Tourist mugged at knifepoint for MAGA hat

Tourist mugged at knifepoint for MAGA hat

A Danish tourist was robbed at knifepoint by two thugs who snatched “Make America Great Again” cap — and threatened him when he tried to get it back, according to police and reports. The 18-year-old was about to jump on the subway…

Teen contracts rat lungworm on vacation in Hawaii

Teen contracts rat lungworm on vacation in Hawaii

A teen from New York on a Hawaii family vacation contracted rat lungworm, a rare disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, health officials there said. The teenager, identified only as a resident from the Empire State, was on Hawaii Island…

Southeast Asia’s idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

Southeast Asia’s idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK – The six-month closure of the Philippine tourism island of Boracay for a revamp after the country’s president branded it a “cesspool” reflects the growing pressures on beach resorts across Southeast Asia as visitor numbers surge. Tourism experts say the region’s…