International travelers cite politics as factor in US trips

Some international travelers are citing politics as a factor in whether to visit the U.S. this year, according to survey research by the tourism marketing agency Brand USA   The findings add to existing concerns about the tourism industry. Other new data shows that a slowdown in international arrivals to the U.S. began last spring … Continue reading International travelers cite politics as factor in US trips

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Travel – Thailand wants to introduce E-Visa in 2018

  #BANGKOK, 25 January 2017:   Thailand is exploring the world of e-Visas with the introduction phase scheduled to take place by the end of this year. Minster of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently evaluating the project. She was commenting on ways to ease visa formalities and … Continue reading Travel – Thailand wants to introduce E-Visa in 2018

Review: Hotel Altstadt, Vienna, Austria

Time of year:  February 2017 –snowy and cold. Purpose of trip: We were due to be in Slovakia around this time anyway, with one available night before our flight home. We’d both longed to visit Vienna, and discovered it would be a tantalisingly close 1 hour 45 minute drive away. Why we chose this place: … Continue reading Review: Hotel Altstadt, Vienna, Austria

Slovakian Surprise – Bratislava

Published by TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO When I decided to make a quick stop in Bratislava en route to Romania, I had no idea what to expect. I knew nothing about Slovakia, and less than nothing about Bratislava! However, sometimes a little ignorance isn’t actually a bad thing. I only stayed in Bratislava for a … Continue reading Slovakian Surprise – Bratislava