Month: February 2021

Acapulco, Despite the Bloody Headlines, is Worthy of Your Love

This is the latest in our series on underrated destinations, It’s Still a Big World.

It took me nearly five years of living and traveling in Mexico to make it to Acapulco. I didn’t really have a good reason for not having yet visited Acapulco, other than I typically prefer smaller beach towns.

When I finally found myself there, it was via a small Aeromar plane from Mexico City, flying so low I felt I could almost touch the capital’s nearby, massive volcanoes, Iztaccíhuatl and Popocatepetl. The 45-minute flight was bumpy, loud and exhilarating, coming in hot

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The countries already rolling out vaccine passports

Bahrain has become the latest country to roll out a vaccine passport system - Getty

Bahrain has become the latest country to roll out a vaccine passport system – Getty

The UK Government has given the biggest indication yet that vaccine certificates could be used to reboot international travel.

Despite previously suggesting that there were no plans for so-called vaccine passports, the Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said that providing certificates for those who have been fully vaccinated was something the Government was “working on.”

Speaking to BBC Breakfast yesterday morning, Mr Zahawi said: “If other countries will require a vaccine certificate then I think it’s right that we facilitate it.

“People already when they

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Spring break plans? Here’s what medical, travel experts want you to know

DULUTH, MN– With colder temperatures in the Northland, many may be thinking of a warm-weather vacation destination for this coming spring break.

“It’s more the warmer tropical destinations like Arizona, Florida for sure. Key West, things like that,” said Jen Macki, owner of Divine Destination travel agency.

Meanwhile, medical professionals including those at the CDC want you to think twice before packing your bags.

“The recommendation is that it continues to not be safe for travel because of COVID and that people should not travel,” said Sherry Johnson, a nurse practitioner for St. Luke’s Infectious Disease Unit.

If you do

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Travel report identifies top searched destinations for summer 2021

While the coronavirus may have inspired Americans to try staycations, there are just some destinations people are looking forward to traveling to more than others.

A travel report from vacation rental service HomeToGo analyzed search data from its users to identify 10 destinations that are likely to be popular for summer travelers if the pandemic lets up.

MORE THAN HALF OF AMERICANS PLAN TO REBOOK CANCELED TRIPS, SAYS TRAVEL SURVEY

HomeToGo analyzed search data from its users to identify 10 destinations that are likely to be popular for summer travelers if the pandemic lets up. (iStock)

HomeToGo analyzed search data from its users to identify 10 destinations that are likely to be popular for summer travelers if the pandemic lets up. (iStock)

Five of those destinations

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