COVID-19 | Where can Americans go right now?

July 21, 2021

Currently, US citizens are allowed to visit more than 75 countries. If you can’t wait to leave the States and go on a trip, there are several countries in the world that will accept you-although with some restrictions. There are not so many European states on the list now. However, the head of the European Commission said in an interview with the New York Times that the EU will probably…

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What is remarkable about the Queens district in New York

July 21, 2021

The Queens neighborhood is located on Long Island, in the eastern part of New York. It occupies the first place in terms of area and the second-in terms of population. More than 2.3 million people live here, 47.6% of them are migrants. The date of foundation is considered to be 1683. Here is Queens: New York’s Largest Borough you can find out more information about this district. History of the…

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The first EU member state has achieved collective immunity to COVID-19

July 21, 2021

At least 70% of the Maltese population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, making it the first EU country to achieve collective immunity. This was announced on Monday by the Minister of Health Chris Ferne. According to Ferne, quoted by Reuters, one person is vaccinated in the country every 5 seconds — and at the moment 42% of the adult population has already received two doses…

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In the US, airlines may have to weigh passengers before flying

July 21, 2021

According to a new report, passengers may have to report their weight before boarding a plane. Citing FAA guidance, the travel website View from the Wing reports that as Americans get heavier, airlines will probably have to review the amount of cargo carried by each plane for safety reasons. According to this report, when it comes to planes that carry more than 70 passengers, approximate data based on the CDC’s…

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A city in Ukraine has regained the name New York

July 21, 2021

Ukraine has its own New York again-after parliament voted this week to return the name to a small town in the east, near the conflict zone with pro-Russian separatists. A huge banner with the inscription «New York» hangs over the entrance to the city hall, and in the bakery of the same name they sell coffee and croissants, » AP writes. Originally called New York, the city

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The new CDC guide for travelers | Where are Americans not recommended to go?

July 21, 2021

As more people get vaccinated and COVID-19 becomes easier to contain, health authorities are issuing new recommendations for travelers. For example, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its international travel guide to give specific advice to both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers. In particular, in the new guidelines, 33 countries, including Iceland, Israel and Singapore, were moved to the lowest risk category. According to the CDC,…

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Top 5 | The best places to retire in the United States

July 21, 2021

Are you going to retire and are looking for the perfect place to enjoy your retirement? U.S. News analyzed data on 150 major US metropolitan areas to assess how well they meet the retirement needs and expectations of Americans. The main criteria included the level of happiness of local residents, housing affordability, taxes and the quality of medical care. Sarasota, Florida Warm temperatures all year round, famous beaches, thriving art…

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Canada will open the border to vaccinated American travelers in August

July 21, 2021

Canada will ease border restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers from the United States on August 9 — and on September 7, it will ease measures for people from other countries as well. The Trudeau government’s announcement on Monday came after months of pressure on Ottawa and Washington to relax the rules for non-essential travel at the Canada-US border. Now the main question is how and when the Biden administration will…

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Lufthansa will replace the phrase «ladies and gentlemen» with a gender-neutral greeting

July 21, 2021

Lufthansa has abandoned the words «ladies and gentlemen» as a greeting on board — replacing them with a gender-neutral alternative. A representative of Europe’s largest airline group said that the move was aimed at making all passengers on board feel welcome, including those who do not identify themselves as male or female. «The crews were instructed to choose a greeting that includes all passengers, «he said, adding that the phrase»…

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Disney has replaced the greeting at the fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom with a gender neutral one

July 21, 2021

In an effort to become more inclusive, Disney has changed the welcome entry before the fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom. On Wednesday, June 30, theme park employees were invited to a special preview of the new fireworks display at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. The fireworks themselves have not undergone any noticeable changes, but those present quickly noticed that the greeting before the show sounds different. The usual…

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