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Exciting Amtrak Revamp on Long Distance Routes

Exciting Amtrak Revamp on Long Distance Routes

Exciting news from Amtrak! Traveling on trains is coming back in style. In South Korea I rode their bullet train. Do I ride long distance trains in the U.S.? Not so much. It’s been a really long time. The trains here are pretty lack-luster. That’s changing! Amtrak is overhauling their onboard experience. Amtrak is pouring in millions of dollars into a multi-year improvement project. The improvements are all about the customer experience. Expect upgrades on trains serving long distance overnight…

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SWISS Premium Economy on Long Haul Flights

SWISS Premium Economy on Long Haul Flights

SWISS is now offering Premium Economy. This new Premium Economy Class cabin will gradually be installed on all 12 of SWISS’s long-haul Boeing 777-300ERs. It’s bookable as of last week. Let’s see what’s included! [Side note: I took SWISS on my first transatlantic flight to Europe.] Premium Economy Cabin What separates this new class from regular SWISS Economy? Each seat has a personal reading lamp and its own USB connection. Completing the seats are adjustable headrests and a double arm…

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Fairytale Hotels: Step Right Into Your Favorite Story

Fairytale Hotels: Step Right Into Your Favorite Story

Fairytale hotels? Watch your dreams come true at one of these hotels! Want to sleep and wake up inside your favorite storybook? Then one of these hotels is the one for you! Each one is set in a dreamy location with enchanting architecture. Are you an Arabian princess parading through her palace? Or are you Rapunzel in her tower deciding which adventure to go on next. Are you really in Taipei or you in some fairy tale castle? It’s really…

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Top 10 Creative Travel Photo Ideas

Top 10 Creative Travel Photo Ideas

It’s time for your next trip. How do you take that creative travel photo you’ll actually love to look at later? Or ones to show off to your friends? Keep reading! 1. Take a Creative Travel Photo at the Beach Pictures of the beach are nice but they can get boring fast. Take a closeup picture of the texture of the sand. Take a picture of the native wildlife on the stand. In the photo on the right I was…

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JetBlue’s Transatlantic Mint Service- All New!

JetBlue’s Transatlantic Mint Service- All New!

Transatlantic Mint service from JetBlue!? JetBlue is one of my favorite airlines. Anytime I’m booking a domestic flight I check if JetBlue flies there. I’ve taken them to international destinations in the Caribbean. However, when it comes to their international flights, JetBlue is quite limited. But that’s changing soon. JetBlue introduced their Mint product in 2014 as a way to compete with more premium classes in other airlines. But now they’re going to take that a step further with a complete…

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Top Travel Lifestyle Blogs: 2021 Edition

Top Travel Lifestyle Blogs: 2021 Edition

Hi everyone! It’s all about the travel lifestyle. Even when we’re just reading about it at home. Keep reading to learn which travel lifestyle blogs I love reading. I say travel lifestyle because they’re not all solely dedicated to travel. These are the blogs that I bookmark and subscribe to. One of them even provided inspiration for me to start blogging in the first place. I’ll also explain the reasons I like each of them. Yours Truly Yinka I recently…

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2021 Aviation News – Exciting!

2021 Aviation News – Exciting!

What’s making 2021 aviation news headlines? Will things be better in the new year? Things were not so good for the aviation industry as a whole in 2020. But it’s the start of a new year! And surprisingly there is actually some optimism and positivity swirling around the industry. Two just released news stories made me feel excited to travel again very very soon. I’m talking about Uganda Airlines and their new Airbus A330neo. Then there’s Emirates who just introduced their…

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Stay Safe Traveling: Pandemics and Beyond

Stay Safe Traveling: Pandemics and Beyond

Now more than ever everyone wants to stay safe while traveling. We have issues like getting sick from food-borne illnesses but now we have even bigger issues. The principle is the same. There are still things that we can do to keep ourselves as safe as possible while traveling. An earlier post talked about top problems while traveling in a foreign country. One of them has to do with getting sick. We’ll start there. Stay Safe with Ginseng and Ginger…

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Support the Travel Industry from Your Sofa

Support the Travel Industry from Your Sofa

The travel industry is suffering right now. We all know it. Borders are closed and countries can’t welcome the tourists that help support them. There is something we can do to help right now! Purchase products from local sellers online. Nigeria These candles and other scented products from Claire Marcus really caught my eye. Each product is handcrafted in Lagos, Nigeria. We need things to make us relax, now more then ever. Greece What do you think of when you…

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The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

2020 showed us the new face of travel. There are restrictions, both for international and domestic travel. Some things that we love are going away forever. We took a lot for granted before 2020. Is there anything positive that can come out of this? Face Masks Face masks, face masks, face masks. The new face of travel. Get it? This is something that we’re going to have to get used to, especially as we start non-essential travel. This has already…

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