Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

When traveling in Europe, you take in the sights, sounds, food, and culture. Often, you want to take back memories of the fun times with you. Even better, purchasing gifts for friends and loved ones allows you to share your wonderful experience with others. One of the best gifts to give are items like watches, … Read more

Shruti Shibulal’s Tamara Leisure expects 3-fold growth this fiscal; looks to expand through acquisitions

Hospitality firm Tamara Leisure Experiences expects its business to grow three-fold in the current fiscal, compared to pre-pandemic levels, amid easing of travel restrictions, according to the company CEO Shruti Shibhulal. The company is looking at inorganic expansion through acquisitions across its affordable, mid-segment and leisure businesses across India as well as overseas through … Read more

Five ways a groundbreaking €9 rail pass changed Germany

Five ways a groundbreaking €9 rail pass changed Germany

While most Germans likely thought they were just living their lives, every weekend getaway, every metro journey to work, every bus ride to the store, and every train trip to a lake to beat this summer’s unprecedented heat was one small part of a gigantic experiment : Germany’s €9 train ticket. Designed to offer relief … Read more

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article GÖRLITZ, Germany — The premise? To travel 750 kilometers from Aachen on Germany’s western border with Belgium and the Netherlands to Görlitz on the Polish frontier. The cost? Thanks to Germany’s temporary cheap travel program, only €9. The scheme expires on August 31 and it covers all regional … Read more

Last call for Germany’s €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Last call for Germany's €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Germans are finishing a three-month experiment in what happens when you cut the cost of public transport to almost nothing. Since June, some 38 million residents and visitors have bought a state-subsidized €9 ticket valid for one month of travel on all buses, trams, metros and … Read more

Mask-free travel on German Chancellor’s plane prompts fresh debate

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks during a joint media conference with South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  AP/PTI

As Germany braces for the next Covid-19 wave, photos from a flight full of mask-less government officials, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and media representatives have prompted a renewed debate over health guidelines. The criticism was sparked by pictures from a government jet Scholz and Economics Minister Robert Habeck used to fly to Montreal this … Read more

How much does it cost to travel full time? Here’s what one country couple

How much does it cost to travel full time?  Here's what one country couple

Ernestas Tyminas felt “stuck” in his role as a marketing manager at a newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colorado. So he requested two months off to backpack through Asia, he said, landing in Beijing in January 2019. “On the first day … I meet this one,” he said, gesturing to Darina Karpitskaya, sitting by his side. … Read more

Germany Fast Emerging Most Popular Travel Destination In Europe For Indian Tourists

Germany Fast Emerging As Most Popular Travel Destination In Europe For Indian Tourists

Germany, may not be one of the most favored places by the Bollywood producers and directors when it comes to exotic locales so far, but that has not stopped Indian travelers from exploring the wide diversity of this Western European nation. Germany offers you breathtaking landscapes with pristine mountains, forests, rivers and scenic beaches where … Read more

Vegan Air Canada passenger stunned at lack of airline meals

Vegan Air Canada passenger stunned at lack of airline meals

A woman was left stunned and annoyed after she ordered several vegan meals on a plane – but was served nothing more than a bottle of water during meal service. Miriam Porter, a travel blogger who goes by the TikTok handle ‘the kind traveller’, was on an Air Canada flight traveling from Toronto, Canada to … Read more

‘Germany an affordable, sustainable destination, witnesses 214% rise in Indian tourists’; Oktoberfest to return

Germany, Indian tourists, Oktoberfest, Romit Theophilus, German National Tourist Office

While the sentiment among travelers and the tourism & hospitality industry is upbeat, plummeting rate of Indian Rupee against the US Dollar and rising Air Ticket prices due to expensive ATF are threatening to dampen their spirits, Germany, which is promoting itself in the Indian tourism sector , meanwhile is offering cost-effective and sustainable travel. … Read more