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The temple for monkeys is beautiful like a palace

Galtaji Temple is one of the tourist attractions of the pink Jaipur city in India. This is the home of naughty monkeys, not afraid of humans.

About 10 km from Jaipur city, Rajasthan state, western India, Galtaji temple in Khania-Balaji town is a famous pilgrimage place for Hindus. This area has many large and small temples. Here, the natural stream flowing down from the top of the hill is one of the attractions for tourists.

Water from this stream flows down 7 pools of water. Pilgrims who come here will bathe in sacred water. This famous temple is said to be the place of worshiping Hanuman, also known as the Sun God. Made of pink sandstone, the temple is as beautiful as a palace.

Galtaji is also known as the Monkey Temple. Visitors to the temple will often see monkeys roam freely in the area. Located on the top of Aravalli hill, the temple possesses sweeping views of Jaipur city. Surrounding is an attractive landscape with green vegetation. You will also find small shrines dedicated to the gods Rama and Krishna nearby.

The temple’s architecture stands out with its walls, columns, and arches, which are exquisitely painted and decorated. During the Makar Sakranti festival, the temple attracts large numbers of devotees to visit and soak in the holy water. The Galtaji Temple was built in the 18th century.

Visitors can reach the temple from 2 routes. The first way is easier, you can rent a taxi or a car to move to the temple. Another option is a pedestrian route. On this road, tourists will admire the beautiful natural scenery. In addition, the nearby Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh temple is also an attractive destination with a palace-like appearance.

Galtaji Temple is open from 5 to 21 hours for visitors to visit on all days of the week. The temple does not charge entrance fees from visitors but you can donate an amount according to your wishes when visiting this mecca. Mid January is the ideal time to plan vacations in Jaipur.

The ideal time to visit the temple is around sunset. At this time, the temple was decorated with golden light and monkeys began to appear more freely, playing freely in the grounds. You can also see the romantic panorama of Jaipur at this time from the top of the hill.

The ‘Batman’ city exists in real life

The city of Batman has such a name not inspired by the comic book superhero, but from a river.

For most visitors, Batman can only recall a single image: a superhero with a belt full of weapons, and living in Gotham City. But if you ask a Turkish, Batman certainly reminds them of many other things: a river, a city or even a province. And none of that is related to or inspired by DC Comics’ comic characters.

Batman city – capital of Batman province – is located in Anatolia region, southeastern Turkey. It is located on a plateau near the confluence of the Batman and Tigris rivers. Originally, Batman was a small village called Iluh with a population of about 3,000 people. Then, in the 1940s, it was discovered that the oil field around Iluh, and the place was growing rapidly. The population exploded over the next few decades. In 1957, the village changed its name to Batman, after the name of the nearby river.

The River Batman was formerly known as the Kalat, meaning “bride” in the Syrian language of the people living in the area. Later, the name of the river was translated into Greek as Nymphius and was given that name until the 18th century. No one knows when the name Batman was born. Perhaps from the 19th century, it is likely that the name Batman first appeared in international literary works.

The ancients believed that Batman was a shortened word for Bati Raman – the name of a nearby mountain. Bati means west in Turkish, Raman is “the joy of the Kurdish” or “god”. Besides, Batman was also a very popular weight measurement unit in the Ottoman era.

Batman City has been well known since 2008, when the city government announced to the media that it would sue Warner Bros and Christopher Nolan – producer and director of the Batman superhero series The Dark Knight. There is only one Batman in the world, and it belongs to Turkey. They assert that the filmmakers were wrong by not consulting with the owners and that the US producers used the city name without prior notice. This threat of litigation, however, went nowhere, as the Batman comic first appeared in 1939, long before the city started using the name.

According to the experience of the tourists who have visited the city, there are not too many things for you to explore and enjoy. The outskirts of the city have some Roman ruins, but these works are rated blurred compared to other monuments that visitors can find in Turkey.

Due to its proximity to the Iraqi border, the city is home to a large Kurdish population. This is the ideal place for visitors to learn about Kurdish culture if you want to know more about Iraq. The people of Batman are extremely open when it comes to Kurdish issues. This is the only place where you can find this atmosphere, as this topic is still taboo with Turkey in general amid a sensitive political context.

