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RECIPE: Thai green papaya salad (som tum)

Aromatic, easy on the eyes and super tasty, green papaya salad is a staple in almost any Thai banquet. And it's a dish that's surprisingly easy to make, provided you can get to an... Continue Reading


World’s second oldest carrier files for bankruptcy

Some US$7.3 billion in debt in 2019, Avianca Holdings was unable to meet a bond payment on time and is now hoping for a bailout from the Colombian government. Latin... Continue Reading


Europe’s first ‘travel bubble’ open, Italy to follow

In a move he calls a ‘calculated risk’, Italy’s PM has announced that the country will open its borders for travel from 3 June. Although PM Giuseppe... Continue Reading


New int’l carrier plans launch during record airline crisis

ZIPAIR Tokyo has submitted an application to launch cargo-only flights between Tokyo Narita and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport from 3 June 2020, temporarily postponing... Continue Reading


Travel to Pacific islands possible this year: MP

With tourism its biggest industry, accounting for 35% of GDP, Fiji is understandably keen to reboot travel to its idyllic shores. According to the ABC, the Fijian Government... Continue Reading


Spain to reopen as WHO names new C19 epicentre

Guaranteeing the safety of visitors and locals, the Spanish Prime Minister has announced that Spain will reopen for international tourism from July. Speaking after a large... Continue Reading


Meet the man keeping Ansett alive

Just days after September 11, 2001, Ray Cervai woke up to the sound of someone crying. The news had just broken that all flight operations of beleaguered Ansett Australia would be... Continue Reading