Walt Disney World Plans 50th Birthday Celebrations

Walt Disney World Plans 50th Birthday Celebrations Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration for its 50th birthday. Starting on the 1st October 2021, all four parks at the Lake Buena Vista, Florida resort will be part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” The original part of the resort, the Magic Kingdom, opened to guests on the 1st October 1971. Since then it has grown to include EPCOT, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, as well […]

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Dubai Builds World’s Highest Outdoor Infinity Pool

Dubai Builds World’s Highest Outdoor Infinity Pool An outdoor infinity pool in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has broken the Guinness World Record for being the highest in the world. But you might be afraid to swim in it! At nearly 294 metres above the ground, the pool is on the 77th floor of the Address Beach Resort, one of Dubai’s newest skyscrapers. Swimmers get some amazing views of famous buildings like […]

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Which Hawaiian Island Is Best for Your Next Holiday?

Which Hawaiian Island Is Best for Your Next Holiday? When you think about a Hawaiian holiday, you probably think about relaxing on the beach with a drink in your hand and the sun on your skin. But while Hawaii is definitely the perfect place for a lazy holiday, there is much more to it than just heat and beaches. The six large islands of Hawaii The six large islands of Hawaii that are open to […]

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Must-See Places to Add to Your Morocco Itinerary

Must-See Places to Add to Your Morocco Itinerary When planning a trip to Morocco, be sure to add these three sights to your itinerary. Chefchaouen: Morocco’s Blue City The beautiful city of Chefchaouen, also known as “the blue pearl,” sits high in Morocco’s green Rif Mountains. Nobody is really sure why many buildings in the city are painted blue. Some say it keeps mosquitoes away, others that it keeps tourists coming. The blue is said to represent […]

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Why Airlines Make Flights Longer On Purpose

Why Airlines Make Flights Longer On Purpose Flights are much longer than they were a few decades ago. For example, in 1973, a flight from New York City to Houston, Texas, was only two and a half hours long. However, the same flight takes almost four hours today. Why does it take longer to fly the same distance? The simple answer is fuel efficiency. Fuel is very expensive and airlines can save millions of dollars a year by […]

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Skiplagging: Cheap Flights that Airlines Hate

Skiplagging: Cheap Flights that Airlines Hate Did you know that you can sometimes save money by buying more airfares than you actually need? This is called skiplagging. For example. Let’s say you want to fly from New York to San Francisco. A direct flight might be $400, but a flight from New York to Seattle with a stop in San Francisco might be $250. So you could save $150 by buying the Seattle flight and getting off […]

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Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight

Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight In 2008 Singapore Airlines broke the record for the world’s longest commercial flight. The flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, travels 16,700 kilometres in about 18.5 hours. There are no economy seats on the flight – just premium economy and business class seats. Most travel writers recommend flying business or first class for long-haul flights, but how do you survive if you can’t afford to upgrade? A common fear for […]

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Aeroplane Etiquette

Aeroplane Etiquette – Don’t Make These Mistakes Everyone shares a small amount of space on an aeroplane, so it’s important to always think about how your actions affect other passengers. If you want to help everyone have a good experience, try not to make these etiquette mistakes! Going barefoot An Expedia survey found that 90 percent of people say going barefoot on a flight is bad etiquette. If you do want to take your shoes […]

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The Best Places to See Wildlife in Africa

The Best Places to See Wildlife in Africa Africa is famous for its wildlife, with animals such as lions, elephants and hippos calling it home, as well as creatures that can’t be found anywhere else. Here are three of the best places to see some of these animals in the wild. Serengeti National Park Serengeti National Park was created in 1951, and covers almost 15,000 square kilometres of Tanzania. Each year, the Great Migration takes place […]

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A Tour of Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

A Tour of Europe’s Best Christmas Markets Christmas markets are a popular holiday tradition. Some people go to them to buy gifts, and others to enjoy food and drinks with friends. Here are some of Europe’s best Christmas markets. Cologne, Germany Cologne is home to many Christmas markets, with the biggest taking place in front of Cologne Cathedral. As many as 4 million people visit it every year. As well as market stalls selling toys, […]

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