Indonesia, A Land of Natural Beauty

Indonesia: A Land of Natural Beauty Indonesia has over 17,000 islands, and is home to mountains, rain-forests, and many animals found nowhere else in the world. For those who want to see the nature of this island nation, here are three places worth visiting. Mount Ijen Home to the world’s largest acid lake, Mount Ijen is a volcano on the island of Java. The volcano is famous for the blue fire that burns inside its […]

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Taiwan Hopes for 20 Million Tourists by 2030

Taiwan Hopes for 20 Million Tourists by 2030 Taiwan is hoping to increase its number of tourists from about 11 million to 20 million a year by 2030. The government says it will have a plan to increase tourists ready by the end of the year. It’s also planning a “national tourism meeting” to hear opinions and ideas for growing tourism. A record 11.1 million tourists visited Taiwan in 2018. Visitors from the Philippines increased […]

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How to Stay Safe From Heatstroke This Summer

How to Stay Safe From Heatstroke This Summer As the world’s climate continues to warm, deaths from high temperatures are likely to become more common. Because of this, it’s never been more important to know what heatstroke is and how to avoid it.   What is heatstroke? Heatstroke happens when a person’s body temperature rises to 40 degrees Celsius or higher. It can cause organ or brain damage, or even death. Anyone can experience heatstroke, but young children, […]

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How to Get the Best Seat When You Fly

The right seat on a flight can make the difference between a good and bad journey. But what do you do if you can’t get the seat you want? First, check again online before you fly, or try calling the airline. Some seats may have become available since you bought your ticket. Currently all fights booked with Qatar Airways offers free seat allocation, whereas some other airlines can charge up to $50 If that doesn’t work, try […]

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Top Places to Visit in Asia Pacific

Lonely Planet’s Top Places to Visit in Asia Pacific In July 2019, Lonely Planet listed its top 10 places to visit in Asia Pacific. If you’re having trouble deciding where to go, here’s a look at the top three. 3. Bay of Islands & Northland, New Zealand Found north of Auckland, New Zealand’s Northland area is known for its kauri trees. Some of the largest trees in the world, they can live over 1,000 years. Northland […]

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