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Have Chopsticks Will Travel
Have Chopsticks Will Travel

Ancient eating utensils in modern convenient travel form

Chopsticks have been used as eating utensils for some 4,000 years now (before that we suppose people used regular sticks). Today they can still among the smallest, most eco-friendly and useful pieces of travel gear around. Travel with your own pair of chopsticks and you'll help save the ...

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Airplane Safety Card Humor
Airplane Safety Card Humor

Airtoons adds captions the airlines didn’t

There's nothing funny about an airplane crash landing. But there is something funny about the crash landing preparedness cards that are a staple of airplane seat back pockets. At least there is at the Airtoons website. Read the rest of this review on our cool websites blog

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Tour Europe in a Retro, Affordable Camper Van
Tour Europe in a Retro, Affordable Camper Van

Take a drive in a Tonke Camper

One way to save money on hotels and a rental car while traveling western Europe is to get your accommodations and transportation together. You could rent your typical mobile home. But the cheaper and cooler option—to say nothing of the more stylishly retro—choice is the Tonke Camper. There are ...

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Experience Istanbul Like an Ottoman
Experience Istanbul Like an Ottoman

Shop, eat, pray, relax and sleep in Istanbul (not Constantinople)

The Ottoman Empire may conjure up images of elaborately mustached men decked out in fez hats while women recline seductively behind floaty veils in the sultan’s harem, but there is much more to this exotic empire than first meets the eye. At the height of its might, ...

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Beirut’s Best Boutique Hotels
Beirut’s Best Boutique Hotels

Cool accommodations in the Paris of the Middle East

Even before Lebanon gained independence from France in 1943, those in-the-know referred to Beirut as “the Paris of the Middle East." Wealthy travelers flocked there for the high culture, the exquisite shopping and the trendy restaurants. Then a brutal civil war ignited in 1975. That lingered until 1990. ...

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Bangkok’s Robot Restaurant
Bangkok’s Robot Restaurant

Tasty Japanese fare served by dancing robot waiters

The day may come when machines overthrow the human race and our robot overlords force us mortals to serve at their will. Until then, we can suggest going for a meal at the Hajime Robot Restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand. At the Hajime robots not only serve food to customers ...

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