Year: 2021

Finland Norway Sweden

5 Best winter hotels for a magical experience

  Mounds of fresh snow softly crunching under your step and night skies illuminated by the Aurora Borealis – Nordic winters are like no other. And what better way to experience them than a cosy stay in an igloo, wrapped up in a thermal sleeping bag and thick blanket? Here’s our pick of Europe’s coolest […]

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Bus Holiday Travel

Low cost bus travel from just €5

  Benefit from comfortable, low-cost European bus travel Jump on board one of our green buses and travel throughout Europe. Choose your route from our extensive network; with over 400,000 daily connections to over 2,500 destinations in 35 European countries, you really can explore Europe! Planning a backpacking trip in Europe? Want to go on […]

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Hungary

Hungary: Christmas markets opened to maskless vaccinated people

Traditional Christmas markets have opened in Budapest‘s main squares only for individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, but they have attracted a large number of tourists and locals, despite the fact that central Europe is fighting a new outbreak of the coronavirus. There were no Christmas outdoor markets in Budapest a year ago since […]

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Netherlands

Netherlands: Booster shots will be needed for travel

Hugo de Jonge, the Dutch Minister of Health, has announced that beginning in February 2022, the country’s authorities would only accept COVID-19 immunization certificates that show the possessor has had a booster shot. As a result, the Netherlands will reduce the validity of vaccination certificates from 12 to nine months, and individuals who do not […]

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France

France to declassify documents on Algerian war

  The government said on Friday that France will disclose classified police files from the Algerian war 15 years ahead of schedule in order to “look the truth in the eyes.” The files, which cover criminal investigations from 1954 to 1962, are expected to corroborate French authorities’ pervasive use of torture and extrajudicial killings. “With […]

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Austria

Austria resumes intl travel from 13 December

After imposing a countrywide lockdown and banning access for the bulk of visitors, Austrian authorities have announced that tourist travel will resume after December 13. Due to a spike in COVID-19 infection cases, the Austrian government earlier implemented a temporary lockdown. According to SchengenVisaInfo.com, the ban went into effect on November 22, making travel to […]

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Norway

Norway: Travel restrictions continue for all visitors

For the second week in a row, the Norwegian authorities have taken no steps to ease entrance procedures for visitors from any European or international countries.  In actuality, limitations have been strengthened only for visitors from Finland’s Lapland region who do not have a COVID-19 certificate. According to a press release from the Ministry of […]

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Italy

Coronavirus pandemic deepens Italy’s demographic crisis

According to ISTAT, the COVID-9 epidemic has exacerbated Italy‘s ‘demographic slump.’ Between the beginning and the end of 2020, the resident population decreased, according to the national statistics bureau. Enjoyed this post? Never miss out on future posts by following us. According to ISTAT, the mortality rate in the north was greater than in the south. According to […]

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France

Over a third of French adults have suffered discrimination at work

According to the 14th edition of a report issued on the 7th of December 2021 by the French human rights defender (Defenseur des Droits), 37% of young people had “experienced prejudice while striving to obtain work.” One out of every five young people stated they have been discriminated against multiple times when job hunting or […]

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Faro Portugal

Why two Portuguese villages ranked among the Best in the world

Cumeada and Castelo Rodrigo are two Portuguese communities that have won the World Tourism Organization‘s Best Tourism Village Award. The award was presented during the OMT’s 24th General Assembly, which is now taking place in Madrid. These awards are being granted for the first time this year, with the goal of recognizing the greatest rural […]

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Athens Greece

Greece: How Athens Among Top 20 Leisure Cities is the New Hotness

According to ForwardKeys “2021 in Review” study, which highlights the top travel trends for this year, Athens is among the top 20 leisure destinations, particularly for US travelers. According to the travel analytics firm’s study, Athens is ranked 15th among the top 20 destination cities this year. Cancun, Istanbul, New York, Miami, Paris, London, Cairo, Madrid, […]

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Canada Quebec

Canada: Full-Day Quebec City and Cruise Tour

  Start the day by discovering the Montmorency Falls where you can admire the largest waterfall in Quebec.  Then, explore the city of Old Quebec’s historic sights & landmarks. Enjoy a tour to see the iconic Chateau Frontenac, the charming Place Royale, the Petit Champlain, and much more. Check availability.   A professional tour guide would ensure […]

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