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

9 Adventures Worth Ditching Your Phone For

The rise of social media means it’s more tempting than ever to constantly check in with the wide world when we travel, but it’s often at the expense of being in the here and now and truly connecting with the places you’re visiting.

As a result, we’re seeing a definite emerging trend of holidays that help/make you disconnect from your technology.

See some great examples here…https://www.afar.com/magazine/good-bye-screen-hello-nature-9-adventures-worth-ditching-your-phone-for

Experience first class “in-flight” dining to your Virtual Reality (VR) destination of choice

If you thought plane food was one of the worst bits about flying, the First Airlines restaurant in Tokyo is out to change that. 

They’re offering guests a unique “in-flight” Virtual Reality (VR) dining experience, with virtual tours of cities including Hawaii, Rome, Paris and New York. 

More details here…http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/first-airlines-vr-restaurant-in-flight-dining-experience-first-class-japan-a8217376.html

Hotel minibars getting a high-tech upgrade

A new way around the ludicrously overpriced bottles of wine you’ll typically find a hotel minibar. The Plum machine is the latest in-room luxury that preserves two opened bottles of wine for weeks at the perfect serving temperature allowing you to draw off a glass with one touch.

It automatically keeps track of how many glasses you drink, adds the cost to your hotel bill, and even notifies management when it’s time to replace the bottles.

Read more here…https://skift.com/2018/03/08/hotel-minibar-gets-an-upgrade-worthy-of-wine-connoisseurs


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