Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

Thu, May. 24, 2018

Turkey’s tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but beach holidays for conservative Muslims is growing.

Thai bay made famous by film 'The Beach' to close for four months

Wed, May. 23, 2018

Thailand’s Maya Bay will close to visitors for four months from June to allow its coral reefs to recover.

Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy

Tue, May. 22, 2018

truck driver “El Flaco” journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.

Maznoq app helps find the nearest restroom

Mon, May. 21, 2018

New mobile application, called Maznoq, is going to be launched soon to help people find the nearest restroom.

'Crystal cloud' installation draws crowds to Vietnam rice terrace

Sun, May. 20, 2018

Huge crowds trekked to the remote rice terraces of northern Vietnam Saturday to see a “crystal cloud” installation featuring 58,000 shimmering beads.

TripAdvisor readers choose Hurghada among world's Top 25 Destinations

Sat, May. 19, 2018

Egyptian resort of Hurghada made its way to the list of TripAdvisor's top 25 destinations in the world in 2018

Going back in time on Portugal’s ‘presidential train’

Sat, May. 19, 2018

Built in 1890, this train once carried Portugal’s kings and presidents, not to mention other guests like Elizabeth II or Pope Paul VI.

People are pillaging the world’s protected areas: study

Fri, May. 18, 2018

One third of the world’s protected areas are under “intense human pressure,” warned the the journal Science report