Announcing the launch of LiveFromALounge Hindi! This one has been a long time coming. We need all the feedback and help we can have. Look forward to your inputs.
If you thought pirates attacks are a thing of the past think again. Recently a passenger cruise ship en route Dubai had to go dusk-to-dawn blackout for 10 days in fear of pirate attack.
I am red all over my face seething with some sort of pent-up anger. I’ve just discovered that luxury is taxed differently in the western world as compared to India as compared to south-east Asia, and boo-yeah, we are paying a lot more taxes on those hotel stays now as compared to earlier. Nice moneygrab, eh?
We take a break from miles & points coverage to tell you about our adventures with U2, in Ireland of course!
Do you dress up for your flights or just go with the first thing you find on the rack? I have been wondering how does it work for You? Here is how it works for us.
Have you ever flown in your beer back home? Just one can at a time? This man did, and the beer survived the journey!!! Tee Hee! Hick…
Kuwait and Jordan have their national airlines and airports off the electronics ban. This is great news! Now you can fly with your electronics in your handbag on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian to the USA.
Indians can now access the Global Entry program, which allows for pre-approved passengers with valid documents to visit the USA and access the American border without having to go for an interview with the immigration officer every time. Time saved is money earned, right?
India and the USA have formalised the entry of Indian nationals into the Global Entry program. This is great news for frequent travellers to the USA, as they can now proceed into the country swiftly rather than having to wait to get interviewed with a CBP officer.
The new Goods & Services tax will go live in India from July 1,2017. This means a lot more taxes for those luxury hotel stays. Read how the new GST tax structure will impact your travel in India.