Travel books auctioned for £314,800

Posted on: January 14th, 2010 Posted by Sharon Miller

A series of rare travel books, including one which was the property of Captain Cook, has generated more than £300,000 at an auction in Edinburgh. The sale, initiated by The Northern Lighthouse Heritage Trust, ws carried out in order to raise funds to safeguards other books in its library. Amongst the sold items was a [...]

US “Cougar” club rejected by major cruise line

Posted on: January 13th, 2010 Posted by Sharon Miller

Ever since Newsweek Magazine is the US reveled that 2009 would be the “year of the cougar”, it would appear that it had become commonly acceptable for older sex-starved women to bed younger men. Partly due to Demi Moore and Madonna, who found boyfriends barely out of school for some romance, women in their fifties [...]

British Airways has announced via a statement that it’s launching a promotional campaign targeting its Bahrain client base. This special offer will provide some of the best deals to be had on fares on the carrier ervice to destinations in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe. The campaign kicked off on January 6 and is [...]

Just because it’s only 2010, does not mean that Glasgow Airport isn’t looking forward to 2014 already. In fact, Glasgow has just recently unveiled its plans for a £25 million expansion. This expansion is set to boost its capacity and improve passenger facilities ahead of 2014, when the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games. [...]

The Paradise Point Estates in Kailua, Hawaii, has once again been chosen by President Barack Obama and his family to be used as the official 2009 holiday season Winter White House. According to Paradise Point Estates owner David Zimel, his accommodation offers the ideal combination of security and luxury necessary for the Winter White House. [...]

Apparently Butlins has chosen to go a bit upmarket. The resort now has spa days and revamped its resorts. This has left behind nothing but very happy campers. The modernization of the resorts has boosted annual revenues by more than 10 percent across its holiday camps. This, of course, helped to inspire the BBC sitcom [...]