Traveling to Hong Kong: Updated Rules & Restrictions

Hong Kong has finally lifted the requirement for mandatory hotel quarantine for all visitors. If you’re planning a trip there soon, there are still a few things to keep in mind. Read on for our guide to traveling to Hong Kong from 26 September.

Hong Kong —a favorite destination among travelers worldwide — is one of the slower and more cautious cities to welcome back travelers. However, the moment the world has been waiting for has finally arrived: travelers can once again visit Hong Kong, without the requirement to quarantine in a hotel. Yes, you read that right! After a long hiatus of two years, Hong Kong has finally eliminated its mandatory three-day hotel quarantine. In addition, Hong Kong is also easing testing rules, thereby ending one of the world’s last strict pandemic-era travel quarantine measures. The lifting of Hong Kong travel restrictions will surely bring many visitors to the

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Traveling the country after the Queen’s death, I’ve caught a glimpse of the post-Elizabethan age | John Harris

“It’s very sad, how she’s passed away,” said Tina. “She did so much. She was the longest-reigning person who ever had the crown. And now she’s not here, there’s a big loss in the world. She brought us together, I think.”

We were in Milton Keynes, the new town that was granted city status to mark the Queen’s recent platinum jubilee. We chatted outside the council house Tina has lived in for more than a decade: the kind of modernist home, looking out on green space, that once brought droves of people to a place conceived in the last big burst of postwar optimism. But the Netherfield estate now looks noticeably rundown and unloved, and the details of people’s lives are often of a piece.

Tina’s is no exception. She and her husband, both grandparents, depend on disability benefits. With bills and prices rocketing, she is getting ready for

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Andrey Kurkov: from novelist to Ukraine’s traveling spokesman | Andrey Kurkov

In his new book, a version of the diary he has been writing since Russia invaded his country last February, the Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov writes, among other things, of soup. It is July and on the cultural front, where fighting with Russia has also been “very active”, there is at last good news for Ukraine: Unesco has just registered the culture of Ukrainian borscht as part of its intangible heritage. Kurkov, like the rest of his countrymen and women, is thrilled. Apparently, the world disagrees with Maria Zakharova, the spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry, who has repeatedly tried to defend Russian borscht from the “encroachment of Ukrainian nationalists”.

Kurkov is a good cook and on the night of 23 February, it was ruby-colored borscht, made from beetroot and garnished with sour cream and dill, that he was preparing for a group of visiting journalists at his apartment

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Aussie backpackers warned after tourist’s ‘terrifying’ experience

A woman’s terrifying experience at a bar in Cambodia has raised safety concerns for travelers with solo adventurers being urged to be “hyper-vigilant.”

Ashley Victoria Phaup, from South Carolina in the US, is an experienced traveler and has been traveling around southeast Asia on her own.

“I went into it thinking I was totally safe,” she told Yahoo News Australia. “I have a lot of solo travelers in my TikTok feed and I follow their very positive experiences as solo women.”

US woman Ashley Victoria Phaup travel

Ashley Victoria Phaup is an experienced traveler and often travels solo. Source: Supplied

The 35-year-old was in Siem Reap, a resort town in the country’s northwest, and was hoping to explore the area.

She was a five-minute walk away from the popular Pub Street, filled with restaurants, markets and bars, so decided to wander down for a drink.

But while inside a “really cool” rooftop bar, which was recommended

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Jenna Carr, Joao Paias quit their jobs to travel full time, here’s how they earn $10K a month

A globetrotting couple who quit their jobs to travel the world with their young child are now earning $10,000 a month.

Ex-doctor Jenna Carr, 33, and Joao Paias, 34, met on Tinder in 2017 while she was on holiday in his native Portugal and fell in love over their shared passion for travel.

Before the birth of their son Leo, 3, the couple had traveled across Portugal and the UK, as well as France and Switzerland before jetting over to Asia and visiting the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Bali.

Jenna Carr and Joao Paias,
The couple met on Tinder.
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Since they had Leo, the family has traveled to Portugal, Spain, France, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, the US and the Bahamas.

“Our intention was to have a happier life and spend more time together, we were doing what everyone does and spending our life working,” Jenna from Sheffield, Yorkshire, in northern England,

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