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New York NY: Less Subway Seats = Jammed Standers


Have you been on a NYC subway train recently? If so, you’re aware of all the continuing problems. Accidents, slowdowns, crime, vandalism, grafitti, unhappy riders, suicides. Now the beancounters of the MTA have come up with a brilliant plan.

They want to remove some of the seats so they can cram more standing riders into the already-jammed cars. Those brilliant MTA planners must have been talking to some of their dopplegangers in the airline industry.

If you’ve flown in the cheap airline seats lately, you’ll realize the spaces have been reduced to where your legs are pushed up against your chest. And the flatulent fat passenger in the seat next to you has suddenly spread into your lap.

MEGABUS OFFERS MEGA FREE SEATS PDF Print E-mail
Megabus, which offers fares as low as $1 and free WiFi, just announced that it will give away 100,000 seats. The fares can be booked on the company's website for travel from Jan. 14 through March 18. To get a free seat you must enter the promo code greenbus.
 
Review: Eiffel Tower Experience PDF Print E-mail

Replica of Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas
Magnifique Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Right? Wrong! It’s the replica at Paris Resort, Las Vegas

Maybe it isn’t the original, but it is an impressive 3/5th replica of it, the tallest structure in Las Vegas (540 feet), and offers spectacular day and night 360 degree viewing. You can see the glittering city, busy aircraft activity at nearby Las Vegas Airport, surrounding desert and mountains. There’s a glass-paned elevator to take you to the observation deck as well as to the glitzy Eiffel Tower Restaurant.

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Buckingham Palace Guard, London PDF Print E-mail
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Travel Desination: Monument Valley, Arizona PDF Print E-mail

If you’re interested in seeing some of the most beautiful scenery in America, visit Monument Valley. For old Western movie buffs, it is a kind of Valhalla of Hollywood immortals John Wayne and director John Ford. In 1939, Ford brought his film crew and unknown young actor Wayne to the Valley to make "Stagecoach".

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Travel Review: How I Became a Cruise Enthusiast PDF Print E-mail

As with all aspects of the travel industry trying to cope with today’s economy, cruise companies are lowering prices to attract customers. Now may be your best time to sign on to a luxurious cruise at bargain prices.

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