Friday, January 20, 2017

Trump Aircraft Turns Used Airlines fromMexico

The former aircraft belonging to the airline of Mexico, TAESA Lineas Aéreas



Illustration Boeing 757-200 flight deck view - Image credit Bill Abbott

A billionaire private aircraft is something that is natural for them, it also happens to Trump, president of the United States 45th, but then came the news that an irony in the American mainstream media.

It made headlines mainly because of present discourse of Trump to build a wall between the US and Mexico, so the talks evolve everywhere.

Trump's presence has been a lot of talk, since the campaign period up to the time after being elected. And, as it is known today, or precisely on the day that has been set on January 20, Donald Trump will officially become the President of the United States.

Many crowds at the inauguration, citing the sites CNN Indonesia, January 19, including the Women's March event the next day series of events that enliven the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump.

News earlier in the many activities of Trump uses aircraft for travel, citing the sites Telegraph on Thursday, January 19, it is known that private aircraft that transported so far proved to be a former aircraft belonging to an airline in Mexico, TAESA Lineas Aéreas.

Trump bought the Boeing 757 with the numbered N757AF of one of the founders of Microsoft, Paul Allen, in 2011.

You can guess the name given to the aircraft, 'Trump Force One', the aircraft is going to be the presidential plane was operated by TAESA since July 6, 1994 until March 31, 1995.

Media find out, but it is not known for certain routes had taken, but most flights carried around Mexico.

Of course, although this is a former aircraft of the airline from Mexico, but Trump wanted something special, aircraft interior has been completely renovated, so that it is now worth fantastic plane, approximately US $ 100 million.

Passengers will have the satisfaction when the opportunity to be in it, sitting area with a capacity of 43 gold plated seatbelt, bedroom with sheets and pillows made from silk, as well as a mini cinema with a 57 inches screen.

These aircraft have all contributed to the campaign, although the New York Times reported that the plane license has run out, as well as the obligation for him to pay a fine of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

But. 'Trump Force One' remains free to air.

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Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Telegraph
Image: Bill Abbott via Wikipedia

Hotel Guests Not Want to See Trump Building

Trump is known as property businessman, so that his building spread over USA



Pennsylvania Ave - Old Post Office to the Capitol at Night - Image Credit Wyn Van Devanter

President-elect Donald Trump on January 20th officially sworn in as President of the United States, and when the weather is nice, then the event will run smoothly. The presence of various important figures in American as well as representatives of various countries.

Everyone knows who Donald Trump, citing the sites CNN Indonesia, January 19, the new president in the United States before a property businessman who has the luxury buildings by his company's work in a number of areas in the United States.

But there is always a lag of controversy for some people, people who annoyed with Trump's behavior, and even spread to the tourists, so often the unexpected event occurs by the hotel.

Have been submitted when the guests whose building is located around the property belongs to Trump, the events that had never happened before, citing the site Travel and Leisure as well as NBC News on Thursday, January 19, many hotel guests who requested that their windows are not dealing with buildings belonging to Trump.

In retrospect it is less rational, but everyone has their own discretion. Who knows what is in the mind of each, everyone can believe as they wish each.

In fact, according to a quote on the site, the number of guests who request it called increased since Trump started a campaign until win the election.

A story of an employee of Hotel Club Quarters in Chicago might explain it.

"We often get special requests like that."

Might be a bit drawn, in the United States, there are 24 property owned by Trump scattered in all directions, even as many as 11 of them were in New York. You can even see the building in other countries, property owned by Trump scattered in Istanbul, Panama, Seoul, Toronto, Manila, Mumbai, Uruguay and Vancouver.

Overall, according to Forbes, Trump has 33 properties scattered around the world with a total value of approximately US $ 562 million.

No wonder it seems many townspeople or perhaps part of the population who feel besieged by the buildings belonging to Trump, in specific terms, of course.

Well, for potential hotel guests and want to avoid the 'sights', the reservation should be done from now on.

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Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Travel and Leisure, NBC News
Image: Wyn Van Devanter via Wikipedia

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Countries with Weakest Passport 2017

Countries with weak passport has only a limited visa-free



Passengers in the airport - Image credit M Kretyawan

Countries with weak passport identified through limited access to countries in the world, their citizens get visa-free only to certain countries are less than 40-50 countries of the world.

Being a luxury facilities of a country, when they have a strong passport. For example countries such as Germany, Singapore, Sweden, and Japan can be proud, citizens will have the ease of visiting many countries with visa-free countries in the world to 147-159.

The weakness of a passport is automatically made citizens have difficulty in traveling, because every visit, they must first have a visa permit.

As delivered by Passport Index sites, citing the sites KompasTravel, January 18, some countries have very weak passport. Through information on the site, provide robust data and the lack of a passport of a country based on Visa-Free Score (VFS), which is a combination of the number of Visa-Free (VF) and Visa On Arrival (VOA).

