Today, we will say goodbye to February and welcome March. In this week’s travel news I brought together new tourist attractions from different continents of the world. Also, there is some exciting news for our young readers that they can get unlimited rail passes by the DiscoverEU application. Forgetting about the pandemic at least for some minutes will help you to relax. I hope you enjoy this recap!
Africa’s Largest Observation Wheel Will Open in Egypt
Cairo Eye, the observation wheel will open in the capital of Egypt, Cairo in 2022. It is the largest in Africa and the fifth-largest in the world. It offers bird’s-eye views for up to 31 miles. This view is including the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx as well as the city. The wheel has 48 cabins and every cabin can be used up to 8 people.
According to Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Aal, Cairo Eye has a strategic role for the sustainable tourism development. If the concerns which are the traffic and the location will be resolved, it will help to reshape the city and upgrade the number of tourists visiting the country.
A Temporary Panoramic Hill Will Built in London
Covid-19 effected England much more than nearly every country. So Westminster City Council tries to attract tourists again. Tourists now can see the Hyde Park and the Marble Arch from a different perspective. MVRDV constructed the Marble Harch Hill in a park-like landscape.
The visitors will climb to the hill at the end of the Oxford Street. After the installation the Marble Harch Hill will be an event space for exhibitions, concerts etc. The massive 25-metre temporary visitor centre will be a great opportunity to impulse the city.
Claude Monet’s Work Is Getting a Pop Art Spin in Florida
The French painter Claude Monet is one of the founders of impressionism. Inspired by her paintings, a new pop art exhibit in Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is open for art lovers. The 15-acre area is interpreted by Roy Lichtenstein who is one of the icons in the pop art movement in the 1960s.
The exhibition is a colorful collision of France coming to the USA. The exhibition has 2D and 3D works including the Japanese Bridge. In the Museum of Botany & the Arts visitors can see the Lichtenstein’s Water Lilies With Reflections series. Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop! will be open till June.
Disneyland Will Organize a Dining Experience in California
”A Touch of Disney” will give Disney fans food, characters, and a bit of a magical experience starting from March 18. After one-year-old closure, the theme park in California will start to sell the tickets on March 5. The event will also bring back about 1,000 Disney cast members.
Visitors can wander around the theme park, buy souvenirs and make dinner reservations in Disney’s lounges. The visitors will have the opportunity to taste the specials of Disney including DOLE Whip and the Monte Cristo Sandwich. Also, the characters in costumes will be in the area for photoshoots.
DiscoverEU Application: Unlimited Rail Pass Giveaway from the European Union
Within the scope of the DiscoverEU program, 18 years old European citizens will have a chance to use railways free in a month via their application. Due to the pandemic, the one who turned 18 in 2020 and 2021 can get the opportunity this year. Successful applications done via European Youth Portal will use the tickets between March 2022 and March 2023.
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