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Gail Palethorpe posted on September 18, 2015 00:30
If you've ever flown with kids, or sat near kids on a flight you probably know there are good and bad days.  One airline has decided to help with adding an in-flight nanny service.  Our resident writer Gail gives a perspective on kids in fl...

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Categories : Travel
Tags : Stay Relaxed, Airlines, Flying, Humour, Etihad, Children
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Gail Palethorpe posted on September 02, 2015 00:30
Happiness on holidays.  Apparently there is a scale and process of being happy on holidays, so said some researchers in a recent report.  So what is it all about and how do you increase happiness on holidays?

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Leisure Travel, Holidays
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Gail Palethorpe posted on August 20, 2015 01:06
Travelling can be a risky business and staying alive does have its advantages, mostly you get to finish your trip and go home.  Not often we want to think about the dangers of travelling but worth a pause every now and again just to ensure you d...

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Categories : Travel Tips
Tags : Stay Secure, Business Travel, Travel Safety, Humour, Leisure Travel
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Gail Palethorpe posted on August 04, 2015 23:56
When travelling on business it is difficult to maintain a healthy diet when rushing between airports and meetings.  Here a re a few tips to keep you on the straight and narrow.

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Business Travel, Eating, Healthy Travel, Dining
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Gail Palethorpe posted on June 26, 2015 00:30
With larger aircraft, airlines are staring to take hints from the ground, offering passengers with a little extra to spend, a greatly improved travel experience with everything from butlers to in flight spas and bars.

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Tags : Airlines, Stay In Comfort, Business Travel, Qantas, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore Airlines, First Class, JetBlue, Luxury
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Gail Palethorpe posted on June 01, 2015 00:30
To give or not to give to beggars is a moral dilemma that we all come face to face with, whether it is at home or abroad.  For some reason we are more inclined to have sympathy for beggars in poverty stricken third world countries, rather than t...

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Tags : Stay Relaxed, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Beggars, Travel, India
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Gail Palethorpe posted on May 19, 2015 00:30
Have you ever had your mobile threatening to fall into the toilet as it charges on a lonely single free power point above an impossibly tiny shelf in the bathroom? This is when you start cursing your game addiction whilst you were bored and high in t...

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Tags : Stay Connected, Technology
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Gail Palethorpe posted on April 10, 2015 09:00
What began as a "water blessing" similar to that of a baby being christened with a few drops of water bestowed upon its head, has now degenerated into the biggest water fight to be had. Songkran is Thai New Year.

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Tags : Stay Active, Thailand, Songkran, Asia, Southeast Asia, Festivals
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Gail Palethorpe posted on March 17, 2015 00:30
We all belong to the human tribe and yet, we can be so different.  Travelling can either bring out the best or the worst in people.  It is amazing how nationalities can exhibit similar tribal traits when travelling.

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Gail Palethorpe posted on February 20, 2015 09:10
We all have them en-route to somewhere from somewhere, those travel moments that you just want to cringe and crawl away from into the nearest hole in the ground.

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