We need a globalised test, track and trace system for Covid-19, says UNWTO Secretary-General

There’s no way the global economy will come roaring back without the engine of tourism behind it. For obvious reasons, though, many people are reluctant to travel. Short of a vaccine, what can restore their confidence? There’s no real answer to that question that doesn’t take into account the latest technology that can make it … Read more We need a globalised test, track and trace system for Covid-19, says UNWTO Secretary-General

It’s official, these are Spain’s most beautiful villages so says Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de Espana

Villages that kiss mountaintop clouds, hamlets of wedding-white houses that overlook the sea, settlements where the streets are lined with millions of mosaic tiles – these are just a few of the calendar-worthy sites that you’ll find in the official list of Spain‘s most beautiful villages.  Composed by Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de Espana – aka The … Read more It’s official, these are Spain’s most beautiful villages so says Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de Espana

Petition tries to get Eurostar to reinstate French Alps services

It’s fast, comfortable, and far more eco-friendly than flying or driving from the UK to the Alps. But it’s cancelled. To the massive disappointment of skiers, snowboarders and the ski industry, Eurostar will not be running its iconic ‘Ski Train’ this winter. But Britain’s winter sports enthusiasts aren’t taking the decision lying down and a … Read more Petition tries to get Eurostar to reinstate French Alps services

Giant condors can travel over 100 miles without flapping wings

Giant condors can travel more than 100 miles without flapping their wings and instead spend most of their time gliding on thermal updrafts, new research shows.  UK biologists deployed logging devices on the Andean condor (Vultur gryphus), the heaviest known soaring bird, to show how it flies with limited flapping. Incredibly, one bird flew continuously … Read more Giant condors can travel over 100 miles without flapping wings

Giant condors can travel over 100 miles without flapping their wings

Giant condors can travel more than 100 miles without flapping their wings and spend most of their time gliding on thermal updrafts.   UK biologists deployed logging devices on the Andean condor (Vultur gryphus), the heaviest known soaring bird, to show how it flies with limited flapping. Incredibly, one bird flew continuously for more than five … Read more Giant condors can travel over 100 miles without flapping their wings