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TRAVEL | Virgin Australia operates five flights a week between Los Angeles and Melbourne, and is one of their main international routes. The plane that’s currently used on the route is the  Boeing 777-300ER (“777”). I’ve flown Virgin Australia several times within Australia, but internationally it’s always been on routes covered

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TRAVEL | Singapore Airlines operates a lot of daily flights between Frankfurt and New York City. The route is a major one for Singapore Airlines, with Frankfurt acting as the stopover point on flights from Singapore to New York City. As one would expect on such an important route, the

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TRAVEL | Singapore Airlines operates a lot of daily flights between Singapore and Frankfurt. The route is a major one for Singapore Airlines, with Frankfurt acting as the stopover point on flights from Singapore to New York City. As one would expect on such an important route, the airline’s newest

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TRAVEL | Singapore Airlines operates four flights daily from Melbourne (and Sydney) to Singapore, using a combination of Boeing 777-300ER (“777”) and Airbus Industrie A380-800 (“A380”) planes. It’s been a few years since I’ve flown Singapore Airlines, and the experiences I’d had in the past were always pleasant, so I was

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SHIMOGO | Ouchi-juku is a former post town which connected the towns of Aizu and Nikko during Japan’s Edo Period (1603 and 1868). The purpose of towns like Ouchi-juku was to provide travellers with a place to rest, eat, and lodge while making their long journeys, often by foot due

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CROATIA | Split and Dubrovnik are the most visited seaside cities on the Croatian mainland, but neither have many beaches and both tend to be swarmed with tourists in summer. In between these two holiday destinations is the less known of Makarska, which represents all the best bits of Croatia.

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KITAKATA | Kitakata is a small city of around 50,000 people in Japan’s Fukushima province, and is an ideal spot for a day trip when visiting the larger nearby town of Aizuwakamatsu. For architecture buffs, the historica kura, or storehouses, are a big attraction. They are beautiful buildings that are

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TRAVEL | Jetstar Australia recently launched their direct Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (“Dreamliner”) service from Melbourne (and Sydney) to Ho Chi Minh City. To celebrate, I was invited to fly Business Class on the inaugural 8.5 hour service to see what the flight was like, and to experience a few days

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KITAKATA | Imagine there was a place where you could eat ramen every day and nobody would bat an eyelid. A place where ramen is so popular that there’s a ramen museum, and shops serve who ramen to hungry locals for breakfast. Kitakata, in Japan’s Fukushima province, is such a

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TRAVEL | At The City Lane, we keep our pulse on how emerging technologies are impacting our favorite activity – travel. The Celebrity Edge is the first cruise ship to be designed completely in 3D, and we must say that we were intrigued! On Monday, March 13, Celebrity Cruises shared a first