Archive for 2010

Lufthansa’s Newest A380 laps around the snowy Alps for its maiden journey

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Barely two months after Lufthansa’s first A380 was unveiled to the world, believe or not they’ve got another.

The unforgettable first flight over Northern Germany and Holland, the “Frankfurt am Main,” the name given to the first A380, was really a blast. But wait! This time, the “Munchen “ by Alpenhorns had a trip from Munich airport over its amazing snowy Alps.

On its first flight, the seats were all sold out! For charity reasons, the Munchen brought more then 100,000 Euros. The flights didn’t go far but just back where it belonged!

It’s all worth it for the A380.  The entertainment system composed of three cameras on its exterior part will surely give a once in a lifetime experience. It may even reappear in ones dream. Take a keen look up in the air for the amazing double-decker super jumbo when either of the two comes along your way. The gigantic babies as of the moment assured routes to Tokyo, Johannesburg and Beijing but to the United States, Lufthansa A380 may not yet touch ground.

Liposuction, anyone? The Miraval Resort might just have the answer you are looking for

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If controversial TV personality Kim Kardashian’s advice on her twitter account is to go under a knife to achieve beauty, the Miraval Resort & Spa gives a better choice. The resort in partnership with integrative medicine expert Dr. Andrew Weil will launch a new wellness and health program.

Forget the painful prize of beauty. Forget Lipo! The Miraval will launch in August its weight management program that will teach people on how to take the helm of their overall health.

Dr. Weil who’s been spearheading Miraval’s Integrative Health & Healing since 2005, made a 3-level program so people can opt for the right step suiting with their lifestyle but with optimal health in mind. Its first level is all about the introduction of the integrative medicine. A fifty-minute one on one consultation with the doctor will take a look on ones lifestyle followed by a recommendation on things to enable a person avoid the possibility of having chronic diseases

Thais Promises a Low Price for a Grand Vacation

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To boost the damaged tourism industry, Thais offers half- price deals.

Following the outbreak of political violence this year, Holidays going to Thailand are sold like hotcakes! As much as 50 percent deals are offered to encourage Britons to go back and relax to the country.

The political riot that resulted to 21 deaths and more than 800 injured caused terror among vacationers. So as soon as the Foreign Office lifted the warning against all important travel to Bangkok and Chiang Mai on May 31, tempting offers were given to gain the country’s lost on their tourism

According to a spokeswoman for Travelmood, a tour operated and owned by TUI travel, the country luckily regained its rank as the most searched website for holiday destination. For all searches during the month of June, Thailand was placed for a third spot.

Inquest judge of Potters Bar accident cautions rail passengers that there can still be risks on the railways

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A coroner involved in investigating the Potters Bar rail accident eight years ago that resulted into deaths of seven people warns the commuting public that they may still be at risk.

After a long time of inquest, at last a jury found that the caused of the 2002 disaster was the track’s derailment at Hertfordshire station.

The Crown Prosecution, some public bodies, and the police confirmed that there would be a new series of investigation into which criminal charges are possible to file over the accident in bringing up evidences to shed light over the investigation.

The tragedy resulted to the fear of the railway’s safety that terminated contracts with private companies to which the responsibility of inspecting the tracks has been tasked.

Judge Michael Findlay Baker warns that risking other peoples lives on the railway has a big possibility unless changes and improvements are made as he saw the two- month hearing in Letcworth, Herts.

The Best Rental Homes in North America

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Hotels are a dime a dozen – why put yourself through the encounter of having just another suitcase in another hall? If you fancy avoiding strangers and relish privacy while traveling, you don’t need to book at the nearest hotel for this. Quite the opposite. Why get a hotel room, when you can rent a home?

Here are some happening addresses to scope out in the North American continent when you want a house instead of dodging strangers in common rooms.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Casa Fryzer

Romancing Colorado on the Road: Exploring the San Juan Skyway

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If you’re only visiting Colorado for the weekend, and you don’t exactly have the time to see all of its highlights, then the best way to get a good look of the state is to see it on the road. The San Juan Skyway can give you the best tour through Colorado without having you leave your car. Here’s how.

Starting Point: Durango

To begin your five-acre journey, get a map and drive yourself to Durango. This town was founded in 1880, and it retains its “Old West” swagger. Most visitors still catch a lot of the old Victorian Charm which makes the town attractive all-year-round. While you’re on the road, you should look around and list possible places you can book should you decide to stay longer next time around

Ten Activities that will Make you a Smarter Person while you’re in Europe

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There are many things you can do in Europe, but these activities are sure to leave you with lasting life skills. After all, Europe gave birth to the Renaissance Man. You might as well make yourself a better person while you’re in the continent.

Greece and Yacht Sailing

While you’re in Greece, learn to maneuver that sail boat. The skills you’ll be learning will be useful for a lifetime. What could be a better than fine-tuning your hand-eye coordination? Greece is also one of the best sites to learn this skill. Read up on Homer and look at the untouched parts of Greece. Maybe while maneuvering that sailboat, you’ll be inspired to write your modern day Iliad. You never know.

Top 10 of the World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms

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Drinking a glass of wine in a simple room is not the same experience as sipping exact one under a canopy of stars. What defines the taste of any wine is the when and where you are sipping it.

This concept may anger the more logical minded members of the wine industry but several companies are already investing in wine tasting rooms. These tasting rooms offer a relaxed vibe and elegant window views of beautiful locales and are increasingly becoming part of big brewers’ calling cards.

The practice of making these structures to lure in possible customers have been started by newer wine industries belonging to Chile and Argentina and several states like Michigan in the United States for the American continent. In Europe, New Zealand and Austria have these rooms to lure in buyers. These architecturally elegant and scenery centered rooms invites the tasters to focus on their senses and the taste the wines provide.

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