Category: UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Foreign Office Issues Heatwave Travel Warnings

Planning a summer getaway to Europe? The UK Foreign Office has a crucial message for you. Millions of British holidaymakers flock to Europe every summer, and this year is no exception. Spain, Italy, and Greece continue to top the list of summer holiday destinations. Why? They offer exactly what most Europeans crave: sun-soaked, beach-filled getaways.…
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Germany’s New Citizenship Law: Key Changes Simplified

Roughly 12 million people don’t have German citizenship despite having lived in Germany for at least ten years. According to the federal government, Germany’s naturalisation rate is only half the EU average. Germany’s updated citizenship laws, which took effect on June 27, 2024, are set to enable more people to become German citizens.  Here’s a…
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Paris Olympics 2024: Key Tips for Last-Minute Travellers

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics are set to be an extraordinary celebration of sports, culture, and global unity.  From July 26 to August 11, the City of Light will host athletes and spectators from around the world, showcasing its historic charm alongside cutting-edge athletic competitions.  This marks the third time Paris will host the Summer…
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Japan to Introduce Electronic Travel Authorisation for Visa-Free Visitors

The Japanese government has announced plans to implement an online system for travel authorization for visa-exempt travellers. This new system was adopted during a meeting of Cabinet ministers at the Prime Minister’s Office. Under the new system, foreign visitors who do not require short-stay visas will need to provide their information online, including the purpose…
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Barcelona Plans To Ban Tourist Vacation Rentals

Spain is the second most-visited country in the world, second only to France with 85 million visitors last year. Meanwhile, Barcelona is one of Europe’s top destinations but it’s grappling with the adverse effects of over-tourism. Barcelona’s Mayor Jaume Collboni has proposed a bold and controversial plan to ban tourist vacation rental apartments by 2028.…
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