And like many other cities in the country, Batman is not a hot spot to party. It is very difficult for you to find pubs here. One of the famous restaurants is Labor Women, where you can enjoy tea, breakfast and donations to support disadvantaged women in difficult circumstances.

One of the easiest ways to get to the city is to use one of Turkish Airlines’ daily nonstop flights from Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. Alternatively, you can also fly low-cost Pegasus Airways from Sabiha Göçken Airport, on the Bosphorous Strait located in the Asian part of Istanbul.

Visiting the Titanic wreck for $ 125,000

Tickets for the Titanic wreck are on sale for expeditions from May to September 2021.

Six dives, carried out by ocean exploration company OceanGate Expeditions, arriving at the ship’s sink in 1912. A unique, and seemingly unaffected, experience by Covid-19, costing $ 125,000.

$ 125,000 includes the 90 minutes of a 5-person submarine to get off where the Titanic sank, and rest in a private cabin on an eight-day cruise from Canada.

The tour includes a 90-minute submarine seat with 5-person capacity to get off where the Titanic sank, and a private cabin rest on an 8-day cruise from Canada.

In response to Bloomberg, Stockton Rush, president of OceanGate Expeditions, said: “The skeletons are gone, there are no bodies left. You will see the shoes, boots and clothes to visualize the person 100 years ago. How to live, that is so gloomy”.

Rush revealed 36 people have booked, however there are still opportunities for other guests. Lasting 6 to 8 hours, this Titanic expedition diving for the first time in 15 years, expects divers to come here for research purposes, to assess the marine ecosystem and the condition of the ship.

It is widely believed that the wreck of the Titanic, which was discovered by ocean photographer Robert Ballard in 1985, will become an undersea cemetery. Beverley Roberts, descendant of a couple who died on Titanic, said that the ship is a mass grave that no one should be trespassing.

An estimated 200 people have discovered the ship is located 4,000 meters below the sea floor, about 600 km from Newfoundland (Canada). Although lying on the sea floor for decades, the wreck still remains shoes, suitcases, wine bottles or children’s toys. When it was discovered in 1985, the tub of Captain Edward Smith was surprisingly well preserved. However, recent expeditions show that the copper bath has disappeared due to microorganisms that are slowly eating away the wreck.

The tourism industry faces its worst crisis in 70 years

Global tourist arrivals are down 60-80% by the end of this year, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

UNWTO and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development consider this to be the deepest crisis facing the international tourism market, since 1950. Its impact varies across regions. Asia and the Pacific are the two regions to recover first.

International tourism is increasingly becoming one of the key global economic sectors, accounting for 7% of international trade. The industry also generates livelihoods (direct and indirect), accounting for 10% of all jobs worldwide.

UNWTO’s latest barometer shows at least one million workers have lost their jobs this year. The pandemic could lead to a 60-80% decrease in tourists compared to 2019, equivalent to a loss of 850 million – 1.1 billion international visitors. The industry is also at risk of losing US $ 910 – 1,200 billion in export revenue from tourism and 100 – 120 million jobs facing many risks. In addition, this influence also risks hindering progress toward the sustainable development goals.

Tourism is one of the industries most severely affected by travel restrictions and disease control. Long travel time constraints and the global financial crisis also threaten travel and make the industry last on the list of recovery.

Tourism forecast for 2021, experts from UNWTO said that this is a year of domestic tourism recovering faster than international. Most expect things to show signs of recovery in the fourth quarter of 2020, but it won’t be until next year that progress will be clearer. Based on experience of previous crises, UNWTO points out that leisure travel, closer visits and associated work are expected to recover faster.

Africa and the Middle East are likely to recover the biggest international tourism this year. America is the place where many experts are least optimistic. Asia and Europe are in the 50-50% index, which is only half of experts seeing a recovery in this market.

Cancellation of flight because guests do not wear masks

The airline has not confirmed that the departure schedule is affected due to the passenger not wearing a mask for their children. Meanwhile, the passengers denied this information.

A representative of the WestJet airline said that the flight from Calgary to Toronto on September 8 was canceled due to the failure of the passenger to comply with the crew’s anti-epidemic instructions and refusal to leave the plane. “Due to the increased stress on the plane, the crew felt uncomfortable to continue serving, and the flight was canceled,” the airline spokesman said.

