Saturday, 25 November 2017

5 Things Everyone Should know about Thailand before Visit

  1.  Reputation 

Thailand has a reputation for inexpensive travel options, but because of political unrest in 2010 there has been a drop in tourism. Even though things have smoothed out and the country is safe again, tourism has not yet bounced back. This means lower prices and better services than ever. Going to Thailand now not only saves you money, but it helps reemploy the Thai people who rely on tourism for income.

2.DIVER’S Rules

The southern islands of Phuket are well-known for their amazing beaches, but less-known for what could be called a diver’s dream. Catherine Bodry from calls the water glass clear and a great place for diving and snorkeling. Inexpensive diving classes are widely available for people interested in learning the fundamentals.

3.Family and Kids. No Worries!

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4.Healthy food

Empty tuk tuks are lined up outside hotels and many of them are likely to spend all day there. The spruikers in front of tailor shops seem even more despondent than usual. And the workers outside the massage parlours shout out to me – “Mah-saaaaa-ge” – but their hearts are not in it.

5. Security and safety 

It’s an odd time to be in Thailand and posing with soldiers on the street is just a small slice of what’s happening here. I had commitments in Bangkok that were organised well before the coup that has led to martial law here. I decided to honour those commitments and it’s given me a good chance to see the reality of the situation here on the ground for myself. It’s also a good opportunity to share with you my thoughts on whether you should still travel to Thailand.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Egypt Attack Militants Killed more than 230 People at mosque north sinai

Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack of Egypt's modern history, state media and witnesses said.

No group take responsibility of attack.

As Worshippers finished Friday prayer at the mosque when a bomb exploded, locals said. Around 45 gunmen set positions outside the mosque with vehicles and opened fire from different sides as people tried to escape.

State media showed images of bloodied victims and bodies covered in sheets inside the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of El Arish,A main city in North Sinai.

"Five groups of armed mens attacked the worshippers inside the mosque after Friday noon prayers. Three groups were firing at ambulances to deter them, said Mohamed, a witness.

The public prosecutors' office said in a statement 240 people had been killed and 114 more wounded.

Hours after the attack, Egypt's military launched air strikes on targets in mountainous areas around Bir al-Abed, security sources and local said.

"What is happening is an attempt to stop us from our efforts in the fight against terrorism, to destroy our efforts to stop the terrible criminal plan that aims to destroy what is left of our region."

Striking at a mosque would be a change in tactics for the Sinai militants, who have usually attacked troops and police and Christian churches.