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Why it’s vital to help children appreciate nature

By Evelyn Masaba Think back to the first day you saw monkeys when you were a child or the first time they let you wander off alone when you went to visit your grandparents. Children’s minds are filled with wonder; they do not just see things and move on, they want to know how they work and why they are ...

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Ethiopian Airlines’ first Airbus A350-900 in Africa makes Kigali International Airport debut

By Our Reporter Ethiopian Airlines’ Airbus A350-900 aircraft, the first to be owned by an African carrier, touched down at the Kigali International Airport at 12:15pm Kigali time on July 19. The aircraft is the first of 14 new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease to Ethiopian Airlines from AerCap’s order book with Airbus. A second new A350-900 aircraft is ...

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The dream of Africa without borders

By Evelyn Masaba  One day, you make up your mind and decide to travel and see the rest of the world plus what it has to offer far away from home. This seems like a wonderful idea and the best way to learn more about other countries untill you realise that you have to spend a lot of money every ...

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Why you need travel insurance

By Evelyn Masaba Any frequent traveller who spends more time traversing the globe, be it for work or just plain old adventure, knows that it involves sudden unexpected circumstances that need immediate attention. First off, travel insurance is intended to cover medical expenses, cancellation of flights or other travel related issues such as hotel, flight accidents and luggage loss, among ...

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How to get paid while travelling

By Evelyn Masaba There are people who have such an unrivaled passion for travelling and seeing the world that, if you asked them to drop whatever they are doing and go to another country, they will do so with enthusiasm. These very people will traverse the globe, going wherever the tide leads them to because they are courageous enough to ...

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Q&A with Faustin Karasira: Rwanda has pulled many levers to spur tourism growth

Last year, Rwanda hosted 1.3 million visitors – up from 1.2 million in 2014 and 1.1 million the previous year. In fact, Rwanda has welcomed more than one million visitors in each of the past four years, with each year attracting a record total number for the country. Travel News Rwanda’s Gilbert Mwijuke recently sat down with Faustin Karasira, Ag. ...

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Turkish Airlines introduces Mini Port, a baggage relief service

By Allan Brian Ssenyonga  In a continued effort to offer the best aviation experience for its clients, Turkish Airlines recently introduced a new service called Mini Port, a service that transports your baggage to the airport and frees you to enjoy your trip in Istanbul. Working with affiliate hotels, one will now be able to leave his luggage at the ...

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Conservationists call for transparency in tourism revenue sharing

By Our Reporter Rwanda is famous for its iconic mountain gorillas – an endangered species that can only be found in the Virunga massif, a chain of eight volcanic mountains in the border areas between Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Tourism is currently Rwanda’s top foreign exchange earner, raking in more than $300 per year. Gorilla ...

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Staying on track with your diet while travelling

By Evelyn Masaba When travelling, sometimes you fall off your usual routine, be it workout, sleep or diet due to unforeseen circumstances that come up in your new locations as you move. Here are some tips to keep you on track as you travel. Have faith in yourself Nothing matters if you do not believe in your own ability to ...

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Basic stylish travel girl tips

By Evelyn Masaba Who said travelling has to be very drab and boring? That you cannot put your best foot (read boot) forward as you discover new things around the world. As Coco Chanel once said, “Every day is a fashion show and the world is your runway!” Weather factor It is very important to check out the weather in ...

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