Latest in Tag: travel Highlight

Latest in Tag: travel

Cultural life in Paris grinds to a halt after attacks

Following Friday’s attacks, Paris is in a state of emergency, also in its cultural life. Places where crowds once stood are empty. Museums have closed their doors, and the Eiffel Tower’s elevator stands still. Paris, one of the most frequently visited cities in the world, seems to be holding its breath. People are shocked. Only …

Deutsche Welle

5 must-read books to travel around the world

In the lead-up to the Frankfurt Book Fair, DW’s Sabine Peschel has compiled a list of essential reads that go way beyond the touristic postcard, documenting social and political transformations abroad. Chigozie Obioma: ‘The Fisherman’ Welcome to the Nigerian town of Akure. The Omi-Ala was once a clean river, worshipped by the inhabitants of Akure …

Deutsche Welle

Dahab is suffering

By Rebecca  Lister Dahab means gold in Arabic, but it seems that the resort should now be called lead. This once vibrant resort, formerly brimming with tourists and expats, is slowly dying and poverty is beckoning. Shops and restaurants are empty, dive centres closing daily, many hotels are standing empty – a ghost town in …

Daily News Egypt