Where the crew on long-haul flights rests?

Have you ever wondered where the crew on long-haul flights rests? For most of us, going to work and reclining on a bunk to take a nap between shifts wouldn't be a typical day, particularly while flying at 35,000 feet. But for flight crews on some Boeing 777 long-haul routes ranging between 14 and 18 … Continue reading Where the crew on long-haul flights rests?

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Sale from Expedia

The countdown is on! Here is the latest Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer from Expedia: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Sale: Get ready to save with great travel deals! Up to 30% off select stays & more. Get up to 30% off select stays, plus book on the Expedia app for a chance to save an extra … Continue reading Black Friday/Cyber Monday Travel Sale from Expedia

The Old Saito Residence

One of the cities we decided to visit on our trip to Japan was Niigata. We got here from Tokyo Central Station and it took us about two hours with SHINKANSEN TOKI. Among the tourist attractions in this city we could not miss the old Saito Residence (The Niigata Saitou Villa) The Niigata Saitou Villa … Continue reading The Old Saito Residence

Qatar Airways launches its first exclusive programme for students worldwide

Qatar Airways has launched a global programme exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty programme, Qatar Airways Privilege Club, and offers a range of benefits curated for students to support them throughout their educational journey. Members of Student Club will enjoy great savings and bespoke benefits such as special fares on flights, … Continue reading Qatar Airways launches its first exclusive programme for students worldwide

New Campaign: Madeira. It’s Time for a Different Christmas

Madeira is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, sunshine and culture in Europe. However, during what has been a crazy year, many have not been able to experience and enjoy all that the archipelago has to offer. With this in mind, the Madeira Promotion Bureau has launched a special campaign called: Madeira. It’s Time for … Continue reading New Campaign: Madeira. It’s Time for a Different Christmas

Samson March creates the DIY smartglasses from scratch with GPS

An electrical engineer and product designer Sam March has created his own pair of smartglasses, which help him navigate around unfamiliar locales without the need to stare at his phone screen. The pair of smart sunglasses is a follow-up to the smartwatch he made last year. According to the published data, at the first stage, … Continue reading Samson March creates the DIY smartglasses from scratch with GPS

World Travel Awards announces Oceania 2020 winners

World Travel Awards has unveiled its Oceania 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Oceania Winners Day. The untamed wilderness, golden beaches and laid-back charms of New Zealand helped it lift the title of ‘Oceania’s Leading Destination’, with its adrenaline hub Queenstown voted ‘Oceania’s Leading City Destination’. French Polynesia, with its mesmerising atolls and marine … Continue reading World Travel Awards announces Oceania 2020 winners

Qatar Airways launches simplified fare families

Qatar Airways has launched new, simplified fare families across all travel classes in a bid to offer greater choice and flexibility to its passengers. From today, Qatar Airways will offer a total of six fare families. By travel class, these are: Business Class: Classic, Comfort, EliteEconomy Class: Classic, Convenience, Comfort Each of Qatar Airways’ new fare … Continue reading Qatar Airways launches simplified fare families

After seven month lockdown, Nepal reopens to mountaineers

Mountaineers looking to scale Nepal's Himalayan peaks can finally do so for the first time in seven months. The country has reopened to foreign travellers, though some have criticised the move as the coronavirus pandemic has left the country short of hospital beds. Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world, … Continue reading After seven month lockdown, Nepal reopens to mountaineers

SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

100% of the proceeds from the sale of the sunglasses will be used by The Ocean Cleanup to continue their mission to rid the oceans of plastic.  Sunglasses made from plastic recycled from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) have become the first product to use a standard designed to clean up the oceans.  The standard is … Continue reading SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH