• Family Trip

    Australian PM defends family trip during COVID lockdown | News | DW

    Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison hit back at criticism over his decision travel to Sydney on Father’s Day during a COVID lockdown. In an interview with Sky News Australia aired Tuesday, Morrison said there was a lot of “misinformation” doing the rounds and that there was no exemption required for him to travel to Sydney.  “I can understand people’s frustration, but I do think there has been a lot of misinformation about this,” Morrison said. “I live in Sydney. I often have to be here [in Canberra] for work, there was no requirement to get an exemption to go to  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Camping UK: ‘Really important’ tips for camping holiday this summer | Travel News | Travel

    2021 is quickly becoming the year of the staycation and many Britons are packing up their tents, sleeping bags and roll mats to explore their backyard. Heading out on a camping staycation can be exciting, but the holiday feeling shouldn’t stop hopeful campers from making sure they have the right gear. All important for a good night sleep in the great outdoors, a sleeping bag is a must on every camping trip. But how do campers choose the right one? David Scotland, owner of family-run camping equipment retailer Outdoor World Direct, has some tips to help holidaymakers make the right  

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  • Best Tourist Spot

    Vadodara: Legendary Raja Ravi Varma’s dilapidated studio gets facelift | Vadodara News

    VADODARA: Walking through the hallowed room where legendary painter Raja Ravi Varma once splashed the canvas with vivid colours and created some of his best masterpieces, would be a reality soon. The spacious studio nestled amid the lush green environs of the Laxmi Vilas Palace compound where Varma used to paint has been completely refurbished by the royal Gaekwad family. And they want to turn it into a tourist spot. “It’s a piece of heritage as Varma, one of the greatest artists, used to make his paintings in this studio. Many tourists visit the Fatensingrao Museum near Motibaug Ground and  

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  • Vacation Packages

    Alaska expands menu, American offers vacation package deals from Seattle, more airline news

    With leisure travel on the rebound, it may seem like everything is costing extra and taking more effort to secure a reservation, especially for car rentals. Yet the airline industry continues to roll out discounted airfare and attractive package deals, enticing passengers back to the skies. With the heightened interest in vacation destinations there are some delays blamed on crew shortages, so travelers are advised to review their airline status prior to departure. For those willing to brave airport lineups and wait times, the deals may offer a big payoff. This week’s airline news includes fare sales from Alaska and  

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  • Best Tourist Spot

    Former Cold War Radar Base in UP Could Become Tourism Spot | Michigan News

    EAGLE HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A group of Michigan Tech University alumni have submitted the winning bid for a former U.S. Air Force radar station in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula they hope can become a tourist destination. The bid last week was $227,000, The Daily Mining Gazette reported, citing a statement from Keweenaw County, which controls the property. The former base, which has more than 100 acres in Eagle Harbor Township, is known locally as Mount Horace Greeley. For nearly 40 years, it served as a radar station during the Cold War with the Soviet Union. The winning bidder was identified  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Camping holidays: Checks campers must make before a holiday or risk being kicked off site | Travel News | Travel

    First-time campers are advised to get to grips with their tent before heading to the campsite. However, according to one camping expert, there are some important checks which, if they are not done, could risk holiday devastation. David Scotland, the owner of camping and outdoor equipment retailer Outdoor World Direct, has revealed that the size of your tent is crucial – particularly in the post-Covid world. He is urging travellers to check the small details of their campsite bookings before setting off for their holiday. Many campsites now set out pitch specifications, and any tent which is larger than the  

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