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Pod Hotels in New York – the famed capsule hotels of Japan have been an icon of the Land of the Rising Sun for years

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**Pod Hotels in New York **– the famed capsule hotels of Japan have been an icon of the Land of the Rising Sun for years, now more and more of the micro-rooms are appearing in the Big Apple.

Dancing flight attendants on Cebu Pacific flight – air stewards on a flight in the Philippines have a novel new way of getting your attention during the on-flight safety briefing: dancing to a carefully choreographed routine, soundtracked by Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. The video now has over 5 million views on YouTube. Check it out yourself below!

IndiaThe Commonwealth Games kicked off on Sunday in Delhi, with a spectacular opening ceremony. Let the games begin.

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Cost of travel set to rise – increasing taxes and oil prices are likely to cause the cost of road, rail and air travel to go up over the next few months

Strikes hit flights in Spain and Belgium – last Wednesday, a general strike in Spain left two thirds of flights going in and out of Spain grounded.

Eiffel Tower evacuated – Paris’ most famous landmark was briefly evacuated on Tuesday evening after official received a bomb threat – the second in two weeks.

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