A gay couple in Iceland exchanged vows in front of an erupting volcano.
Back in 1989 Noel Brown, director of the New York office of the United Nations (UN) Environment Programme, said that entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if the global warming trend was not reversed by the year 2000. Melting polar ice caps would cause sea levels to rise by three feet, enough to cover the Maldives and other flat-island nations, he warned.
After constructive consultations with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), KLM has developed a safe alternative testing protocol for crews leaving the airport in countries that are not on the governmental list of safe countries.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) does not believe that the Tourism Equity Fund will meet its intended targets of boosting South Africa’s tattered tourism industry through improving the participation of black entrepreneurs in the sector.
We last visited Thailand ten years ago. It was the trip of a lifetime and we were thrilled to return. The countryside is beautiful, the cities – especially Bangkok – have a vibrancy and 24/7 buzz that’s just electric. But what makes most visitors fall in love with Thailand are the people. They must surely rank as the friendliest nation on Earth. No wonder Thailand is called ‘The Land of Smiles.’
Our destination was the area affectionately known as “The Parks”. Roughly encompassing Parkhurst, Parktown North, Parkview and Parkwood, the suburbs are a veritable urban forest. Whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll find it here – restaurants, art galleries and interesting shops abound.