Safwan Choudhry and wife Marium Choudhry were the two passengers involved in the incident. He and his wife are accompanied by two daughters, a three-year-old baby and a 19-month-old baby. Safwan said things were progressing too quickly, and it was the most embarrassing situation they have ever experienced.

Just before takeoff, Safwan said a flight attendant reminded his wife to wear masks for both children. Next, Safwan and his wife agreed, asking the flight attendant for a few minutes to comfort the crying little girl. At this time, the flight attendant called the police on the plane to control the situation.

“We were so desperate that we just wanted to go home immediately, so we said we would comply with their requests. A 19-month-old child knows nothing but crying, when something covers his face and nose, blocking the airway”, said Safwan.

Next, the pilot asked the Safwan couple to leave the cabin, the flight was later delayed and eventually canceled. While many people were upset with his family, many said that the incident was filmed and photographed as evidence.

The Safwans then returned to Toronto on another airline flight on September 9, and arrived home the next day. Safwan said it had not been contacted by WestJet, except for an employee who called to investigate the incident.

At home, Safwan found out that under the law of the Canadian Department of Transport, children under two years old do not need to wear a mask. A WestJet spokesperson denied that they asked two passengers to wear masks for their 19-month-olds, and only reminded the three-year-olds’ regulations.

In a statement, the airline apologized for disrupting passengers’ schedules, but insisted on always put safety standards first and law enforcement of the Department of Transport Canada.

Which tourism trends will take the throne after Covid-19? (Part 3)

Tourism close to nature

Future trips will focus on escaping the more crowded cities and out to nature. After Covid-19, tourists will choose natural destinations such as national parks, deserts and islands. This form of tourism allows them to adhere to the rules of social separation, as well as to explore and connect with nature, something many were not able to do during the blockade. Moreover, such destinations are rarely visited, and this has satisfied the need for less crowded places after Covid-19 for tourists.

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Contactless travel

This is one of the most important new travel trends that will emerge after a pandemic. We are accustomed to social spacing, avoiding physical contact, and so does the tourism industry. The most immediate and obvious change will be the transition from cash payments to card payments and other contactless payment methods. This is because people do not want to exchange paper and coins because they are at risk of virus infection.

Now, from airport inspections to hotels, we will see strict cleaning and automation practices throughout the travel industry to prevent contact between people. Technology will pave the way with cleaning robots; Touch technology applications such as passport and electronic boarding pass, contactless fingerprint, face recognition. Health checks will also be the new standard when traveling after Covid-19. We will also see an increase in “tourism privacy,” which will have more personal space in places like airports and hotels to help people control social distance. 

Choose a medical ready destination

The Covid-19 crisis witnessed people around the world struggling to get the medical care they needed. Some countries’ health care systems have been under pressure and face medical shortages and important medical supplies such as personal protective equipment, ventilators, masks. This can create a post-pandemic tourism trend that tourists will prefer destinations with higher levels of medical facilities or infrastructure. Because of that, visitors will be more secure when experiencing medical emergencies when visiting that location.

Which tourism trends will take the throne after Covid-19? (Part 2)

Road trip

Road trip is the trend of tourism after the Covid-19 epidemic will develop strongly. Trips by car, motorbike or other road vehicle to explore the country with complete autonomy and flexibility will be an increasing option after the restrictions are lifted. 

The simple reason is that travel by private vehicle or charter vehicle is more attractive than air travel – a vehicle that carries many risks when we interact with tourists from around the world. Increased airfare may also be the reason for the increase in road travel. Air tickets are likely to increase by about 54% for travelers in Asia Pacific. Therefore, travelers will consider road trips to be a cheaper and safer alternative to air travel.

Travel combine work 

Workations – Traveling with work will be a new tourist trend after Covid-19. Workations are a combination of two words: Working and Vacation. Until now, those who did not work in the essential services industry spent a quarter of 2020 working from home. And when offices cannot be reopened, the workspace will be changed by working in combination with tourism. This method will be suitable for people who work in an open environment, work online or have flexible working hours. You can both work and enjoy your vacation while ensuring social spacing, reducing contact with people after the Covid-19 epidemic.

Health care tourism

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Covid-19 has emphasized the importance of health and people will consider travel plans associated with health care and morale. Examples of health tourism include yoga in Indonesia or body rejuvenation and rejuvenation programs in Thailand. In recent years, the demand for health tourism has been increasing in India, the Middle East, China, Thailand and the rest of Asia Pacific. And Covid-19 will certainly be a positive testament to the development of this field.

