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Saudi Arabia removes travel restrictions for women

Saudi Arabia removes travel restrictions for women

   Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. Princess Reema Bandar Al Saud has hailed the decision to allow Saudi women to apply for passports and travel abroad without the need for the approval of a custodian. The decision announced this week is seen as a great leap for the empowerment of Saudi women who […]

S. Koreans traveling more but spending less

S. Koreans traveling more but spending less

South Koreans traveling overseas spent a record amount last year, but spending per person declined, central bank data showed Wednesday. The current account for last year showed travel expenditures of US$31.97 billion, the highest since recordkeeping began in 2006. Past figures show increases from $15 billion in 2009 to $20 billion in 2012, $25 billion […]

Gorakh Hill Station – Paradise of Sindh

Gorakh Hill Station – Paradise of Sindh

British General Sir Charles Napier, who conquered Sindh (present-day province of Pakistan) in February 1843, was scared of blazing summer of this country and was in hurry to seize it before the sizzling weather approaches. “The hot season was coming on, and action must be taken at once. I have no time to lose; my […]

“A River on Travel”: a cultural evening in Kuwait’s Egyptian cultural office

“A River on Travel”: a cultural evening in Kuwait’s Egyptian cultural office

The Egyptian cultural office in Kuwait held a cultural evening to discuss the traveling-themed book “A River on Travel” by the journalist and traveler Ashraf Aboul-Yazid. Invited by the Egyptian cultural counselor Dr. Nabil Bahgat and under the patronage of Egyptian ambassador Yasser Atif and his wife. The book was discussed by writer Hoda Al-Shawa, […]

“A River on Travel” in the Egyptian cultural office in Kuwait

“A River on Travel” in the Egyptian cultural office in Kuwait

Next Saturday, 20th February 2016, at 19:30 pm, hosted by the Egyptian Cultural Office in Kuwait, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ambassador to the State of Kuwait, Mr. Yasser Atef, the Egyptian cultural attaché Dr. Nabil Bahgat is a forum night to celebrate the new book of the writer Ashraf Aboul-Yazid; “A River on […]

India, Afghanistan sign pact for visa-free travel

India, Afghanistan sign pact for visa-free travel

India and Afghanistan have signed a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomats following Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah’s recent meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which they discussed key bilateral issues. “Sustained engagement with Afghanistan. Chief Executive Abdullah meets the Prime Minister… Promoting stronger diplomatic ties… India and Afghanistan sign agreement on visa […]

Worldpackers: travel and exchange your skills for accommodation

Worldpackers: travel and exchange your skills for accommodation

Worldpackers is the newest and most efficient work and travel company out there at the moment. Their whole idea revolves around traveling and finding interesting places, experiencing new things while exchanging your skills for accommodation. On their website they define themselves as “a community based on collaboration and honest relationships that make travel more accessible […]

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

A lazy Saturday afternoon excursion in Geoje

A lazy Saturday afternoon excursion in Geoje

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