On the small island of Koh Paen, completely surrounded by Cambodian terrain, you can still breathe the rural life of this Southeast Asian country. Above the waters of the Mekong River, which flows through six countries, a bridge made entirely of bamboo rocks. With a length of more than a kilometer, this footbridge formed by 50,000 bamboo canes and it is rebuilt every year. Before the rainy season starts (from May to November), the villagers dismantle the bridge manually and store the bamboo material in front of the river floods. The continued construction and dismantling of this historic viaduct has been carried out every year for decades, paralyzing itself only in some periods during the Cambodian Civil War, a conflict that occurred between 1967 and 1975.Read More »The incredible bamboo bridge that is rebuilt every year
Prepare your luggage is not as simple as it seems, more if we travel by plane and want to go unnoticed by the security control of the airport. According to a survey carried out by the flight search engine Skyscanner, more than half (52%) of the passengers of the plane have clear that they will fly with the suitcase in the cabin. On the other hand, 30% of the respondents consider that to invoice in indispensable while 18% have thought to decide it at the last moment. For that 52% of passengers and undecided, we offer a small guide to organize hand luggage without losing a single detail.
Can I carry liquids in my hand luggage?
According to Skyscanner, five out of ten users surveyed indicate that sunscreen and anti mosquito spray are the essential elements to introduce in summer luggage. Passengers who do not intend to check their bags should have existing restrictions to carry liquids in carry-on baggage. Any liquid container greater than 100 ml will be requisitioned in the security control, so it is essential to get bottles of shampoo, gel, cream, hair gel, toothpaste or “travel size” deodorant. It is also the case of facial moisturizer or perfume. If possible, transfer some of your perfume to a small nebulizer. All these liquid hygiene products must be placed in a visible way and separated from the rest of luggage, in a transparent plastic bag with closure system and a volume less than one liter.Read More »How to organize your hand baggage: what to bring and what not