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Airfare, Resources / 26.09.2019

You’re looking at a weekend in Chicago, and all the flights are $400 round trip. You want to find something cheaper, but there’s nothing available. What if I tell you that you can get there for $200 round trip, but you need to book one leg at a time and can’t check any bags? Oh, and on paper, at least, you are flying to Milwaukee? Traveling like this is called “hidden-city” ticketing. What is it exactly? It simply means that you book a flight to a specified destination that...

Destinations, The Middle East / 26.09.2019

I had been fascinated in seeing Beirut every since I watched Anthony Bourdain get entailed in the middle of a regional conflict on an episode of “No Reservations.” I had read about the rich food, beautiful people, and sharp dichotomies between old and new, rich and poor, muslim and christian, and the like. Lebanon has had a rich and colorful history, and its multicultural society is reflected in its religious makeup, with nearly 40 percent of its residents identifying as Christian in this Arab country. I made my way...