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Know the risks: Travel advisories by country | USA Today

Planning a trip abroad? It’s important to stay safe. The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries. The advisories are ranked on a scale of 1 to 4, with level 1 being “Exercise Normal Precautions” and level 4 advising “Do Not Travel.” Scroll through to find out all ... Read More »

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing | Travel and Leisure

You can’t fly to the moon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 Moon landing, but Ohio has created a very cool alternative: an aviation and space-themed road trip through the home state of the Wright Brothers and astronaut Neil Armstrong. You can piece together your own path by consulting the “To the Moon and Back” website, which ... Read More »

Virgin Galactic Is Entering the Stock Exchange — and That’s Great News for Space Tourists | Travel and Leisure

Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company headed by Sir Richard Branson, is set to become the first publicly-traded company with plans to send people to space. While that may not seem like the most exciting news, it means that Virgin Galactic is more likely than ever to continue on track with its space tourism plans. The company has agreed to ... Read More »

This Airport Has a Massive Slide That Will Take You to Your Gate | Travel and Leisure

Not a lot of people can say that airports are actually fun — but things are different at Changi Airport in Singapore. Often called one of the best airports in the world, this incredible, beautiful, and actually fun airport has one thing that many do not: a slide that gets you to your gate in the best way possible. According ... Read More »

The best websites for travel | Independent

Whether you want to know where to go, how to get there, the finest places to stay or what to avoid at all costs, this list is a treasure trove of information for the trip of a lifetime Source: The best websites for travel | Independent Read More »

Canada spends more than double for special forces aircraft but the reason why is a mystery so far | Ottawa Citizen

Canadian special forces will receive three new surveillance aircraft from the U.S. with the planes expected to arrive in 2022. But the cost is substantially more than what the U.S. Air Force spends to buy the same or similar aircraft. The three Beechcraft King Air planes, to be based at CFB Trenton in Ontario, will be outfitted with sensors and ... Read More »

Here’s the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received | CNBC

Doling out advice on money matters is the stock in trade of the financial advisor. After all, it’s in their job title. So financial advisors, financial planners, wealth managers and the like are used to offering up advice on a daily basis to paying customers. But what about the advisors themselves? What’s the best piece of financial advice they ever ... Read More »

‘Space Doctor’ Sounds Like the Coolest Job Ever — and People Are Already Training for It in Utah | Travel and Leisure

When we inevitably all uproot from Earth and move to space, we are going to need doctors. And even though we’re years away from needing to leave the planet, there are already training programs preparing people to practice medicine in space. Deep in the Utah desert, the Martian Medical Analogue and Research Simulation is teaching medical professionals and aerospace engineers ... Read More »

Delta Is Bringing Free Cocktails, Bistro-style Dining, and Hot Towel Service to Economy | Travel and Leisure

Main Cabin passengers traveling on international routes with Delta Air Lines will soon have an elevated experience to look forward to as the airline is introducing a completely reinvented service starting in November. The experience begins from boarding, with pursers and lead flight attendants greeting guests both at the gate house and at the boarding door before passengers receive a ... Read More »

The cheese flavored wind | BBC

Mighty gusts define the Croatian island of Pag and its famous cheese, Paški sir, dusting herb-filled pastures with Adriatic sea salt, which gives the sheep’s milk a unique flavour. Source: The cheese flavored wind | BBC Read More »