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Nepal Highway to Mount Everest

Nepal Highway to Mount Everest

The Nepalese government has announced plans to build a modern highway into the Everest mountain region. It hopes to bring even more tourists to a country that is desperately in need of money for its poor population. Critics, however, are sceptical, because such a road could bring more damage to the environment. Today, thousands of mountain climbers from all over the world come to Nepal to conquer the highest mountains of the world.. … Continued
East Timor – Land of Smokers

East Timor – Land of Smokers

East Timor is a poor island nation in southeastern Asia. It is known as one of the world’s smoking capitals, in which two out of three men smoke regularly. Cigarettes can be bought everywhere in the country, most of them for under $1 per packet. The World Health Organisation thinks that a third of East Timor’s population are smokers. Each year more and more young adults, especially boys, start smoking. Most cigarettes are … Continued
How the World Attracts Chinese Tourists

How the World Attracts Chinese Tourists

A hundred million touritss from China travel to all corners of the world every year. And countries around the world are fighting desparately to attract these tourists as they know Chinese big spenders will bring them money throughout the follwoing decades. In 2013 Chienese travellers spent over 100 billion dollars abroad. A booming eocnomy and a growing Chinese middle class has allowed more poeple to travel than ever before. France has started … Continued