Midnight In The Desert — travel

Woman Climbs Into Train Station X-Ray Machine To Protect Her Luggage

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Woman Climbs Into Train Station X-Ray Machine To Protect Her Luggage

A woman traveling from Dongguan, in southern China, recently made international news headlines after climbing into a train station X-ray machine with her luggage, to make sure no one tried to steal it. One of the millions of Chinese traveling home for the Lunar New Year holiday, the unnamed woman reportedly had a lot of money in her bag, so when staff at Dongguan East Railway Station told her that she needed to put into the X-ray machine for scanning, she got on all fours and went through the scanner herself, to make sure it didn’t get stolen. A short...

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Nevada Has a New Travel Guide Especially for Extraterrestrials

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Nevada Has a New Travel Guide Especially for Extraterrestrials

The official Nevada state motto is “All for Our Country” and the state also has a variety of official and unofficial state slogans and nicknames, including “Battle Born,” “The Silver State,” “Home Means Nevada” (license plate slogan), “Wide Open” and “Nevada: Come Happy, Leave Broke.” While all of those appeal in some way to humans, which one would be best for convincing extraterrestrials to visit (or revisit?) Nevada? Or should it try a new one designed specifically for space aliens? Battle Born But We’ll Cease Fire While You’re Here? The Silver Parts for Your Spaceship State? ET Phoned Home and...

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Man & his rescue cat travel 31,000 miles in their camper van (Video)

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Man & his rescue cat travel 31,000 miles in their camper van (Video)

From entrepreneur couples, travelling creative professionals to outdoor enthusiasts looking for the next thrill, a growing number of people are choosing to live a little differently, converting vehicles like vans and buses into full-time homes on wheels. The reasons can be numerous: more financial freedom, as well the allure of travelling with your home as you see the wider world out there. These are some of the same reasons why Australian Rich East embarked on a cross-country trip in his simple van conversion. But he's not alone: so far, he's travelled 50,000 kilometers (over 31,000 miles) with his rescue cat,...

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What it’s like to ship yourself overnight on Cabin’s sleep pod bus

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What it’s like to ship yourself overnight on Cabin’s sleep pod bus

Cabin, the sleep pod-equipped charter bus, wants to be like the Ritz Carlton, but on wheels. Last weekend, I traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles roundtrip on Cabin. When I arrived to the bus pickup location in San Francisco, a smiley attendant greeted me. She then proceeded to check me in and stow away my bag. Upon entering the bus, I saw the social lounge, where people can chit chat and hang out if they don’t want to go to sleep right away. I bypassed that area and went straight upstairs to pick out my pod. I went with...

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Man Freights: the Better Way to Connect!

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Man Freights: the Better Way to Connect!

The most impactful gifts are the ones given in person, but with the pricey costs of airfare and the “mystery scents” of bus travel, most long-distance gift-givers have resigned to just shipping their gifts. That all changes today. Read More: YouTube

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