Life: Travel

Made famous by the 2000 movie "The Beach", Maya Bay is now a case study in the ruinous costs of runaway tourism, swamped by up to 4,000 daily visitors.
In 2016, the space company was granted an operating license to fly its passenger ship with the world’s first paying space tourists once final safety tests are completed.
Boracay's white sand, lively night scene and abundant water sports attracted nearly two million visitors in 2017.
With a rise in the number of foreign tourists, the number of those injured by deer surged to a record 180 in the last fiscal year to March from 118 the previous year.
On Friday, Christians observe Easter Friday, the day on which Christ died for the sins of humankind.
Coexistence is not always easy between millions of wild animals and 8.5 million humans in a city better known for record-breaking skyscrapers.
The World Heritage-listed site, which attracts millions of tourists each year, is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching linked to climate change.
Local and international visitors say they go up the pyramid to feel the energy of the sun and connect with a forgotten past, while many foreign visitors express awe.
It is the third year in a row that Cape Town International has won the international award.
Visitors to the Royal Zoological Society's Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland could experience a rare treat.
The special Grade II status is awarded to just 5.8 percent of approximately 500,000 listed buildings in England, marking them out as particularly important sites.
All too often travel professionals remain stuck on stereotypical views of the LGBT community.
The glitch affected outbound flights from its international terminal and one of its two domestic terminals. Inbound flights were not affected.
The rectangular bottle was discovered half-buried in sand dunes near Wedge Island, some 160 kilometres north of Perth.
The event grew out of a brutal and bloody police crackdown of gay and lesbian activists in 1978 and is now one of the biggest street parties in the world.
The avalanche hit an area outside the ski slopes in the Entraunes area, French police said in a statement on Twitter.
The city says the nine-year-long project will let residents and visitors enjoy the full benefits of the area once completed.
The 20th Habanos Cigar Festival features a glamorous line-up of cigar varieties, as well as gala dinners, seminars, factory visits and the renowned cigar sommelier contest.
Gobee.bike said that "more than a thousand bikes" had been stolen and almost 3,400 damaged nationwide, with almost 300 complaints filed to police and 6,500 repairs needed.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has written to the UK government seeking a review of the travel advisory update.
First Airline's two-hour virtual reality 'flights' to Paris, Rome, Hawaii and New York give visitors a first-class restaurant experience without the hassle of a real trip.
The Chinese are welcoming the Year of the Dog.
The attack, which was claimed by Islamic State, prompted Britain to advise against all but essential travel to the North African country.
After several years of stagnation, tourism has turned around, partly thanks to new budget air links with Europe and increased flights.
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