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As Asia travel recovery commences, China keeps the walls up

As Asia-Pacific tentatively starts opening to international air travel, Beijing’s tough ‘Zero-Covid’ approach means an air travel recovery will be anything but complete for airlines. According to IATA’s travel regulation map, China imposes tough requirements for those entering the country, including two weeks of quarantine. This is in contrast to regional peers, which are cautiously …

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India reopens to vaccinated travelers as more Asian countries loosen travel rules

The Indian government announced on Monday that it would allow vaccinated foreign visitors into the country for the first time in more than 20 months, delivering a boost to a battered tourism industry as coronavirus cases ease and vaccinations pick up across Asia. Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India last June.Credit…Money Sharma/Agence France-Presse …

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Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake

Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake

Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake Yueyaquan (Chinese: 月牙泉; pinyin: Yuèyá Quán) is a crescent-shaped lake in an oasis, 6 km south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province,China. It was named Yueyaquan in the Qing Dynasty. Mildred Cable & Francesca French visited the lake during their travels in the region and recorded their impressions in their book The Gobi Desert, “All around us we saw tier on tier of …

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Top 10 Solo Travel Destinations in 2017

Top 10 Solo Travel Destinations in 2017

Solo travel can be the most liberating, exciting and daunting experience of anyone’s life adventures. So selecting the right destination(s) can make or break a trip when it comes to the wonderful world backpacking. Whether you’re looking for culture, fun, nightlife, beaches, wilderness, city lights or a bit of everything, finding the most accommodating countries …

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