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

Bye bye 'beer bike'? Amsterdam determined to tame tourism

Thu, May. 17, 2018

Amsterdam unveiled far-reaching plans on Wednesday to rein in tourism, reflecting the dissatisfaction of many residents who feel the city’s historic center has been overrun.

Thomas Cook on track with Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays popular

Thu, May. 17, 2018

Analysts are on average expecting Thomas Cook to post operating profit of 352 million pounds for the 12 month period to Sept. 31, which would represent a 7 percent rise on last year’s result.

Stories behind 9 of Egypt’s colloquial proverbs

Wed, May. 16, 2018

Nine idioms you may encounter in Egypt and the stories behind them.