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Westjet 737-800, TravelBloggers.ca

WestJet Announces New International Flights

WestJet has announced a major expansion for 2018, by adding two new flights to London and Paris – the first time the airline has flown to mainland Europe.  London and Paris Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and London Gatwick Airport will begin Apr. 29 Daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport begins May 3 The transatlantic service will be operated on WestJet’s Boeing 737-8 MAX and offer introductory fares at $199 one way Advertisements

“Twelve Mile Bank” – A Place Where Passions Collide

 ~ An Interview with Author Nicholas Harvey about his Cayman Islands-inspired novel, “Twelve Mile Bank” We’re pleased to introduce you today to a new author, an old acquaintance of ours from the motorsport corner of our world. Back in 2006 we had the pleasure to meet race engineer, Nick Harvey, who we’ve since kept in touch with thanks to social media. While Nick currently works for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR series, he and his wife always manage to squeeze every last minute of life out of each and every day.

TravelBloggers.ca, Airport Travel Inspection

Transport Canada Amends Prohibited Items List For Air Passengers

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Adjustments to screening procedures are necessary from time to time to reflect changes in the security environment and to harmonize with international standards and partner countries. Transport Canada is amending its Prohibited Items List for passengers on all domestic and international flights. Effective November 27, 2017, Transport Canada will prohibit certain powders and granular material with a volume of 350 ml (the size of a soda can) or more at all screening checkpoints in Canada.

Speicherstadt, Hamburg, Germany, TravelBloggers.ca

November 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Now Available!

Throughout 2017 we’ve been featuring some spectacular images from our good friend and amazing photographer Johannes Brock (to purchase prints, please contact us and we’ll put you in touch). November takes us to the Speicherstadt in Hamburg, Germany – the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stand on timber-pile foundations. Such a stunning shot! Visit our “Downloads” page for a full-size image.

Amazon, TravelBloggers.ca

Amazon And Free Shipping – How Do They Do it?

Every now and then we direct our readers to a service or product that we think is valuable, and in most cases we’ve used it ourselves – so therefore recommend it. We don’t receive money or discounts/kickbacks for these articles – we just want to showcase a product/service that we feel is worth drawing attention to. This week we’re looking at Amazon – a webstore that needs no introduction or help in getting their name out there. However it is our favourite store and we’ve spent more and more money there over the past few years, but one question we’ve always had is: How does Amazon do it with all that free shipping (Prime or otherwise)? Well, the answer is quite simple and it’s explained in the following article by John Hawthorne. Enjoy…