Give Me a Travel Refund

Is the Corona virus altering some or all of your travel plans. Where do we stand right now The travel industry's refund policies are changing almost by the minute. Here's what they look like nowltul stylewebkitfontsmoothing antialiased marg
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Sacrs Incas

Arrivs Cusco en fin de journe le 24 fvrier aprs une brve escale l'aroport de Lima qu'on a dcid de shunter une grande ville de plus pour se concentrer sur le Prou des Incas et un peu plus tard des prIncas en oubliant le Pro
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Today Is Pi Day

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Covid-19: What Should the Government Do?

The Covid-19 pandemic is caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. It’s highly contagious with an R0 around 2 — an infected person passes the virus on to two others on average. Exponential growths always end up in large numbers pretty rapidly, contrary to our basic intuition. They are explosive, like in uncontrolled nuclear reactions. Once a … Continue reading "Covid-19: What Should the Government Do?"
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80s Circus Jam presented by Circus Arts Byron Bay

Circus Arts Byron Bay presents a new and exciting collaboration of acts in one breathtaking circus show: Aerial and acrobatic acts Teeter board act Flying trapeze show Put on your 80’s look – best dressed will win a FREE Flying Trapeze class! 80s Circus Jam – Tickets online Friday, 3 April 2020, 6pm – 7.30pm Circus Arts Byron Bay 17 Centennial Circuit, Byron Bay NSW 2481 There will also be Raffle Prizes on the night and $10 Flying Trapeze swings after the show for all who’d like to give it...
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I am NOT going to buy a Panama Hat that would be ridiculous..and living down with the youth.

I am certainly not going to buy a Panama Hat while in Cuenca the home of the famous and wrongly attributed headgear. They are indeed lovely and we have been to the Panama Hat museum as well as the famous Hortega y Hijos shop where the best quality hats a
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#UAE, #Saudi central banks roll out $40 billion stimulus for virus-hit economies - Reuters

UAE, Saudi central banks roll out $40 billion stimulus for virus-hit economies - Reuters:The central banks of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia, the two largest Arab economies, on Saturday announced stimulus plans worth a combined $40 billion to ease the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in their respective countries.The UAE regulator plans to support banks and businesses in the country, where the outbreak is affecting major economic sectors such as tourism and transport, with a 1...
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#Dubai, #AbuDhabi to close major tourist attractions from Sunday - Arabianbusiness

Dubai, Abu Dhabi to close major tourist attractions from Sunday - Arabianbusiness:Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Saturday temporarily announced plans to close its main tourist attractions, theme parks and cultural destinations from Sunday until the end of the month as a precautionary measure to limit large gatherings in response to Covid-19.The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi said closed cultural sites will include Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Qasr Al Hosn, Culture Foundation, Al...
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#UAE to suspend issuance of all entry visas as virus impact deepens - Arabianbusiness

UAE to suspend issuance of all entry visas as virus impact deepens - Arabianbusiness:The UAE on Saturday announced it is temporarily suspending the issuance of all entry visas from Tuesday except for those holders of diplomatic passports.The move will be effective from March 17 but does not apply to anyone who has already been granted a visa before that date.In a statement carried by state news agency WAM, the Federal Authority For Identity and Citizenship said the move was taken as a precaution...
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US expands travel ban to UK and Ireland amid Coronavirus outbreak – video

All travel between the United States and the UK and Ireland will be suspended from midnight EST on Monday. Vice-president Mike Pence announced the new measure at a coronavirus task force news briefing on Saturday.A top medical official Anthony Fauci said the move could change the course of coronavirus's spread across the country, which he said 'has not yet reached its peak'. Coronavirus latest updates: 10 more people in UK die, Jet2 flights turn back from Spain Continue reading...
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In Pizza We Crust - DOC Gastronomia, Surry Hills

The first Sydney outpost of the popular Melbourne pizzeria DOC Gastronomia is located in Campbell Street in Surry Hills. The long, thin restaurant serves up DOC pizzas and salumi along with a list of mostly Italian and natural wines.
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Oil Slump Worsens Lowflation Risks Central Banks Can’t Ignore - Bloomberg

Oil Slump Worsens Lowflation Risks Central Banks Can’t Ignore - Bloomberg:Global central banks already struggling to spur inflation amid the spreading coronavirus are facing a fresh challenge -- the oil crash.The price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia that has given crude its worst week since 2008 will put heavy downward pressure on inflation just as the coronavirus outbreak hits consumer spending. It’s undoing the years of effort that monetary authorities have put in, along with trillions of...
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Oil Crash: #SaudiArabia's Price War Worked Once But May Backfire - Bloomberg

