Month: July 2020

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 (LN2318) on final-approach after a pre-delivery test flight at dusk. aviation-images.com | Universal Images Group via Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday instructed airlines to inspect some stored Boeing 737 planes for corrosion that could lead to engine shutdowns as hundreds of aircraft remain idled because of a drop
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Just a short journey outside the city of Gothenburg is the wildnerss of Dalsland,  the unique Bohuslän archipelago with its beautiful smooth granite shoreline against the open horizon, and the scenic plains, hills and forests of Västergötland. Here’s our roundup of how to discover West Sweden’s nature at its best: Canoeing in Dalsland Experience nature
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Family Reserve Chopin Vodka Last year, Chopin released its Family Reserve. Touted as the world’s first ‘ultra-luxury vodka’, it’s a unique spirit distilled from a special variety of young potato harvested in eastern Poland. It also retails for a jaw-dropping $150. There have been far more expensive vodkas released over the years. But virtually all
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©Sean Pavone/Shutterstock Here are 5 socially distanced activities near Jacksonville. Traveling in a post-quarantine, but still COVID world is daunting. It was obvious to me that one of the easiest ways to travel right now is to go camping. Just you in the woods with no one around for miles. This used to be the
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A trip to Auckland, New Zealand isn’t complete without jumping on one of the many daily ferries out of the city and cruising to the outlying islands. Straddeling the Auckland volcanic field, there are some 50 volcanoes that formed into cones, lakes, lagoons and islands some miles from the mainland. Some of these islands that
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CUNEO, ITALY – OCTOBER 06: A worker cleans the fermentation tank in the winery on October 6, 2009 … [+] in Novello, near Cuneo, Italy. Barolo wine is produced in Cuneo province within the Piedmont region of Italy. Originally created in the mid eighteenth century by French oenologist Louis Oudart, Barolo wine is made solely
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TOPLINE Local business search giant Yelp said Wednesday that 55% of U.S. businesses on the platform marked “temporary closed” are now “permanently closed,” a shocking statistic as local establishments likely struggle to stay afloat with social distance restrictions, mandatory closures and fearful consumers. Sweet Tomatoes permanently closed all 97 restaurants and 3 distribution centers across
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Seagulls, waves crashing, fireworks, amusement parks… Ahh the sweet sounds of summer in the great ol’ US of A. From coast to coast you’ll find iconic boardwalks and piers that will bring so much more than sand to your next vacation. Here’s our top picks:  For the East Coast lovers Myrtle Beach  What to do: Whether you’re looking to try a zipline and thrill rides like a
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Here are 11 ways to safely explore NOLA. In New Orleans, the famous strip of bars and restaurants dubbed Bourbon Street holds some of the most active nightlife, but in March, everything was turned upside down by the arrival of COVID-19. New Orleans was hit dramatically at the start of the stateside pandemic. The city
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United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby on Wednesday said he expects airfares to slip as the pandemic continues to depress demand for flights. “My guess is that pricing is going to go lower for the short-term,” Kirby told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” All of the normal pricing metrics … in this pandemic are a little bit irrelevant.” The
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