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REVEALED: The countries in Europe with the longest alien sightings

REVEALED: The countries in Europe with the longest alien sightingsBy Travel Reporter 13m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareIf you find yourself in Europe, you may be keen to know that some countries has had special visits from aliens. Research by PsychicWorld.com shows the countries in Europe that have the longest duration of alien visits. The team analysed data from the National UFO Reporting Centre State Report Index. They looked at official sightings from across Eur..

Car excursions: how to see your city without leaving your vehicle

Car excursions: how to see your city without leaving your vehicleBy Clinton Moodley 23m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareTired of staring at the four walls and want to venture out safely? Well, you are not alone. When I went on annual leave a month ago, I hoped to book a retreat somewhere to enjoy much-needed tranquillity. Then the second wave happened and the rising number of positive cases made travel less appealing. Even the thought of going out made me feel uneasy..

Hotel Sky is a hotel of the future with its AI robots and self check-in

Hotel Sky is a hotel of the future with its AI robots and self check-inBy Sacha van Niekerk 21m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareHaving a robot carry your bags to your room seems like something out of a futuristic sci-fi film, but for this Sandton hotel, it’s just part of the package. Opened in November 2020, Hotel Sky is a new gem on the Sandton City Skyline. Born out of the vision to make enjoyment, luxury and indulgence as affordable and attainable as possible, it is..

Brazil’s Fiocruz begins distributing 2 million India-made AstraZeneca shots

Brazil's Fiocruz begins distributing 2 million India-made AstraZeneca shotsBy Reuters 9m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Paula Laier INTERNATIONAL - Brazil's federally funded Fiocruz Institute said on Saturday it had begun distributing 2 million ready-to-use AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines after they arrived in the country from India on Friday. Brazil's government has a deal with AstraZeneca to produce up to 100 million doses of its vaccine locally at R..

REVEALED: The world’s most Instagrammed waterfalls

REVEALED: The world’s most Instagrammed waterfallsBy Travel Reporter 9m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareStuck at home, but want to explore some of the world's most Instagrammed waterfalls? Well, Showerstoyou.co.uk recently revealed the most Instagrammable waterfalls on the social media site. You can either plan a trip to experience it yourself or swoon in the comfort of your home. Taking the top spot is Niagara Falls in Canada. While one of the smallest by size ..

EU leaders consider travel bans, faster vaccine rollout to contain coronavirus variants

EU leaders consider travel bans, faster vaccine rollout to contain coronavirus variantsBy The Washington Post 12m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Michael Birnbaum European leaders, struggling with a slow vaccination effort and fearful that highly contagious coronavirus variants could rapidly overwhelm their medical systems, moved Thursday to begin reimposing border restrictions and to speed the distribution of vaccines - even those not yet been approved for use. "We..

Robben Island cancels Valentine’s Day weddings for 2021

Robben Island cancels Valentine's Day weddings for 2021By Travel Reporter 23m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareIf you were hoping that you were one of the lucky couples to wed on top tourist site Robben Island in Cape Town on Valentine's Day, the organisation has cancelled this year's event. The event, which is held on February 14 annually, was cancelled after Minister of Home Affairs Dr Aaron Motsoaledi recently announced the temporary suspension of appl..

Why January to March may be the best time for South Africans to travel

Why January to March may be the best time for South Africans to travelBy Travel Reporter 23m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareDream Hotels and Resorts says domestic tourism is a big trend for holidaymakers in 2021, especially with the current travel bans across the world. The hotel group encourages South Africans to rediscover the country’s finest hidden gems, especially during January to March 2021. “Hyperlocal, closer to home, and flexible travel will be the order of..

Will you travel on an epic 180 day world voyage cruise?

Will you travel on an epic 180 day world voyage cruise?By Travel Reporter 53m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareFancy travelling around the world in 180 days? Well, if the answer is yes, you in luck. Oceania Cruises unveiled its 2023 Around The World in 180 Days voyage this week, which will give those with travel FOMO something to look forward to. The cruise, which departs San Francisco on January 15, 2023, allows guests to experience 96 fascinating destinations in 33 ..

Kruger National Park on high alert as tropical storm Eloise hits Mozambique

Kruger National Park on high alert as tropical storm Eloise hits MozambiqueBy Travel Reporter 33m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareSANParks announced on Friday that it was on high alert as tropical storm Eloise hits Mozambique. According to reports from the South African Weather Services, various parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) particularly in the far north, will be affected by major rainfall and strong winds this weekend, specifically on Sunday, January 24, 20..

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Former KZN top cop Johan Booysen survives assassination attempt

Former KZN top cop Johan Booysen survives assassination attemptBy Se-Anne Rall 35m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareDURBAN - RETIRED policeman, Johan Booysen has survived an apparent hit on his life on Monday. In an interview, Booysen said his attacker tried to fire at him but both times, the firearm did not shoot. Speaking to News24, Booysen said he had just gotten home when he noticed a man drive in behind him. He said a man ran up to his window and pulled the trigge..

Biden signs restrictions effectively banning travel for non-US citizens who were recently in SA

Biden signs restrictions effectively banning travel for non-US citizens who were recently in SABy IOL Reporter 39m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWASHINGTON - THE White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden has signed an order on Monday imposing a ban on most non-US citizens entering the country who have recently been in South Africa starting Saturday. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki also confirmed Biden will re-impose an entry ban on nearly all non-US travel..

Steph Curry is finding his form and that could be just what the Golden State Warriors need

Steph Curry is finding his form and that could be just what the Golden State Warriors need By Supplied 15m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareEvery month the African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent to answer some of the most pressing questions related to the 2020-21 NBA season. Featuring in five of the last six NBA Finals, Steph Curry and the Warriors are back, looking to battle it out in the regular season to secure a ..

SA records 4 551 new Covid cases, recovery rate climbs to 87.6%

SA records 4 551 new Covid cases, recovery rate climbs to 87.6%By Se-Anne Rall 17m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareDURBAN - South Africa has recorded 4 551 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's cumulative number of cases to 1 417 537. On Monday, the Health Ministry, said the total number of Covid-related deaths had increased by 243 to 41 117. Eastern Cape - 65Free State - 18Gauteng - 33KwaZulu-Natal - 60Mpumalanga - 5Northern Cape - 5Western Cape - 57“The cumul..