Day: July 11, 2020

Everywhere you can go on holiday this summer

Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock
Alcudia beach, Majorca: istock

The government has announced a list of countries and territories where Britons will be able to go on holiday this summer without quarantining.

From 10 July, those travelling from 59 approved destinations into England and 57 countries into Scotland will be exempt from the mandatory 14-day self-isolation period imposed on all inbound arrivals. (The lists are currently identical barring two omissions from the Scottish one: Spain and Serbia).

Alongside this, the Foreign Office (FCO) has published a separate list of destinations where it has now lifted its blanket advice against all non-essential international travel.

While the lists are not the same, there is an overlap of 48 countries for England and 46 for Scotland. For those looking to travel to one of the places where both elements of the “double lock” have been scrapped, there is another hurdle to overcome before holidays are possible though: the

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‘Palm Springs’ Finds the Perfect Way to End a Time Loop Movie

Photo credit: Elaine Chung
Photo credit: Elaine Chung

From Esquire

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Palm Springs.

If you’ve ever been curious about what living in a time loop (a la Groundhog Day) might be like, you’ve likely had more than enough of a taste of that by now, four months into quarantine. However, yours probably doesn’t involve daily morning beers with Andy Samberg in the pool or attending an open bar wedding every night. Which makes the Palm Springs time loop better than quarantine, but also, a strangely perfect quarantine watch. The Sundance-premiered rom-com dropping onto Hulu and drive-in movie theaters on Friday July 10 is a breezy ninety minutes of delight on a loop.

The film follows Nyles (Andy Samberg) as he lives the same November 9th over and over again at his girlfriend’s friend’s destination wedding in Palm Springs. He’s in a comfortable routine of staying drunk and making

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