International 18.9.2018 12:47 pm

Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

If you fancy a quick travel break while you’re sitting at your desk, gaze in awe at the sights some snappers on social media are posting.

While Monday is in the rearview, we have yet to get to 'hump day' and the daily grind of the working week may be getting some of us down.

Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday
Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

If you fancy a quick travel break while you’re sitting at your desk, gaze in awe at the sights some snappers on social media are posting.

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam’s coiled cuisine
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Snakes on a plate: Vietnam’s coiled cuisine

For those with a taste for the exotic, Vietnamese restaurants serve steamed or fried snake with lemongrass and chilli with a rice wine mixed with snake blood.
Spanish tourist numbers fall for first time since 2009
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Spanish tourist numbers fall for first time since 2009

The number of foreign tourists visiting Spain in July fell for the first time in nearly a decade.
Shanghai exhibit draws egg-lovers and selfie-takers
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Shanghai exhibit draws egg-lovers and selfie-takers

In one room, there is an armchair that looks like a cheese sandwich, while another has a giant caviar bowl.
Kindergarten principal fired after hiring a pole dancer to perform at school
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Kindergarten principal fired after hiring a pole dancer to perform at school

Principal Lai Rong lost her job after trying to kick the school year off with a bang
The top 10 international travel destinations
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The top 10 international travel destinations

The most visited countries in 2017 were France, followed by Spain and the USA.
Beer hotel with in-room taps and shower fridges now open
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Beer hotel with in-room taps and shower fridges now open

Customised, built-in beer fridges have been carved into bathroom showers for true beer lovers.
Champers grapes ripen early Reims
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Champers grapes ripen early Reims

The ideal weather conditions of the spring and summer promise an excellent 2018 vintage.
Five music festivals for the bucket-list
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Five music festivals for the bucket-list

From Belgium, to Limpopo to Southern California, here are the festivals revellers need to check out.
What is onboard your average British Airways flight?
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What is onboard your average British Airways flight?

Many travellers are curious about flying and want to know who or what else is on their aircraft.
What it’s like to sail aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise suites
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What it’s like to sail aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise suites

Symphony of the Seas’ Ultimate Family Suite features a slide for kids that connects the second floor to the living room.
Cuban tourism on the rise
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Cuban tourism on the rise

Tourists are flocking to Havana in their millions this year.
The top 10 food experiences in the world
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The top 10 food experiences in the world

Rounding out the top three food experiences are curry laksa in Kuala Lumpur, and sushi in Tokyo.
You can get paid to cuddle cats on a Greek island
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You can get paid to cuddle cats on a Greek island

Cat lovers are being offered the chance to live on a cat sanctuary on the island of Syros.
Spoilt for choice in Swakopmund
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Spoilt for choice in Swakopmund

Between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund, Namibia’s coastline offers experiences to fit all desires, be they action or just peace and tranquility.
What it’s really like to work while travelling the world
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What it’s really like to work while travelling the world

Digital nomadism can be rewarding, and offers an escape from the drudgery of office life.
Five intimidating foods worth the trip
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Five intimidating foods worth the trip

While they may not look appealing, this list of exotic fare is well worth exploring.
Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers
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Cat snap: Tokyo ‘lucky cat’ temple draws Instagrammers

Around 10,000 figurines of white cats seated with one paw raised make the Gotokuji temple in Tokyo a tempting prospect for Instagrammers.
Are subscription hotels the new answer to time shares?
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Are subscription hotels the new answer to time shares?

Vacationers can choose to spend between two and seven weekends per year in a luxury four-star hotel come secondary residence.
Greek island to protect donkeys
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Greek island to protect donkeys

Santorini authorities have responded to protests saying the animals are overworked.
Hong Kong buskers silenced
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Hong Kong buskers silenced

Noise complaints have driven away Mong Kok’s street performers
Rap brawl delays flights at Paris airport
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Rap brawl delays flights at Paris airport

A small number of flights were delayed by 15 to 30 minutes at the time of the fight.
A traveller’s guide to airline price discrimination
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A traveller’s guide to airline price discrimination

Price discrimination has been most successfully implemented across a wide range of services such as transportation, tourism, and even electricity.

 

 

 

 

 

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