OMG, LOL: 35 Funny Three-Letter Airport Codes That Will Make You Giggle, BRO!
If you're a grownup jet-setter with a grade schooler's sense of humor — this one's for you. Here, we bring you a compilation of three-letter airport codes that will make you teehee inwardly, even while you strut your sophisticated roller bag through ...
Times of Oman
Tugboat anchored at Salalah off to Mombasa to rescue a vessel
Times of Oman
“They also have fire-fighting capabilities and enough storage space for fuel, because when they are towing ships, they cannot travel at a speed of more than two or three knots, as opposed to a speed of 10 or 12 knots when they are travelling otherwise.”
Meet the globetrotting cyclist collecting 1001 climate change stories
Devi Lockwood is a poet-activist-touring cyclist traveling the world (mostly by bicycle) to collect 1,001 stories from people she meets about climate change and its effects on water supply. .... Losite (far right) with members of her family in Funafuti ...
'Our country will vanish': Pacific islanders bring desperate message to Australia
From left, Erietera Aram from Tarawa, Kiribati; Mangila Kilifi from Kiribati; and Saineta Sioni from Funafuti, Tuvalu. Most of the 113,000 i-Kiribati live crammed on to Tarawa, the administrative centre, a chain of islets that curve in a horseshoe ...
Tuvalu: Where the sky meets the sea
New Zealand Herald
Welcome to the small island nation of Tuvalu. "Tomorrow I take you out to the islands, less crowded, more local," he says chuckling. We are driving around Funafuti, the densely populated capital and I'm pretty sure I am the only tourist here. ×. Tuvalu ...
Tuvalu: Visiting one of the world's tiniest countries
At first it looks as if we're going to ditch in the satin-blue sea. There is no seabird's view of jewel-like islands as we approach Funafuti, the main atoll. In fact, there's no land in sight at all. Just the endless glittering Pacific until, seconds ...
At first UN Ocean Conference, island nations plead for help
Ministers from tiny island states such as Palau, Fiji and Tuvalu, some in business suits, others in native island shirts, arrived to make the case that the lives of their citizens, thousands of miles away, are more at risk than ever. "Time is running ...
The world's funniest airport codes include a NOB in Costa Rica, a BUM in the US and OMG in Namibia
Checking in your bags at the airport is by far the most tedious part of a holiday, but bizarrely, the codes airlines use for your destination airport could make the task a million times better. Each airport has to be abbreviated to three letters and ...
Six countries with GDPs smaller than a Premier League transfer kitty
Nigel Tisdall visited for Telegraph Travel back in 2005. “Two specks of exuberant rainforest adrift in the Gulf of Guinea, the volcanic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe are the sort of safe, warm and undiscovered escape many travellers dream of,” he wrote.
Have you flown to BUM, LOL or FUN? The world's funniest airport codes revealed
Any flier facing a journey to DIE (Arrachart Airport, Madagascar) or SUX (Sioux Gateway, United States), isn't going to expect too much from their destination. But these abbreviations are just some of the unintentionally rude, comical or unfortunate ...