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Here is some of the best travel news and notes from around the Internet:
- Running with Miles shares what it’s like to fly El Al for the first time.
- The latest on Traveling Dad talks about how to survive a long flight with a baby.
- There’s a group trying to organize a contest for “The New 7 wonders of Nature” which is apparently trying to “shake down” different governments for money in order to be considered for nomination.
- I can’t keep track of whether Marriott is buying Starwood, or a Chinese-led firm, or Marriott again, or whoever, but I did find this take from View from the Wing interesting in that Marriott told some of its investors what its plans were for the Starwood frequent flier program.
- Here are a few reasons why the TSA is a mess and you’re likely to continue to see long lines at the airport. Maybe they should be promoting this parody of the TSA’s video for kids?
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