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Re: Budget Way to Use a Cell Phone and VOIP in Europe

PHeymont ·
Sounds like a real money-saver, at home in the U.S. but it might not suit all travelers abroad. Since the phone uses the Sprint network (CDMA) you couldn't just add a local SIM in Europe where GSM is used. That would mean it would only work on wi-fi in Europe, and you might find it inconvenient to not be able to make or get calls when you were away from it.
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Re: Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other. (Part 5) The Elephants of Pinnawala

PortMoresby ·
Lots to consider. I can't go through Thailand without hanging out a few weeks so the 2 ticket plan may suit me better. I see Cathay Pacific also flies to Colombo, connecting in HKG. Will have to do more research to see if any of the low fare Asian airlines can facilitate a plan. What season is your favorite there? Is there an off-season when there are bargains to be had?
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Re: Banksy Opens up a Bemusement Park in England

DrFumblefinger ·
I thought the same thing when I saw the photo Rob include with the post, that of Cinderella's castle with Tinkerbell--type flight over it. Disney is very protective of its intellectual property rights. I expect that suit is already being drafted.
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Re: Banksy Opens up a Bemusement Park in England

PHeymont ·
Although they might be better advised to let it ride. Not only is the parody nature of it possible armor against a suit (in
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Re: Banksy Opens up a Bemusement Park in England

PortMoresby ·
I suspect even the font used by Disney for the name is registered and proprietary. I also think it's all part of the conceptual piece as imagined by Banksy, no fool, and he's hoping for a suit, the sooner the better. All publicity is good publicity and part, I strongly suspect, of his conceptual overview.
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Re: Banksy Opens up a Bemusement Park in England

Travel Rob ·
One thing I know Disney is thinking of is their British fans. They are some of the most devout Disney fans I've seen. They go to the parks and bring back tons of merchandise and they return. If they filed a suit, I think they'd get a lot bad press in Britain.
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Re: Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt seeing visitors again

PortMoresby ·
Then it seems to me they're making highly dubious distinctions, bending the numbers to suit their purposes, whatever they may be.
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Re: Swaledale Sheep, Black Hill, Muker, Swaledale, North Yorkshire.

GarryRF ·
Maybe choose your sheep, the colour and collect your new suit Monday ?
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Re: Mediation for AA/US Airways Merger

PHeymont ·
In a nutshell: AA and USAir are making exactly the argument you are, and the Justice Dept. is saying, in effect, "We shoulda stopped them, too." Obviously a lot of issues (both in terms of fares and of maintaining service to smaller cities), but not clear why the line's been drawn here. Meanwhile, Texas pulled out of the suit, Florida may follow, mayors of cities with AA and USAir hubs have backed the merger, airport operators are chiming in...so the mediation may end up being Justice's way...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 15, 2014: Deck Chairs Aboard QM2

DrFumblefinger ·
Your photo reminds me of a cruise we just did a few months ago in the Chilean fjordland. When we approached cape Horn, famous for its stormy seas, we were in constant winds of 100 knots, with gusts of 160 knots. The deck was even emptier than your photo above would indicate! Nice photos, Islandman. Thanks for taking all of us aboard the Queen Mary.
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

TravelandNature ·
IslandMan - A superb experience ! Thank you for sharing !
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

PortMoresby ·
This looks like a fantastic trip and any reason to go by train is good one to me. Wondering if the place names (Adelaide, Alice, Katherine) recall days of too few settler women for the number of men?
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

Travel Rob ·
Thanks for taking us on that journey! A wonderful piece!
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Re: The Ghan - an Australian rail journey of style and comfort

PHeymont ·
M. Poirot regrets that he had necessity of leaving the journey before the end. An important affair required the attention of his gray matter...
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Memphis, Tennessee: 1) Graceland

DrFumblefinger ·
  3764 Elvis Presley Blvd.  It’s an address most Elvis fans know by heart because that’s where you’ll find Graceland .  Graceland is THE place every Elvis must visit at least once in their lifetime.  Not only was...
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Why you should visit Borneo

