Day: April 6, 2019

Tours and travels

Good news for flyers! Quieter vacuum-assisted airplane toilet invented

In some good news for frequent flyers, scientists have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet that is about half as loud as the regular airplane commode. It took researchers at the Brigham Young University (BYU) in the US two years of trial and error, three academic publications and thousands of flushes to figure out how to make […]

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Adventure Travel

MT Sobek, Adventure Travel Pioneer, Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Today, California-based adventure travel company, MT Sobek, celebrates its 50th anniversary and its pioneering legacy as The Adventure Company, exploring untouched corners of the world with active adventure travelers since 1969. Before 1969, the Sierra Club and similar organizations planned adventure outings and smaller scale travel, but commercial adventure travel really began when Leo Le Bon, Barry Bishop and Allen […]

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