Earthquake Hits Bali

Just hours after Bali reopened its borders to foreign tourists a 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit the island, killling at least 3 people and causing damage to buildings. Main picture a man is seen among damaged buildings of a temple after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Bali, in Karangasem, photo taken by Antara Foto/FikriContinue reading “Earthquake Hits Bali”

It’s Time For Bali

On 14th October Bali officially reopened its doors to fully vaccinated foreign tourists from 19 countries. Main picture Bali beach at night credit Timo Wagner on Unsplash All visitors must be fully vaccinated, have a recent negative PCR test and then pass temperature checks and a further PCR test on arrival. Everyone must quarantine inContinue reading “It’s Time For Bali”

Myanmar Looking to Welcome Back Tourists

Most countries in Southeast Asia have been making plans to reopen to foreign tourists. Main picture Sule Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar credit Jason Eppink on flickr Some like Thailand and Singapore have altready started welcoming them back. Indonesia opened the doors to Bali late last week. malaysia and Vietnam are both looking at options and timelines.Continue reading “Myanmar Looking to Welcome Back Tourists”

Latest Thailand Domestic Flights Details

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have issued updated information on available air travel within Thailand. Main picture Thai Airways and Nok Air aircraft credit Rawipad C.KKU on flickr Thai Airways International Thai Airways International (THAI) is offering twice weekly one-way flights from Bangkok to Phuket. Flight TG922 every Thursday from 2 September – 28Continue reading “Latest Thailand Domestic Flights Details”

Quarantine Free Travel To Malaysia Being Considered

Reports suggest that the Malaysian government is looking at reopening the borders to fully vaccinated foreign travellers, from selected countries, without the need to quarantine. Main picture Kota Kinabulu, Malaysia credit CK Yeo on Unsplash National Recovery Council chairman Muhyiddin Yassin was speaking after chairing a meeting with political and business leaders. “I hope theContinue reading “Quarantine Free Travel To Malaysia Being Considered”

Thailand Plans Celebration To Welcome Back Tourists

Thailand is planning on two lavish celebrations in Bangkok and Phuket as travel restrictions are eased and more areas reopen to foreign tourists. Main picture Lisa from Instragram Quarantine-free travel will return for all fully vaccinated areas to the existing 4 areas of the country running under the Sandbox plus up to an additional 15Continue reading “Thailand Plans Celebration To Welcome Back Tourists”

Da Nang In Vietnam Eyes Return Of Foreign Tourists

Authorities in the Vietnam coastal city of Da Nang have submitted draft plans for welcoming back foreign visitors from as early as November in the latest move to restart tourism in the country. Main picture Dragon Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam credit Mohammad Imran on Unsplash The plan however has strict conditions and will beContinue reading “Da Nang In Vietnam Eyes Return Of Foreign Tourists”

Bali Open To Foreign Tourists But None Arrive

Travellers from 19 countries can travel to Bali in Indonesia from today but the opening failed to lead to a rush in arrivals with a lack of organisation blamed. Main picture Seminyak, Bali credit Ern Gan on Unsplash Indonesia only confirmed the 19 countries late yesterday and tourism companies and airlines did not have enoughContinue reading “Bali Open To Foreign Tourists But None Arrive”

Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans

Updated 15th October 2021. Officials in Thailand have confirmed the end of any form of quarantine for travellers from five countries and the opening of more areas of the country from 1st November. Main picture Koh Yao Thailand credit Amazing Thailand The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) have confirmed that fully vaccinated travellers fromContinue reading “Thailand Confirms Tourism Reopening Plans”

Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List

Rough Guides have been one of the most popular series of travel guides for a number of decades and recently published their 2021 top 10 list of the World’s Friendliest Countries which features six Southeast Asia destinations. The list was compiled following a request for Twitter and Facebook followers of the guides to nominate theContinue reading “Southeast Asia Dominates World’s Friendliest Countries List”

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