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A Question for Avgeeks: What Are 'Winglets?'

At some point when you're approaching your plane you've surely wondered to yourself why the wings are curved, no? This design feature is called a winglet (also known as a wingtip device), and it's there not just to look cool but for an important purpose: to maximise aerodynamic efficiency. Interested in learning more? Read on!

If you're…


Added by Iberia Airlines on November 24, 2021 at 4:55pm — No Comments

From Food to Fashion, Birdwatching to Bourbon, Themed Itineraries in the USA Satisfy Many People's Special Interests

"Nature's Grace" along the Maine Sculpture Trail. Photo by Alan Stubbs

Some people are traipsing through lovely landscapes as others explore history from days of North America's earliest tribal peoples to the present. Avid birders use binoculars to spot…


Added by Victor Block on November 20, 2021 at 7:11am — No Comments

10 Australia Road-Trip Tips

In terms of epic journeys, you’re not going to get much bigger than road tripping around the land Down Under. This huge landmass has more differing landscapes and areas of natural beauty than perhaps anywhere else in the world, from stunning beaches, lush rainforests, the red centre, Uluru, and massive cosmopolitan cities, all with a…


Added by Pritam on November 16, 2021 at 8:04pm — No Comments

6 Great Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotels in England

More and more of us are traveling with our beloved pets, and fortunately the Brtis are big animal lovers. And if you rent a car and go on a road trip around…


Added by Iness Greener on November 12, 2021 at 12:36pm — No Comments

9 Tips for Packing Like a Pro



Ah, packing and unpacking - a not-fun but completely necessary evil we must endure in order to go enjoy the…


Added by José Balido on November 11, 2021 at 10:43am — No Comments

Our Southern California Wine Council Greets Fall with Delectable Wines and Comfort Food

As the cooler weather arrives, at least cooler by southern California standards, our Wine Council gathered to taste California wines from the Napa, Salinas, and Sonoma valleys. Our first two, a brut rosé and a Chardonnay, were from…


Added by Linda Stewart on November 8, 2021 at 3:11am — No Comments

Marking its 500th Anniversary, Old San Juan Remains an Atmospheric Classic



El Viejo San Juan is the core of one of the Americas' oldest still…


Added by David Paul Appell on November 4, 2021 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Happy Halloween! In Galicia, Spain 'Samhain' Means Fright Night

Alfonso Sanglao


Mysterious figures mixing potions; skull rituals; and tales of witches on October 31st?…


Added by Iberia Airlines on October 31, 2021 at 2:47am — No Comments

Using Astrology to Plan Travel this Holiday Season


Still vibrant and popular today, the five-thousand-year-old art of astrology can identify, say, business and romantic opportunities or challenges. And those…


Added by Jordan Simon on October 29, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Find the Hidden Historic Gems of Gatewayd to California's Yosemite National Park

Pioneer Yosemite History Center

Following the hilly, curvy road that snakes through Yosemite National Park in the east of…


Added by Victor Block on October 27, 2021 at 3:25am — No Comments

Savoring Vino, Vistas & Villages in Tuscany

Wandering the hilly, narrow cobblestone streets in our home base of Montalcino, a medieval city of interlocking passageways, steps, and alleyways curving around and through and behind and beyond the main square, I reminded myself I was walking through history spanning eight hundred years.

Stopping for lunch, I…


Added by Fyllis Hockman on October 23, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments

6 Apps to Help Vanquish Fear of Flying


Apps! In the 2020s it seems like our lives practically run on them, and whatever the issue or problem, as the saying goes, “there’s an app for that”. Fear of flying is no exception, and here are a half dozen which counter aerophobia, approaching it from different angles. So download this!



Added by Iberia Airlines on October 19, 2021 at 9:25am — No Comments

4 Top Spots Not to Miss on Mauritius



Added by patricia margaret on October 15, 2021 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia: Unparalleled Land-and-Water Adventures for Kids of all Ages

Great Wolf Lodge


“You want me to get on that and go down where?” I gasped high atop the Alberta Falls waterslide, looking down to an alleged pool that was well out of visual range.  My 11-year-old granddaughter…


Added by Fyllis Hockman on October 11, 2021 at 12:33pm — No Comments

The Top 5 Beaches You Must Visit In Greece

When it comes to Greece, one of the first thing that comes to mind besides classical antiquity is beaches. With one of the longest coastlines in the world, filled with beautiful…


Added by Khusboo Mehta on October 8, 2021 at 7:54am — No Comments

Fishing Tips for Beginners

Hillebrand Steve USFWS/Pixnio…


Added by Mark on October 5, 2021 at 4:43am — No Comments

2 Great Japanese Evening "Light-up" Events in Autumn 2021

In Japan's Nikko and Kinugawa-onsen areas, two hours north of Tokyo along the Tobu Railway Nikko and Kinugawa lines, special moon-viewing festivities with light-ups are being held from September through November.

There is a Japanese expression, "aki…


Added by Marian Goldberg on October 2, 2021 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Two Days in Southern California's Orange County — Newport Beach & Costa Mesa


With many people yearning to travel again, now is the perfect time to reunite with various friends and family by traveling together. Our lists are full of people with whom we want to reconnect, and…


Added by Linda Stewart on September 29, 2021 at 12:02pm — No Comments

If You Love to Golf, Consider these 5 Resorts in Belek, Turkey


Turkey is of course famed as one of the world's bucket-list destinations for history and culture, as well as the growing popularity of its beaches. But even beyond all of…


Added by rohny jones on September 26, 2021 at 7:30am — No Comments

10 Tips for Traveling with Pets

pho photos: José Balido

by José Balido

Maybe, like more and more travellers these days, you just can’t bear to part with your furry…


Added by Iberia Airlines on September 23, 2021 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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