Month: August 2020

United becomes the first major carrier to eliminate change fees. United Airlines has announced that it is permanently eliminating change fees for all standard Economy and Premium tickets for travel within the United States. The change is effective immediately. Additionally, beginning on January 1, 2021, any United customer can fly standby for free on a
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(CNN) — Gaze out to the English Channel from the southwest coast of the UK right now and you might see something unexpected — a series of gigantic cruise ships haunting the horizon. Their passengers have vanished and they’re going nowhere. While these ships, taken out of the service because of the coronavirus pandemic, are
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Please note our writer visited Edinburgh prior to the coronavirus pandemic Edinburgh is a cosmopolitan city, with a thriving café culture, vibrant and varied nightlife, great shopping and a strong contemporary arts scene. There’s no off season really; festivals – from film to jazz to food and beyond – happen every month, not to mention
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Tiger selfies in Thailand, donkeys buckling beneath heavy riders in Greece, guests doing yoga atop elephants at a luxury resort — these instances, and others, were the impetus behind new animal tourism guidelines published last week by adventure travel company, Intrepid Travel, and the global animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection.  The Animal Welfare Policy Toolkit says
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In a world where carbs have become the enemy, Japan has remained largely untouched by anti-carb sentiments. Given that the Japanese word ‘gohan’ is used for both ‘meal’ and ‘rice’ interchangeably, it’s hard to imagine Japan’s status as a carb stronghold is in danger of disappearing anytime soon. One of the country’s favorite ways to
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