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


Things Your Flight Attendant Won’t Tell You

 

These secrets about air travel will make flying a happier, safer experience for all.

https://www.rd.com/advice/travel/13-things-your-flight-attendant-wont-tell-you/


Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog: Outrageous Fantasy Gifts for 2018

Neiman Marcus is famous for its outrageous annual Christmas Book catalog that billionaires covet and bucket list dreamers eagerly explore. Every year, the luxury store offers up many ridiculously priced items as well as a few affordable luxury products we can all enjoy.  First published in 1926 as a 16 page Christmas Catalog to its best customers, this year’s 92nd edition offers up a selection of the world’s most expensive and sought-after items.

Some of the travel-related inclusions in here are just incredible!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimdobson/2018/10/18/neiman-marcus-christmas-catalog-outrageous-fantasy-gifts-for-2018


The world’s 41 most incredible private islands – Condé Nast Traveler

If what you want is utter seclusion and perfect peace, in a location off-limits to everyone but the resort staff and a few other guests, then a private island is the only place to go.

Condé Nast Traveler has picked out their favorites from around the world including properties in Belize, Indonesia, Australia, Bahamas, Maldives, and Fiji.

https://www.cntraveller.com/gallery/worlds-best-private-island-resorts


Japan Is Giving Away 8 Million Abandoned Houses — Here’s How to Get One (Video)

Wannabe homeowners in Japan are about to get the deal of a lifetime.

The Japanese government is launching a program to reduce the number of abandoned homes across the country by offering them for sale for nearly nothing, or actually nothing, according to Insider. According to a 2013 report, there are about eight million houses that have been left abandoned all over Japan.

https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/japan-free-abandoned-house

 

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