Day: July 5, 2021

Italy

Traveling in Italy: The Magic Amalfi Coast

If you were to make a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the world, then the Amalfi coast in Italy would have to be in the top ten category.   This is the coast which is famous for hairpin turns, breathtaking views, sweet lemons (I mean sweet) charming hotels and picturesque towns. […]

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Spain

Balearic Islands: Airline traffic finally topped pre-pandemic levels

  As international travel resumes in Europe, the level of activity at several of Spain’s airports is beginning to resemble that of early summer 2019, before the coronavirus epidemic forced the near-closure of tourist airports at various points over the previous 18 months. On Sunday, July 4th, it was reported that the number of flights […]

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Portimão Portugal

Portugal: New online volunteer platform in Portimão

  Portimão Council has announced the establishment of an online volunteer portal that will serve as a gathering place for those wishing to contribute their “time, talents, or expertise” to local organizations in need of volunteers. Citizens in the area may join up online by simply filling out a digital form with their personal information. […]

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Czechia Prague

Travel To Prague: Get Bohemian

  Prague is a the shining jewel of Central Europe, so well preserved it is seemingly frozen in time, and for part of the year that is literally true. Prague is the only major European city that managed to avoid bombardment during the World Wars, which provides for an enchanting and almost eerie 14th century […]

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Greece

Greece: Free entry for more third countries travelers

  Because the COVID-19 situation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Moldova, and Brunei has improved, citizens of these countries will be allowed to enter Greece without being subjected to testing or quarantine restrictions.   Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) acknowledged the decision, while also revealing that the existing entry-ban NOTAM has been extended until July 8, […]

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Italy Venice

Italy: Venice endangered by sea level rises

The National Environment Protection System (SNPA), in its first study on the impact of climate change in Italy, stated Wednesday that Venice is endangered by “continual and permanent” rises in sea level.    The earth beneath the lagoon city is sinking, according to the research, as the sea level rises. The MOSE dam system recently […]

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