Thailand Travel regulations, Coronavirus regulations, travel bans - Travelbans 19.08.2020 Thai AirAsia recently updated International schedule for the remainder of summer 2020 season, until 24OCT20. Between 16AUG20 and 24OCT20, planned International operation as follows. Additional adjustment may be filed, pending on latest development on travel restrictions. Bangkok Don Mueang – Changsha eff 04SEP20 1 weekly Bangkok Don Mueang – Manila eff 02SEP20 2 weekly Bangkok Don Mueang – Nanjing 1 weekly Published on 18.08.2020 Thai AirAsia Aug – Oct 2020 International operations as of 16AUG20 Spain - Early Retirement & Financial Independence Community Whew! The spouse and I just got back from a 4 week vacation to Spain and Morocco.* We hopped a military Space-A flight so airfare was free, and once there we used a combination of rental car (for one week) and trains to explore the southern part of the country - Seville, Cordoba, Granada, plus smaller towns and villages.* We also enjoyed a 5 day side trip to Morocco and a week in Madrid where my mother-in-law joined us for part of the time
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Minimalistic Cartoons Reveal Differences Between Tourists and Travelers Do you fantasize about curling up in a luxurious hotel when taking a holiday, or do you take pride in being able to sleep wherever and whenever, often opting for that scrappy, budget hostel? Enjoy taking the road less travelled, or is a clear, well-marked path the way for you? In a quirky series of illustrations put together by travel company Holidify, the differences between a seasoned traveller and a tourist are highlighted and examined through simple, silhouetted illustrations. These 12 minimalistic cartoons draw attention to the contrasting approaches that these two types of people take to exploring the world, making you ponder your own style of vacationing/exploring. While the depictions may oversimplify the situation, capping examples that are on two ends of a spectrum where a majority fall somewhere in between, it does so harmlessly, as neither approach to travel is ranked as better than the other. Still, which do you identify with more?