Friday, 27 April 2012

Miss Travel Dot Com

Controversial Miss Travel dating website proves there’s no such thing as a free trip

How would you like to get paid to travel the world, relax in fabulous hotels and dine at all the best restaurants? Sounds pretty dreamy, right?

Well, that's what Brandon Wade is betting on.
Wade, the American entrepreneur behind controversial online dating sites What's Your Price.com and Seeking Arrangement.com has launched a brand new online initiative, Miss Travel.com.

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"Miss Travel is another niche dating site with the idea that generosity goes a long way," Wade says. "The website is highly focused on the concept of traveling."

In fact, Miss Travel matches "generous travelers who hate to travel alone with attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free" reads the website.
Summation: Are you hot? Go on free trips with rich people! Are you rich? Pony up to go on trips with hot people!

Check out this video for Miss Travel.....


It's all a little too Pretty Woman for the liking of some. After all, there's no such thing as a free lunch. Could a free trip to Tahiti be any different?

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Pakistani jet carrying 127 people crashes amid storm near Islamabad; all feared dead
Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press
Emergency workers with flashlights searched the smouldering wreckage of a passenger jet carrying 127 people that crashed into a muddy wheat field Friday while trying to land in a violent thunderstorm at Islamabad's main airport.

The government said there appeared to be no survivors in the crash of the Boeing 737-200 near Benazir Bhutto International Airport — the second major air disaster in the Pakistani capital in less than two years.

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Lucerne: The Thrill of Mount Pilatus

Lucerne is a popular destination in Switzerland.

It is an essential stop for a day if you just want to tour the city, or two if you want to explore Mount Rigi or Mount Pilatus. Both excursions offers a great view of Lucerne from the summit and a chance to take a boat ride on the Lake Lucerne and a cabin ride up to the mountains.


While in the city, take a relaxing cruise around the lake? You will get fabulous panoramic view of the lovely landscape, the Old Town and the beautiful rolling hills of Switzerland adorned with charming homes and magnificent chateaus.

Friday, 13 April 2012

Travel Alert: Flight Cancellations at Pearson by Air Canada

Illegal job action by Air Canada pilots leads to cancellations at Pearson

Travellers at Pearson Intl Airport Terminal 1 ~ April 13, 2012
Air Canada has issued a nation-wide travel alert warning of delays after an "illegal job action" by a "small number" of its pilots affected several flights at Pearson International Airport and other air travel hubs Friday.

Pearson officials are reminding travellers to check their flight status before heading out to the airport. Click
here to do that.

“It appears that a small number of pilots are engaging in an illegal job action and that’s having a result of leading to cancellations of some flights,” Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick told CityNews.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Azamara Quest Cruise Liner stranded for 24 hours at sea

45 Canadians on stricken Azamara Quest cruise liner; ship arrives in Malaysia

A luxury cruise ship stranded at sea for 24 hours because of a fire safely reached a Malaysian port where policy and embassy officials stood by Sunday to help 1,000 people aboard, including 45 Canadians.

Azamara Club Cruises courtesy of Reuters
The Azamara Quest drifted off the southern Philippines after flames engulfed one of its engine rooms Friday, injuring five crew members. It restored propulsion the next night and reached the harbour of Sandakan city in Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah on Borneo island late Sunday.