Travel News Archive

Akwasidae Festival, Unity and Heritage

The Ahsanti of Ghana celebrate unity and heritage during the Akwasidae Festival. The Ashanti culture centers on ancestral worship, and so once a month, every 6 weeks,  it is customary to come in contact with the ancestors to

Is Iran Safe for Travel?

Travelers often wonder if Iran is safe to travel to. The country, formally established in 1979 and changing from it’s historic name of Persia, is compelling visitors to aspire to visit the ancient country.  Whether you travel alone or

Importance of Arabic Language – UAE

December 18 is World Arabic Language Day.  December 18, 1973, the United Nations General Assembly included Arabic among its official and working languages, retaining the language as key to the world at large. His Highness Mohammad Bin Rashid Al

Tibet’s Yumbu Lakhang to be restored

Yambu Lakhang Palace (also know as the Yungbulakang Palace), in Tibet, has began a US$1.5m restoration to ensure that it is around for many years to come.  This renovation is scheduled to be completed April 2018, which is just in