Rio de Janeiro is ready to party, with or without carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26 (Reuters) –As Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous carnival holiday rolls around this year without official events due to Brazil’s ongoing Omicron coronavirus wave, a slew of private parties are ensuring glitter-dusted revelers will have plenty of ways to celebrate. Rio’s carnival was canceled in 2021 due to the pandemic. The public … Read more

I’m married to the holiday grinch – he never wants to go anywhere

As talk turns to the summer holidays, red lists evaporate and chatter begins about where might be an option for our long-awaited trips abroad, I’m inwardly envious of my friends whose husbands are as excited by the prospect of adventures further afield as they left, right and center, family and friends are jetting off for … Read more

The Italian Covid rules that could still ruin your holiday

This week marks a watershed moment for British families with a penchant for the Tuscan hills, an overflowing bowl of rigatoni or the colorful harbour towns of the Amalfi Coast, but who don’t love twizzling a swab up their noses. From tomorrow (March 1) Italy will relax its testing requirements for fully vaccinated British arrivals, … Read more