The many faces of Ueno Zoo’s pandas

The many faces of Ueno Zoo’s pandas

LOCATED IN TOKYO, Ueno Zoo first started as a menagerie attached to the National Museum of Natural History. In 1881, naturalist and civil servant Tanaka Yoshio was given the responsibility for this menagerie. He then oversaw its transition into a

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The traveler’s guide to Changi Airport’s Jewel

The traveler’s guide to Changi Airport’s Jewel

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Changi Airport’s upcoming mixed-use development is going to shine bright like a diamond. Hence, its name. #INDUSTRY NEWS Step into the hospitality of Changi Airport’s new, independent lounge The delicate Jewel Changi Airport, otherwise simply known as

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Emirates is farming fresh airplane food for its passengers

Emirates is farming fresh airplane food for its passengers

THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) is obsessed with a lot of things: the largest and tallest buildings, the airlines with mind-blogging-ly superior services, and high-tech agriculture. And now, the state can combine at least two of the above. #AIRLINES Airlines

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Are Google’s travel services a threat to the industry?

Are Google’s travel services a threat to the industry?

GOOGLE has been on a rampant travel push as of late in valiant efforts to capture a piece of the travel industry pie. While consumers (like us) appreciate the services the tech juggernaut has begun to provide, industry players are

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This is going to be the world’s largest international airport

This is going to be the world’s largest international airport

CHINA is building a new airport in Beijing to relieve pressure from the overcrowded Beijing Capital International Airport, which is located in the northeastern suburbs. Beijing Capital International Airport is one of the busiest, if not the busiest, airports in Asia

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Step into the hospitality of Changi Airport’s new, independent lounge

Step into the hospitality of Changi Airport’s new, independent lounge

WE ALL love being able to escape the hustle and bustle of an airport terminal sometimes, especially when we’re still a couple of hours away from boarding an early morning flight or if we’re waiting out a long transit. Even

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Sip local wine, savor views at these Southeast Asian vineyards

Sip local wine, savor views at these Southeast Asian vineyards

WINE that is produced in a tropical climate? How is that even possible? Oh, but it is. And there are a handful of Southeast Asian locations that are known to be wine destinations, complete with vineyards that yield the wine.

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In search of sunrise? Mount Fuji beckons

In search of sunrise? Mount Fuji beckons

JAPAN’S MOUNT FUJI is officially open for climbers, explorers and sightseers.  Between July and September, the 3,776-meter-high peak is expected to attract an estimated 300,000 adventurers looking to scale the island nation’s highest mountain. #ADVENTURES In pictures: The wild side

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Are some hotel rooms made secret because they’re haunted?

Are some hotel rooms made secret because they’re haunted?

IF YOU’RE ever told about an unlisted room in a hotel that you’re staying in, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? “It must be haunted.” #TRAVEL TECH Check-in via facial recognition at these Marriott hotels According to The

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Could Rolls-Royce produce the world’s first commercial flying taxi?

Could Rolls-Royce produce the world’s first commercial flying taxi?

SINCE the dawn of the sci-fi genre, flying cars have been whizzing around the minds of engineers, scientists, and inventors.  But now it looks they could be flying around the sky within the next five years, according to airplane engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce.

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