Keep calm amid the coronavirus: Embrace the spirit of travel at home

When borders around the world slam shut, where do travel lovers escape to? I have always felt it is enticingly possible to play traveller within...

5 transporting books to read

When travel is curtailed, books with a wandering theme take readers on inner journeys to far-flung places. Here are five books I enjoy. 1 Snow...

Embrace the spirit of travel at home

When borders around the world slam shut, where do travel lovers escape to? I have always felt it is enticingly possible to play traveller within...

Nara’s deer lonely for humans bearing snacks

Considered messengers of the gods, 1,200 wild deer live in Japan's first capital, Nara, roaming this ancient city's main park and being hand-fed by...

Travel is disrupted, but long live the spirit of travel

When I unpacked my bags last November after a journey in Armenia and Georgia, there was no inkling that I would not be boarding...

Coronavirus: No tourists? Travel agencies take the chance to regroup

For those disappointed by travel plans gone awry, travel curator Anywhr offers one solution: Plan way ahead for trips in the future. Last month, the...

The tragic beauty of Ireland

I have lived this experience so many times, yet it always thrills me.As the narrow road winds before me, it slowly reveals a dramatic...

Edge of the world beauty

When I flew to Ireland two months ago, much of Asia was suffering through the coronavirus outbreak, which was then quite remote from the...

Bleak in Venice

Few destinations in the world are as closely tied to tourism as Venice.Last year, the city ramped up measures to deal with the impact...

Coronavirus and plane travel: What to expect if you’re flying

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Travel restrictions have become more serious and widespread over the past few days. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has...

Stuck at home? Sightsee online

FUZHOU (China) • Opening an oil-paper umbrella to wander around the rainy ancient alleys and listening to traditional Chinese opera on the stage of...

Singapore Flyer reopens after 4-month suspension, measures in place amid Covid-19 outbreak

SINGAPORE - The spokes of the Singapore Flyer have begun turning again after four months of suspension, but the attraction's operating hours will be cut...

Singapore Flyer reopens after 4-month suspension

The spokes of the Singapore Flyer have begun turning again after four months of suspension, but the attraction's operating hours will be cut by...

Coronavirus: Germany sets aside €50 million to fly home stranded citizens

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Germany is making €50 million (S$79 million) available to repatriate German tourists stranded around the world by the coronavirus-induced collapse in...

Musical tour from Ireland to India

Those concerned about travelling during the global coronavirus outbreak can take a musical journey around the world instead with local singer-songwriter Kiat Goh's new...

Cecilia Cheung and family asked to leave HK-bound plane

HONG KONG • Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung's  recent vacation to Thailand was marred at the end when her family were ejected from a...

Business travel revenue to take $1.14 trillion hit

BENGALURU • The global business travel sector is expected to take a revenue hit of about US$820 billion (S$1.14 trillion), with China accounting for...

5 new watchwords in air travel

Cabbage prices, window seats and maximum flexibility have appeared on the radar of travellers ever since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted flying.Life in the air...

Tokyo’s rocky Olympic relationship

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics may be facing a giant obstacle in the form of the coronavirus contagion, but as the city's new Japan Olympic...

Coronavirus: Play safe with staycation at home

Playing safe, one family will stay in a Sentosa boutique resort for a night instead of spending the March school holidays in a nearby...

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