Hong Kong has banned face masks – but why do people in the region wear them?

By Marie Claire Dorking | Yahoo Style UK

Hong Kong has made a controversial ban on face masks. [Photo: Getty]

Hong Kong has banned face masks after months of violent protests.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the ban on Friday.… read the full article

Lost Egyptian temple unearthed 2,200 years after it was built for King Ptolemy IV

Destination Egypt

By CNN Travel

( CNN) — Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a long-lost 2,200-year-old temple thought to belong to Pharaoh Ptolemy IV.The ancient tomb structure was accidentally found by construction workers during drilling on a sewage drain in the village of Kom Shakau in the Tama township in northern Sohag, according to a Facebook post made on September 29 by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities.… read the full article

The 10 worst countries to live in the world as an expat

By Lianna Brinded, Head of Yahoo Finance UK | Yahoo Finance UK

St. Basil’s Cathedral and Spasskaya tower on Red Square in Moscow in the morning sun. Photo: Getty

There are only six countries that beat Britain as being one of the worst places to live in the world, according to the major benchmark Expat Insider 2019 report.… read the full article

Iceland tops Europe as most expensive

By Jeremie RICHARD | AFP

Eating in Reykjavik will set you back handsomely as tourists quickly find out (AFP Photo/Halldor KOLBEINS)

Reykjavik (AFP) – The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you that most things cost more, sometimes much more, than anywhere else in Europe.… read the full article

10 of the cheapest beach holidays in Europe this summer

Add these to your holiday wish list

BY KATIE FROST (Country Living)

The Post Office has released its annual summer travel report to help tourists find the European destinations offering the best value for the holiday season ahead. The list compares the average cost of nine travel staples, including a range of drinks, snacks and an evening meal for two, in 20 resorts.… read the full article

Las Vegas Sands Announces Asia Expansion

By Travis Hoium (The Motley Fool)

The next phase of expansion for Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is here, and it couldn’t have come from a better place: Singapore’s government has agreed to allow an expansion to Marina Bay Sands that will add 1,000 hotel rooms and even more meeting and convention space. 

Marina Bay Sands is the company’s most profitable resort, so adding more space is a big deal.… read the full article

5 of the Best Pink-Sand Beaches in the World

By Oysters.com

You’ve heard of white-sand and black-sand beaches, but there are also lovely pink-sand beaches spread out around the world. Though they might not be as magenta-hued as heavily filtered Instagram shots might have you believe, there’s a touch of a rosy tone found in the grains, typically thanks to pink coral and shells offshore.… read the full article

16 British hotels to visit before you die

From spa hotels to castle retreats, add these to your bucket list…

By Country Living

The right hotel can be a destination in itself and when it comes to the setting, Britain has it all – from sprawling countryside to buzzing cities.

With even more than their location in mind, we’ve brought you the best hotels in the UK to check in to at least once in your life, whether you’re after London’s most iconic hotel or a relaxed yet glamorous Hampshire hideaway.… read the full article