The Seine River, which runs through Paris, has a long reputation of being picturesque, but polluted. However, France is on a mission to clean up the Seine in advance of the 2024 Summer Olympics. Several athletic events are scheduled to be held on the famous river, so it needs to be safe for people to swim in its waters. When the river is clean and the games are over, the Seine will be accessible for the general public to swim in as well. Paris officials are planning to open special areas designated for swimming.
You might not need to bring your bags if you’re flying to Japan. Japan Airlines is launching a trial service that will let foreign travelers rent clothes to wear during their trip. Their Any Wear, Anywhere program is a sustainability initiative aimed at reducing the weight that planes have to carry. If there’s less luggage, they can use less fuel. Plus, you don’t have to worry about your clothes getting lost in transit.
Tell the guards to open up the gate! Hong Kong Disneyland is scheduled to open Arendelle: The World of Frozen in November. This theme park land plunges guests into the world of the hit film “Frozen” and the enchanted land of Arendelle. Explore the city streets near the fjord, the ice palace on the North Mountain and Anna and Elsa’s castle. Frozen fiends can enjoy two new rides: Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighs and Frozen Ever After.
Have you ever wanted to move to the Emerald Isle? Ireland is currently offering people as much as 84,000 euros (around $91,000) to relocate to one of its remote island communities. The Our Living Islands program plans to revitalize 30 coastal Irish islands by subsidizing the renovation of old or abandoned homes for new residents. If it’s
your dream to move to a secluded Irish village, it’s time to make that dream a reality.
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