Which tourism trends will take the throne after Covid-19? (Part 1)

How do we travel after Covid-19 passes? And here are the most popular travel trends when the world reopens.

Domestic tourism 

This will be one of the most popular travel trends after the Covid-19 epidemic. And there are 2 reasons to explain this. Firstly, domestic tourism helps tourists reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus. Meanwhile, international travel with flights and contact with visitors from many nationalities is something people will want to stay away from. Tourists also need to know and follow the different regulations of the countries on the prevention of epidemics when traveling internationally. The second reason is that the closure of the border makes people focus on the movement to support their country, people will tend to help their economy develop more. And supporting domestic tourism is a way of contributing to the economy.

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Many travelers tend to look for less crowded places and previously less visited destinations will benefit from the growth of domestic tourism. The increased support for local businesses will do wonders for the local economic recovery, plus visitors reconnecting to the world starting from culture, history and nature. of their locality. So if you want to travel after Covid-19, the best place to start is in your own country.

Traveling alone

Covid-19 required social spacing and has led to changes from group tours among young Chinese tourists after the country reopened its border. In particular, Chinese tourists traditionally prefer to travel in large groups. But after the pandemic, group trips will no longer be an option, but solo travel will be the more popular travel trend after Covid-19.

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Traveling with family, friends

Recently, families and groups of friends have separated to travel together rather than in large groups, to help prevent the spread of corona virus. Besides, we will also see another type of travel bubble in the form of group tourism. Friends or family members will feel safer when traveling together, preferring to share accommodation and space on transport together to minimize contact with others and practice relaxation.

5 things to do if you want to traveling around the world (Part 1)

To be able to safely quit traveling around the world, you need to be well-prepared and set realistic goals.

The Insider has listed five things that anyone who wants to quit to travel around the world need to do based on the practical experience of a couple who has just quit to travel around New Zealand.

Decide when to pick up your backpack and go

It’s easy if you have enough money to travel whenever you like but this is basically not feasible for most of us (they are only suitable for really rich people).

Therefore, it is important that you plan your whole year (or 6 months or at least 3 months depending on your work and lifestyle) to be able to afford the long trip.

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In addition, it is also necessary to take into account any unusual events that may occur during the planning process. It is more practical if you plan in detail and have a comfortable time for a vacation that lasts more than several months.

Prepare enough money for travel plans and places you want to go

Another important thing if you want to travel around the world is to set realistic savings goals that are commensurate with the spending at the places you want to visit and even it would be wise to only save goals if necessary.

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You also want to save part of your savings to cover potential problems, such as planning to travel while working to make money but not being able to get a job there or when You are forced to stay there longer than originally planned for various reasons.

Sheet Insider hints you need to save 2-4 years before book tickets to travel and during that time, you also need careful scrutiny to the place you want to adjust expenditures for the most reasonable.

5 things to do if you want to traveling around the world (Part 2)

Continue to invest in yourself and your present life – don’t take care of the trip.

People who seek to save the most by limiting their purchases often will not succeed. Instead of cutting off all basic expenses to make you happy, set a limit for this. This is extremely important if your savings goal lasts for years. Remember to still take care of yourself at the present moment when you are planning for the future.

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For example, you can buy a camera to take pictures of yourself before you have enough money to travel or try to save that money to travel without a camera attached.

Follow the implementation process

When you are in the process of saving money to travel, you need to specify all the goals set to avoid constantly changing goals unnecessarily. It is also a great way to make yourself more responsible.

If you set a goal of saving $ 100 per month for 2 years and can’t achieve it for 3 consecutive months, you need to look at the notebook to find out why. This also helps you decide whether the savings goal you set is realistic so that you can change it accordingly. Many people even keep track of this savings goal for years and make it easy for them to travel anytime they want.

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If possible, don’t quit your job completely

Many people quit their jobs a few months before they went on holiday and during that time, they still needed money to pay for their living. Therefore, they plan to work part-time to come close to their trip and clearly present this plan to their employer.

It is unrealistic to want to keep a job at all costs even if you want to travel for 1-2 years but at least, have a plan for the future after returning from travel to be ready for a life.