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Japan eases travel advisory for Thailand, 35 others nations

Japan eases travel advisory for Thailand, 35 others nations

TOKYO: Japan on Thursday eased its travel warning for 36 countries and areas, including Thailand, the United States, Britain, Canada and Hong Kong, over the Covid-19 pandemic, no longer asking Japanese citizens to avoid non-essential trips to the areas.

27 May 2022 6

Bang the drum slowly

Despite the hot weather in the ancient town of Lamphun, a large crowd of Buddhist votaries gathered at the foot of Tha Nang Bridge to welcome the annual Klong Luang (Lanna-style big drum) contest back after a two-year hiatus.

26 May 2022 1
Bang the drum slowly

Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June

The Japanese government is making final arrangements to resume accepting foreign tourists in June, further relaxing its border controls imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

26 May 2022 1
Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June

Covid travel restrictions: Germany

Travel in Europe is subject to Covid-19 restrictions. The omicron variant has led to higher numbers of infections, which are often less severe. This is how Germany is responding to the current situation.

25 May 2022
Covid travel restrictions: Germany
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Japan eases travel advisory for Thailand, 35 others nations

TOKYO: Japan on Thursday eased its travel warning for 36 countries and areas, including Thailand, the United States, Britain, Canada and Hong Kong, over the Covid-19 pandemic, no longer asking Japanese citizens to avoid non-essential trips to the areas.

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Japan eases travel advisory for Thailand, 35 others nations
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Barefoot Bliss

Now that international travel and flying restrictions are easing up as more and more countries are welcoming back tourists, you may want to make your first trip aboard in a long while extra special. If the alluring atolls of the Maldives come to mind, a stay at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives may prove to be a bucket-list-worthy experience.

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Barefoot Bliss
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A cool summer

I would not be lying if I said I enjoyed the lack of foreign tourists in the last two years, and that is simply because it made holiday islands like Samui more accessible to domestic tourists like me. Though this may be at the detriment of the resorts and other businesses on the island. Koh Samui, with its vast stretches of beaches and pristine turquoise waters, is no stranger to luxury resorts, W Samui on Mae Nam Beach being one of them.

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A cool summer
26 May 2022

Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June

The Japanese government is making final arrangements to resume accepting foreign tourists in June, further relaxing its border controls imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.

26 May 2022 1
Japan mulls resuming foreign tourist entry in June
26 May 2022

Bang the drum slowly

Despite the hot weather in the ancient town of Lamphun, a large crowd of Buddhist votaries gathered at the foot of Tha Nang Bridge to welcome the annual Klong Luang (Lanna-style big drum) contest back after a two-year hiatus.

26 May 2022 1
Bang the drum slowly
26 May 2022

Bangkok tops list of affordable destinations

A study by money.co.uk analysed the most popular cities around the world on their average costs for luxury travel factors, including the costs of 5-star hotels, spa hotels, Michelin star meals and luxury car rentals, to reveal the most affordable destinations for a luxury travel experience.

26 May 2022
Bangkok tops list of affordable destinations
25 May 2022

Covid travel restrictions: Germany

Travel in Europe is subject to Covid-19 restrictions. The omicron variant has led to higher numbers of infections, which are often less severe. This is how Germany is responding to the current situation.

25 May 2022
Covid travel restrictions: Germany
20 May 2022

Samui hails Phnom Penh direct flights

SURAT THANI: Direct flights linking Koh Samui with Phnom Penh have raised hopes of more visits by beach lovers and culture enthusiasts to the resort island in this southern province.

20 May 2022 4
Samui hails Phnom Penh direct flights
19 May 2022

At the crossroads of time

Situated on the banks of Phetchaburi River, the Sampheng community blends modernity with Buddhist and Chinese heritage.

19 May 2022 1
At the crossroads of time
19 May 2022

Samui Jazz fest returns

Samui Summer Jazz 2022 music festival returns this year to Koh Samui after an eight-year hiatus. Tickets for the six-night programme from June 7-12 are available online through samuisummerjazz.com or the Google Form forms.gle/X2HDVBx9yfRq9KKL9.

19 May 2022
Samui Jazz fest returns