A foreign holiday may no longer be a faraway dream

We may not be able to travel just yet, but with vaccine trials looking good, it’s time to start making plans for 2021

15th November, 2020
A foreign holiday may no longer be a faraway dream
Fionn Davenport in Istanbul before lockdown: the urge to explore is too powerful and travel will come roaring back

When the story of 2020 is written, you can be sure November 9 will be one of the good days. After months of clouded despondency, there was a ray of light as Pfizer announced that its vaccine trials were going well.

There was a swell of collective hope, best expressed by Sarah Montague on BBC Radio 4’s World at One programme. In a widely shared piece of video, she asks immunologist John Bell, regius chair of medicine...

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