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                                                             Related Stories On Top of the Eiffel TowerLouis Rossignol: The Art of HandwritingTwilight in Cassis  [Author: French la Vie]
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France, Paris

16h Bois de Boulogne, les enfants avec des ballons Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
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Home sweet Paeroa Alltag und kleine Schtze zwischendurch.

Wen siehst du wenn du dir im Spiegel gegenber stehstWen siehst du wenn du keinen auer deinen Wegen gehstWen siehst du wenn du dich fr niemand anderen hltstNiemand anderen als dich selbst. aus Mein Schwert von Thomas
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A.B.C Trekking

So I touched down in what would be the final country of my trip in the early afternoon of Saturday 12th December. I'd booked 2 nights at Hostel Alobar1000 12Bed mixed dorm for a whopping 3night including the 8 airport pickup service. However on
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Tales from India

ltem stylemsobidifontstyle normalgtChennai Oh India As I sit here in the chill out zone of Red Lollipop Hostel at the time of writing the only hostel in Chennai vainly trying to bring my blogging up to date I think back
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I can't remember the trip up from Inle Lake at all All I know is that I arrived safe and sound to my home for the next four nights Yoe Yoe Lay Homestay 11 USD a night getting me into a 6bed dorm room. It was one of those hostels that works solely on
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Bagan Inle Lake via Kalaw

Arriving on the night bus from Yangon meant that I got into Bagan just in time to tag along with a small group of fellow travellers staying at the same hostel to go and see the sun rise above the hundreds and hundreds of Buddhist temples and pagodas
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It was a short flight from Bangkok to Yangon International Airport. Touching down on Myanmar soil I had my eVisa ready and hostel booked. This time it was me that was approached by a fellow traveller wanti
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Ko Samui Ko Phangan Ko Tao Bangkok Briefly

It was a short and pleasant ferry ride over from Langkawi to Satun in the southwest of Thailand. Passing through customs was no problem so off I went via a short songthaew ride to the bus station followed by a bus trip followed by some dodgy directions
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Pulau Perhentian Kecil Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur Georgetown

I got into Kuala Lumpur around 5 in the afternoon and hopped on the efficient KLIA Express train to KL Central station where I changed onto the Kelana Jaya Line two stops to Masjid Jamek station. From there it was a nice short walk to my home for the next
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The trip up from Busan was pleasantly short. It was only a fourhour hop from Busan's Central Station up to Seoul's Express Bus Terminal from where I jumped onto the excellent Metro system and made my way up to Hongik University station and from there it w
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The trip over couldnt have been more than an hour but stepping out of Busan International Airport I felt like Id travelled to a different continent The grey drizzly sky of Osaka was replaced with crystal clear blue the confusing signs pointing he
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Kyoto to Osaka via Nara

It was a slightly disorientating trip down from Tokyo. When everyone was on the bus the driver closed every curtain including the one between the passengers and himself making it impossible to see anything outside. I always like being able to see out of at
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On my way to the airport I sat and thought back to all the people I'd met and all the things I'd seen and done over the previous six months. It was overwhelming From Madrid to Manila Manila to Beijing and now Beijing to Madrid. It was a great ride J
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Flybmi blames Brexit uncertainty for collapse

BALPA says it had no warning of 'devastating' news
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An Emirates First Class Flight Attendant’s 12 Things You May Not Know and Mastercard’s New Sound Logo

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading An Emirates First Class Flight Attendant’s 12 Things You May Not Know and Mastercard’s New Sound Logo...
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Should Breakfast Attendants at Hotels Receive Tips and Gratuities From Guests?

