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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Costa Rican government welcomes tourists by sea

By the A.M. Costa Rica staff As of tomorrow, Sept. 1, tourists from countries with which Costa Rica maintains open borders will be able to...

St. Kitts-Nevis repatriation request forms must be completed online

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The borders of St. Kitts and Nevis remain closed to regional and international passengers. However, nationals of the twin-island Federation...

Port Zante added to Fred. Olsen Cruises itinerary

LONDON -- Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, a UK-based company, announced that the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will be a port of call...

October targeted for reopening of the Federation’s borders

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- After careful consideration for the health and safety of citizens and residents as well as its commitment to restoring the...

‘Travel Approved Seal’ to identify safe tourism industry operators

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The St. Kitts and Nevis Travel Approved Seal issued to tourism stakeholders upon completion of their mandatory COVID-19 sensitization sessions...

Nevis restaurant, bar employees COVID-19 sensitization sessions

CHARLESTOWN Nevis -- In anticipation of the reopening of the borders of St. Kitts and Nevis, a series of COVID-19 sensitization sessions for ALL...

TSCHONTSCHAS TI ROMANTSCH? SWITZERLAND’S HIDDEN FOURTH LANGUAGE. by Eric Mackenzie Lamb

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb   Located in the southeastern corner of Switzerland, the Kanton (district)  of Graubünden is one of the most scenic areas in...

Process in place for persons wishing to travel out of Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Travelers who plan to travel overseas from Nevis must obtain a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test before they can apply...

Black Rocks decks designed with wheelchair ramps for mobility-challenged

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The construction of the Black Rocks Viewing Decks in St. Kitts offers spectacular views of the jagged cliffs, lava coloured...

Outbound air passengers need authorities approval to travel

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Outbound air passengers seeking permission to travel are encouraged to contact the relevant authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis as...

THE CITY OF FOUR THOUSAND TEMPLES     TRAVEL: by ERIC MACKENZIE...

THE CITY OF FOUR THOUSAND TEMPLES TRAVEL: by ERIC MACKENZIE LAMB Image by the author.   BAGAN, MYANMAR: Looking back at the many unusual destinations which I’ve had...

SAILING INTO ANCIENT HISTORY: A VOYAGE ALONG THE NILE RIVER

  TRAVEL: BY ERIC MACKENZIE LAMB (Unless otherwise noted, all images by the author) Nowhere is the expression water is the essence of life more apt than...

To the Top of the World & Back, an Arctic Adventure

  TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb   For those of us from the Caribbean, it’s nothing new to hear visitors enthusiastically tell us how lucky we are to...

A World of its own: The Canadian High Arctic

by Eric Mackenzie Lamb (This article was sent via satellite from 73.15 degrees North latitude). Having made three previous visits to Antarctica,  I have to admit...

FROZEN IN TIME IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE HIMALAYAS: THE ULTIMATE...

TRAVEL by Eric Mackenzie Lamb Despite its often turbulent history, the subcontinent of India is still one of my favorite places to explore. With its amazing...

The city where you don’t want to commute if you suffer...

Travel: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb (All images by the Author) You may not know this, but Bolivia’s administrative capital, La Paz, has the highest international airport...

St. Kitts receives ‘Commendable Destination Award’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- As part of its achievements in the tourism sector for 2018, St. Kitts received the ‘Highly Commended’ award in the...

THE LAST REMNANT OF FRANCE IN NORTH AMERICA

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb For those of our readers who are genuinely interested in off-the-beaten-track destinations, there’s some good news. Even in this age...

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE

FRENCH RELICS IN BASSETERRE By D.L. Degazon-Hobson, PhD | October 2018 Each Caribbean island has its special character and history. St Kitts, for example, was occupied...

THE SAND BAR THAT ALMOST SPARKED A WAR

TRAVEL: by Eric Mackenzie Lamb About fifteen years ago, I was piloting one of our aircraft from Puerto Rico to Trinidad after a routine maintenance inspection....

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