Viking Octantis: The First Viking Expedition Ship Float Out

Earlier this week, Viking announced the float out of its first expedition ship, the 378-passenger Viking Octantis.  An important milestone in shipbuilding, the float out is the first time that a new ship actually touches water.  Viking Octantis Float Out Event The float out is Read More The post Viking Octantis: The First Viking Expedition Ship Float Out appeared first on .
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The day before Christmas eve saw largest number of travelers passing through airports since March

Travellers wear facemasks at Miami International Airport on December 24, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images A total of over 1.19 million travelers passed through checkpoints at airports across the country on Wednesday, according to the Transportation and Security Administration. This is the largest number of travelers since March, topping 1.17 million travelers who passed through airports on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, according to data from the TSA.  ...
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Bond record, budget pain, #Iran and Biden: Middle East risks in 2021 - Arabianbusiness

Bond record, budget pain, Iran and Biden: Middle East risks in 2021 - Arabianbusiness Gulf Arab nations approach 2021 with their currency pegs steadied, oil prices clawing back ground, and bond investors keen for the region’s high-rated, high-yielding names.But the pain from Covid-19 and the slump in crude hasn’t gone, and S&P Global Ratings predicts only a “modest recovery” in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council through 2023, after a contraction of about six percent this year.And while the ...
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In addition to bread cubes, I like to dip apple cubes into our cheese fondue on Christmas Eve. They taste fresh and sweet and add a crunch to the meal. We've been thinking about what else might be good. Ken thinks that steamed Brussels sprouts halves would work well and I agree, so I think we might try that next year. A few holiday apples and a clémentine. Today, Saturday, is leftovers day. More of Friday's Christmas dinner (or lunch, actually). There's some of everything left, as intended. Th...
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The bumper Boxing Day travel quiz

Panto trip this year? Oh, no there isn’t. Instead, charge everyone’s glass and take a whirl around the world with our fiendish quiz?How many countries border Germany? SixSevenEightNineWhich country is Christmas Island an external territory of? AustraliaCanadaNew ZealandUnited KingdomIn which modern-day country was St Nicholas born? IsraelLaplandSyriaTurkeyHow many countries border Brazil?681012Lilongwe is the capital of which African country?ZaireMalawiEswatiniMozambiqueWhich city would you be i...
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