‘We feel safer over there!’ Fuming Britons returning from Portugal blast travel quarantine ‘shambles’ as they fork out hundreds of pounds to make it back before tomorrow’s 4am deadline

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The gates have closed! Travel quarantine on Portugal and Hungary comes into force after last Britons arrive back in the UK following mad scramble before 4am deadline today

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Pavarotti couldn’t get enough of it, Joan Collins honeymooned there… but you don’t need to be a millionaire celebrity to holiday at the private island of Pangkor Laut

Following a busy – and hot – day of sightseeing, one of the best – and coolest in all senses – places to unwind is the Heli Lounge Bar on Jalan Sultan Ismail street. By day it is a helipad, at night it is adorned with chairs and tables so drinkers can appreciate a stunning […]

Theresa May leads Tory backlash over airport testing farce: Former Prime Minister wants end to ‘dragging feet’… as BA plans to cut 6 in 10 flights

Travel consultant Paul Charles said: ‘The weekly review needs to be changed. They need to move the system to a traffic light system so that consumers are clearly-informed about ministers’ intentions and which countries are at risk. It would enable them to book trips with more certainty.’

At 82, My Grandmother Has Lost Her Husband — And The World As She Knows It

Lệ Khanh was intrigued by the former army medic who had fled the north after faking his own injury and deserting during a particularly vicious battle. He had started a printing business on the outskirts of Sài Gòn and came to help her father around their home when they needed him. Despite the objections of […]

Furious BA and easyJet customers trying to rebook breaks cancelled by Covid using vouchers given to them by the airline blast ‘complicated rules and hidden charges’

‘I felt quite safe over there, apart from the flight. It was really busy as it was probably one of the only flights you could get. The flight on the way back was full with people coming back early, I could hear people on the beach trying to change their flights.’ 

Religious leader who blamed gay marriage for coronavirus catches Covid-19 himself

And Maria Guryeva, a spokeswoman for Amnesty International Ukraine, said at the time: “Such statements…are very harmful because they could lead to increased attacks, aggression, discrimination and acceptance of violence against certain groups.”

Tasting Buenos Aires: food tours, street art and tango – a local’s guide to the city

Street art With an abundance of abandoned buildings and blank walls, and little interference from the local authorities, Buenos Aires has in recent years become one of the world’s street art capitals. Big, bold murals are everywhere – from a psychedelic portrait of football hero Carlos Tevez running the length of an apartment block to […]

Con Dao Island: Developing tourism tied with preservation of natural heritage

The 16-island archipelago Con Dao located around 180 km off Vung Tau City in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, about 230 kilometers southeast of HCMC. It is well known for nice wild beaches with white sand, deep blue water and colorful coral reefs. French colonialists and the American turned the island into a prison to jail Vietnamese revolutionary […]

A family’s 76-year quest for truth and justice for West African soldiers who fought for France in WWII

Historians are still unable to trace about 350 men known to have been at the camp, Ndao and other Senegalese officials say, and consider them probable victims. The hunt for facts is blocked, researchers say, by the Senegalese government ignoring their requests to access the archives. (Sall’s spokesman did not respond to requests for comment.)