Daily Pulse: Stories You Need to Read for Nov. 3, 2015
Here are today's must-read stories from the world of tourism...
You’ve probably never heard of Rubondo Island, but this spot on Lake Victoria in Tanzania is arguably one of the most unique safari destinations in East Africa… Read more from the Wall Street Journal.
Traveling solo in Tokyo is not quite the lonely experience you might think. The New York Times’ Stephanie Rosenbloom had a great time going it alone in Japan’s biggest city.
Cairo was a bastion of luxury for a long time. After political upheaval and seemingly endless protests, a brand new Ritz Carlton hotel signals the return of the five-star scene to Egypt’s capital… Read more from CN Traveler.
London’s famous fog is wreaking havoc on British Airways' schedule. The English airline has had to cancel more than 100 flights because of poor visibility… Read more from the Independent.
India is one of the world’s most visually stunning destinations. Famed travel photog Steve McCurry celebrates the subcontinent with a new exhibit at New York’s Rubin Museum of Art… Read more from Slate.
Barcelona has La Boqueria, but the city of Malaga, gateway to Spain’s Costa del Sol, has become one of Iberia’s hottest destinations for foodies… Read more from the Guardian.
Sleeping in Airports gives us five of the strangest reasons for flight delays. There have been turtles on the runway and live crabs in the cargo hold, but the other three reasons are even weirder.
Don’t like waiting for the ferry or queuing up for the Eurostar train? You will soon be able to travel between London and Paris on a private jet for less than £400… Read more from Metro.
The Scotsman visits St Kilda. Long touted as the most remote part of Great Britain, this island, 100 miles off the Scottish mainland, has actually had a pretty lively history, which is celebrated in a new book, St Kilda: The Last and Outmost Isle.
Sri Lanka is ripe for tourism investment. Because of its increasing number of arrivals, international hotel companies are starting to focus more and more on the island nation… Read more from Xinhua News Agency.
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