General Travel News

US issues travel advisory against Lebanon

April 1- The US State Department has advised its citizens against travelling to Lebanon for safety and security reasons. The State Department said that while Lebanon is enjoying a period of relative calm, it continues to be a politically volatile country where “the potential for a spontaneous upsurge in violence is real. US citizens living and working in Lebanon should understand that they accept risks in remaining and should carefully consider those risks,” said the statement issued on the department’s website.
It also asked US travelers to Lebanon to be very careful especially in public places and avoid demonstrations etc. Lebanese authorities “are not able to guarantee protection for citizens or visitors … should violence erupt suddenly,” the statement said, adding that “under such circumstances, the ability of US government personnel to reach travelers or provide emergency services may at times be severely limited.”
 

More General Travel News
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - falconry
Summer in Turkey
Latest Travel News
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Summer in Turkey...
Taif Season attracts more than 750,000 v...
Featured Sights To See
The story of Berlin

The story of Berlin

Berlin, Germany

this multimedia presentation gives a good background to the city and is recommended if you are not one for reading. Open daily 10am-8pm, Telephone: 887 20 100. Admission is about €10 per person but cheaper fares for groups can be sought. Very clear and informative  ...

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

Dublin, Ireland

What better way to spend the day than to make a trip to the Dublin Zoo, spread over 60 acres and divided into different regions like the Artic zone, plains of Africa and the Indian Rainforest. It houses elephants, tigers, orangutans, chimpanzees, giraffes and many more exotic and endangered species. The zoo is definitely family friendly with rest stops, nursing stations, food outlets and kiosks. K...

Glass and Ceramics Museum

Glass and Ceramics Museum

Tehran, Iran

located at No. 75, 30 Tir St, in the Tajrish Sq Area, this interesting collection is extremely well laid out and displayed. The shop on the ground floor sells a guidebook to the exhibits. The collections are varied and eclectic and the buildings themselves are quite beautiful. It was built in the time of the Qajar Shahs as a private residence and was previously used as an embassy for Egypt. ...

The National Leprechaun Museum

The National Leprechaun Museum

Dublin, Ireland

The National Leprechaun Museum takes visitors deep into Celtic culture to discover what really lies behind tales of leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold. The first ever visitor attraction dedicated to the world of Irish myth, it opens up a magical world full of fascinating folklore and enchanting stories. A fairytale for adults and children alike, this captivating and interactive experience...