North Korea travel ban until September

North Korea travel ban until September North Korea has recently prohibited all tourists from visiting the country until early September, but the reason behind the move remains unclear. North Korean, ruled by Kim Jong-un, has paused any and all tourist visa applications that are currently underway and aren’t accepting any new ones until after the …

Travel safety concerns following earthquake in Indonesia

Travel safety concerns following earthquake in Indonesia Magnitude 6.9 earthquake 3 km from East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia · 19 Aug, 15:56 An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck Indonesia around 10pm local time on 19th August. Lombok has been hit hard by the natural occurrence, which triggered several dangerous landslides and …

London Euston station closure causes chaos

London Euston station closure causes chaos If you happened to be around the London area last weekend (18th – 19th August), you may have noticed the lack of trains going into London Euston, and the various “alternative travel plans” given to those wishing to depart from the area. Network Rail is urging passengers to avoid …

Liverpool Airport strike may affect flights over bank holiday weekend

Liverpool Airport strike may affect flights over bank holiday weekend A total of 80 workers from Liverpool Airport have scheduled a 36-hour strike this weekend. The strike is set to start tomorrow, 23rd August at 7pm, and conclude 25th August at 7am. Employees from aviation, engineering, and driver operations will be taking part in the …

Earthquake rocks Venezuela; is it safe to travel?

Earthquake rocks Venezuela; is it safe to travel? On Tuesday evening, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck Venezuela, and the aftershocks of this natural disaster were felt across several neighbouring Caribbean islands. This earthquake is the largest to hit the South American county in over 100 years. Fortunately, no deaths have been reported …

Hurricane Lane strikes Hawaii: Travel advice for tourists

Hurricane Lane strikes Hawaii: Travel advice for tourists Category 3 hurricane, Hurricane Lane, is set to cause devastation across Hawaii. The hurricane has been downgrades from a category 5 hurricane to category 3, but locals have been warned that the natural disaster is still expected to cause extensive property damage. Currently, residents are experiencing high …

UK holidays may not be affected after Brexit

UK holidays may not be affected after Brexit Lately, one of the concerns among UK residents has been how their holidaying and travel habits will be affected after the UK leaves the EU next year. Brexit is set to take place on 29th March 2019, and the country has seen several rumours regarding travelling over …

Is it safe for tourists to travel to Hawaii again?

Is it safe for tourists to travel to Hawaii again? Hurricane Lane has caused no small amount of destruction across the state of Hawaii over the past few days, but it seems that the hurricane is finally winding down, leaving travellers and tourists to wonder if it is safe to travel again. After several days …

Travel insurance may be compulsory for tourists travelling to Egypt

Travel insurance may be compulsory for tourists travelling to Egypt Following the deaths of British couple John and Susan Cooper at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel in Hurghada, there has been discussion of new rules to help prevent any rise in incidents that could happen to tourists who travel out to Egypt. The couple were …

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