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

Tourist Tax increased in Mallorca

Tourist Tax increased in Mallorca | Tourists heading to Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Malta will be facing an increased ‘tourist tax’ as holiday bosses cash in on surge in bookings to Spain after ISIS attacks in France, Belgium, Turkey, Egypt and the Near East. This dubious tax will be between 1.50 to 2.00 euros per night per

Chinese tourists are different

Chinese tourists are different. Disneyland Shanghai just learned it the hard way: Chinese tourists are different. Ok, not all of them. The majority behaves, but some simply trash it. The Shanghai Disney Resort is scheduled to open on June 16. Meanwhile Disney Town, located adjacent to the park, already opened to the public this Monday

Tiger Temple raided and closed

tiger temple raided closed

Tiger Temple raided and closed | Very sad news for tiger lovers: It used to be a paradise for tigers and the #1 tourist destination for lovers of wild cats. But that’s history now. This week the world’s most famous Tiger Temple (Wat Pha Luang Ta Bu Yannasampanno) has been raided and closed. Tiger Temple was located in

Koh Tachai closed to Tourists

Koh Tachai closed to tourists | Thai authorities did close the island of Koh Tachai, saying: heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment. The island, off Phang Nga province, is part of the Similan National Park. Right decision! The problem that had to be resolved: Koh Tachai’s beaches are too white, its