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Exact Replica Of 1912 Titanic Is Scheduled To Sail In 2022 PDF Print E-mail


Eleven decades after the infamous disaster at sea, the new ship will launch with a two-week cruise from Dubai to the UK, then regular service between the UK and New York, the route of the original ship.

What hasn’t been announced yet is that will tickets be just one way? And will the new Titanic influence repeat replicas of other disasters, such as Little Big Horn, the Hindenburg Explosion, Johnstown Flood and Trump presidency?

 
Honolulu, HI: Oahu Kailua Beach Named Best In USA PDF Print E-mail


Who wouldn’t agree that this fantastic Hawaiian destination is the very best? Looking way back as a kid on the streets of Philly, I considered summertime Atlantic City, just an hour away by bus, the best beach anywhere.

Not only the warm sand and white-capped surf, it also had top entertainment at the Steel Pier. Young Frank Sinatra with the Tommy Dorsey Band, Dean Martin, Benny Goodman, Guy Lombardo, Dinah Shore and many others. For teenagers, there were romantic trysts under the Boardwalk, salt water taffy and 5¢ hot dogs and burgers. What’s your best beach memory?

 
Beijing, China: Daxing International Airport To Open PDF Print E-mail


Scheduled to begin service in September, Beijing's Daxing is expected to become the largest and busiest in the world. It will boast seven runways, and move 100 million passengers and four million tons of cargo annually.

A suburb of the city, Daxing will provide high-speed rail and downtown-to-airport express trains. In less than an hour, they’ll all take passengers directly into the central terminal dome and check-in counters. The Chinese government is scheduled to build or expand 74 airports in the next several years, to serve 720 million passengers annually.

 
Tokyo, Japan: New Bullet Train May Soon Break Records PDF Print E-mail


Designing and testing are now happening in Japan, China, USA and other parts of the world. In the not-too-distant future you’ll be able to travel by train from New York City to Los Angeles in one hour, and NYC to London thru an underwater tunnel in two hours! Of course, it could take you three hours in heavy traffic to drive the 20 miles from home to the busy downtown station before you can board your bullet train. www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2019/05/10/bullet-train-fastest-travel-prototype-testing-begins-japan

 
Gatlinburg, TN: Scary Suspension Strolling Bridge Opens PDF Print E-mail


Just a few miles from Dollywood amusement park and about 40 miles southeast of Knoxville, the SkyBidge is now open for visitors. Touted as the longest pedestrian suspense bridge in the US, it spans nearly 700 feet, with the Great Smoky Mountains as a dramatic backdrop.

As a feature in the surrounding Skylift Park, the bridge has clear glass panels along the bottom of the walk for brave adventurers to see way down into the chasm. Costs range from 50¢ for a one-time crossing to $2.50 for an all-day pass.

Also available is a chairlift that goes up from Gatlinburg, across the bridge to the mountain top. Rides cost $15 for adults and $12 for kids. Incidentally, how many senior wanderers recall that this is the 50th anniversary of Bridge Over Troubled Water recorded by Simon and Garfunkel?

 
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