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Tired of Tropical Fish? Snorkel for Booze!

I won’t admit what search terms I used that brought this up, but I found a resort that has an interesting experience. They hide bottles of Cruzan Rum in the water so that while you are snorkeling, you have a chance of discovering a bottle of rum. I think I ...

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Victorious German World Cup Team Gets a 747 to Themselves

Apparently one of the perks of winning the World Cup is getting a private flight back home to your victor’s celebration. From the International Business Times: Flight LH2014 — an obvious reference to the Cup — took off late Monday afternoon from Rio de Janeiro’s Galeão airport, headed to Berlin ...

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Will Low-Cost Carriers Charge You Not to Have to STAND?

A new study has shown that it is possible for airplanes to offer standing-room only tickets aboard the planes.  This technology could be available within the next five years. According to CNN:  The vertical passenger seat — or “standing cabin” — may be the next big cost-cutting move in aviation, ...

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How to Handle an Emergency Landing: Take Selfies?

A plane from Portugal to Holland had to make an emergency landing.  The oxygen masks fell and a passenger took the the opportunities to take selfies in the oxygen mask.  Hey, it’s better than panicking! From the Mirror: If your flight suddenly goes into descent and Oxygen masks fall from ...

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Man Attempts to Ruin Ex’s Vacation via Bomb Threat

If you are looking to get revenge on an ex, I recommend not doing what this fellow did. According to SeattlePi.com: Milliren made the bomb threat just before 6 a.m., telling police that his ex planned to bomb a Southwest flight that had just boarded, a Port of Seattle Police Department detective ...

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Nurses Dress Like Flight Attendants to Make Patients More Comfortable

When you think of “comfort,” do you think of flight attendants? According to the Huffington Post: Nurses at Lianshui Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital in Huaian, a city in eastern China, are now wearing flight attendant uniforms… …the new initiative is designed to glamorize the nursing profession and to help foster ...

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Forgetting Things After Traveling Lots

I’ll be honest.  I forgot how to work my shower after a three-week stretch of travel in April. That’s why this comic, Itchy Feet, made me chortle: What I liked about this comic strip is I think it fully appreciates travel in the crazy miles and points fashion–just flying somewhere ...

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