ITV’s new show Belgravia was filmed at some seriously beautiful UK locations

ITV 's new show Belgravia is already proving a hit with viewers, with some even dubbing it as the new Downton Abbey. The drama stars Tamsin Greig, Harriet Walter, Alice Eve and Philip Glenister, and is set in the 1800s in London, where the upper class see their secrets revealed while conflicts rage on such […]

Grand Bahama reefs survived hurricane Dorian

Grand Bahama Island and its reefs fared well during Hurricane Dorian last September, according to underwater assessments taken by a dive team from the Underwater Explorers Society. No damages were found from sediments stirred up by the storm, and the reefs appear  clear and thriving with soft and hard corals still attached in their original […]

Aruba Government Suspends All Inbound Travel by Non-Residents

WHY IT RATES: The restrictions are currently set through March 31, 2020, but are subject to change. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Passenger’s Coronavirus Joke Leads to 8-Hour Flight Delay Top Las Vegas Hotels, Casinos Announce Temporary Closures United Airlines Reducing Capacity, Cutting Salaries Disney World, Disneyland Closing Hotels and Stores Dear valued partner and friend, […]

Dubai closes all bars, pubs and lounges to mitigate spread of coronavirus

Hostelries to remain closed from Monday until the end of the month – restaurants currently remain open Popular Irish bar chain McGettigans had already announced it had closed its doors in light of the continued coronavirus crisis. All bars, pubs and lounges in Dubai have been ordered to close “with immediate effect” from Monday until […]

Dubai, Abu Dhabi to close major tourist attractions from Sunday

Tourism authorities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi announce orders for attractions to shut down from Sunday until the end of March Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Saturday temporarily announced plans to close its main tourist attractions, theme parks and cultural destinations from Sunday until the end of the month as a precautionary measure to limit […]

What’s New in the Great Barrier Reef in 2020

The Great Barrier has been showing significant signs of recovery in recent years, and vacationing to this natural wonder is still a major bucket-list destination for many travelers. This year, Queensland is rolling out new sustainable ways for people to visit and explore this unique region. Snorkelers and divers will rejoice with the new Ngaro […]

Travel during coronavirus: Should I cancel my trip to avoid COVID-19?

From the outside, the facade of Destination (a prominent Beijing venue that expressly welcomes gay people) is downright drab. But inside this four-storey cultural centre on the east side of the city, the works in the nonprofit art gallery can push boundaries. This is no easy feat as censorship restrictions have been tightening in China under […]

Erika Gates Grand Bahama bird expert

Erika Gates is all about the birds. She is a certified Bahamas birding guide on Grand Bahama Island and escorts a bird tour offered by Grand Bahama Nature Tours, one of five programs available to visitors. She also promotes a bed & breakfast establishment for birders and nature lovers and has been involved for years […]

A COVID-19-Free Dominican Republic Journey

I returned Sunday from a four-day media visit to the Iberostar Selection Bavaro resort in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana district and frankly, it would have been hard to surmise travelers were concerned about COVID-19 based on what I experienced. It’s funny, but for ubiquitous by-the-second coronavirus coverage via smartphone, you wouldn’t have known there […]

You can book Love is Blind themed stays at the hotel where the couples stayed

Netflix 's Love is Blind has had us hooked from the moment the couples began talking in pods, right through to their wedding days. Fans of the show can now recreate one of the couples' biggest experiences; the luxury Mexican holiday they enjoyed once they got engaged and met face-to-face, so that they could build […]