Month: May 2006

  • Ryanair boss offers “Fuel Monty” to Polish airline

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Polish national airline LOT said this month that managers at cut-price competitor Ryanair would ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?drop their trousers???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? for extra publicity. It turns out LOT spokesman Leszek Chorzewski was right.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link:

  • Ryanair advert was ‘misleading’

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Ryanair has been rapped by the Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) over a ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?free tickets???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? offer. The airline advertised three million free tickets, as long as passengers paid taxes and other charges. The ASA said the advert misled, because the free ticket offer did not apply on Fridays and at some peak travel times.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link:

  • Around the World in 90 Days on the Cheap

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Back in 1872, it was easy to go around the world. When Phileas Fogg, the hero of Jules Verne’s novel ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Around the World in 80 Days,???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? wanted to do it, he simply left his London club, went home to collect a few shirts and his servant, and caught the 8:45 p.m. express train to Dover.…

  • Malaria Awareness Week — 15 to 21 May 2006

    This week it’s Malaria Awareness Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness of how to prevent malaria. Please seek travel health advice before visiting a malarious country. Link:

  • The Sultan???¢?¢?€š?¬?¢?€ž?¢s Elephant – Grand Finale

    On Sunday evening the Sultan riding on the elephant returned to wish the child farewell in a spectacular finale. [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/photos/flashslideshows/sultans-elephant-finale.swf” height=”320″ width=”320″ /] You can find more pictures at the bbc

  • The Sultan’s Elephant

    This weekend “The Sultan’s Elephant” came to town. Pictures from friday afternoon/evening on the Mall. [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/photos/flashslideshows/sultans-elephant-friday.swf” height=”320″ width=”320″ /]