EU Confident of COVID-19 Travel Certificate for Summer | World News

Jessica Wong

By Robin Emmott and Sabine Siebold

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The European Commission expects to finish work soon on a COVID-19 certificate that could allow citizens to travel more easily this summer in the 27-nation bloc, the EU executive said on Tuesday after a meeting with European affairs ministers.

The pass would allow those vaccinated, recovered from COVID-19 or with negative test results to cross borders in a union where restrictions on movement have weighed heavily on the travel and tourism industry for more than a year.

“This is a priority for our citizens and therefore I believe we will deliver (on

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Planeterra Launches ‘Around The World’ Fundraiser

Jessica Wong

Planeterra, the world’s foremost supporter of community tourism initiatives, has launched the Around the World Challenge to raise money for community tourism enterprises that have been hit hard during the pandemic.

Participants can walk, run or bike around six miles each day between May 17-26 to raise money for community tourism. Altogether, the participants will be able to collectively travel the entire globe, or 24,909 miles. Registration is $25 per person.

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Over the ten-day period, participants will learn about different regions of the world, including India, Bolivia and Rwanda, as well as those destinations’ cultures, foods and more.

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Factbox: the EU’s Proposed COVID-19 Travel Certificate | World News

Jessica Wong

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments met on Tuesday to discuss progress on a COVID-19 certificate to help citizens travel more freely across the 27-nation bloc and open up summer tourism.

While EU officials stress they will not discriminate against those who do not have a certificate, tourism-dependent countries such as Greece hope it will end the current patchwork of national rules, with agreement sought by the end of June.

* A COVID certificate would be handed out for free by health authorities in EU countries to people who received a vaccine, had a negative test or are immune, having

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Top Female Travel Bloggers That Inspire The World To Travel Solo

Jessica Wong

Whether you are planning for a holiday or seeking advice related to travel, blogs have all the answers in their cradle. These little pieces of information are like a go-to itinerary for many of us who love to travel solo.

So, to get you prepared for your next trip ahead we have picked 10 female bloggers who are an inspiration. Their blogs are filled with epic tales of adventures and experiences which channel your inner wanderlust.

  1. Liz Carlson
    Liz Carlson is one of the famous female travel bloggers today. She started her blog way back in 2010 and ever since
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BBC – Travel – The world’s loneliest bus route

Jessica Wong

Outside the window the frigid tundra stretched away to meet the horizon; vast, treeless and unnerving. I was the sole passenger on North America’s most northerly bus service, the Dalton Highway Express, as it bumped its way along Alaska’s notorious haul road towards the ominously named settlement of Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean. The only other traveller, a laconic Canadian, had disembarked several hours previously at a desolate truck stop called Coldfoot. Since then, the driver and I had been motoring north past the road’s last campground, its last outhouse and its last tree (a forlorn looking spruce with a

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