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Ciao Café (Travel) – What is the biggest mishap that has ever happened to you abroad? Give them a taste of Capitalism and see what happens! Going to a strange country and then finding that the aeroplane you’ve personally chartered has been impounded for alleged “non-payment” of airport ... Read review

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Give them a taste of Capitalism and see what happens! Review with images

AdvantagesNone really - although at least we managed to tell others about this when we returned home.

DisadvantagesNo choice but to comply with the unreasonable "demand" for payment.

"Ciao Café (Travel) – What is the biggest mishap that has ever happened to you abroad? == Give them a taste of Capitalism and see what happens! == Going to a strange country and then finding that the aeroplane you’ve personally chartered has been impounded for alleged “non-payment” of airport landing fees is one thing: when said country had only truly opened its doors to Western visitors a couple of years previously, and had made a habit of housing ..." Read review
17.04.2009

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Pigs Can't Fly....But This Swine Flu Review with images

AdvantagesWe got paid time off work

DisadvantagesPandemic paranoia

"...fun to tell you about what life was like on the ground during the couple of weeks when it took over the city. Friday 24th April On my way home from class there seems to be an insane /abnormal number of people wearing surgical masks, but then you see some people wearing them every day, just not in this quantity. I later find out why (thanks, Timesonline, for giving me loads of info on the Budget, but nothing on Swine Flu). At my gym they ..." Read review
01.06.2009

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Taca Airlines

AdvantagesCan book you onto business class!

DisadvantagesWill not cover the cost!

"Deciding to go travelling in central america has been one of the best things i've done to date. However trying to get back from there, by a set date, was more difficult than it seems. After spending a few months working as a volunteer in Honduras (for anyone who fancies doing something like this, do not go with a company who claim to offer "conservation activities", its just one big rip off, go to the country and offer your volunteering services ..." Read review
07.09.2008

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Nice decor, close to a train station
Not very friendly, no baby/child facilities (*)
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