More than a wish fulfilled in Vatican

In 2020, I had the chance to visit the Vatican City in Rome while we were on a three-week van camping holiday in South Italy. Visiting the Vatican can be a life-changing experience…


This travel advice page also covers the Vatican CityThe FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Italy based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Italy’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice…

Italian Museums Open Again: The Big Plan To Restart The Cultural Sector

VATICAN, VATICAN CITY, MAY 03: Tourists walk along a corridor of the Vatican Museums, ahead of the … [+] re-opening, at the Vatican City, on May 03, 2021. The re-opening follows the third closure of the Museums since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more stringent rules, including obligatory bookings, punctuality in turning up, protective…

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USA flights: Can I travel to the USA from the UK yet?

Brits who love holidaying in the USA are desperate to hop on a plane to sunny California or jet off to New York for a city break after being denied entry to America for the last year. On March 11, 2020 ex-president Donald Trump closed the nation’s borders to people coming from a whole range of countries. The pandemic still isn’t behind us, but with…

Spain holidays: Airports ramp up testing rules for UK ‘transit’ passengers – FCDO …

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has issued a new update to its Spain travel advice pages in line with testing requirements at the nation’s airports. Currently, UK arrivals are not allowed to enter Spain unless for “essential reasons”.It continues: “Only citizens and residents of EU or Schengen associated states (including…

Pope on pandemic’s second year: Weariness, economic hardship

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Celebrating Palm Sunday Mass for a second time in the pandemic without crowds of faithful, Pope Francis said while shock dominated the first year of the COVID-19 health emergency, now people are more weary, with the economic crisis growing heavier.Traditionally, the pope leads a Palm Sunday procession through St. Peter’s Square…

The Vatican Museums Reopen for Tourists

After staying shut for 88 days, the Vatican Museums in Vatican City have opened their doors to local crowds from February 1, 2021. The museums are home to centuries’ old artworks that range across themes like art, history, and faith.  In March 2020, the Vatican had announced stringent restrictions on entry into public places due to the pandemic.

17 famous landmarks in the world that are a must-see after lockdown

Last modified on Jan 14, 2021 16:50 GMT Where to travel after the coronavirus lockdown? Try these famous landmarks, including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Macchu Picchu and the Taj Mahal. Dreaming of your post-lockdown holiday? All this extra time at home following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has given us
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