Gratuities and tips have long been controversial with regards to travel and dining — to the point of contentiousness from all sides of the issue, as evidenced by the following articles which I wrote for The Gate over the years... ...but what if you were a paying guest at a hotel property which offered a free continental breakfast buffet — think Hampton Inn, Fairfield Inn or Holiday Inn Express as three examples — and you saw a tip jar displayed prominently in the breakfast area during the hours ...
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5 South American foodie destinations worth sampling

Though well known as an incredible cultural and adventure destination, South America’s reputation for fine cuisine is much less recognized. This is changing rapidly, though, as this southern continent emerges as one of the trendiest food regions on the planet. Today, Latin America serves up everything from velvet-soft Colombian sea bass to melt-in-your-mouth Argentine beef […] The post 5 South American foodie destinations worth sampling appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Restaurants, Food And Drink, South America, Latin America, Regions, Going Out, Travel Miscellany

Top 5 honeymoon eperiences in South Malawi

When it comes to planning your dream honeymoon destination, Malawi may not initially spring to mind. But if you’re one of the lucky ones to have experienced Africa’s most complete destination, or still considering where to head off to for your piece of paradise, then Malawi should sit high on your list when you check […] The post Top 5 honeymoon eperiences in South Malawi appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Malawi, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Honeymoons, South Malawi

Vegas Passenger Refuses to Sit Next to Child Because She’s Drunk, Goes on Expletive-Laced Tirade

A 32 year old woman had boarded JetBlue’s Fort Lauderdale – Las Vegas flight 7 on Wednesday when she discovered she was seated next to a child and — according to the arrest report — declared this wasn’t going to ‘expletive’ work because she’s been drinking all day. Things went downhill from there. Continue reading Vegas Passenger Refuses to Sit Next to Child Because She’s Drunk, Goes on Expletive-Laced Tirade...
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In the beginning making our nest in Old Town Girona

The circumstances were different this time. But primarily upheaval leads us here. Spain captivated us on the Camino in late 2017. Knowing wed some day return with a vision of being somewhere a little longer than passing through a quest
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Tenerife Valentines Birthday

Thursday was Valentine day and the entrance to the main restaurant was decorated with plenty of red balloons. As we entered for our evening meal all the ladies were presented with a beautiful red rose and a complimentary glass of champagne was offered to a
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A Few Days in Rome to Help Celebrate Our Birthday's Oct 23 Oct 26 2017

With both of our birthdays in the same week in October we decided to take a few days away from Tsamaya and do a little in country traveling. We have been very happy with the people and facilities at the marina in Gaeta the ability to walk around the t
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High Adventure and Mediocre Golf

Yesterday after enjoying the waves and rainbows from our lanai all morning and enjoying a nice breakfast cooked by Marilyn we worked up the energy to go down to the pool and lie around there soaking up some sun. I guess we deserved a lazy day. The weathe
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Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Acquired by InterContinental Hotels Group for $300 Million

InterContinental Hotels Group has agreed to acquire Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas from Pegasus Capital Advisors — which is a private equity fund — for $300 million as of Wednesday, February 13, 2019 to further bolster its portfolio of luxury brands of hotel and resort properties. The sale of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas to InterContinental Hotels Group includes... The post Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Acquired by InterContinental Hotels Group for $300 Million appeared first on The Gate.
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Cooling Down At The Incinerator, Willoughby

It was a scaldingly hot day for lunch outdoors. Mochi and I made the drive North to the aptly titled Incinerator cafe in Willoughby. The Incinerator cafe has an all day brunch menu and a large outdoor dog friendly section. It is housed in a converted 1930’s Walter Burley Griffin designed Willoughby Incinerator building.
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British Airways Sends Passengers to a Brothel After Two Flights Stranded on St. Lucia

Two British Airways flights were cancelled at the same time on St. Lucia. Crew were sent to hotels. Some passengers were sent to what could technically be called hotels, while others were left overnight at the airport without information or assistance. British Airways apparently even sent several passengers to a brothel for the night. The passengers sent to the brothel were presumably offered additional premium services for an upcharge. The increasingly ancillary fee-minded British Airways may ...
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Save Up to 30 Percent in Europe, the Middle East and Africa With Radisson Hotel Group February Sale 2019

You can save up to 30 percent on room rates at greater than 350 participating hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of Radisson Hotel Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for stays between either Friday, June 14, 2019 or Monday, July 1, 2019 and Saturday, August 31, 2019… …but you must... The post Save Up to 30 Percent in Europe, the Middle East and Africa With Radisson Hotel Group February Sale 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
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Perth WA The end of our Aussie Odyssey

We had a relatively short trip only 55 miles and about an hour in length from Mandurah to our next and final stop in Australia. We were heading back to Perth where we had landed over a month ago to start our wonderful trip around the state of Western A
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