Monthly Archives: November 2011

Travel Wise | How to save on vacations | Seattle Times Newspaper

How to save on vacations No one wants to spend more than they have to on a vacation. Whether it’s taking a trip to Grandma’s for the holidays or planning a larger… Related Top comments Hide / Show comments No … Continue reading

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US tourist in critical condition in Cayman Islands – Travel – News – msnbc.com

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 16-year-old girl from New York state is in critical condition after a jet ski collided with the banana boat on which she was riding in the Cayman Islands. A police official who was not allowed … Continue reading

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Sleep in an Irish castle on your next holiday – The Globe and Mail

IRISH CASTLE DEAL The buy: Royal Irish Tours has put its Castle Adventure on sale. The savings: $250 a person. The catch: The offer is available only for four April departures, and $420 in taxes and fees are extra. Why … Continue reading

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Vending machine offers DIY banners at Dutch airport – Travel – Destination Travel – msnbc.com

AMSTERDAM — Ever wanted to meet and greet your loved ones at the airport to be sure they don’t miss you in the crowds? Then try Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, which now has the world’s first vending machine capable of printing out … Continue reading

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Boy, 14, jailed for buying drugs on resort island – World news – Asia-Pacific – msnbc.com

Presiding Judge Amzer Simanjuntak told the packed Denpasar district court that — when taking into account time already served — the 14-year-old would be freed in just over a week and immediately deported. “It’s better to give a jail sentence, … Continue reading

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Moscow in the Winter, Alive and Illuminated – NYTimes.com

Moscow in the Snow James Hill for The New York Times A guard for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier gets a little help from a shelter by a snow-covered Kremlin wall. More Photos » via travel.nytimes.com Great photos on … Continue reading

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An iPad in every cabin? That’s the plan at one cruise line – USATODAY.com

Should every cabin on a cruise ship come with an iPad? At least one major line is giving the idea a try. Royal Caribbean this week announced it would have an iPad in every cabin of the 1,804-passenger Splendour of … Continue reading

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World News: 12-hour delays likely during strike at Heathrow – thestar.com

LONDON—A nationwide public-sector strike next Wednesday in Britain threatens to paralyze operations at Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport. BAA, the airport’s operator, said Friday 12-hour delays for arriving passengers are likely because the Nov. 30 strike will hit the U.K. Border … Continue reading

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Travel | Woman begins solo ski-crossing of Antarctica | Seattle Times Newspaper

CARACAS, Venezuela — A 33-year-old British adventurer set out on skis Friday to attempt a historic solo crossing of Antarctica. Felicity Aston aims to become the first woman to make it across the frozen continent alone. She expects the journey … Continue reading

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Overhead Bin – Flier, displaced by obese seatmate, forced to stand

A passenger on a US Airways flight said he was forced to stand for seven hours after he was squeezed out of his seat by an obese man sitting next to him. “I didn’t fly from Alaska to Philadelphia on Flight … Continue reading

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