ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL

The 25 travel destinations you need to visit in 2020, according to National Geographic

2020-01-25 17:26

National Geographic announced its global list of must-do trips for 2020. The United States had two entries on the list.

Here's how the deadly Wuhan virus could impact the global economy, based on what we know about past outbreaks

2020-01-23 09:22

The Wuhan virus, which has infected over 400 people and killed 9 in China, is spreading around the world. A pandemic could affect many businesses.

These 2 architects repurposed an old lifeboat and are using it to explore the Arctic with their dog — check out photos of their incredible adventure

2020-01-19 10:24

They spent a year fixing up the boat, and now the two men and their dog are spending the winter exploring the Arctic.

People in China will make 3 billion trips in the next 40 days to celebrate Lunar New Year, the world's largest annual human migration

2020-01-14 08:35

China's 40-day Lunar New Year period has begun. Here's what the largest human migration in the world looks like.

SA needs more visa-free deals if it wants to stop losing 'passport power' - expert

2020-01-10 15:26

The South African passport has lost 10 positions over the last decade on the latest Henley Passport Index, but an expert thinks the country can still play catch-up.

A cheese-themed hotel is opening in London, and each stay comes with a cheese delivery service

2020-01-10 11:55

The cheesy hotel is located in Camden and you can enter to win a free one-night stay there by sending an email.

This 23-year-old woman asks random men to kiss her in front of famous landmarks so she has romantic pictures of her travels

2019-12-25 12:04

She began the unusual tradition on a trip to Paris after a messy breakup from her boyfriend.

Inside Swarovski Crystal Worlds, a dreamlike attraction nestled among the Austrian mountains that features a carousel made of 15 million Swarovski crystals

2019-12-20 18:41

Swarovski Kristallwelten has a park, restaurants, and a "Chamber of Wonders" featuring installations from artists all over the world.

Take a look: Inside Shoprite's massive warehouse - which operates in near total silence

2019-12-08 06:27

Cilmor is the newest and most technologically advanced - and the scale is still impossible to comprehend.

A UK company is offering to pay someone R900 an hour to drink mulled wine at Christmas markets

2019-11-29 16:21

An exhibition company is advertising the position of 'Christmas Fair Tester' to tour the UK's best Christmas markets and write up their findings.

 

A man who was paid to travel around the world in 52 weeks without a day off says it's the hardest job he's ever had

2020-01-25 13:57

The New York Times' Sebastian Modak reflects on his year spent visiting 52 different destinations around the world.

20 of the most overrated travel destinations around the world

2020-01-21 16:30

There are plenty of destinations around the world that are worth a long plane ride or a splurge. But there are also traveler favorites that simply don't deserve their accolades.

Angola is open for business with more relaxed visa requirements

2020-01-14 21:21

The Angolan government has been introducing several initiatives to encourage investment and business opportunities.

A 67-year old woman reinvented herself after her divorce and is now a travel influencer with over 53,000 followers

2020-01-10 17:01

Linda Malys Yore has a library book sitting at home about how to use Instagram. And yet, she runs a successful account with over 53,000 followers.

Here's why you can't refer to the Netherlands as Holland anymore

2020-01-10 11:55

The Dutch government has officially decided to drop the moniker of Holland going forward, and will only refer to itself as the Netherlands.

8 tourist attractions that became popular in the 2010s and what they look like now

2019-12-27 14:10

These 8 tourist attractions have seen a hefty spike in visitors in the past decade. Here's how much they've changed in the last 10 years.

Greta Thunberg's refusal to take any flights since 2015 has spawned a whole 'train-bragging' movement, and it's ushered in a new era for luxury travellers around the world

2019-12-24 09:45

Inspired by Greta Thunberg's eco-conscious travel, the Swedish terms for "flight-shaming" and "train-bragging" have become 2019's new buzzwords.

A dad makes his daughter hilarious posters when he picks her up from the airport, and the internet is loving it

2019-12-17 14:01

Courtney Payne, a graduate student who flies to and from school, recently found her dad waiting for her at the airport dressed as an elf.

At least 10 more passengers have gotten sick on the Norwegian Joy cruise ship after 6 people fell ill last week

2019-12-02 17:51

Last weekend, six people fell ill with a virus on the Norwegian Joy. On Sunday, 10 to 19 more passengers fell ill on the same ship.

A monkey with a face like a human has been single for 19 years, but zookeepers say it's because he's a bit of a jerk

2019-11-22 17:07

An internet-famous monkey from Tianjin Zoo in China is looking for love, but he's not having much success.

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