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Top Ten Best Places In America To Travel Right Now And Avoid The Pandemic

We’re all pent up from seven months of coronavirus lockdowns and restrictions in one way or another.

Daylight savings time and shorter days are also closing in, while case count hotspots are spiking across the majority of U.S. states, particularly in the central and upper Midwest and West, portending a potentially long and isolating first COVID-19 winter.

Notwithstanding the pandemic’s second wave, however, now is one of the major times of year when Americans feel the itch to travel, hit the road for the holidays, or in the “new normal”, just need to get out of the house and clear

Tour de France 2020: How does the Tour avoid Covid-19?

Tour de France 2020 sign in Nice
The Tour de France begins in Nice on 29 August and runs until 20 September
Dates: 29 August – 20 September
Coverage: Live text commentary on each stage on the BBC Sport website and app

The Tour de France will travel for 21 days around a whole country, passing through towns and cities and thousands of people.

Normally you would expect plenty of people along the route, packed in squares, millimetres away from the riders at the tops of climbs. Less of this will happen in 2020, a year which will go down in history for Covid-19.

This year, social

How traditions helped Bali avoid becoming a virus hot spot

Bali, the resort island popular with backpackers, was always seen as a fertile ground for the coronavirus as millions of foreign tourists flock to its beaches. But it is today being touted as a model by Indonesian authorities in tackling the pandemic.

The success in curbing the virus has come with the help of about 1,500 traditional village committees with considerable sway over the majority Hindu residents, according to Gov. Wayan Koster. The island with a population of 4.2 million has reported just four virus-related deaths and 337 confirmed cases for a fatality rate of 1.2 percent, far below the