Go Live Explore ·
  Borneo is a magnificent island full of life and wilderness, and is home to some of the most endangered animals in the world. Located off the eastern coast of Malaysia, Borneo combines modernism and forward thinking along with adventure and...
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Hostels are Growing Up

DrFumblefinger ·
Hostels aren't just bare bones places to stay anymore.  They still feature the social aspects of hosteling, but there are large numbers of "Luxury Hostels" popping up, especially in Europe.  Things like infinity pools, breakfast on demand,...
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New Princess ship to be based in Shanghai

PHeymont ·
Air travel is not the only place that rapidly-growing Chinese tourism is shaking up markets. Princess cruises, which began sailing cruises from Chinese ports last year, is so impressed with the market potential that it's announced its newest ship will...
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3 Alternatives To b&b Accommodation In France

Ruby Daub ·
With reliably warm weather, beautiful scenery and gastronomic delights; France is a very popular holiday destination. As parts of the country are only hours away, it is a hit with both those looking for long summer vacations or short weekends away. France offers a huge variety of holiday and accommodation options, so there is something for everyone. While hotels and B&B’s are a very popular choice, if you’re after something a little different on your holiday to France then here are three...
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5 Things You Must Tell A Limo Service Company While Hiring Them

Ryan Holman ·
Using a limousine service adds a sense of class and luxury to the person who is sitting in its back seat. Traveling in a limousine is an experience most people can only dream about. Most people hire limousine services for important life events, and therefore one needs to be careful in choosing the service. No matter what the event is, whether you want a luxury limousine service , a corporate event, or a wedding, there are a few things you must check with a limousine service company when you...
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Do you see what I mean ?

Amateuremigrant ·
Robert Cranwell likes to look at the little things when he travels in nature and explains why -- you will too once you've read his post.
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Poking around Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares a visit to the small and historic West Virginia town of Berkeley Springs.
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Amsterdam gets OK to ban tourist shops

PHeymont ·
Amsterdam's struggle against over-tourism gets a final OK from the country's courts.
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EU starts to OK airline bailouts

PHeymont ·
Air France has been approved by the EU for €7 billion in government loans and guarantees, and other governments and airlines may follow suit.
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U.S. Appeals Court OKs airline gobbledygook

PHeymont ·
Decision refuses to order Department of Transportation to make airlines give plain-language notice of compensation rights.
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Four Tips in Choosing the Best Suitcase for Your Business Travel

Darren Wilson ·
Some suggestions on choosing the right luggage for your next trip (sponsored content)
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Amsterdam new airport fight goes on

PHeymont ·
Amsterdam's alternate airport at Lelystad is ready for flights, but legal issues over what flights should use it are continuing.
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Glasgow's Unlikely People's Palace

PHeymont ·
Built as an oasis of culture in a sea of slums, one of Glasgow's important museums is still fighting for its life in an era of budget cuts.
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The Facilities to Consider When Choosing a Holiday Park

Russell Holiday Park (Guest) ·
Some suggestions on what to look for when choosing a holiday park for your vacation spot (sponsored content)
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Visiting Alaska In Any Season

Patricia Lee (Guest) ·
A trip to Alaska is on many traveler's bucketlist. Here's a look at what you can expect to find during its different seasons (sponsored content)
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Canadian snowbirds: Don't clip our wings!

PHeymont ·
Ontario has cut off out-of-country medical insurance for its residents who seek warmer winters.
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Obernai, France: An Alsatian Treasure

George G. ·
George G shares his love for Obernai, in Alsace, and some practical advice for visiting.
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The very best UK Golf Breaks

Khanam D (Guest) ·
Golfers -- some suggestions for enjoying your favorite sport in the UK (sponsored content)
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4 Best Things to Do When In Las Vegas

James Parker (Guest) ·
James Parker offers some suggestions for fun activities when in Las Vegas (sponsored content)
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For sale: World's largest yacht. Will alter to suit.

