This Week In Travel – Episode 152

This week’s guest is former US editor of Lonely Planet, Robert Reid

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This Week’s News:

  • Japan Airlines Adds Row to Breast Feed on Hawaii-Bound Flights
  • TripAdvisor to remove negative reviews when hotels renovate
  • Baby dies on baggage carrier
  • Unusual tattoos: Traveller tattoos map on his back and fills in countries he’s visited
  • ‘Josh From New Orleans’ Swallows Severed Human Toe At Bar, Pays Fine, Skips Town
  • United Airlines says it will honour mistake free flights, says it will honour the tickets it accidentally gave away for free.
  • Etihad to introduce ‘flying nannies’
  • Costa Concordia salvage operation hailed a success
  • Timelapse of Costa Concordia being raised.

Picks of the week:

  • Chris –
    • Virginia City Camel Races
    • Santa Catalina Island
    • California State Railroad Museum – Sacramento, California
  • Jen – Google Street View Unleashes 360-Degree Tour of Galápagos Islands
  • Robert – Long Train Trips
    • Article on Millenial Train with fake Johnny Cash song “I Love Trains”
    • The Plate of Food Travel Museum/
    • The Right Pants – trailer, apology, director’s commentary
  • Gary – Nokia Lumia 1020