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Searching for Africa's wild heart is one of travel's most magical experiences. But being stuck in a 4x4 convoy while scanning the horizon for a distant lion can take the sheen off somewhat.  These new luxury safaris offer premium views, expert guidance and the chance to truly get among rhinos, hyenas and hippos. A private plane safari across KenyaKenya's varied landscapes and breadth of biodiversity means it is one of Africa's premium safari…
01.17 / 16:08
egyptindependent.com
The seasoned traveler will always have a story to tell, but few will find themselves being robbed at knifepoint by four teenage boys, held at the Libyan border because border-control officers believed they were a CIA spy, or solicited for a bribe at the Congo border for not having proof of a polio vaccine when no such proof is required. Cassandra de Pecol, a 27-year-old American, set out on July 24, 2015, to establish a Guinness World Record by visiting 196 countries in less than three…
01.15 / 21:17
en.arabstoday.net
There is no mistaking the Serbian nationalist message of the train, from the Orthodox icons adorning its interior to the bold claim plastered across its exterior in a host of languages: “Kosovo is Serbia”. On Saturday the train got its message moving, initiating the first rail service from Belgrade to the mostly ethnic Serbian north of Kosovo since the outset of the war 18 years ago that split the nations apart. Serbian authorities claim the renewed rail service answers a clear need, all…
01.15 / 21:15
en.arabstoday.net
With growing trade and tourism links between the Sultanate and Sri Lanka, SriLankan Airlines, is to introduce daily flights between Muscat and Colombo. Siva Ramachandran, chief commercial officer, SriLankan Airlines, said that the daily flights are planned from April/May this year.  “Currently, we are flying five times a week. But from this summer we will be flying seven times a week as we want to give our passengers increased connectivity,” Ramachandran said, on a visit to Muscat on Thur…
01.15 / 21:13
en.arabstoday.net
Citizens from Europe continue to enjoy a great deal of travelling power, with their passports enabling them to fly to more than 100 countries around the world without applying for a visa in advance, according to the latest Passport Index released this weekend. The annual study by Arton Capital ranked Germany as the most powerful in the world, enabling passport holders to visit 157 destinations with ease as of 2017.  The index takes into account the number of destinations that can be …
01.15 / 21:11
en.arabstoday.net
If you’re searching for relaxation, comfort and pleasure, then look no further than the Red Sea town of Dahab. Dahab is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with its moderate climate and gushing waves that crawl gently to the shore. People in Dahab are also often described as cheerful and hospitable. In…
01.15 / 12:25
egyptianstreets.com