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The Drive-Thru: Companies respond to the coronavirus, craft chains refuse to close, and workers deal with chaos

The Drive-Thru: Companies respond to the coronavirus, craft chains refuse to close, and workers deal with chaos

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This is Kate Taylor, back on the newsletter beat after two months traveling in Asia. Yes, I now realize that I somehow picked the worst possible time to travel internationally...
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Uzbekistan's magnificent cities: where Soviet style meets Islamic heritage

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

From Tashkent to Samarkand and Bukhara, travel writer Caroline Eden believes Uzbekistan offers a dazzling mix of traditional style and a modern outlook Twenty five years after...
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‘Kathmandu is still a place of magic': Sir Chris Bonington

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Despite much change, the Nepalese capital's staggering views and warm memories are as vivid as ever for the veteran mountaineer and leader of 19 Himalayan expeditions My first...
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Chadar, India: The end of the Ice Road - in pictures

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Our project to document communities undergoing irreversible change took us to the frozen Zanskar river, which connects Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India. Michał and I began...
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Air Asia grounds most of its fleet

Air Asia grounds most of its fleet

2 days ago   |   Business Traveller

The low-cost airline will temporarily hibernate most of its fleet in the wake of growing travel restrictions imposed by governments around the world
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Tea and history: an evocative brew in Chengdu, China

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

This centuries-old teahouse in Sichuan province and its regulars are a world away from China's modern megacities Out in the western suburbs of Sichuan's capital, Chengdu, the...
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The jewellers of Jaipur's Johari Bazaar - a photo essay

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Unesco has named the capital of Rajasthan, India, a world heritage site, partly for its jewellery and artisanal traditions, which continue to thrive on one of its main...
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Trans-Siberian Railway: a view from Moscow to Vladivostok - a photo essay

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

On a 9,288km journey inspired by the centennial anniversary of the railway's completion in 1916, photographer Annie Ling captures life onboard the Trans-Siberian Railway, and...
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We're going on a bear hunt. in Hokkaido, Japan

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Hokkaido is Japan's most northerly main island, an otherworldly volcanic land with eastern Asia's highest concentration of brown bears. One family are on their trail... in a...
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Air Asia offers extended flexibility options for existing flight bookings for travel until April 30

Air Asia offers extended flexibility options for existing flight bookings for travel until April 30

4 days ago   |   Business Traveller

Air Asia said eligible guests can now select from unlimited flight changes or retaining the value of flight booking into an account for future travel
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Donald Trump ‘considers' quarantine of New York but says it ‘won't be necessary'

Donald Trump ‘considers' quarantine of New York but says it ‘won't be necessary'

Coronavirus cases in the US now exceed 100,000 Donald Trump has rejected ordering a lockdown for the coronavirus hotspots of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, saying a... Read more ...

Fake police try to fine driver for 'unnecessary travel' in coronavirus lockdown

Fake police try to fine driver for 'unnecessary travel' in coronavirus lockdown

The two men were posing as police officers when they pulled the carer over and tried to fine her £60 Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: How to get an online supermarket slot if you're elderly or...

Coronavirus UK: How to get an online supermarket slot if you're elderly or vulnerable

Tesco have said they hope to add more delivery slots soon. Coronavirus has seen global disruption on an unprecedented scale, including travel bans , job losses and panic... Read more ...

Angry local asks Snowdonia tourist ‘what the hell are you doing here' during...

Angry local asks Snowdonia tourist ‘what the hell are you doing here' during lockdown

The tourist called the police who advised him to return home Furious locals blocked a man's Range Rover on a country road after he drove all the way to Snowdonia from... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: When will it be safe to travel again?

Coronavirus UK: When will it be safe to travel again?

Can we start planning our summer holidays? Coronavirus has most of the world grounded, with lockdowns and quarantines affecting countries from China - who have promisingly... Read more ...

NHS staff to get free bus travel in Wales

NHS staff to get free bus travel in Wales

NHS staff will be given free travel as part of a £69 million package. NHS staff will be given free travel on buses on Wales as part of a £69 million package put together to... Read more ...

Coronavirus travel: Couple trapped on boat in the Caribbean reveal...

Coronavirus travel: Couple trapped on boat in the Caribbean reveal terrifying ordeal amid COVID-19

Irish nurse Rachel Byrne and her builder boyfriend Stevie Sutton left Sydney to travel South America for six months. They were sailing from Colombia to Panama when the COVID-19... Read more ...

People are working a longer day from home

People are working a longer day from home

Data shows that people are working an extra two hours from home Read more ...

Vietnam Airlines disinfects aircraft after each flight

Vietnam Airlines disinfects aircraft after each flight

Besides disinfecting aircraft after each flight, the airline added that it will also spray disinfectant on all aircraft operated within the day once more Read more ...

Travel bloggers forced to stay inside their Balinese mansion are criticised...

Travel bloggers forced to stay inside their Balinese mansion are criticised for bragging

Travel bloggers who are self-isolating from coronavirus in their three-storey Balinese mansion have been criticised for 'bragging' about their luxury surroundings. Read more ...