Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — For scores of foreign soccer fans, the road to the World Cup in Doha starts every morning at a barren campsite in the middle of the desert. Visitors who found hotels in central Doha booked up or far beyond their budget have settled for the faraway, dust-blown tent village in … Read more

Space diversity: Europe’s space agency gets 1st parastronaut

Space diversity: Europe's space agency gets 1st parastronaut

PARIS (AP) — The European Space Agency made history Wednesday by selecting an amputee to be among its newest batch of astronauts, complementing that with an unprecedented commitment to one day send someone with a physical disability into outer space. John McFall, a 41-year-old British former Paralympian who lost his right leg in a motorcycle … Read more

Budget Travel: These European Countries Are Easy On The Pocket

Budget Travel: These European Countries Are Easy On The Pocket

A basketful of vibrant destinations rich in culture, natural beauty, and delicious food is what makes Europe popular with tourists. But, Indian travelers generally balk at the cost of a trip to the continent. However, there are countries in Europe that can be explored within a tight budget as well. Here are some countries that … Read more

Travel Spending Decreases But Americans Keep Traveling

Travel Spending Decreases But Americans Keep Traveling

Most US travelers are careful with their money and have decreased their travel expenditures, because they are concerned about the possibility of an upcoming recession, a new survey shows. The concerns, though, haven’t stopped them from traveling: 8 of every 10 adult Americans have travel plans. Those are conclusions of an online survey of 4,035 … Read more

November 2022 Travel Restrictions Worldwide Update

November 2022 Travel Restrictions Worldwide Update

November ushers in the final opportunity to travel in autumn as the peak holiday travel season starts at the month’s end. November 2022 is shaping up to be an excellent time for domestic and international trips at discounted prices before the holiday travel season begins. 02 November 2022, Poland, Warschau: Passers-by listen to an organ … Read more

Australia reacts to new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

Australia reacts to new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

The Australian government has hailed the significance of Rishi Sunak’s ascension to the British prime ministership following his “commitment” and “persistence” to obtain the role. Mr Sunak won the UK Conservative Party’s leadership overnight and will become the country’s first prime minister of Indian descent after his predecessor Liz Truss resigned following a disastrous 45-day … Read more

Jetstar flight cancellations rise in past month

Jetstar flight cancellations rise in past month

One in 10 Jetstar flights was canceled and less than 60 per cent of planes departed on time in the past month as customer complaints pile up. Jetstar’s cancellation rate (9.5 per cent) was nearly four times higher than Qantas’ at 2.5 per cent and five times higher than Virgin’s at 2 per cent. The … Read more

An Insider’s Guide To Brussels

An Insider's Guide To Brussels

Explore Brussels. Adobe Stock/iolab Brussels is integral with the bustling Grand-Place, but there’s much to explore beyond one of Europe’s largest and most picturesque squares. The city boasts more than 2,000 restaurants, 500 art nouveau buildings (the architectural style began here), 200 hotels, 100 museums and, of course, 65 chocolatiers. To dig deeper, we consulted … Read more

European shares rally as investors cheer UK policy reversal

European shares rally as investors cheer UK policy reversal

Focus on fiscal plans from new UK finance minister Credit Suisse to pay $495 mln to settle a case Norway’s Nel rises on order from Woodside Energy Oct 17 (Reuters) – Europe’ STOXX 600 index climbed on Monday, buoyed by banks and real estate companies as investors cheered the reversal of Britain’s fiscal plan that … Read more

An Insider’s Guide To Brussels

An Insider's Guide To Brussels

Explore Brussels. Adobe Stock/iolab Brussels is integral with the bustling Grand-Place, but there’s much to explore beyond one of Europe’s largest and most picturesque squares. The city boasts more than 2,000 restaurants, 500 art nouveau buildings (the architectural style began here), 200 hotels, 100 museums and, of course, 65 chocolatiers. To dig deeper, we consulted … Read more