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Travel Tidbits – 15 hotels to stay in before you die

 

The Sphinx in Egypt (Courtesy Michelle Baran)

When Will Egypt Be Back On the Tourist Map?
Ongoing political violence and demonstrations in Egypt, including the killing of 24 Coptic Christians by security forces this past weekend, is making it hard for Egypt’s tourism industry to rebound … Budget Travel Online

 

 

Six Of The Best: People’s Museums
Some of the top folk museums from around the world… The Independent

 

 

 

 

 

Fly Guy: Why I prefer cruising to flying
Chances are you live within an easy drive of a cruise ship port… USA Today

 

 

 

 

 

Liberia's creative rail solution

Liberia’s human-powered wooden trains
Liberia has a unique transport system … CNN

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Oberoi Udaivilas at Udaipur is built in the style of a traditional Indian palace, with gold-leaf domes and sand-colored walls reflected in the waters of Lake Pichola and the hotel's pools. From cnngo.com

15 hotels to stay in before you die
Whether it’s balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year’s worth of bragging material… CNN

 

 

 

 

 

Bedrooms are spacious and come with at least one balcony. Some have a washer-dryer. By CHERYL LU-LIEN TAN

Hotel Review: Inn at the Black Olive in Baltimore
A small “green” inn, with spacious suites, in a once-industrial swath of Baltimore… New York Times

 

 

 

 
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About All About Travel

Opened in 1978, All About Travel is located in the Oklahoma City area.  We are a family owned and operated company that has strived to provide our clients with the highest quality of service for more than 30 years.  Our agents can arrange all your travel needs from the individual hotel and/or car reservation to an around the world cruise.  Nothing is out of reach.

We can help plan your honeymoon, your destination wedding or the much needed getaway for two.  Don’t forget about your business, we can handle all the travel needs for your company as well.  Anything from an airline flight and hotel for a meeting or all the planning needed for your next company-wide seminar.  We can arrange hotel space for all attendees and meeting rooms for all purposes.

Our agents travel to many destinations on FAM trips (Familiarization trips) these trips are designed by tour operators and cruise lines to make certain that travel agents are up-to-date on popular destinations and cruise ships.

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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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All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
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415.384.3880

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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All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
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415.384.3880

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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6104 Northwest 63
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415.384.3880

Travel Tidbits – New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris

Fly away: 5 lodges reached only by plane
Say goodbye to civilization and hello to a remote pocket of the world at these five resorts… CNN

 

 

 

 

 

From City (Munich) to Forest (Bavarian)
Germany’s other major forest region offers tree-top walks, unusual liqueurs and plenty of fresh air… New York Times

 

 

 

 

In Spain, Miro’s Majorca
Discovering the island that sheltered and inspired the artist, leading to some of his greatest work… New York Times


 

 

 

 

 

 

Chill out with an ice cream tour
No pints in the freezer? Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with a visit to a factory… MSN.com

 

 

 

 

New museums to marvel over in Amsterdam, Rome and Paris
The Hermitage Amsterdam, Rome’s MAXXI and the Pinacotheque de Paris add a welcome burst of energy to the European art scene… LA Times

 

 

No Shih Tzu! Airlines ban pug-nosed pets
Flat-faced canines can no longer fly Cathay Pacific. And their feline friends need to make other travel plans, too… CNN

 

 

 

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

We Flew with the Other Eagles, Over the Grand Canyon, with Papillion Helicopter Tours