from Amsterdam in 90 minutes? It is hyperloop future of travel and the end of the planes?!

March’s top 10 best-selling games 

Starting in March, millions of Americans were forced indoors by the coronavirus pandemic as shelter in place orders took place and social distancing was encouraged. Unsurprisingly, at the same time, video game hardware and software sales skyrocketed. Millions of people, many with young children, suddenly needed ways to occupy vast quantities of time at home. … Continue reading March’s top 10 best-selling games 

Cosmic Reef – Hubble telescope delivers stunning picture

It's 30 years ago to the day that the Hubble telescope was launched - and to celebrate its birthday, the veteran observatory has produced another astonishing image of a firestorm of starbirth in a neighboring galaxy.

How to stay positive during the pandemic

·  Versiunea in limba romana mai jos Our anxiety can lead us into some dark mental spaces. Kevin Foss is a licensed therapist and the founder of the California OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center in Fullerton, CA. He wrote in Psychology Today an article that we consider very useful and we will also reproduce below. If you told me … Continue reading How to stay positive during the pandemic

The recommendations of World Health Organization for international travellers in relation to COVID-19 outbreak

* varianta in limba romana mai jos * text taken from the WHO website: It is prudent for travellers who are sick to delay or avoid travel to affected areas, in particular for elderly travellers and people with chronic diseases or underlying health conditions. General recommendations for personal hygiene, cough etiquette and keeping a distance … Continue reading The recommendations of World Health Organization for international travellers in relation to COVID-19 outbreak