Oil Crash: Saudi Arabia's Price War Worked Once But May Backfire - Bloomberg:In a war of attrition, the winner isn’t the force with overwhelming power, but the one with the greatest capacity to sustain damage.The current price war in the oil market is little different. Brent crude fell the most since the 1991 Gulf War Monday, dropping 31% in a matter of seconds, after Friday’s OPEC+ meeting broke up in disarray and Saudi Arabia slashed its crude prices and promised a surge in output.That decisio...
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Chiangmai Singapore Zurich .... the road home......

It's a Monday morning in Chiangmai ...... and my last Monday here for this trip. The sands of time are visibly running out now and each day is precious. How shall I fill it Well Monday morning was filled with finishing off my last blog and downloading ph
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PauseTalk, Five Years Later

It just hit me today that five years ago this month I held what I then called the “final” edition of PauseTalk (Vol. 85) in Tokyo — here’s the post I wrote to mark that end. That event took place on March 2, 2015, and a few weeks later (on March 31) I would be leaving the city I called home for over 15 years. Hey, do you miss running PauseTalk? Of course I do. Not only was it a fantastic way for me to meet so many creative people over the years, it also made for a very fun and inspirationa...
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Goods, Property and Externalities

Basic economics partitions goods into private goods and public goods, and property into private property and public property. Private goods are defined as those goods that are rival — one person’s consumption of the good  reduces the amount available for others to consume — and excludable — a person can be prevented from consuming the … Continue reading "Goods, Property and Externalities"
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Madeira – the verdant island

I’m on a much anticipated holiday in Madeira. It goes without saying that it is tinged with anxiety about COVID-19. It appears that anyone arriving tomorrow will be quarantined for 14 days. There are no cases in Madeira so you can understand why they want to keep it that way. The holiday is an embroidery retreat, just 8 of us including our tutor. Today, our first full day was spent travelling around... Read More
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Top 5 Ways of Cooking with Parsley

There are several ways of using parsley but here are the top 5 ways of cooking with parsley. Parsley is a humble ingredient, yet it is very versatile. It is inexpensive, easy to grow in your garden or a container pot. An antioxidant, it is… The post Top 5 Ways of Cooking with Parsley appeared first on The New Canadians.
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Travel Update: COVID-19 Coronavirus

Travel Update: COVID-19 Coronavirus This week’s Travel Update: COVID-19 Coronavirus brings sweeping change since our last update. On Wednesday night, we received a personal email from a Viking VP that they were temporarily suspending operations. With increasing port closing, airline restrictions, and concerns for the health of their crew and passengers, the action was necessary. Therefore, Viking suspended all operations worldwide through April 30, 2020.  You can read about it at this link . A...
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The TSA Now Allows 12 Oz. of Hand Sanitizer in Carry-On Luggage

If you have a flight coming up and are worried about bringing your hand sanitizer on-board we have some good news for you: now you can pack larger bottles in your carry on.Read more...
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The TSA Now Allows 12oz of Hand Sanitizer in Carry-On Luggage

If you have a flight coming up and are worried about bringing your hand sanitizer on-board we have some good news for you: now you can pack larger bottles in your carry on.Read more...
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Intrepid suspends global operationsIntrepid suspends global operations

Travel shutdowns force adventure specialist to ground tours
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At last Antarctica

We'd wanted to come to the Antarctic for maybe 50 years. It had never seemed possible but here we are well below the Antarctic Circle at latitude 68 south on the MS ExpeditionWe've just navigated a tricky channel known as the gullet twisting
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No, there is no need for ‘consensus around self-regulation’ for streaming services

Mint’s March 12 piece on online content regulation is titled innocuously enough: “Need to build consensus on self-governance by OTTs”. But its contents are anything but. The piece’s author essentially wraps her argument around her distaste for the swearing in the Netflix film ‘Guilty’. Citing a “quick chat with some viewers who are increasingly watching shows […] ...
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Wangaratta To Albury

Thursday up and out had a look around Wangaratta did a little shopping and drove on toward Albury found a really old Historic Town Chiltern and had a coffee .... like a ghost town with most shops open had a drive around and saw lots of old houses .. quit
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