Issue #18 - August 7-13, 2021 View online
Mark Stachiew Travels Friday Five

Welcome to the latest installment of the Friday Five, a quick collection of the most interesting travel stories I shared this week on Mark Stachiew Travels. This week, we've got a new world's best airport, tips on how to sleep in one and an unlikely new tourist attraction.

Skytrax names new best airport for 2021
After eight years at the top of the heap, Singapore's Changi Airport is no longer the world's best airport, according to Skytrax. (Mark Stachiew Travels)

'Workcations' are a total scam
If you’re travelling to work, you're not on vacation. It's a business trip. The only difference is that if it's a 'workcation,' you're the one footing the bill. (Lifehacker)

The Ever Given, fresh From Suez, becomes a tourist attraction
Remember that container ship that blocked the Suez Canal earlier this year? It's in Rotterdam and the port is selling tickets for a 90-minute ferry ride that takes you past the infamous vessel. (Wall Street Journal)

How to sleep in an airport if you absolutely must
In every traveller's life comes the time that they have no other choice but to sleep in the airport. Here are some valuable tips on how to do it safely. (Lifehacker)

How the travel industry still ignores people with disabilities
People with disabilities are still subjected to systematic discrimination when it comes to travel. They face barriers that non-disabled people do not, which can prevent them from going on holiday -- or at least drastically limit their choice about where to go and what to do. (CNN)

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