Bangkok:  A Contrasting Paradise

Bangkok: A Contrasting Paradise

If you belong to the tribe of people that can never get enough of their vacations and is always on the hunt for more, then Bangkok is your passage to heaven. With historic temples for the worshipper in you, and food that soothes your soul, you name it, and Bangkok will serve it in a plate to you.

So if you want to teleport back into your youth, and finally take that solo vacation you’ve been planning for decades, the capital city of Thailand is the right place for you. Get in touch with yourself completely; your crazy, adventurous side, … Read more

Ozzy, Sharon and Jack Osbourne on Why They Couldn’t Keep New Travel Channel Show ‘Family Friendly’ (Exclusive)

The Osbournes are back on TV and still as funny as ever. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are joining son Jack Osbourne for an eight-episode supernatural series, The Osbournes Want to Believe, on the Travel Channel. The show explores everything from Big Foot to extraterrestrials.

Jack might have grown up with the Prince of Darkness, but as he told ET’s Kevin Frazier, he has to convince his parents about paranormal activity.

“I don’t know why they don’t believe in stuff, but that’s the whole front of the show is trying to convince them,” Jack shared, with Sharon adding, “I don’t

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Catalans Dragons ditch budget travel as Super League collapses scrum

Paris (AFP) – Rugby League enters a new era on Sunday with scrums abandoned amidst the coronavirus, plans made to speed up play and cash-conscious French club Catalans Dragons reluctantly ditching budget travel.

Super League kicks off with champions St Helens facing the Dragons and Huddersfield playing Leeds Rhinos.

Scrums, rarely the set-piece physical test of strength which so dominates rugby union, will be scrapped from the 13-a-side code.

It’s chiefly on health grounds after research showed that the “micro-climate” of at least six players in such close proximity numerous times a game increased potential virus transmission.

Scrums in rugby

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Bookings to Greece surge as British holidaymakers flee Spain

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British holidaymakers are flocking to Greece in lieu of Spain as the busiest month for summer holidays gets underway.

The chairman of Sunvil Holiday Group, Noel Josephides has reported a sudden rise in enquiries for ‘last-minute, flight-only’ bookings to Greece, and not from the company’s usual 50-plus demographic. “We know they are people who were likely to go to Spain,” he told iNews.

It comes as Europe’s largest tour operator Tui extended the cancellation of all UK holidays to the Spanish Balearic Islands and Canary Islands until August 10 and all holidays to mainland Spain until August

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Canada extends travel ban to August 31, launches COVID-19 contact tracing app

By Kelsey Johnson and Julie Gordon

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Friday extended a measure barring most foreign travelers from entering the country and launched a new contact tracing app as part of its fight to control the “gate-crashing” coronavirus pandemic.

The extension to Aug. 31 applies to foreign travelers entering Canada from outside the United States. It came despite calls from Air Canada and some European aviation companies for Ottawa to restore safe travel.

Canada has a separate agreement for border crossings with the United States. The two countries earlier this month agreed to extend restrictions on non-essential travel

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