Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway) in Flåm, Norway

Starting construction in 1924 after decades of planning, it took more than 15 years to complete the short line, including the steepest grade of any European railway that runs on standard gauge track. Funiculars and miniature railways may rise at more of a slant, but the Flåm line’s five and a half percent grade is hard work for a locomotive, and the payoff...

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32 Photos That Will Make You Want To Travel

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us the coolest picture they ever took out of an airplane and here are 32 of the best submissions. Happy flying! “Flying over the Caribbean Islands on my way to a family vacation to Puerto Rico! The colors in this photo are NOT edited at all, the water truly is this blue!” 32 Photos That Will Make You Want To Travel

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Skift Forum Europe: Momondo Group’s CEO on Personalization in Metasearch

Instant booking has long been thought of as a natural progression for the metasearch sector, so it is interesting to note the cautious tone adopted by Momondo’s Chief Executive. It would be a big change and Hugo Burge is determined to make sure whatever he brings in does not confuse the consumer. Skift Forum Europe: Momondo Group’s CEO on Personalization...

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Stranded in Cuba

Gina stayed in the bank with us for two hours, trying to call her friends and see if there was any way we could take out money from our American cards. After explaining our situation, they told us there was nothing they can do, but suggested going to another bank called Western Union. The lady at Western Union explained that we needed to use someone’s...

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The Obamas Escape It All By Heading To Richard Branson’s Private Island

Presidential getaways are discussed from time to time. We like to know what our president and his family are up to even if it’s their free time. Camp David comes up a lot That’s not where the Obama family went, though. They went to a private island owned by Richard Branson. More details are discussed here. Key Takeaways: The Obamas have taken a...

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3 Reasons Why Life Is Better For Americans Abroad

Many Americans do not realize that they can experience a higher quality of life abroad. According to Internations’ 2015 statistics, eighty one percent of American expats are generally satisfied with their expat life. Almost one-third (thirty two percent) of them stated that they would consider staying in their new country forever. 3 Reasons Why Life Is Better...

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To Generate $1 Billion in New Revenue TUI Looks to New Markets and Bigger Ideas

TUI Group is setting its sights on finding another one million customers and over a billion dollars in new revenue in just the next five years. The company, with its roots as a tour operator, is planning on meeting its target by aggressively expanding its digital footprint into new markets that possess a growing middle class. To Generate $1 Billion in New Revenue...

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Airbnb Is Making More Deals to Become a Travel Industry Giant

Airbnb is planning on expanding. Not only will they continue to offer their vacation rental services but they also plan to offer flights as well as an itinerary planner. This company is going to expand to be your one stop vacation site. The financial stance of Airbnb is only rising. Prepare yourselves for your new future in traveling. Airbnb Is Making More Deals...

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China’s Citizens Are Celebrating Lunar New Year By Traveling Abroad

The Spring Festival celebration is a yearly tradition in China. It occurs from Jan 27 through February 2. During this the largest mass migration of people earth is expected to occur. It is predicted that more than 414 million Chinese will ride in planes and trains, with about 58.3 million of that flying. This is a 10 percent increase over last year. With China’s...

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