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Travel Jobs – Earn While You’re on the Road
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Hands-up if you would like to travel long term or even permanently! As unrealistic as it sounds, it can be done and many people are living the dream of long-term travel. However, the question of how to fund long-term travel is a stumbling block for many. There are several options on how to passively fund […]

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Can Smartphone Cameras get any better?
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The best smartphone cameras are really, really good right now. Featuring wide-open apertures, excellent dynamic range, ultra-fast autofocus, and the brains to make excellent exposures every time, top smartphone cameras like the Galaxy S7 are as good as they’ve ever been. In fact, unless phone makers are willing to make some major changes to the basic designs […]

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US Orders Engine Fix for Boeing Dreamliner
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US officials have ordered Boeing to fix engines on some of its 787 Dreamliner airplanes to avoid sudden failure in icy conditions, calling the problem an “urgent safety issue.” Friday’s Federal Aviation Administration directive concerns a potential problem in General Electric’s most advanced engines that affects 176 planes worldwide, following a January incident that caused an […]

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Myanmar Pagoda re-clad with Gold
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Teetering on bamboo scaffolding, expert craftsmen are busy attaching blocks of gold to a Buddhist pagoda in downtown Yangon, burnishing one of the city’s major landmarks and racking up spiritual credit for devotees. The five-yearly renovation at the Sule Pagoda sees the monument shed its weather-damaged frontage. It is re-clad in several hundred solid gold plates […]

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The Backpacker – an endangered species?
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Intrepid travelers once ventured to the jungles of Southeast Asia for genuine budget adventure, where getting around could mean sweating for hours on a bus with locals taking their chickens to market. Now, visitors to places like Thailand and Cambodia could well find themselves bundled onto a tour bus full of backpackers, relaxed after a stint […]

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AirHelp – 10 Best and Worst Airlines to Fly With
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From long delays to cramped seats, flying can be an unpleasant experience. The airline you fly with, however, can make a huge difference. AirHelp, which offers legal assistance to passengers filing claims against airlines for delayed flights, has released a global ranking of the 10 best — and worst — airlines in the world. To […]

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13 of the World’s Best Airports for Customer Service
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From check-in to duty free, your experience at the airport doesn’t have to be tedious. Thankfully, the Airports Council International has announced the winners of its 2015 Airport Service Quality Awards so you can take to the skies with confidence. The air passenger service surveyed over 550,000 travelers at more than 300 airports in 80 […]

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Qantas Business Class Upgrades Frequent Flyer Awards
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Qantas travellers on domestic and international flights can now use their frequent flyer points to upgrade to premium economy and business class when booked on ‘Classic Flight Reward’ tickets bought using frequent flyer points. (‘Classic Flight Rewards’ bookings require a fixed and lower number of frequent flyer points compared to ‘Points Plus Pay’ bookings, which […]

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