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Why Does Business Travel Make Some Of Us Strangely Productive?

For some reason, when hopping between trains, planes and automobiles, I work with a laser-focus and an intensity that simply cannot be replicated in an office environment. Although many business travelers would argue productivity takes a backseat when you’re in transit, particularly when jet lag is a factor, I find that I’m unusually productive. Does […]

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Tight Traveller: 5 essential Aldi items you need in your carry-on

If you haven’t been to Aldi, you’re not ready to fly …Source:istock Supermarkets are a frugal traveller’s best friend. Why pay $5 for a small bottle of sparkling water from the mini-bar when you can get a whole litre for less than $1 in a supermarket? When I’m picking a hotel, one of the first […]

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China bars millions from travel for ‘social credit’ offenses

BEIJING: Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket. Would-be air travelers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year under a controversial “social credit” system the ruling Communist Party says will improve public behavior. Some 5.5 million people were barred from buying train tickets, according to […]

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Travel after Brexit: from passports to driving licences

By Rory Boland 28 Feb 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email There is increasing nervousness about booking flights and holidays as we approach Brexit on 29 March without a deal. There is certainly reason for caution, but as long as you understand the new rules that might be introduced, and are […]

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Duga radar: Enormous abandoned antenna hidden in forests near Chernobyl

(CNN) — The peaceful untouched forest north of Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, is a perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors — save for one fact. It contains the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, established in 1986 after the world’s worst nuclear disaster sent a wave of radiation fallout across Europe. Since 2011 it’s been a major draw […]

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Want To Travel? IRS Warns U.S. Passports In Jeopardy If You Owe $52K In Taxes

The IRS has reiterated its warning that taxpayers may not be able to renew their passports or get a new one if they owe $52,000 or more in federal taxes. In January of last year, the IRS began implementing new procedures for individuals with “seriously delinquent tax debts.” The change in the law came in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

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Why do urbanites travel so far?

Residents of the largest cities tend to travel further afield for leisure, even though they are environmentally conscious in other ways. Michał Czepkiewicz and Jukka Heinonen investigated in a systematic review in Environmental Research Letters (ERL). Why did you examine why city-dwellers travel more? There were several reasons. One is that air travel and tourism have […]

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Neiman Marcus’ ‘The Art of Travel’ Campaign Takes Off

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Tomorrow, Neiman Marcus launches “The Art of Travel” campaign, kicking off a season of discovery for shoppers with travel-themed exclusives and a complementary spring issue of Neiman Marcus’ the book. From handbags and fine apparel to beauty and men’s, over 500 product exclusives have been curated across all merchant divisions […]

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