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

Pilot explains 21 codewords passengers don’t understand

This is a good piece. Ever wondered what phrases such as “Doors to arrival and crosscheck” and “Last-minute paperwork” mean on a plane? Be more knowledgeable next time you fly with this pilot’s glossary of sorts.



The ultimate guide to tipping in Europe

Here in Europe, tips are still a reward for stellar service rather than the almost obligatory status they hold in the United States.

This guide walks you through the basics of what’s expected in Europe, be it at a restaurant, bar or hotel. As well as those countries where you shouldn’t tip full stop. 


20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

Planning a trip in between jobs can get a bit tricky—you don’t want to take too much time off, and you don’t want to start off your first day at the new job still recovering from your adventure. 

Here are 20 one-week trips for every kind of traveller.


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