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When Passengers Push A Jet Plane In Russia In Minus 52C

BY JST NEWS What happens when the wrong kind of grease is used for the landing gear of a jet plane? Now we know, it freezes on the ground. In the case of UTair Aviation’s aircraft Tu-134, it wouldn’t move at Igarka Airport located in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia. Passengers had to disembark to push the plane’s wings in […]

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Why Moms May Be The Best Travel Companions

BY DAWN FLEMING Traveling in a group can be fun and solo travel can be one of the most eye-opening and rewarding experiences to have. But sometimes the best way to travel is just with one other person. Finding the right travel companion isn’t always the easiest thing in the world to do. You want […]

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[WATCH] “I Hate Thailand” Video’s Reverse Psychology Is Totally Working

BY JST NEWS Courtesy: YouTube James is a British tourist who started his trip in Thailand hating everything about it. 5 minutes later, he’s in love with the country as he also falls in love with a gorgeous girl. The video goes viral by using reverse psychology, gaining more than 1 million views within a few days. […]

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Mantra Of The Day: “Eat Well And Travel Often”

BY LIZZY MONROE For me, food is an integral part of experiencing a foreign culture. I couldn’t have left Berlin without trying Mustafa’s famous Gemüse Kebap (even at the cost of a 45-minute wait in the snow) and my trip to Istanbul wouldn’t have been the same without sampling countless flavors of Turkish delights and Baklavas. […]

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Multi-City and Multi-Property Bookings At Once! The Ascott Limited Launches New Mobile Booking App

The Ascott has launched new web and mobile booking features to enhance guests’ search and reservation experience. Guests can now better navigate Ascott’s properties worldwide through user-friendly search functions, filters and reservation options. Tony Soh, Ascott, chief corporate officer, said: “Ascott strives to provide guests a memorable experience at every touch point, right from when […]

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Getting Lost Among the Many Canals of Venice: Delving Beneath the Facades of the Floating City

BY LOUIS ALCORN The notion of the romantic European voyage starts and ends in Venice. The city sits on an ancient foundation of closely spaced wooden piles, still intact after centuries of submersion beneath the Venetian lagoon. While walking the meandering streets and noting the massive stone foundations of surrounding buildings, it seems impossible that […]

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Follow Your Nose: Seeking Out Secret Night Bakeries in Florence

BY LAUREN GOERZ When the sun sets on the Ponte Vecchio and the tourists retreat to their hotel rooms, the city lights of Firenze bring a new kind of life and vibrancy to the streets. The birthplace of the Renaissance becomes a center of nighttime revelry and international exchange. Graceful Florentine women glide over cobblestone […]

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