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10 ridiculous and unique travel accessories

Some of the travel accessories that are out there aren’t doing people any favours. Here is a look at some of the worst offenders, including the Spork, an inflatable foot rest and the ostrich pillow.

Lima airport: The sneakiest scam ever?

There are two things that really piss travellers off: long lines, and wasting money. At Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport, you get both, compliments of what just might be the sneakiest airport scam I’ve ever witnessed.

Paris: Top sights in the City of Lights

Few cities in the world can rival the history, beauty and architecture of Paris. You could easily spend a week lazing around in an outdoor café, taking in the stunning views from the top of the Eiffel Tower or poring over priceless works of art. But how do you see it all if you only have a couple of days? Easy: stick to the main highlights.

Eclectic San Francisco: A city of contrasts

It was still early in the morning, so the city was still clouded in puffy white fog, and you could see the white houses tucked into the hillside peeking out from underneath. Soon, we were greeted with a glimpse of the glittering blue waters that are famous in the Bay area, as we made our way past the Victorian-era townhouses and those classic cable cars.

Down to the desert: Highlights of Arizona

Arizona is famous for two things: golf, and the Grand Canyon. That being said, there is plenty more to do if you’re heading down to the desert—especially if the idea of 18 holes in the blazing sun isn’t your idea of a good time.