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Arctic Adventure: Svalbard

Mid-February, Visit Svalbard invited me to discover the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean. Svalbard is the northernmost settlement in the world with a permanent civilian population. Longyearbyen, the largest settlement (2100 inhabitants) on the island of Spitsbergen is located 1338 km (831 mi) from…

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Emirates A380 First Class: Dubai to Los Angeles

Pic: Emirates First Class Lounge Entrance in Dubai After a two night stopover in Dubai, it was time for the second part of my Emirates A380 First Class adventure: The World’s longest Airbus A380 flight! Emirates EK215 Dubai (DXB) – Los Angeles…

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Lufthansa Business Class to 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Business Class award availability from Europe to Brazil during the 2014 World Cup is almost non-existing.  Being creative with your routing, can provide some alternatives. Flying from Frankfurt to Buenos Aires to Sao Paulo is a great example of an alternative…

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