TRAVEL BLOG

Iran's Central Bank to Supply Tour Firms With Foreign Exchange

Following complaints about the exclusion of travel services from the list of priorities for foreign exchange allocation, the Central Bank of Iran has pledged in a verbal announcement that tour operators will be provided with foreign currency through drafts. According to Hormatollah Rafiei, head of the Travel Agents Guild Association, CBI forex deputy Ahmad Araqchi has […]

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Surf photography: Splash with a flash

Express News Service BENGALURU: It’s quick, it’s impulsive, and it’s uncertain. And that’s what appeals to Rammohan Paranjpe, a surf photographer from the city, who claims to be the only one in India. “Unlike other genres, in surf photography you cannot plan a shoot. You need to adapt to the environment to get results, says […]

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Tips and tricks for Florida theme parks this summer

With summer vacation right around the corner, Florida residents don’t have to hop in a plane; we have so much to do right here. There are so many theme parks we get to choose from. We enlisted the advice from two theme park experts: Banks Lee with Attractions Magazine, a local publication in Orlando and […]

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Egypt's new law to prevent harassment of tourists gets mixed reaction

Tourists visiting Egypt’s historical sites will no longer be harassed by the country’s infamous souvenir sellers if a new law that was passed earlier this spring is implemented. On April 23, Egypt’s House of Deputies approved a law allowing authorities to fine anyone found to be pestering tourists at archaeological and historical sites. The penalty […]

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