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

Uber charges man more than $14,000 for a 20-minute journey

This is beyond ridiculous – and yet Uber initially pushed back, claiming that the bill was correct?! Thankfully, this story now has a happy ending.

Read more details here…https://nypost.com/2017/12/11/14000-for-a-20-minute-uber-ride/

Marriott creates ‘smart’ shower door

Per Business Traveller, Marriott is testing what it says is one-of-kind-technology, enabling guests to record thoughts and ideas while taking a shower. You can then send it to your email address for future use.

Further info here…https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2017/12/04/marriott-creates-smart-shower-door/

Why airports have carpet

This wasn’t something I’d ever given a great deal of thought. But come to think of it, it’s rather bizarre. Logically, it would make sense for airports to have hard flooring even simply from a cleaning perspective. It turns out that that airport carpet is quite a deliberate choice.

And here’s why….http://www.travelandleisure.com/airlines-airports/airport-carpets





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