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2019 Plans

What are your travel plans for 2019? Mine seem to be centred in Asia, Europe and Pacific. At this stage I will go to 15 countries. In Asia, I will spend a few months travelling to eight countries (none of them are new destinations) and in the Pacific: Australia and New Zealand (not pictured on the map below). I want to see if I can finally try either ANA, Eva or Garuda, airlines that have been ranked five star by Skytrax. Every time I get close to trying them, it does not happen! This may…

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Would you wear this?

It may not look great but kawamura-ganjavian, a European architecture and design studio,  have claimed this device the “Ostrich Pillow” will help travellers counter the ill effects of jet lag on long-haul flights by enabling power naps “anytime, anywhere”. As you can see, the “pillow”  has a hole for a user’s head,  mouth hole designed to allow breathing  and two side holes for your hands,  if napping at a table for example, as illustrated below. Kawamura-Ganjavian, a Swiss-Spanish consortium behind the pillow say: “We have tried it in airports, trains, aeroplanes, libraries, at the office, on a sofa and even…

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