World

I do understand that this a travel blog, but it is in my best interest that you stay up-to-date on any worldly related news. The world is a beautiful place, but some things could determine whether you decide to make that trip or not. Stay safe and have fun!


“Great-grandmother’s secret to beating Covid-19… marmalade sandwiches”

“A 99-year-old great-grandmother is believed to be Britain’s oldest person to have recovered from coronavirus – and it’s all down to her love of marmalade sandwiches, her family joked.” [Read More]

April 4th, 2020


“6 reasons why coronaviruses are so bad and 1 reason to not panic”

“In the past two decades, coronaviruses have produced three deadly global epidemics: SARS, MERS and now Covid-19. If you’re wondering what it is about this family of viruses that makes it produce such deadly pathogens — and what about them might…” [Read More]

March 28th, 2020


“Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest”

“…Governor Cuomo warned that the rising number of cases in New York State could overwhelm the state’s health care system in about two weeks. He said the number of positive tests was doubling every three days, despite calls for people…” [Read More]

March 25th, 2020

“The Week That Was: Stories From the Coronavirus Saga”

“This past week, New York got worse — far worse. In New York City, as morgue space ran out, people started wondering where the bodies will go and the funeral industry struggled to keep up. On the streets of a city accustomed to the exact opposite of social distancing, New Yorkers found a new, gentler reality.” [Read More]

April 4th, 2020


“Complacency to chaos: how Covid-19 sent the world’s markets into freefall”

“For the global financial system, it has been a month of unprecedented pandemonium as the coronavirus pandemic breaks all records, bringing western capitalism to its knees as the disease spreads.”

“Major landmarks in global markets that typically take years to reach have fallen like dominos in a matter of hours and days. More than eight years of gains on the FTSE 100 have been wiped out…” [Read More]

March 28th, 2020


“Senate stimulus deal includes individual checks — but don’t expect the money until at least May”

“Lawmakers struck a $2 trillion stimulus deal early Wednesday that includes sending checks directly to individuals amid the coronavirus crisis — but it will likely take until at least May before the money goes out.” [Read More]

March 25th, 2020


“China coronavirus epicentre to open up as world locks down”

“China announced Tuesday an end to travel curbs at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, as governments around the world tightened lockdowns in a desperate effort to slow the spread of the deadly disease.” [Read More]

March 24th, 2020


“An unreal city: lockdown in London”

“How does it feel to be locked down in the largest urban centre in western Europe? Well, it certainly looks different from the skies. I live on the steepest hill in south…” [Read More]

March 24th, 2020

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