Pandemic travel news: Vacationing in Asia just got easier
Asia opens up
The city is still mostly off-limits to tourists, but it is a major airport hub for destinations across the Asia-Pacific region.
Meanwhile, many countries in Asia are now adopting the “living with the virus” approach.
South Korea is dropping quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated visitors from April 1, while Indonesia dropped its quarantine rules for international guests following a successful trial on the popular island of Bali .
The islands and the southern tip of Africa
It’s not just Asian destinations that are easing Covid regulations.
pacific island The country of Fiji has eliminated a “soft quarantine” policy requiring visitors to spend three days in a government-approved facility, provided they are – you guessed it – fully vaccinated. The new guidelines come into effect on April 7.
That’s the good news. The less good news is that there are still around 120 destinations listed at level 4.
What would Garfield think?
Not unusual enough for you? The restaurant also serves zebra – albeit in a more traditional cutlet-like format.
Say hello to Elizabeth
Named after Queen Elizabeth II, Crossrail is due to partially open in 2022 as the Elizabeth Line. It will connect East and West London like never before.
London’s new Crossrail public transport system, officially known as the Elizabeth Line in honor of the Queen, will start carrying passengers from May.
Although the full schedule won’t be active until 2023, travelers will appreciate being able to get from the airport to downtown in as little as 38 minutes.
A cult candy goes global
It has expanded beyond its roots with white rabbit flavored ice cream in Los Angeles, branded socks in New York, frozen ice cream in Hong Kong and even an art installation in Shanghai.
If you want to appear to know, ask da bay youMandarin for big white rabbit.
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Top image: A view of the Singapore skyline taken on June 14, 2021. (Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images)