4 Tips to Never Miss a Flight There are many reasons why travellers miss their flights. Even if you arrive at the airport early, you may not make it to your gate on time. Here are some tips to help you be on time for every flight. Don’t check any bags If possible, only bring a carry-on bag so you can avoid checking luggage.Checking bags can add hours to a trip – from standing in line at Read More
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Japan Airlines Now Helps Passengers Avoid Babies Japan’s second largest airline, Japan Airlines (JAL). Now lets passengers see where children under the age of 2 will be sitting. A “child” icon can now be seen on seats with small children in the airline’s booking system. However, the airline says that the icon might not appear if the seat was booked through another business like a travel agency or as part of a tour group, or Read More
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An Overcrowded Oktoberfest Opens in Munich The 186th Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany has begun. Nearly 6 million beer lovers from around the world are expected to go to the festival before it ends on the 6th of October. People hoping to enjoy this year’s beer festival started queuing at the gates at sunrise on the first day to get inside just after 9 a.m. As soon as the gates opened, many ran straight to the Read More
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Things You Need When Packing for a Long Trip Deciding what to pack for a long trip can be difficult. However, with these four items, you’ll be out the door in no time! 1. Luggage scale A luggage scale is a small, easy-to-carry tool that checks the weight of your bags. Use it to make sure the gifts and clothes you buy while travelling will be able to come home with you. That way you won’t have to Read More
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Tokyo Named World’s Safest City for 3rd Year in a Row The Economist Intelligence Unit has found that Tokyo is the safest city in the world for the third year in a row. Tokyo has the world’s best digital security and the world’s second-best health security. Measured by things like access to healthcare and the quality of the air and water. Singapore is the world’s second-safest city. It has the world’s best infrastructure security, measured Read More
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Indonesia: A Land of Natural Beauty Indonesia has over 17,000 islands, and is home to mountains, rain-forests, and many animals found nowhere else in the world. For those who want to see the nature of this island nation, here are three places worth visiting. Mount Ijen Home to the world’s largest acid lake, Mount Ijen is a volcano on the island of Java. The volcano is famous for the blue fire that burns inside its Read More
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Qantas’ New 19 Hour Flights May Become Longest in World Qantas, Australia’s largest airline, will test nonstop flights from London Heathrow and New York City to Sydney. If the over 19-hour test flights lead to normal passenger services, they will be the longest in the world, just longer than Singapore Airlines’ service from Singapore to Newark New Jersey, which started in October 2018. Singapore Airlines direct flight from Singapore to New York The flight is operated Read More
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The World Famous Schiphol Clock   Time is important at an airport, with thousands of people trying to get their departure gates on time. This is why most airports are full of clocks everywhere, helping to guide many travellers to their departing planes. Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in the Netherlands is no exception. But it offers a twist. A giant clock that appears as if a man is busy painting it real time, minute by minute. In Read More
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Taiwan Hopes for 20 Million Tourists by 2030 Taiwan is hoping to increase its number of tourists from about 11 million to 20 million a year by 2030. The government says it will have a plan to increase tourists ready by the end of the year. It’s also planning a “national tourism meeting” to hear opinions and ideas for growing tourism. A record 11.1 million tourists visited Taiwan in 2018. Visitors from the Philippines increased Read More
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Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta to Borneo Indonesia’s president says the country’s capital will move from Jakarta on Java island to East Kalimantan province on the east side of Borneo island. President Joko Widodo said the location was chosen as a result of studies over the past three years. The new capital city, which does not have a name yet, will be in the middle of the archipelago nation. He said the burden has Read More
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