Month: December 2020

Rick Steves’ Europe Is the Perfect Travel Show

Illustration for article titled With Travel a Distant Dream, Let Rick Steves Take You Away

Screenshot: Rick Steves’ Europe/PBS (Fair Use)

Binge ApprovedBinge ApprovedWhat to watch when there’s too much shit to watch

I don’t historically enjoy binge watching. Rapidly consuming television, movies, YouTube videos, TikToks, whatever else, is simply a mechanism to kill time. It’s mindless, easy entertainment for a year where actually partaking in the basic rituals of my pre-pandemic life runs the risk of illness or even death. But in a year of feeling isolated and stuck in my apartment, my personal affinity for traveling to a new place taken away from me, one show

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Can I travel to Wales? Latest advice, rules and restrictions

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Wales has long been a top choice as a staycation destination; in 2019 alone, the nation welcomed 87 million day trippers from the rest of the UK, generating almost £3.5m.

However, there are new travel restrictions in place that dictates who can and can’t travel into and out of Wales, as well as how the hospitality sectors will work.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Wales from other parts of the UK?

It all depends on where you live.

The government of Wales announced new rules on 3 December that comes into effect

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Memphis Tourism specialist keeps the city’s music alive amid COVID-19

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the city of Memphis was averaging roughly a million visitors a month. While they came for many reasons, historically the biggest lure for destination travel in the Bluff City has been music: music tourism, music legacy and live music. Maintaining that brand in 2020 and re-growing it in a post-COVID-19 world, will be one of the main charges for Jayne Ellen White.   

White holds the position of music specialist for Memphis Tourism. It’s a role that was created in 2019 and one that White — whose past experience includes running Sun Studio and leading visitor

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