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Zunum Aero: Fly Electric On Short, Cheap Hops


The company, located in Kirkland, Washington, is developing electric planes to get travelers out of cars and into the air for regional travel. They’re expected to be able to fly up to 400 miles on each electric charge.

Along with partners Boeing and JetBlue, Zunum predicts that hybrid passenger aircraft will be operating within the next decade. Because the engines don’t use expensive gasoline, Zunum expects ticket prices will be much lower than on today’s huge, high-cost, gas-guzzly airliners.

Will Choo-Choo Trains Ride Trackless Across The Ocean? PDF Print E-mail


A month after beginning her term as New York’s 14th District Rep, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a self-confessed Bernie Sanders socialist, released her “Green New Deal”. It threatens quote; "a massive transformation of our society.”

One of the proposed spectacular changes is to build trains that can run on tracks across oceans and end all air travel. So, if you can wait a couple of years, maybe you’ll be able to ride the waves in that cross-Atlantic train from New York to London.

 
Seattle WA: Enjoy All The Fun Features At Pike Place Market PDF Print E-mail


Established in 1907, the riverside gathering brought fresh farm produce for city residents. It continues to grow with hundreds of retailers, including bakeries, fresh meat shops, produce stands, crafts and home furnishings. Also bakeries, fish markets, produce stands and specialty food stores.

A favorite of locals and tourists, Pike Place continues to offer fresh foods, as well as scheduled daily and nightly entertainment events, cooking classes and many other attractions. For more info, go to pikeplacemarket.org

 
San Francisco CA: Annual Chinese New Year Parade PDF Print E-mail


See this spectacular event if you’re in or nearby the City By The Bay on the evening of Saturday, February 23, between 6 and 8 pm. With a history that goes back almost two centuries, the parade represents the world’s largest Chinese community outside of Asia.

More than 100 colorful costume and music groups will participate, featuring this year’s Miss Chinatown U.S.A. Also on display along the route will be the enormous dancing Golden Dragon operated by nearly 200 participants. For more info, go to chineseparade.com

 
Q: Where Can I Shoot Best Selfies In Las Vegas? PDF Print E-mail


Now retired and in my late 60s, I’ve become a world traveler and selfie freak. I’ve snapped photos and videos of me at the Eiffel Tower, Great Wall of China, Golden Gate Bridge and other famous spots. We’re heading to Vegas next month for the first time in many years. Where are the best spots there to continue my selfie photo obsession? JL, McLean TX

A: Get a lot of great selfies while wandering at night. Our choices are Fremont Street Experience, fountains at Bellagio, Eiffel Tower at Paris Resort, and do a selfie smile and a wave by the famed Las Vegas sign. For overhead scenes, invest in a ‘copter flight or ride the High Roller ferris wheel at the Linq

 
Royal Air Maroc: Non-Stop Boston-Casablanca Flights PDF Print E-mail


Had they lived in Beantown or the Big Orange, Bogie and Bergman would be happy to learn about the new schedule of three overseas flights a week, beginning in June. Earlier, in April, the airline also plans Casablanca flights from Miami. Here's lookin' at you, kid. For ticket prices, schedules and other info, go to www.royalairmaroc.com

 
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