Daily Archives: March 6, 2012

Hate having an airplane seatmate? You have options

Airlines are looking for ways to be more accommodating and make for a nicer, more comfortable flight.

KLM has Meet & Seat and Air Asia is offering the Empty Seat Option.

In Harriet Baskas article Hate having an airplane seatmate? You have options she discusses the Empty Seat Option and what exactly the program is about.


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Travel Tidbits – All About Cambodia

Cambodia’s Sweet Spot    
Coastal Cambodia is ripe for travel right now, still mostly itself, with roads and a few nice hotels. But the clock is ticking until the concrete and crowds arrive… New York Times

 

 


Phnom Penh’s New Expat Hot Spot
Phnom Penh has become a trendy expat hub, and the best new restaurants, shops, and hotels are inspired by Cambodia’s rich history… Conde Nast Traveler

 

 

Cambodia: Scholar-led tours of Angkor temples    
The ancient temple complex in Angkor, Cambodia, represents remnants of the Khmer Empire from the 9th to 15th century… LA Times

 

 

 

 

Getting off the beaten track in Cambodia
Towering majestically over the jungle, and sometimes tangled up in its monstrous roots, the temples of Cambodia’s ancient city of Angkor have inspired awe for centuries… CNN

 

 

 

Road-Tripping in Cambodia – Journeys    
Up ahead lay the decaying remnants of a French hill station where colonists used to while away their weekends when they ruled this Southeast Asian country…New York Times

 

 

 

 

Homage to the new Cambodia
Our pepper-red Eurocopter swung south-east over the expanse of the ancient West Baray reservoir and suddenly I could see the sandstone towers of Angkor Wat , the largest religious building in the world, glowing like a set of giant chess pieces in the Cambodian sunshine…The Telegraph

 

 

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30 funny travel quotes to make you smile

 

 

1. “When you come to a fork in the road….take it” – Yogi Berra

2. “Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.” – George Carlin

3. “If you’ve seen one redwood tree, you’ve seen them all.” – Ronald Reagan

4. “I’ve been to Paris. And it ain’t that pretty at all.” – Warren Zevon, from the song Ain’t That Pretty At All

5. “Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations.” — Elizabeth Drew

6. “Another well-known Paris landmark is the Arc de Triomphe, a moving monument to the many brave women and men who have died trying to visit it.” – Dave Barry

7. “The major advantage of domestic travel is that, with a few exceptions such as Miami, most domestic locations are conveniently situated right here in the United States.” – Dave Barry

8. “Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.” – Charles Kuralt

Read more: 30 funny travel quotes to make you smile

 

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The 50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time

1. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

2. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

3. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

4. “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

5. “All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell

6. “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

7. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

8. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

9. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck

10. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

Read more: The 50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time by Lola

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Japan One Year Later: Photographs by James Nachtwey