Parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to Beira City and the surrounding area in Mozambique. Travelers to other affected parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe should take steps to prevent illness and injury. [...]
Top Travel Mistakes
Foreign Tourists Make
Travel is fun, when you plan things properly. If you have visited many countries, then surely you have made many mistakes such as booking resorts at wrong places or buying costly souvenirs which are easily available in your country. We all make silly travel mistakes when we visit a new country and there is no need to feel ashamed. What you need to do is make sure that you don’t repeat those mistakes.
When it comes to travel mistakes, I am not talking about flight or hotel ticket booking blunders. There are many more small oversights that can ruin your vacation. Let’s explore some of the common mistakes that tourists make every year.
No research about the place: You may know the name of the country, its capital and its currency exchange rate, but do you really know the place you are visiting?
For example, in India, there are many prepaid taxi booths that charge right amount for a trip, but if you just pick any cab from the [...]
He's no Fidel or Raul, but Edmond Castro is in Cuba has received a warm reception in Cuba where he is on an official visit. He is attending the 17th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Council of Ministers of Postal Affairs, and also taking some time out to meet Belizean medical students. In a release sent today it says "Castro congratulated them for their dedication and sacrifice to enhance their education, and he encouraged them to continue studying hard as they prepare themselves to better serve their country when they return home." Castro returns to Belize tomorrow. [...]
Over the past few years, surveillance videos have become a staple in the daily news diet - and, most times, it's violent and unpleasant, showing storekeepers being robbed or roughed up.
But one video we came across last week - shows that the cameras can capture all kinds of crazy goings-on at your corner store.
We couldn't find out exactly where or in which town this one was captured - but it shows two women getting into an argument. One of them came in from outside to tell the other not to talk about her.
And from there it escalated rather quickly - with the woman who started it resorting to hauling out beer crates and throwing them at the other woman, causing chaos in the shop. When it got to that level, the man who was trying to part them, had to abandon and try to save himself, as he scrambled behind the counter with the storeowner.
Despite the mess, according to best reports, no charges were filed. [...]
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Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles. [...]