As a citizen of a country that has a weak passport, they must first perform some preparatory steps when going to visit a country.

Present a feeling that must accept the situation, every traveling abroad, especially if you like your tour.

The latest data released 2017 Index convey Passport participating countries are 193 member states of the United Nations (UN) and the six territorial (Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong, Kosovo, Palestine, and the Vatican) that is calculated to be 199 countries.

Based on these calculations, Afghanistan is a country of the passport owner of the weakest, because just getting visa-free into 23 countries. Likewise also as weak Pakistani passport, with visa-free only to 26 countries.

Passport Index provides a list of 10 countries with a weakest passport in the world in 2017.

1. Afghanistan - 23 countries
2. Pakistan - 26 countries
3. Iraq - 28 countries
4. Syria - 29 countries
5. Somalia - 30 countries

6. Ethiopia - 34 countries
7. South Sudan - 34 countries
8. Sri Lanka - 35 countries
9. Bangladesh - 35 countries
10. Sudan - 36 countries

You can imagine the difficulties that will be encountered on the way to the embassy or consulate of a country representative office to obtain an entry visa permits.

But. A country can improve its performance in line with the policy that is owned, thus gaining access to an expansion of the destination country.

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Source: S Anindiati Nursastri - KompasTravel, Passport Index
Image: M Kretyawan

Cities with the Lowest Cost of Living

The budget for a sightseeing trip can be considered choosing a trip destination



Father face of India - Image credit L Pandjaitan

City with a low cost living often be one consideration in deciding the traveler a vacation trip, maybe you can understand why they chose it.

As written in an article, CNN Indonesia, Wednesday, January 18th, the cheaper the cost of living in the city, of course, the less expenditure required.

Many things are taken into account as a parameter, a quote from The Economist Intelligence Unit, the survey cost of living around the world or WCOL (world cost of living) based on 160 parameters in 133 cities in the world.

They set parameters, of which the prices of food, drinks, clothing, household supplies, personal needs, rent, transportation, and recreation costs.

1. Lusaka

The capital of Zambia as the cheapest cities in the world with WCOL index number 41. While Singapore (as the most expensive city) with performance number 116.

Zambia is a mandatory destination for lovers of wild animals of about nine thousand hectares, home to lions, leopards, giraffes, and a center for the hippos in Africa.

2. Bengaluru

Cities with the index 42 as the largest city and capital of the state of Karnataka, India. As the quote from The Telegraph, in this city the Hindus, Muslims and Christians live side by side with local residents Tamil and Bengali descent.

The urban community can speak English standard capabilities. The city is also very friendly and safe for youth and women.

3. Mumbai

The city is one level higher than Bengaluru with WCOL index number 43. Directions northwest Bengaluru, Mumbai called the experience a period of renaissance in art and architecture based in Kala Ghoda.


Jewellers shop, India - Image credit L Pandjaitan

You can enjoy the many colonial era buildings, dozens of art galleries open to the public. In the middle of traffic density, Mumbai still provide a friendly pedestrian.

4. Karachi

Cities with WCOL index value of 45, the largest city in Pakistan, for a vacation. Industrial and banking center in Pakistan and steeped in culture, such as the National Museum of Pakistan and the Academy of Art.

You can choose the winter as an option for a visit, because the summer sun was overpowering.

5. Chennai

Still in India (in southern India), a city with an index equal to Karachi, 45. Metropolitan city of fourth-largest in India.

Offers beautiful beaches, and have a variety of sites for historical tours.

In addition to the five cities above, there are two other cities which included as a cheap city. Cities with index numbers equal to Karachi and Chennai, namely Almaty, Kazakhztan and Algiers, Algeria.

There are other considerations in choosing, even without knowing it, the cost of a trip can be important. Another consideration could be anything, such interest in the uniqueness of a regional tourist destination.

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Source: P Tripeni Juniman – CNN Indonesia, The Telegraph, The Economist
Image: L Pandjaitan

London Special Dog Fun Travel Tours

The unique idea of a community to spoil the dog with their owners



Rose Garden Hyde Park, London - Image credit M Marina Bartels

Travel for dogs can be an attraction for the community of dog lovers, and it happened in London. Dogs need to be traveled as part of their requirements in a special tour from 17 to 19 January, 2017.

As mentioned in travel guides, travel shows on that date and will begin its journey every day in three times, at 10.00 am, 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm.

You know for pet lovers, citing the sites CNN Indonesia, January 15, they were very attentive to their pets, such as dogs, as if no day that can make them split.

Even when they traveled, they were sad to leave their beloved dog for the sake of implementing the holidays. They would be willing to prepare everything, solely so that pet dogs can be taken along on vacation.

