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Kyrgyzstan promotes its traditional mare's milk to lure tourists

July 20, 2022 5:24 pm

The importance of kumis to Kyrgyz culture is demonstrated by the fact that the Central Asian former Soviet republic's capital, Bishkek, is named after a paddle used to churn the fermenting milk.

Japan to open to tourists after two years but only with masks, insurance, guides

June 07, 2022 2:07 pm

Only visitors on package tours will be allowed in during the first phase of reopening, from June 10, the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) said, adding that travel agency guides accompanying visitors will have to ensure they wear their masks

'Quality over quantity': Venice to charge day tourists up to €10 to enter; readies day-trip booking system

April 24, 2022 4:00 pm

This new measure will be applied to day-trippers who will need to book in advance and pay between three to ten euros, depending on how busy the city is on the day they want to visit

Australia welcomes back tourists with toy koalas, Tim Tams

February 21, 2022 1:56 pm

Australia imposed some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions on its citizens and permanent residents in March 2020 to prevent them from bringing COVID-19 home.

Fruit galore: Thai monkey festival returns as tourists come back

November 28, 2021 4:22 pm

The feast, which cost over 100,000 baht ($3,000), is an annual tradition for locals to thank the monkeys for doing their part in drawing in tourists to Lopburi, which is sometimes known as "Monkey Province."

Latest Paris attraction drives tourists into the Seine

August 27, 2021 9:39 am

Amphibious tour buses -- commonly known as ducks -- have been used for years to ferry tourists around other cities in the world. They are often modified military sea-borne assault craft

Overseas tourists roam free on Thai island of Phuket without quarantine

July 03, 2021 7:07 pm

Thailand launched a special programme for vaccinated visitors to the island which allowed them to roam freely

Tourists on weekend getaway turned back from Matheran; local residents protest, seek relaxation of strict 'level 4' curbs

June 13, 2021 11:06 pm

The first weekend since the state's five-level unlockdown plan saw many from Mumbai, Pune and Thane visiting the hill station.

First foreign tourists in more than a year land in Israel

May 28, 2021 10:08 am

They were welcomed by Tourism Minister Orit Farkash-Hakohen, who said: "You are the first of what I am sure will be many tourists returning to the Holy Land."

Seychelles, world’s most-vaccinated nation, sees tourism pick-up

May 22, 2021 12:14 pm

Plummeting tourism revenues have placed the government’s finances under severe strain


Hong Kong’s famous Peak Tram closes for remodel; see pics

July 03, 2021 10:10 am

Enthusiasts have been rushing to the Peak Tram for one last ride before it closes for renovations.


Now tourists can meet Ninja character, enjoy live fishing in Japan

February 18, 2016 1:49 pm

Kanagawa, Feb 18 (ANI): Ninja is the real hero of the war era in Japan and now tourists can meet Ninja characters. At Odawara castle in Kanagawa, the Ninja attracts and entertain the tourists. He even takes visitors pictures and explains them about historic remains. There is a facility for tourists to dress up like Ninja and take pictures. Foreign tourists are more attracted towards Ninja character. Ninja plays an ambassador to introduce Japanese tradition to foreigners. The visitors also practice ‘Shuriken’, a weapon used by Ninja warrior. Tourists from Australia enjoyed using Shuriken. Tourists can also enjoy live fishing at Misaki fishing port in ‘Kanagawa’, south of Tokyo. During winter, Japanese sea provides many other seasonal fish including barracuda, yellowtail and others. Before sending to market, these fishes are divided separately depending on its breed and size. They are later taken for auction at the whole sale market. Splendid alfonsino is uploaded through the year at Misaki fishing port. Especially from winter to spring is the peak season of that fish. It is oily and tasty. Tourist can visit this fishing port freely to see fish uploading. Misaki restaurant is located near the fishing market. It is convenient to enjoy fresh fish meal there. Fresh sashimi and grilled head of Yellow tail is very popular item. Misaki fishing port provides tasty breakfast of fish and best view of Mt Fuji. On every Sunday morning, market is held in the park. It is prosperous with fresh fish, popular Tuna and local vegetable. Japanese express gratitude to rich sea and good environment.

Christmas cakes and decorative items dot shops across India

December 22, 2015 12:13 pm

Coimbatore/Madurai, Dec 21 (ANI): With Christmas only a few days away, Coimbatore and Madurai are geared up for the festivities associated with the event. Shops in Coimbatore are luring people with a variety of decorations like stars, lights, Santa Claus dolls, bells, Christmas trees and cakes, and items made of clay. Similarly, Madurai’s clay and wax idols and portraits of Jesus Christ and Mother Mary are doing good business. Tourists can be seen in these cities ahead of Christmas celebrations. Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, is celebrated all over the world on December 25 with carols, cakes, candles and an exchange of gifts.