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US considers cabin laptop ban on flights from UK airports | World news | The Guardian
The Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the US from UK airports from taking laptops into the cabins, sources have told the Guardian.

The proposed ban would be similar to one already imposed on travellers from several Middle Eastern countries.

British officials understand that their US
travel  pol 
april 2017 by warrenellis
A Journey to the Edge of Europe - Roads & Kingdoms
"...a faint scent catches my nose, like lost strands of music barely audible though the wind. It’s not a delicate piano etude or a flatteringly engineered and edited modern pop song. Rather, the scent carries a notion of ancient times, of winter storms, of hardship and endurance all the way back to the Viking ages—it is the scent of Skerpikjøt."
food  travel 
august 2015 by warrenellis
Notes on The Other — Craig Mod
"Disembark your plane at Narita, the airport that shouldn’t exist, the airport that suffered protests, the airport thrust into the countryside, the airport rice farmers attacked with bombs — bombs! — the airport in which one small rice paddy was left in the middle of the tarmac because one farmer simply wouldn’t relent. You hear this — this story of the tarmac rice paddy — about this airport so far from the city proper, and you believe it (why not?) because you can imagine far stranger things happening in this unknowable country about which you know so little."
writing  travel 
february 2015 by warrenellis
Placelessness - postarchitectural
"What I have been thinking about lately though is placelessness, how home fades away and where home seeps in. I have been in and out, but for many of the people on this project home for the last five months has been somewhere between a hotel and a conference room. Strange things happen when home disappears."
travel  writing 
may 2014 by warrenellis

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