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Male train drivers in Sweden wear skirts to cool down

Ree Saunders
12 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Tourists flying to Sweden will enjoy a new sight this year, as male train drivers in Stockholm have swapped their long trousers for skirts in an attempt to cool down in the hot weather. The workers have been wearing skirts in order to get around the company’s new ban on ...

Only the brave: warzone holiday destinations

Kathy McLeman
11 June, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

Extreme tourism to warzones is by no means a new trend, nor is it one to be taken lightly, but for some travellers a trip to the beach just doesn’t cut it. Recreational travel to war zones may be a little riskier than a nice family holiday in Florida but ...

Hobbit helps boost New Zealand’s tourism again

Ree Saunders
11 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Last year saw New Zealand enjoy a surge of tourists fly to the country to check out the location of Peter Jackson’s latest film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. History is set to repeat itself as tourism officials reported a 10 per cent rise in arrivials in the first quarter ...

New warnings for Turkey and Kenya issued by FCO

Drew Hendricks
11 June, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

New advice for travellers planning on visiting Kenya and Turkey has been issued by the Foreign Office. The new warnings have come following further outbreaks of violence in both Turkey and Kenya. New travel advice was issued for tourists planning to visit Turkey just hours after the Turkish police force used tear ...

Oslo to build new Munch Museum

Munch Jan Moys
10 June, 2013 by Jan Moys

Plans to relocate a museum which holds the works of artist Edvard Munch have been approved in Oslo. The new plans were finally approved by Oslo’s city council after five years of political dispute over the project. The new building, built by Spanish firm Herreros Arquitectos, is located on the city’s ...

Turkey’s tourism office reassures travellers

Drew Hendricks
10 June, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism has claimed there are “no problems” facing tourists planning on travelling to the country. However, protests in the country have spread to tourist areas over the weekend, although the ministry insists there is still no threat to security or transport. The message from the ...

Dubai to build district dedicated to fashion and design

Marisa Thomas
10 June, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Dubai has announced plans to build a new design district in the city solely aimed at developing the emirate’s fashion and design sector. To new hub, called the Dubai Design District, is hoped to make Dubai even more of a fashion hotspot than it already is. The announcement of the new ...

Vaccine could signal end to “Delhi belly” holiday woes

DB1 Ree Saunders
9 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Many of us have experienced it – that violently upset stomach that invades your exotic dream holiday and generally saps the energy out of you and the fun out of your vacation.   But now it seems the days of the famed “Delhi belly” or “travellers tummy” could be all but over, ...

Plans for London to Tokyo train link moving forward

Trans1 Ree Saunders
9 June, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Construction may soon begin on a rail link that could see a London to Tokyo rail journey become a reality.   Officials from Russia and Japan met last week to discuss the plans, which would involve an extension of the Trans Siberian railway from mainland Russia to Japan by way of a ...

Vietnam teeing up for golf tourism boom

GV1 Mike Potter
9 June, 2013 by Mike Potter

Vietnam is reinventing itself as a prime destination for golf tourism, and a new link launching daily Emirates flights between Dubai and Ho Chi Minh City is set to increase the influx of golfers from the Middle East and Europe.   Vietnam has seen a number of new luxury golf developments spring ...

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