Houses of Parliament repairs could cost £7.1bn

Houses of Parliament repairs could cost £7.1bn

Restoration work on the Houses of Parliament could cost as much as 5.7 billion pounds – and take 32 years to complete. However, the hefty pricetag could drop to 3.5 billion pounds if MPs and peers are moved out of the building. The 150 year old Grade one listed property is partly sinking, contains asbestos […]

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Cuban Monopoly: Communist Rules, Capitalist Goals

Cuban Monopoly: Communist Rules, Capitalist Goals

You’ll find a game of dominoes on almost every street corner. It’s mostly just a chance to hang out with friends. The kids are far more serious, and so is the game they play. A military coup is always just around the corner and petrol is the most valuable commodity. Try to avoid landing on […]

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Who Are Nepal’s Sherpas & Why Are They Fighting The Government?

Who Are Nepal’s Sherpas & Why Are They Fighting The Government?

The devastating avalanches on Mount Everest, in 2014 and 2015, highlighted some longstanding problems for the climbing industry there. Particularly for local Sherpa guides where issues like overcrowding, safety, meagre wages and insurance are of immense concern. These problems have left many wondering why the Nepal government hasn’t done more to support the Sherpa guides, […]

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A New Way to Visit Parliament

A New Way to Visit Parliament

Parliament is the centre of Canadian democracy a place that brings people together. Centre Block is temporarily closed to preserve and modernize the building for future generations. But you can still visit Parliament at two newly renovated locations. Discover the House of Commons Chamber and its unique glass roof in the West Block building. Explore […]

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How Tourism Changed Thailand

How Tourism Changed Thailand

here's what you see in photos and here's what you see in real life once upon a time some 30 years ago Thailand had very few tourists it was clean authentic and untouched kind of like how Bhutan is today but now Bangkok is the world's most visited city and Thailand attracts more than 35 […]

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