PHeymont ·
As they say, if you have to ask the price, you can't afford it.   But for those who want to do their traveling in real (Marie Antoinette) style and can afford $770 million, your sweet ride is available. Or will be, when it's finished to your...
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Rooms for the 1%: World's 10 most expensive hotels

PHeymont ·
The most expensive hotel in the world...       Photo: Aman Resorts Luxury-hotels.com, whose name tells you what they're about, has published a survey of this summer's most expensive hotels in the world. Although, of course, they'll try...
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Top 7 Things to do in Avalon – Catalina Island

Samantha ·
  Living in southern California for most of my life, I have spent a few weekends in Catalina. It’s only a short hour hour boat ride from Long Beach, but it seems like a world away. I love that it is so small and everyone gets around on golf...
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Luxury cruise: Cabin as big as a house for $10,000

PHeymont ·
It seems as if there's no limit to the luxury market (after all, the 1% has most of the world's money), and here's the cruise accommodation to prove it. Regent Seven Seas next ship, now being built, has a $10,000 a night cabin that's already sold out...
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Palazzo dei Normanni, Palermo, Sicily

DrFumblefinger ·
The Palazzo dei Normanni (in English, Palace of the Normans) was the seat of the Kings of Sicily during the Norman domination and todays houses the Sicilian parliament.
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Revillagigedos: the world’s friendliest mantas and dolphins!

Goni ·
( Oceanic Manta)   Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico  (better known as Socorro) consisting of 4 volcanic islands; San Benedicto, Roca Partida, Socorro and Clarión. What to see:  Giant oceanic mantas, bottlenose dolphins, sharks...
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Heat wave leads Swiss to cut bus/train fares

PHeymont ·
With temperatures still high and ozone pollution levels rising, Swiss authorities have moved to encourage weekend travelers to leave their cars at home by temporarily cutting train and bus fares.   In Geneva, all forms of transit will continue at...
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Tips to help with packing no matter where you are going

Marilyn Jones ·
    Of everything involved with travel, packing can be one of the most stressful. I take two to three trips a month including weekend getaways, road trips and international journeys, so you’d think I’d have it down pat. ...
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Crystal Cruises, with new owners, expands luxury offerings

PHeymont ·
First step in Crystal's expansion: Crystal Esprit luxury yacht sails this December.       Photo: Crystal Cruises   Crystal Cruises, presently a two-ship, all-luxury line is planning a burst of expansion in every direction, with...
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Mount Grace priory - North Yorks

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
    Mount Grace priory, Staddlebridge, North Yorkshire, is the best preserved Carthusian monastery in England, and is managed by English Heritage and the National Trust. It is accessed from the southbound A19 just prior to the Osmotherley /...
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TripAdvisor, Booking.com book a deal

PHeymont ·
TripAdvisor just took one giant step forward in its plans to be a one-stop review and booking site by a deal with booking.com which will  allow TripAdvisor to directly book customers into booking.com's 436,000 rooms.   It's part of a series...
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UPDATE: Justice Dept. sues over Delta/United Newark swap

PHeymont ·
  The U.S. Department of Justice has sued in U.S. District Court in New Jersey to block Delta and United from swapping their slots at Newark and JFK airports, saying that it is important to preserve competition at Newark. United already controls...
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10 fun things to do in Goa that you might have missed

Sunil Kumar ·
Think of Goa and you think of unlimited fun. The smallest state in India is titled as the most fun destination in the country. Blessed with a myriad of options for excitement, every holiday in Goa is memorable, no matter the number of times you have visited. From frolicking in blue waters to basking in the golden shores, from the secrets of the waters to excitements of the tropical land, Goa excites, surprises and tempts you each time. For your next holiday in Goa, we have the checklist of...
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German cities get right to ban diesel

PHeymont ·
A German Federal court has affirmed the right of cities to ban diesel-burning cars to clear the air. Now it's up to cities to decide whether to do it.
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May 1, 2018: Hoi An, Vietnam

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones visits Hoi An, where traders from many cultures have met over long centuries, creating a unique local experience.
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Omni Bedford Springs Resort Stands the Test of Time

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares a visit to Bedford Springs, including the fabulous and expansive Omni resorts (and some of the other hidden treasures of the region)
 
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