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5 APPS FOR TRAVELLERS

People born before the ‘80s remember (not without a little nostalgia) travel which was pretty different from that of today. They had to make space in their luggage for maps, tourist guides full of page markers and underlined notes, pieces of paper with hotel...

APHORISMS AND QUOTES ON AEROPLANES

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Are you one of those people who underline nice sentences in books with a pencil? Do you keep hold of that little piece of paper you once found in a fortune cookie? Fall in love with a song for its lyrics? And do you...

PODCASTS TO LISTEN TO WHILE ON THE PLANE

What can you do while flying? As you probably already know, you can read a book or magazine, or take a nap if you’re one of those people who can sleep on cue. Today, though, we’d like to recommend some great podcasts you can listen to,...

AIRPLANE! (1980)

If we were to establish a ranking of the funniest films of all time, Airplane! would definitely get a place of honour. As a matter of fact, in 2000 the American Film Institute placed it number ten in the rank of AFI's 100 Years... 100...

FIVE APPS FOR SPORTS TRAVELLERS

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Tourism, business, personal reasons: these are the main reasons why many of us choose to fly somewhere. There is, however, one category of traveller that we at Air Dolomiti particularly love (since we operate in some of the airports connected with the most beautiful ski...

A TRIP TO THE MUSEUM PART II

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This article is dedicated to you. You, who follow this blog without ever missing an article. You, who happen to find yourself here by accident (but maybe you’ll read our blog again?). You, who add comments to our Thursday posts and give us the...

EXPLAINING FLIGHT TO CHILDREN THROUGH GAMES

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‘How do aeroplanes fly?’ If you spend a lot of time with children, then you’re almost sure to have found yourself having a hard time answering questions like this one. Understanding flight is difficult enough for adults, let alone for children. There are various ways to introduce...

LESSONS FROM HOLLYWOOD: ‘UP IN THE AIR’

Cinema doesn't give air travel a good rep, let's face it: disasters, accidents, emergency landings.... but there are some exceptions. For the parents among you, 'Planes' may spring to mind (you're so busted!), but if you want to stick to realistic movies, let's start with...

AEROPLANES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Almost all of us have dreamt of flying at some point. During REM sleep, our unconscious shows our desires and wishes and offers us useful advice, somehow showing us the direction to follow. It’s a difficult phenomenon to explain scientifically, but art is usually...

AIRCRAFT PARTS TRANSFORMED INTO DESIGNER FURNITURE

Lufthansa upcycling collection
  The current buzzword is upcycling. Have you ever heard of designer furniture obtained from things or parts of things which used to be something else? Reusing means using an object again for the same purpose for which it was made, whilst upcycling adds a creative...