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Polish food – The Top 3 dishes you shouldn’t miss

Polish food – The Top 3 dishes you shouldn’t miss

What’s the scoop with Polish food? Polish food has an eclectic history, with influences from and similarities with many Central and Eastern European and Slavic cuisines, including German, Hungarian, Austrian, Slovak, Czech, Belarusian, Ukrainian and Russian, as well as influences by Jewish, Turkish, French and Italian traditions. Famous for being simple, hearty fare, Polish food is […]

Posted on November 1, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

What’s the scoop with British Airways? From February 2nd, 2016, British Airways are making changes to the Executive Club pricing structure for reward flights starting or ending in the US. The change will affect shorter American Airlines and Alaska Airlines flights, which will now start from 7,500 Avios instead of 4,500 Avios (plus taxes, fees and carrier charges from $5.60). Tell me a […]

Posted on November 1, 2015 by in British Airways (BA)

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Ridesharing companies including Uber and Lyft will be allowed to pickup at O’Hare and Midway airports

Ridesharing companies including Uber and Lyft will be allowed to pickup at O’Hare and Midway airports

What’s the scoop with ridesharing companies? Chicago is another US city to approve rideshare services like Uber and Lyft to fully operate alongside taxis for pickups as well as drop-offs at O’Hare and Midway airports, in addition to other locations. We recently let you know LAX pickups were approved and now this week the battle in Chicago […]

Posted on October 30, 2015 by in Uber

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Burmese food – The Top 3 dishes you shouldn’t miss

Burmese food – The Top 3 dishes you shouldn’t miss

What’s the scoop with Burmese food? Burma is now officially known as Myanmar, but its cuisine will forever be Burmese. This beautiful South Asian country borders India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand, so its geographical location means the food is incredibly varied and is heavily influenced by more than a hundred distinct ethnic groups. Myanmar also has its […]

Posted on October 15, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Airbus and Singapore Airlines looking to bring back the world’s longest non-stop flight

Airbus and Singapore Airlines looking to bring back the world’s longest non-stop flight

What’s the scoop with Airbus and Singapore Airlines? In 2013, Singapore Airline ceased its 19-hour direct flights from its home hub to New York, which resulted in adding nearly five hours to the journey with stopovers. Now Airbus Group SE’s airliner unit is working on a new A350-900 wide-body variant to allow Singapore Airlines to restore the non-stop US flights […]

Posted on October 14, 2015 by in Krisflyer, Travel Deals

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United Airlines flights between New York and Athens resumed plus more routes added

United Airlines flights between New York and Athens resumed plus more routes added

What’s the scoop with United Airlines flights? United Airlines has now added a daily transatlantic summer-season non-stop service between New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens, Greece, to commence in May 2016. Subject to government approval, these flights are now in the pipeline: New York Newark Liberty (EWR) to Athens, Greece (ATH), between May 25th and October 5th, 2016 (daily, non-stop). […]

Posted on October 12, 2015 by in Travel Deals, United Mileage Plus

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New KrisFlyer and TrueBlue partnership from Singapore Airlines and jetBlue

New KrisFlyer and TrueBlue partnership from Singapore Airlines and jetBlue

What’s the scoop with KrisFlyer and TrueBlue? Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer and jetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty programs have partnered up to provide reciprocal mileage earning. Fly Singapore Airlines and you can now earn TrueBlue points or fly jetBlue to earn KrisFlyer miles. How do I earn KrisFlyer when flying jetBlue and TrueBlue when flying Singapore Airlines? Quote your KrisFlyer […]

Posted on September 11, 2015 by in Jetblue TrueBlue, Krisflyer

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Uber and Lyft now approved for LAX pickups. Plus free Uber rides this weekend in downtown Seattle

Uber and Lyft now approved for LAX pickups. Plus free Uber rides this weekend in downtown Seattle

What’s the scoop with Uber and Lyft? Los Angeles is now the largest US city to allow rideshare services like Uber and Lyft to fully operate alongside taxis for pickups as well as drop-offs at LAX Airport. Within the next few weeks, passengers arriving at LAX will be able to ride home via a rideshare service, whereas until now […]

Posted on August 29, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Asiana Airlines removing majority of international first class seats

Asiana Airlines removing majority of international first class seats

What’s the scoop with Asiana Airlines? As part of financial cutbacks, South Korea’s Asiana Airlines said today that it will be removing most first class seats from its international flights. The airline has seen low occupancies in first class, partly because of the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Asiana’s fleet of 777s And 747s will be affected, whilst first class seats will remain on […]

Posted on August 26, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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