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Fancy sleeping in the cargo hold? Qantas ponders the future of its planes

The A380 first class seat on Qantas. Image: Pascal Parrot/Getty Images It's always fascinating to think about how plane cabins could be more than just hours of sitting, movie-watching, and interrupted sleep. Following its first direct, commercial flight Australia to Europe, Qantas chief Alan Joyce told an audience in London that the airline is thinking… Continue reading Fancy sleeping in the cargo hold? Qantas ponders the future of its planes

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Air New Zealand has a nifty feature that lets parents sleep next to their baby

Air New Zealand's Skycouch has been updated for tinier passengers. Image: air new zealand As many of us know, sleeping in economy seats is a challenge at best. At least on some Air New Zealand flights, the airline has added something it calls a Skycouch, turning a row of seats into a flat-ish bed that's… Continue reading Air New Zealand has a nifty feature that lets parents sleep next to their baby

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23 travel sites and apps that will take the stress out of your next adventure

Stressed about figuring out travel plans? These apps and websites can help. Image: Bob Al-Greene/ Mashable Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Traveling can be a great way to log off, relax, and recuperate from the… Continue reading 23 travel sites and apps that will take the stress out of your next adventure

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Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

Black Mirror once again proved its technology-driven dystopian nightmares aren’t as far off as we’d like to think. Netflix released the fourth season of the show last month. The third episode, titled “Crocodile,” features a woman who witnesses a pedestrian being struck by self-driving pizza delivery vehicle. Without spoiling the episode, suffice it to say that the… Continue reading Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

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How to wash your underwear on the go, no hotel sink necessary

No more musty vacation clothes. Image: Scrubba Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Dirty clothes can get pretty gross when piled into a suitcase. Whether you're camping, traveling for work, or going… Continue reading How to wash your underwear on the go, no hotel sink necessary

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We’re not sure how this travel jacket has so many features, but we’re not complaining

Travel lightly with this 15-in-1 jacket. Image: baubax Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Imagine seeking $20,000 through Kickstarter to fund your new idea. Imagine meeting that goal in five hours. Imagine raising a casual $9.2 million by the time your fundraiser finally wrapped up. That was… Continue reading We’re not sure how this travel jacket has so many features, but we’re not complaining

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These Are The 7 Most Mysterious Places You Should Visit in 2018

We could debate the merits of visiting South Korea during its hosting year of the Winter Olympics, or we could drill down to find the very last hillside village in Italy unexploited by the marauding snap of the smartphone, but why not spin the globe in a completely different direction and fill our 2018 travel… Continue reading These Are The 7 Most Mysterious Places You Should Visit in 2018

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UK passports will change from burgundy to blue after Brexit

(CNN)The UK will stop printing passports in the current European Union standardized burgundy after Brexit, the Home Office announced on Friday. The blue passports will be issued from October 2019. Lewis said he was "delighted" to announce the decision and called the move symbolic.       "Leaving the EU gives us a unique opportunity… Continue reading UK passports will change from burgundy to blue after Brexit

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Traveling: The Little Things You Need To Pack Before Leaving

So, you're finally going away for your well-deserved vacation. Don't let careless packing spoil a great holiday. Airport security systems have changed and has become much tighter. You might want to think about leaving some items at home and there are also some items that you might want to think about taking along. Here are… Continue reading Traveling: The Little Things You Need To Pack Before Leaving

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Travel With Kids (a little) Stress-Free

  Traveling with kids, whether a long haul flight or long drive can be overwhelming and scary for both kids and parents. In most cases, it aggravates the anxiety to both especially if it is your first time and doesn't exactly know how to deal with it. A little arsenal of "know-how" before you travel… Continue reading Travel With Kids (a little) Stress-Free