Taipei’s Songshan Airport launched the first “Fake Flight” service for grounded travelers

Taipei’s Songshan Airport recently launched a unique “fake flight” service that gives melancholic travelers the chance to go through the check-in and plane boarding procedures without actually taking off… Ever since Taiwan closed off its borders in mid-March due coronavirus pandemic, travelers have been forced to dream and reminisce about their past adventures in foreign lands. However, a month ago, more precisely on July 2, the Songshan Airport introduced an offbeat service that gives people the full airport experience without to leave. The service includes airport security checks, passport verification,…

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The curious story of Glasgow Sherbet Factory ruins – Scotland

We are in Glasgow, Scotland. The city is not exactly short of interesting monuments and buildings, and one of the great pleasures of Scotland is that there is always something new to uncover, and each corner is full of rich history and little-known facts.If you’ve taken a stroll passed the River Kelvin, you may have come across a strange little sign. Or maybe not, because It’s easy not to notice this small plaque, that marks the reported location of where the Glasgow Sherbet Municipal Works once stood. Now a few…

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#TodayInHistory – August 6

August 6 – Some important events on this day. 1497 👉🏼 Italian explorer John Cabot returns to Bristol from North America (Newfoundland) – first European to do so since the Vikings 1538 👉🏼 Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada 1661 👉🏼 The Treaty of The Hague is signed whereby the Dutch Republic sells New Holland (Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold to Portugal 1890 👉🏼 At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes the 1st person to be executed by electric chair 1932 👉🏼 1st…

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