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Venice to Charge Tourists an Admission Fee

The world’s ‘City of Canals’ is now the first Italian city to charge tourists an admission fee to enter. Its astounding number of approximately 25 million visitors prompted this new regulation, the proceeds from which will be channelled toward maintaining its World Heritage site. The main target of the 3…

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Production of Airbus A380 to End

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that the superjumbo Airbus A380 model will soon be removed from the production line.   The final deliveries of the aircraft will take place in 2021.   The decision was made after Emirates, decided to slash their order for the A380, from 162, to 123.…

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SIA Adds Third Daily Service to Osaka

From April this year, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will run a third daily flight to Kansai International Airport in Osaka.   The Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be operated. Flight SQ620 will take off from Singapore at 8.30 am, and touch down in Osaka at 4.10 pm. Flight SQ621 will serve as…

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Uber’s Third Launch Location

After announcing plans to introduce electric-powered air taxis to Los Angeles and Dallas, Uber has shortlisted five countries to launch its Uber Air “flying taxi” service – Japan, France, Brazil, Australia and India. The criteria for the third international city include having a metropolitan population of more than two million…

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Travel Tips

The Selfie Tragedy

  The trendsetter. It sparked massively popular social media trends. It was the basis of a viral hit song produced by the EDM sensation The Chainsmokers. It influenced the demand and development of an entire mobile phone industry.   Ever since the “selfie” became a global phenomenon, this self-taken portrait…

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Essential Guide to Budget Backpacking in Vietnam

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Outdoor Photography

If you’re the type of traveller who needs images or videos to accompany every single minute of your adventure, then here are some alternative options for those who don’t want the hassle of lugging their DSLRs with the accompanying lenses. Not only do they take up space and weight, they…

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