Tag: Tourism

Travel

Country Spotlight: Japan

Japan is a vibrant country that encapsulates the hustle and bustle, a futuristic getaway of shimmering skyscrapers and neon lights, yet you would be surprised at the rich history the place holds. If you are looking for a modern experience of Japan, the Tokyo Skytree is where you want to head to. At 2,080 feet…

Climate Change

Ecotourism: Travel and Climate

Pina Coladas on a sandy beach, palm trees, and the smell of fabulous food. These are a few of our favourite things. But what if the holidays you craved were the exact source of climate change, a reality credibly accepted as the cause of human action? Would the cocktails on the beach suddenly become rather…

Arts

Banksy in Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth: home of golden sands, the famous Pleasure Beach, the Time and Tide Museum. Oh, and now multiple works of art by the world-famous artist Banksy. That’s right, Banksy has been hard at work just down the road, and it’s not just Great Yarmouth – Cromer, Lowestoft, Gorleston and Oulton Broad were also places…

Travel

2021 travel hotspot predictions

With many holidays put on hold for this summer, many people are getting through by planning next year’s holiday instead! But with so my places to choose from, where will be the priority, and what have holiday lovers missed the most?  Bali  Bali is such a popular holiday destination due to its beautiful aesthetic. We’ve…

Travel

The damage for tourism from Coronavirus

“It is a very important humanitarian issue,” states Niall Gibbons. An economic bounce-back like the SARS pandemic of 2003-2004 (600%) is inevitable. Whilst the words of Tourism Ireland’s CEO ring largely true, and the current situation will undoubtedly pass, they also seemingly underplay the relationship and significance of the virus’s economic impact on those countries…

Travel

Antarctica: Tourism in the white continent

Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth and effectively uninhabited, but travellers are increasingly determined to visit this glacial continent, resulting in Antarctica’s tourism almost quadrupling in the last two decades. Antarctica can be reached by air or sea, though sailing is the more popular choice as many claim the journey through the Drake Passage is…

Travel

London: where do I start?

If you aren’t local, the idea of visiting London can be daunting; there’s so much to see and do, it is difficult to know where to start. Obviously, people with different interests will want to explore different things, but there are a few sights, activities, and places that I would recommend to anyone planning a…

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