State Department Confirms Plan To Ban U.S. Citizens From Visiting North Korea

The U.S. government will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, citing safety and security concerns. The State Department confirmed the new restriction on Friday, after Young Pioneer Tours, which organized Otto Warmbier’s fateful visit to North Korea, announced the pending move. Warmbier’s trip to the pariah nation ended […]

Painted huts: How tourists are flocking this DR Congo village with no electricity

There’s no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha, but a longstanding tradition by its womenfolk has turned it almost by accident into a star attraction for Chinese tourists. The outside walls of the huts are decorated with paintings of local life, flowers and butterflies, making […]

The 10 best places to visit in England – and where to stay when there

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton. 1. YORKSHIRE Visitors flock to Yorkshire because there is no place on earth like God’s Own County. It considers its […]