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How To Travel Virtually Through Food, Culture And Ideas

From cooking classes hosted by a Michelin-starred chef to perfectly portioned afternoon tea delivered directly to your front door and a from a clever new podcast staff off boredom to a beautifully appointed skin and wellness package, all this and more to help make the most of lockdown.

Wellocks At Home

Michelin-starred chef Tim Allen, formerly of Launceston Place, Wild Rabbit and The Flitch of Bacon is bringing some true culinary luxury to lockdown. Having partnered with Wellocks At Home,

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COVID-19 travel safety: Tripit app offers travel “guidance” amid a modern plague

From infection hotspots to quarantine requirements, these app features could help travelers avoid the myriad potential pitfalls associated with pandemic tourism.

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The coronavirus pandemic has decimated the global travel industry. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics data, US airline passengers decreased 96% in April 2020 compared with April 2019. In recent months, daily airline passengers have been on the rise as people take to the skies amid a modern plague. To mitigate the risk of contagion, the app Tripit has unveiled a number of new travel-friendly capabilities with COVID-19 in mind.

“There’s no question that travel

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Record-breaking roller coaster will travel more than 155 miles per hour

A roller coaster now under development in the Middle East is set to smash existing records for speed, height and track length.

a view of a large rock: A rendering of Six Flags Qiddiya, due to open in Saudi Arabia in 2023.

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A rendering of Six Flags Qiddiya, due to open in Saudi Arabia in 2023.

Called “Falcon’s Flight,” the ride will be the main attraction of Six Flags Qiddiya, due to open in Saudi Arabia outside of capital Riyadh in 2023.


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According to a press release issued by the Qiddiya Investment Company, which has partnered with US-headquartered Six Flags to build the park, the coaster will travel across four kilometers (about 2.5 miles)

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