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Etihad Airways Welcomes You To The Residence

Just when you think the airlines are in the doldrums, one of them does something really spectacular. I'm usually sitting in Economy class in a middle seat enjoying my 16 hour flight, but this is certainly a better way going forward. I have flown Etihad before, thrice actually and had excellent service, so I'm looking forward to these changes. Introducing The Residence, a three-room suite onboar...
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Tourist Attraction: Highclere Castle, Home Of Downton Abbey: A Visit

Highclere Castle - Downton Abbey - Signage
You've perhaps heard of Downton Abbey or not; but its this mega hit show from ITV (its on PBS in the U.S.) that is filmed at a Castle named Highclere Castle located in beautiful West Berkshire [pronounced Barksher] county in England. Highclere is the home of the 8th Earl & Countess of Carnarvon. Check out their Facebook page. As I was visiting friends in Reading, only 26.4 miles from th...
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Airline Service Review: Flydubai From Dubai, UAE (DXB) To Muscat, Oman (MCT)

I had never been to Muscat, Oman (MCT), so I jumped at the opportunity to make the visit. I checked and realized that flydubai (FZ) flies there using Boeing 737-800s from its base in Dubai, UAE (DXB). So I partnered with them to make this trip happen. For my 7:00a flight this morning, I journeyed over to their Terminal 2 operations via my hotel shuttle which had made a stop at Terminal 3 first....
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Nancy, France: A View From Above

Eighteen year old Nans Thomas filmed this video in Nancy, France for our enjoyment. But he apparently violated two local rules. So now he's in trouble with the local courts. I hope it goes well for him in the courts. Before this video, you perhaps had no idea that Nancy, France even existed. I've wanted to visit Nancy for some time now, but never got around to it. I'm sure more people will visi...
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