A collection of interesting and eclectic pieces from around the world of travel and beyond…


Hotel concierges reveal all

An entertaining read as head concierges from various exclusive and luxurious hotels reveal the most extravagant things they’ve done for guests! From installing disco lights to arranging a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury. The best weird and wacky requests detailed.

Read them here…http://uk.businessinsider.com/concierges-at-6-exclusive-hotels-tell-us-about-insane-guest-demands-2017-9


World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge

I’ve not been very sensitive to people with a fear of heights in recent weeks and I’m afraid this latest news piece isn’t likely to improve things. The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened in Switzerland. Single-file only and 278 feet in the air!

Full details here…http://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/longest-pedestrian-suspension-bridge-switzerland


Car hit by falling jet wing panel

This is one very lucky escape. A car in Osaka, Japan was struck by a panel from the wing of a KLM plane this week. The piece had fallen more than 2,000 metres after coming loose following takeoff! 

More details here…http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-41379085

 

 

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