They are willing to struggle for their dog to participate in a long vacation, as interesting quote from the sites Lonely Planet on Thursday, January 12th, a tour that included a dog that goes from a community of More Th>n Doggyssenti>ls.

They invite participation, dogs and their owners will be taken around the city by bus and visit some parks, such as Hyde Park, Kensington Palace Gardens and Green Park.


Hyde Park, London - Image credit M Marina Bartels

Location traveled very precise and appropriate, gardens eligible for a walk with their dog, a large region is an area that is often used owners to bring the dog for a walk.

You can guess the feeling of happiness of the dog owners, because the chance of a tour that involves their dogs. A walk in a city park, the dogs and their owners will also be invited to visit the historical attractions, such as the Kennel Club, the Houses of Parliament and Victoria Tower Garden.

This community has been preparing a tourism package segment enthusiasts and animal lover, especially dogs. They will get a lot of knowledge, the dog owner will be given a historical story about pedigree dogs in the UK.

Do not worry, the organizers have been preparing for the event for a moment to eat, the owner and the dog will be invited to stop by for a meal that is friendly to pets.

Meaningful holiday, traveled while indulging themself with their dog, a community that can understand the needs of tourists.

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Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Lonely Planet
Image: M Marina Bartels, P Djayasupena

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Traveled to Homeless Shelter in Vienna

Many people become homeless in the most comfortable city in the world



Street shops of Vienna - Image credit W Sjahran

Vienna as city with the highest living comfort level in the world, several studies have reported about this, but the facts do not always give a nice picture.

The evidence suggests there are thousands of people who need help and attention, citing the sites CNN Indonesia, January 16, as a consequence of the city that are worth mentioning had the welfare of the best security environment.

The government provides the data to date, there were more than 4,300 homeless people there each year, according to excerpts from the AFP on Monday, January 16th.

It knocks the heart of a tourist guide, Barbara, who felt the need to establish a travel agency for the homeless, "Shades Tours" with the purpose of sharing.

Long story of herself, having previously had felt the same conditions. When she was still the owner of the gallery, she was diagnosed with cancer that required treatment in 2014.

Darkest days, she tells all attentively, when the money runs out, the house is sold, she then spent the rest of her life in a homeless shelter.

She moved, her luck changed with the business, an agency of the homeless. She proudly tells all in front of the tourists who participated in the course of a tour of her tour travel agency.

"There I was happy, therefore I feel healthy. My hair began to grow again after previously bald due to chemotherapy."

The story of a woman who is strong, bounced back by setting up a tour guide agency since last year, "I feel optimistic that my life would be improved, especially to be able to have a new place to live."

Tour guide agency and at the same time social group that seeks to bridge the traveler needs to be a new trend, and help the less fortunate. Travelers are given a lot of information and explanation on how to help homeless people to survive.

As may often be seen, you know when in Paris tourists often invited to tour around the Eiffel Tower, but she do anything differently in Vienna they can help reduce the number of homeless.

Homelessness is always present in large cities, every day, but do not understand the actual condition. Sense of caring as was done by Barbara and colleagues at “Shades Tour” can move other people.

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Source: CNN Indonesia, AFP
Image: W Sjahran

Thousands of Firearms Seized at US Airports

TSA confiscated 3,400 firearms loaded - that carried the passengers illegally



SIG Pro semi-automatic pistol, illustration - Image credit Augustas Didžgalvis

A loaded firearm can carry risks when taken to a place that is not quite right, as has been written on this blog, that the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made regulations on firearms carried by passengers in flight.

As known, TSA prohibits passengers to carry a loaded firearm since coming to the airport to get off the plane. And taken separately to a special box that is locked.

Background make this rule applied has been through observation, one of which is that the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale Airport, Florida last week, and the debate on the issue of gun ownership in the United States.

On the other hand there is a concern, citing the sites CNN Indonesia, January 9, that similar attacks would be imitated and performed in other public places.

TSA seems to be firm with these rules, as an example of years they have seized 3,400 firearms carried passengers illegally.

Other quotations from the site Skift on Tuesday, January 17, the number of illegal firearms were discovered in the past year showed an increase of 500 percent from the year of 2005.

There was an increase in the consideration of the public, because the average found nine illegal firearms per day at 238 airports in America. Conceivably worry residents, 83 percent of firearms seized already loaded in it.

As an illustration at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta became the airport with the findings of illegal firearms at the most, followed by Fort Worth Airport in Dallas, and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

Facts demonstrate safety considerations are paramount for the wider community who frequently travel by plane, TSA anticipated with strict supervision. Another thing to consider is the problem of trafficking of illegal firearms in the US are increasingly chronic.

Despite the firmness of the TSA, so far not all the regions in America who apply, as by naked eye, even a loaded firearm may be included in a pocket pants.

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Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Skift
Image: Augustas Didžgalvis via Wikipedia