Cambodia reopens to tourism by removing quarantine restrictions for tourists traveling to the country. This makes Cambodia the second country in South-East Asia after Thailand to reopen to vaccinated guests. To read about Thailand reopening click here. Cambodia reopens to tourism – What are the rules? Quite simply if you have been vaccinated you now […]For more information click this link: Cambodia Reopens to Tourism!
We’re very happy to be back on the road and done our first tour. COVID-19 shook the world earlier this year grounding the majority of international flights and grinding tourism to an absolute standstill. Travel pockets have been created to encourage tourism in regions deemed safe to accept domestic travellers such as Europe for our […]For more information click this link: Our first independent tour since COVID-19
2020 has proven to be quite the year so far, especially for travel agencies like YPT but also for our Pioneers around the world we know are itching to getaway. Is travel possible now? At present, the current situation regarding COVID-19 is that we still need to take things slowly, but for the first time […]For more information click this link: Tours on the Horizon? Covid-19 and the Current Situation
In Europe, the stunning Mediterranean island of Cyprus has a reputation for being a party island for British and European holidaymakers looking to take advantage of the resorts that dot the coast of Southern Cyprus. However, there is a dark side to Cyprus that few people see. Quite literally, the entire Northern end of the […]For more information click this link: Dark Tourism sites in Cyprus
Introduction In 2018, a documentary series presented by David Ferrier – ‘The Dark Tourist’, showcased the city of Kurchatov, where they learn about the nearby Semipalatinsk Test Site, the primary testing site for the Soviet Union’s nuclear weaponry. This remote and extremely dark location, southwest of the semi-abandoned village of Kurchatov, where the bomb itself was built, […]For more information click this link: Semipalatinsk: The World’s Most Nuclear Location
Cambodia reduces quarantine requirements to as little as 3 days in major shake-up of Covid-19 entry rules, but does that mean it is open to tourism? Sadly not. To read about which countries are open to travel click here. Cambodia Reduces Quarantine Requirements – What are the new rules? If you are a diplomat, or […]For more information click this link: Cambodia Reduces Quarantine Requirements
The single most common reaction we get when we tell people that we’re travelling to Syria is something along the lines of “is that really appropriate?”, and before we started travelling to Syria it was a genuine concern. They’re just emerging from seven years of war, and while millions of Syrians are trying to escape […]For more information click this link: Is it ethical to travel to Syria?
You don’t travel with, or indeed work for YPT if your favourite places to visit are on the well-established tourist path. Having lived abroad for a few years now, I’ve gotten the chance to speak with a lot of people from around the world who’ve visited the US, and find I’m often disappointed by the […]For more information click this link: Six Weird Places to Visit in the US