The LG Travel News Roundup: The Hot New Knitting Holiday

Weekly Travel News — By on April 13, 2012 at 6:00 am

By Susmita Baral
LG News Intern

Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…

Knitting VacationsTravel & Knitting
Knitters now have a new way to go on vacation: One filled with tourism and knitting. With the rising interest in knitting, knitting cruises are now popping up on the Eastern Coast of America where knitting aficionados can cruise with their family. While most of the travelers are women, there are men who join on board for their passion to knit or at the very least, to accompany their significant other. The cruises are ideal for beginners and experts alike, with knitting supplies included. Source: Huffington Post

Beijing’s Hidden Culture
China’s capital Beijing epitomizes a modern 21st-century city but it has an ancient imperial past that can be seen in their hidden landmarks, which are becoming endangered with time. The city’s landmarks are slowly being demolished and replaced with modern counterparts making the ancient landmarks a dying tourist location. Source: CNN

Ryanair Dropping Pounds
Ryanair airlines is pulling out all the stops to decrease fuel costs by lowering on-board weight. Some of their tactics include less ice for drinks, fewer magazines in-flight and perhaps most surprisingly, asking employees to shed pounds. Source: NY Daily News
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