By Mark Ellwood Bloomberg
At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globetrotters in all of our luxury fields — food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate — to learn about their high-end hacks, tips, and off-the-wall experiences. These are the Distinguished Travel Hackers.
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By Joe Nocera, Bloomberg View
IF YOU’RE AN airline passenger of a certain age, you remember what it was like in those years before 1978. You remember the expansive legroom (36 inches from seat back to back rest!), the empty middle seats (the typical plane was around 60% full), the hot meals (served with metal knives and forks), the lack of fees, even the ease with which you could glide from the ticket counter to the airplane (no Transportation Security Administration!). Though the airline industry had lost its sheen of glamor by the 1970s, flying was still more pleasant than not.
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PARIS — You are rushing to catch a train or plane and suddenly the suitcase you’re pulling starts to rock from wheel to wheel, threatening to flip over. Tens of millions of travelers suffer this annoyance every day, but up to now, nobody could say exactly why.
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By Chadner Navarro
WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE: bleary-eyed from a long flight that lands after dark, staring down an even-more-exhausting work trip ahead. Continue reading “The most interesting late-night room service around the world”
Text and photos by Bettina V. Roc, Associate Editor
Try telling a friend you’re traveling to Mexico and the first thing you will likely be asked is “Why?”
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