Tag: Travel

Unique Yangon: “Blood” splatters and men in skirts

shwedagon pagoda myanmar yangon

Developing. That would be the best word to describe the largest city and former capital of Myanmar, Yangon, previously known as Rangoon. Before arriving in Yangon, I didn’t have many expectations as Myanmar isn’t the top picked tourist destination in travel catalogues. With images of the city being slim to non-existent in my head, I…

Scandinavian and Asian islands make it to top 10 list

palawan philippines

Wondering where to spend your next holiday? If you’re looking to relax by the beach or explore stunning sceneries, CNN’s list of beautiful islands to visit across the globe might just be of interest. From crystal clear water and bounty beaches to snowy landscapes and towering mountains the list includes inspiration for every taste. Among…

Finnair partners with Chinese travel platform

On 20 July 2016, Finnair signed a strategic partnership with Alitrip, a fast growing Chinese online travel service. Finnair projects the partnership to bring around 3000 Chinese tourists to Finland during the winter months and bring a boost to Finnish tourism. The partnership includes a a 7-day/5-night package product to Finland and Lapland, visiting Helsinki, Rovaniemi and Ivalo.…

Travel while working: Life of digital nomads

The Danish couple Nicolaj Jensen and Malene Vinter are on the run. Not from war or persecution, but from the trivialities and stagnation of the everyday life. They are digital nomads; an increasingly popular phenomenon where people travel the world while working. “We love staying on a small island. You can do meetings with customers in…

“Thailand is entering the sports tourism era”

Thai minister of tourism and sports Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul made some clear-cut statements about the future for tourism in Thailand when speaking at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2016 in Chiang Mai, June 9, 2016. “Thailand is entering the sports tourism era,” and should be the “dream sports destination” for international sports visitors in the future, she said at…