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Travelling trends Spring 2022

[SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/15/travel/trends-spring-2022.html] As governments across the world loosen coronavirus restrictions and shift their approach to accepting Covid-19 as a manageable part of everyday life, the travel industry is growing hopeful that this will be the […]

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Fun in Rio Brazil Carnival 2022

[SOURCE: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/much-joy-brazil-holds-first-062046918.html] Rio de Janeiro’s carnival, a glittering, sequin-studded festival of the flesh, exploded back to life Friday with the first famed samba school parades since Covid-19 hit Brazil. After two long years of face […]

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France Ends Major Covid Rules

[SOURCE: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/france-ends-major-covid-rules-what-changes-for-travelers] France has lifted restrictions on unvaccinated travelers from the UK, which means that effective today passengers who haven’t had the jab can visit without an essential reason. The UK has been moved from […]

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Africa – Jardin Majorelle

[SOURCE: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/morocco/marrakesh/attractions/jardin-majorelle/a/poi-sig/1144259/1316370] French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé bought Jardin Majorelle in 1980 to preserve the vision of its original owner, French landscape painter Jacques Majorelle, and keep it open […]

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Vatican Museums

[SOURCE: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/rome/attractions/vatican-museums/a/poi-sig/1256585/359975] Why you should goFounded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world’s greatest art collections. Exhibits, which are displayed […]

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Mysterious people of the Caribbean

[SOURCE: https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220322-the-mysterious-people-of-the-caribbean] A rare archaeological discovery on the Dominican Republic’s secluded Samaná Peninsula could unlock the mystery behind the Caribbean’s little-known pre-Arawak past. You wouldn’t think of the overtrodden Dominican Republic as a cutting-edge archaeology […]

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Africa Benin Fearless Female Warriors

[SOURCE: https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20180826-the-legend-of-benins-fearless-female-warriorsGrand Marché de Dantokpa] This fierce all-female army was so ruthless that European colonists called them the Amazons after the merciless warriors of Greek mythology. Actors Chadwick Boseman and Michael B Jordan earned high […]

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Visiting Somoa

[SOURCE: https://www.travelnation.co.uk/blog/travel-to-samoa-why-this-hidden-gem-demands-to-be-explored] Deep in the South Pacific and several long flights from the UK, Samoa’s more famous neighbours like Fiji and French Polynesia often steal it’s limelight. However, the lure of a more rustic and […]

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Djibouti

[SOURCE: https://www.traveldojo.com/djibouti/] This tiny dry and arid desert nation is eclipsed by its gigantic neighbors – Somalia and Ethiopia. Its Red Sea coastline as well as its close proximity to the Arabian Peninsula makes it […]

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Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família

[SOURCE: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/barcelona/attractions/la-sagrada-familia/a/poi-sig/374867/360761] The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) is considered to be the symbol of Barcelona by many residents, and the one place you shouldn’t miss when you […]