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· May, 2020

Stories about Travel from May, 2020

30 May 2020

Tour little-known tourist spots in Japan on YouTube

YouTube channel Anna Film Production produces short videos of interesting and scenic spots in the Kansai region in western Japan.

29 May 2020

Explore beauty and heritage in the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand while staying at home

Southeast Asian countries have lost millions of visitors but none of their branding know-how.

28 May 2020

Netflix blockbuster ‘Extraction’ draws criticism for portrayal of Bangladesh's capital

The Netflix blockbuster “Extraction” attracted a lot of criticism and debate for its poor, inaccurate and stereotypical portrayal of Bangladesh and Bangladeshis.

20 May 2020

Following COVID-19 closure, Ghibli Museum posts mini-tours online

One of Japan's most beloved tourist attractions is offering short virtual tours on YouTube.

Stranded Nepali migrant workers protest to return home, Nepali government drags its feet

COVID-19

Nepal's government tries to stall repatriating migrant workers stranded abroad.

15 May 2020

Truck drivers blamed for spread of COVID-19 in East Africa

Truck drivers in East Africa face an onslaught of new COVID-19 mandates and restrictions in borders towns — causing confusion, fear, endless traffic queues, protests and disrupted trade.

13 May 2020

‘If a dirt, a dirt': COVID-19 and the reopening of the Jamaican economy

The BridgeCOVID-19

"Once things have “opened up” it will be back to normal. I don’t believe it will be a “new normal” – just normal."

9 May 2020

As tourism declines in Cambodia, tuk-tuk drivers are down and out in Phnom Penh

COVID-19

"Today, I have not provided one service, and tomorrow, I’m not sure whether one will come or not. Probably finding a construction job is better."

8 May 2020

Life's a beach: How COVID-19 is changing tourism on the Albanian coast

COVID-19

Albania's tourism minister believes the season can be saved, but it will be a very different kind of season.

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