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10 Shocking Facts About Cruise Ships You Never Thought Of

How big is the largest cruise in the world? Do they have a prison on board? Here are some fascinating facts about cruise ships.

Each year, more than 23 million people take a cruise around the world on more than 300 ships. Most passengers don’t know much about the small town they board to sail the high seas and explore foreign lands.

1. The largest cruise ship is 228.081 gross tons large/heavy

Royal Carribean Cruise Line believes that size matters and owns some of the largest and most luxurious ships in the world. read more

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About puerto princesa

Puerto Princesa is the heart of Palawan, the Philippine’s last frontier. Dubbed as “City in the Forest”, it boasts of being the only city in the country who has successfully balanced the harmony between the development and environment. Considered as the Ecotourism Capital of the Philippines, it is also a model in local governance, cleanliness, environmental protection and conservation. read more

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Your guide to las vegas resort fees—and how to avoid them

Resort fees are sometimes the worst part of booking a hotel in Vegas. You’ll see a hotel room for an affordable nightly price, only to notice that the price of the resort fee is higher than the price of the room. Luckily, not every hotel in Las Vegas has these, and there are ways to get out of paying them. Keep reading to find out more about resort fees in Las Vegas. read more

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Fine dining with a view

Franziska Restaurant

If the waiter greets you shaking his head as you walk in, it usually means you have no chance of getting a table. He already suspects it: Another guest without a reservation. That is why I book now before. Always!

Do you also know? It’s just that the good restaurants are usually fully booked, because of course they are good and nowadays people like to go out: Out to dinner, out for lunch. Especially in the cities the restaurants are always crowded on weekdays and for example in Frankfurt I’m rarely lucky to get a table without a reservation. A seat at the counter is a good alternative every now and then, but a nice table with all the comforts and candlelight is part of a nice dinner out, especially for special dates, candlelight dinners or customer visits. That’s why I now regularly make reservations at the restaurant. read more

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Duisburg North Landscape Park – industrial culture on a grand scale

Here in the Ruhr area, you can find a piece of industrial culture in every corner. Today I would like to introduce you to an industrial monument that is practically in my neighborhood. My absolute favorite place in the whole Ruhr area. The old Duisburg North Landscape Park, also known as LaPaDu or LaPaNo, attracts more than a million visitors each year. read more

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Uob travel insurance review 2022: promo, covid-19, complimentary insurance

UOB travel insurance is something of a hidden gem. When you buy travel insurance, the usual names that come to mind are NTUC , MSIG , FWD and so on.

But in my opinion, UOB travel insurance offers pretty decent coverage – and I’m saying this as someone who is not a fan of UOB at all. This is a pleasant surprise because local banks usually don’t try very hard with their insurance products. read more

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4-5 nights Israel: Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with flights incl. 4*hotel + breakfast from 399€ *update*

You are looking for a special destination and don’t want to spend too much time looking for a flight and a hotel? In that case, we’ve found a really great Israel deal for you today on Travelbird. Experience the two outstanding cities including a City Pass worth €100.

Update 10. October 2016: The offer has become a bit more expensive. The most favorable journey goes now for 399€ on different dates of January – March 2017 for 5-6 days from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. More on different dates for extra charge. read more

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