Medical Tourism on the Rise

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Medical Tourism on the Rise | A heart bypass for $5,200? Not in the United States, but elsewhere! Although numbers are hard to get by, several indicators suggest that medical tourism is going thru the roof recently …

Nefertiti Bust Taken Down

Nefertiti Bust Taken Down | An obviously not-so-perfect replica of the bust famous ancient queen Neferiti sparked an outcry in Egypt, that resulted in taking it down. Initially the intention was honorable: Officials wanted to place something nice and Egyptian at the entrance of Samalut – a city located half way between Cairo and Luxor. Just

Iceberg tourism in Newfoundland

Iceberg tourism in Newfoundland, Canada | An impressive iceberg made it into the Canada’s News over Easter weekend. Its appearance near the sleepy town of Ferryland draw a lot of attention from tourists. This massive chunk of frozen water caused traffic jams unfamiliar to locals as iceberg-hunting tourists rushed to take photos. It’s very rare for an

Robbery and sexual assault at Niagara Falls

Robbery and sexual assault at Niagara Falls | It’s official: Robert MacLeod – a 44-year-old citizen of Niagara Falls – will be facing jail time for his vicious attack, robbery and sexual assault of a Japanese tourist just a few blocks away from the world-famous Niagara Falls tourist attraction. What happened? On Christmas night 2015,

More tourist victims in Acapulco

More tourist victims in Acapulco | It used to be a tourist hotspot for leisure seekers from the U.S. But today, people are best advised to avoid it. The shooting deaths of three more tourists in Acapulco is the latest cruel chapter in the city’s tragic decline from paradise to hell. The men – 21,

MV Kirkland returns to Columbia River

MV Kirkland returns to Columbia River | Seattle, WA. The last living ferry ‘MV Kirkland’ returns to the Columbia River. MV Kirkland – also known as ‘Tourist No. 2’ – was pressure-washed at the Northlake Shipyard this week. Now a long-awaited return of the last living ferry to Seattle’s Columbia River seems to be within