Work Remotely From Barbados for a Year

If you had the chance to travel to Barbados and work by the beach, would you?Five months ago, working outside the office, even just temporarily, was a pipe dream for most employees. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Businesses remain shuttered around the globe to enforce social distancing, and working remotely has become the new—and, for … Continue reading Work Remotely From Barbados for a Year

Free accommodation for tourists in a pretty italian village

San Giovanni in Galdo, a village in southern Italy, is offering up some of its empty houses for free to travelers who visit the region between July and October. Like many small and rural Italian villages, San Giovanni is suffering from population decline as residents leave for big cities. As a result it has plenty … Continue reading Free accommodation for tourists in a pretty italian village

Eurostar launches face scanners. Goodbye passports!

Soon passengers boarding the Eurostar won't need to present their passports as the cross-Channel rail operator prepares to introduce facial recognition technology. The scheme is similar to facial recognition technology in place at major airports including London's Heathrow and Shanghai's Hongqiao. Fotografie de Paul IJsendoorn pe Pexels.com Set to launch in March 2021, the Eurostar … Continue reading Eurostar launches face scanners. Goodbye passports!

Free train journeys and cultural vouchers to boost domestic travel in Belgium

The Belgium government announced last days that it would provide all residents with a free 10-journey rail pass as it emerges from three months of lockdown. Valid from July until the end of December, the rail pass can be used anywhere in the country and is part of a package of measures to boost domestic … Continue reading Free train journeys and cultural vouchers to boost domestic travel in Belgium

Cancun is offering to pay half of your hotel costs and other discounts if you visit them this year

Let’s face it, this is not the first time when you hear news like this. Last month it was a proposal from the government of the island of Sicily, Italy, to pay part of the costs of those traveling there. After that it was Japan’s turn. Initially it was widely reported that the Japanese government … Continue reading Cancun is offering to pay half of your hotel costs and other discounts if you visit them this year

Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance to 80 countries

Vietnam will resume issuing e-visas for citizens from 80 countries under the amended Law on Immigration that takes effect July 1, according to a government resolution. Eligible countries include Belgium, Germany, India and South Korea. A full list is available here. Eight international airports which allow foreigners to enter/exit Vietnam using e-visa are: Hanoi’s Noi … Continue reading Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance to 80 countries

Nine-seats electric aircraft completed its first successful flight to Washington

Today, zero-emission flight is closer to reality than ever. Electric and hybrid-electric propulsion is rapidly revolutionising mobility technologies across industries, from automotive to marine. And the aviation industry is no exception. According with Microsoft News, the world’s largest all-electric aircraft completed its first successful flight on Thursday. The Cessna Caravan aircraft is retrofitted with an … Continue reading Nine-seats electric aircraft completed its first successful flight to Washington

Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01

Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01, with hotels and restaurants registered with the state tourism agency allowed to operate first, the President’s office said. A task force fighting Coronavirus had proposed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at a meeting on May 26 that the airports be re-opened for foreign tourists as … Continue reading Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01

Mount Fuji will be closed to climbers this summer due to virus

It is the first time since at least 1960 that all four routes will be closed during the climbing season. Mount Fuji will be closed to climbers this summer in a measure aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus. Shizuoka Prefecture, which manages three of the four major routes to Japan’s highest peak, announced Monday … Continue reading Mount Fuji will be closed to climbers this summer due to virus