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Air Travel: Dirty Little Tricks

From how to get that special seat (hint: it’s all in the URL), to ways to block the person in front of you from reclining their seat, to how to break into an airplane lavatory (?!), Lifehacker has published How to Lie, Cheat, and Steal Your Way to a Perfect Flight. From their tip on making sure your bag gets an overhead baggage space:

Planes generally board by zone numbers or alphabetical boarding groups. This number or letter will be printed on your boarding pass. Who prints your boarding pass if you check-in at home? You do. Who has a copy of Photoshop and knows how to use it? You do. Make sure you know which group boards first, change your boarding pass so it has that number or letter on it, and you’re good to go.

Should you practice these tips? You be the judge. Read the entire article at Lifehacker »

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Gorgeous Hotel Missoni

Edinburgh is such a beautiful city that staying in an equally beautiful hotel makes perfect sense. The Hotel Missoni (yes, as in the designer Missoni) is such a place, the sort of hotel that’s been designed in a bold, contemporary style. See some of their rooms for yourself: Continue reading

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A Peek at the Amazing Peek

Peek is a brand spankin’ new service that will customize a travel package for you based on your own specified “perfect day”. The packages include a detailed itineraries, insider tips and “hidden gems from tastemakers”:

Peek brings together all of the information you need in one place. Use our Travel Guides if you’re visiting for the first time for an overview of the top things to see. Explore our categories to find unique experiences you will love. Then save yourself hours of phone calls with our seamless online booking and payments platform.

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