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From the Crusades to robotic cases, the surprisingly interesting 1,000-year history of luggage

It seems ridiculous that we put a man on the Moon before anyone had the idea to add wheels to our suitcases, but until 1972, tourists were still lugging their gear around by the handle. Indeed, it took more than 1,000 years from the time medieval soldiers were carting their weapons from castles to battlegrounds […]

Is the future of vacations subscription based?

We subscribe to streaming services and even grocery deliveries — but what about vacations? Package trips are more commonly associated with families — however one business has reinvented the model with a millennial twist and it’s been described as the “Netflix of travel.” Source قالب وردپرس

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears

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Rolling Out the Welcome Mat for Travelers With Autism

When Nicole Thibault had her first child, she imagined traveling everywhere with him. But by age 2, he would become upset by simply passing a restaurant that smelled of garlic. Waiting in line elicited tantrums and crowded places overwhelmed him. Autism was diagnosed within the year. “I thought maybe our family dream of travel wouldn’t […]

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Boeing seeks to reassure plane leasing firms as grounding of its 737 Max grinds on

Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are stored in an area adjacent to Boeing Field, on June 27, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. After a pair of crashes, the 737 MAX has been grounded by the FAA and other aviation agencies since March, 13, 2019. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images Boeing on Monday sought to reassure aircraft financing […]

Who Mows the Lawn at Storm King, New York’s Largest Sculpture Park?

SURFACING It takes a crew of eight to maintain the 500 acres at Storm King Art Center, where art lives in the landscape. Storm King Art Center isn’t a museum, exactly. Instead of hanging on white walls or resting on pedestals under track lighting, the art here is nestled amid 500 acres of verdant hills, […]

The best hotels to network and chill in… London, from experimental meeting rooms to the ultimate room service

Business travel used to be a luxury-lite experience, featuring trouser presses, UHT milk and conference calls in your dressing gown. However, times (and travellers’ needs) are changing. The line between business and leisure has never been so blurred, and ‘bleisure’ – like the word or loathe it – is rife on the London hotel scene. […]

Regional Chinese food: 8 lesser-known cuisines worth trying

(CNN) — It doesn’t make you any less of a gourmet if your favorite Chinese dishes are internationally loved classics like sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken and Peking duck. But there’s no harm in shunning the usual Chinatown offerings to try lesser-known regional cuisines that are just as mouthwatering. Chinese food is as […]

Here's where you can retire nicely on just $30,000 a year … outside the US

If you’ve been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S. A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, lists destinations where you can coast on less than $30,000 a year. To be sure, retiring in a new country will […]