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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday. They are launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute 10 percent of gross domestic product by 2030. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years […]

Posted on September 27, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

I have been to Istanbul, including the Taksim area, a number of times. For my latest trip, I selected the Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye. The hotel is located about a 15-minute walk from Taksim Square in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Harbiye. Harbiye is a bit of the new ‘Moda’ here, which has become seriously […]

Posted on March 18, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, IHG Rewards Club

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8x on Apple, Cathay Pacific brings A350 to SFO, visit Russia visa-free, 3,500 miles per Avis rental, new Qatar Business Class seat, impressive WOW Air stats

8x on Apple, Cathay Pacific brings A350 to SFO, visit Russia visa-free,  3,500 miles per Avis rental, new Qatar Business Class seat, impressive WOW Air stats

– the United Shopping mall still has the very cool 8 miles per $ spend deal live – Cathay Pacific is bringing the A350 to San Francisco From October 29, 2017, flight CX893 will expand from a three-times-weekly service using a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to a daily A350 service, bringing the total number of San […]

Posted on March 10, 2017 by in Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals

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Egypt hikes visa on arrival fees to $60, Business Class India to Southern Africa $1,199 RT, Etihad Manila – Europe $1,832 RT

Egypt hikes visa on arrival fees to $60, Business Class India to Southern Africa $1,199 RT, Etihad Manila – Europe $1,832 RT

– the Egyptian government plans to increase visa fees to $60 for the Visa-on-Arrival from on Thursday March 1st That’s a surprising move and won’t help the struggling tourism industry in the country. – Ethiopian Airlines has some great deals from India (we tried Delhi) to Southern Africa (Windhoek, Cape Town, Durban) for $1,199 Round […]

Posted on February 25, 2017 by in Travel News

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My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Lusaka, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

My Favorite 14 Things to do in Zambia – Understand Zambia is a huge country that is sparsely populated; I’m not so sure I would call it a country. It’s an area of conservative Christians with a tribal culture, but which has very little association with the country; it seems people here could just be from Zimbabwe, […]

Posted on February 9, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Understand This was my first time in Namibia – an enormous country twice the size of California and with just 2 million citizens. Namibia is located northwest of South Africa. It is a former German colony and still has many Germanic roots and signs, though English […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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