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How ‘Hong Kong spirit’ helps city’s bars and nightlife scene stay resilient
Hong Kong’s bars remain resilient – despite the fact that the city’s food and drink industry has been battered by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is still reeling from the losses incurred during a mandatory two-week shutdown of 1,200 pubs and ...
I’m Traveling, Even Though I’m Stuck at Home
For the past 30 years, I’ve spent every summer abroad in Europe. Now I’ve realized that traveling isn’t just a pastime—it’s a mindset.
The world's airlines say they won't recover until 2024, reflecting a new wave of pessimism as the pandemic rages on
The International Air Transport Association, which represents most of the world's major airlines, said it does not expect the airline industry to recover from the coronavirus pandemic until 2024.. The timeline, along with recent comments...
First Look Inside Virgin Galactic's Tourist Spaceship Cabin For The Very Rich
The Virgin Galactic spaceship that will someday carry very moneyed tourists into space boasts windows and cameras galore for easy selfies with planet Earth. Virgin Galactic calls its spacecraft cabin the "centerpiece" of the experience i...
World's tallest swing opens in China
The world's tallest swing has just opened over a 2,300-foot-tall cliff in China. The extreme ride is 328 feet tall, roughly the equivalent of a 30-story building.
American Passports Are Worthless Now (Map)
Oh the places you can’t go
Rental Car Giant Hertz Files For Bankruptcy Protection
A decrease in travel amid the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a "sudden and dramatic" blow to the company's revenue.
How expensive will air travel be after the Covid-19 crisis?
When the state of Florida began enacting stay-at-home measures and closing beaches in mid-March, in response to the threat of Covid-19, Miami-based real estate agent and artist Nadia Bouzid was in the middle of painting a mural inside a ...
Airbnb laying off 1,900 workers, 25% of its workforce, amid travel slump
CEO Brian Chesky says company is facing "hard truths," including uncertainty about when travel demand will resume.
A Trip Through Paris and New York in late 1890s / Un voyage à travers Paris, 1890
Upscaled with neural networks footage from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900.
Everything travelers need to know about coronavirus
Travelers are increasingly on edge as the coronavirus pandemic grips the globe, prompting travel restrictions, cancellations and suspensions.
Tourism to Cuba drops significantly, official figures show
The number of tourists and Cuban-Americans visiting Cuba fell almost 20 percent in January compared to the same period last year, according to official figures published Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics and Information. The ...
Inside Vladimir Putin’s Outrageous Underground Wine Cellar In Moldova
Separated from Russia by Ukraine, the tiny Republic of Moldova operates the state-owned Cricova wine cellar, and is President Vladimir Putin’s personal wine playground when he visits.
Here are all the things that could go wrong in 2020, according to Nouriel Roubini
A number of potential disruptive ‘white swans’ can be seen on the horizon. Any of them could trigger severe economic, financial, political, and geopolitical.
10 of the coolest neighbourhoods in Europe
There are must-sees, of course, but to really get under the skin of Europe’s great cities go for our pick of less-touristy districts
Something's Not Right Here Folks
Mario Cavolo, Shenyang
A Look at USA 2009 H1N1 Virus Compared to China 2020 Corona Virus
Japan Airlines giving away 50,000 round-trip tickets to Tokyo Olympics attendees - to try to get them out of Tokyo
The promotion aims to give tourists coming to the Olympics a chance to see Japan outside of Tokyo.
A shipwreck worth billions off the coast of Cartagena
For centuries, the San José galleon lay lost on the ocean floor, but now it’s at the centre of a custody dispute, with several parties all staking claim to its riches.
20 Most Beautiful Islands in the World - Travel Den
20 most beautiful islands in the world. From French Polynesia to the Caribbean, here are the best islands in the world to visit.
18 Expert-Approved Ways to Prevent a Hangover
Why regret more than your dance moves last night, amirite?
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