Travel news this week: Shipwrecks and a crowdfunded island
Discoveries of wrecks
It was a good month for wreck hunters.
Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship HMS Endurance has been discovered more than 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) deep in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean, more than a century after it sank in 1915.
Rule changes and reopenings
War in Ukraine
It’s all part of a social media campaign to send money to beleaguered Ukrainians as their country struggles against the Russian invasion.
Small island, big ambitions
A group of investors have funded $250,000 to buy their own Caribbean island.
love and money
Italy’s capital region of Lazio – home to beautiful hilltop towns and Rome, the Eternal City – has earmarked $11 million in Covid recovery funds to go to couples planning weddings or civil unions in the area this year .
In case you missed it
The cable cars arrive in Paris.
A new spherical hotel room in Swedish Lapland lets you sleep surrounded by birds.
They said that women were not strong enough to work in the kitchens of Chinese restaurants.