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Safest Countries in the World for Tourists, Results May Surprise You (US Not in Top 10)


The World Economic Forum has released their 2016-2017 Travel Tourism Competitiveness report, which includes rankings for 136 countries across multiple travel pillars. One such pillar is safest country in the world for tourists. Countries were ranked based on “the extent to which a country exposes tourists and businesses to security risks mainly related to serious harm to…

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Sad Before & After Rio Olympic Venue Pics

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Sadly, these slideshows come out after each Olympic Games and they are rarely filled with photos of venues being smartly used / benefiting the host cities once the celebrations have concluded. Granted, they are sometimes a bit skewed, but it’s always interesting to take a flip through.  Now of course, Rio had problems even during the…

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The Most Outrageous Hotel Concierge Requests


As one accumulates status and points in this hobby, you might begin to feel a bit entitled…however I can guarantee that your requests to the concierge have never been this outrageous! Back in 2015 Condé Nast Traveler produced a list of 8 outrageous hotel requests, they’ve now updated that original article to include a total of 12…

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The Top 5 Priority Pass Lounges Around the World

Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow. Source: Priority Pass

One of the most notable benefits that come with many premium credit cards is a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass is a network of over 1,000 airport lounges located around the world, and a membership allows you access all of them, regardless of what airline you’re flying with, what status you have, and what cabin you’re in. Members…

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