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Anyone traveling from the US to England will have to quarantine for 14 days

The UK government has revealed a new “travel corridor” list – including 59 states and 14 British Overseas Territories – from which travelers will now be exempted from the formerly established 14-day isolation period.  “The government is satisfied that it is now safe to ease these measures in England and has introduced travel corridors for […]

Flying Snakes Can Travel Remarkable Distances, Now Scientists Know How : NPR

The snake Chrysopelea paradisi is seen in Malaysia’s Taman Negara National Park. To get from tree to tree, they can propel themselves in the air. David Renoult/iNaturalist Flying snakes like Chrysopelea paradisi, the paradise tree snake, normally live in the trees of South and Southeast Asia. There, they cruise along tree branches and, sometimes, to […]

NY employees who travel to COVID hot spots ineligible for paid sick leave

NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new executive order has been issued, any New York employee who voluntarily travels to a COVID-19 “high-risk state” after June 25 will be ineligible for paid sick leave from New York’s COVID-19 paid sick leave law. Wednesday Cuomo was joined by New Jersey Governor […]

Major incident declared after thousands flock to UK beaches

(CNN) — Officials in southern England have declared a “major incident” after thousands of people flocked to local beaches. Bournemouth and Sandbanks, in Dorset, were hit particularly hard as crowds came to enjoy the hottest day of the year so far, according to a statement released Thursday by local authority Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) […]

Doctors in South Texas town issue warning against traveling to San Antonio due to coronavirus spike

Alice residents are being urged to avoid travel to San Antonio due to the local “surge” in COVID-19 cases. The photo is of a medical professional treating a patient with the coronavirus. Alice residents are being urged to avoid travel to San Antonio due to the local “surge” in COVID-19 cases. The photo is of […]

Don’t forget tourism has benefits too | Travel

Christopher de Bellaigue’s article (The end of tourism?, Long read, 18 June) is interesting and insightful, but fails to point out the intrinsic value of travel. Mass tourism, apart from its economic and ecological impacts, has also implied the opportunity to access peoples, cultures and foods that we have hitherto never experienced. To travel is […]

British Airways bans booze on short-haul flights

Air Malta has announced a return to the skies, connecting the island with 22 destinations from July 1.  Rome, Lyon and Marseille will join previously announced services to Catania, Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Vienna, Zurich, Geneva, and Prague. From July 15, operations to Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, London Heathrow, Lisbon, Madrid, Palermo, Paris Charles De Gaulle and […]

When Will You Travel Again? Our Readers Weigh In

The AFAR community is raring to get back out there as soon as it’s safe. share this article Florida has opened for business, with visitors from some states needing to quarantine. Iceland will soon welcome international travelers—also with restrictions. Many Caribbean islands are reopening. Large parts of California are back in business, with hotels, restaurants, and […]