Issue #34 - Dec. 4-10, 2021 View online
Mark Stachiew Travels Friday Five

Welcome to the latest installment of the Friday Five, a quick collection of the most interesting travel stories I shared in the past week on Mark Stachiew Travels. This week's stories have us cautious about Omicron, making travel resolutions for 2022 and finding ways to plan our routes more efficiently.

Travel world hopes Omicron is mild, but scientists warn it’s too early to tell

There are preliminary reports that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is mild, but scientists say it's much too early to make early pronouncements on the strain and say it could be months before we really know. (Mark Stachiew Travels)

10 Travel resolutions for 2022

It's never too early to plan your travel resolutions for the coming year. If yours is to be a more conscious traveller, here are 10 ways to reach that goal. (Travel+Leisure)

Smart ways to travel efficiently, no matter where you’re going

Whether it's a short trip or a long one, there are smart ways to travel the most efficiently. Here are some tips to change how you think about route planning (Popular Science)

G Adventures and Hostelworld join forces to change the face of youth travel

Hostelworld and G Adventures have joined forces to launch 'Roamies,' a collection of 38 tours in 15 countries staying across more than 50 hostels. Tours start on May 08, 2022 and all are available to book now. (G Adventures)

Where in the world is Glória do Ribatejo from Netflix’s Glória?

Netflix is streaming Glória, a Cold War spy thriller set in the village of Glória do Ribatejo. It is based on a true story, and has many people asking just where is Glória do Ribatejo? (Jet Set Generation)

Thanks for reading! If you like what you read, have suggestions of what you'd rather see or just want to drop me a line to tell me what you're up to, write me at [email protected]. And don't forget to forward this newsletter to anyone else that you think would find it interesting.


Have a great weekend!



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