This Week’s Top 3 Threads – October 18, 2014

1. One Travel Provider Pushing Back on Ala Carte Pricing

Travel appears to be on an inexorable march toward a full ala carte pricing model. You pay only for what you want, and you get only what you have paid for. But in the cruise world at least one major cruise liner is attempting to reverse this general trend.

2. Exotic Family Travel: But Not Too Exotic, Thank You

Unless you are a veteran member of the DisBoards community, there are only so many times you, as a traveling parent with kids, can visit DisneyWorld. Sometimes you, and the kids – particularly as they become young teenagers – need to go somewhere a little more adventurous. But where?

3. Nepal and Nepalese in Photos

In the interest of encouraging Nepal tourism I bring you, from the traveler who brought you the trip report that inspired Iran and Iranians in Photos, this report on a trip to a village near the base of Mt. Everest – including a take-off and landing at the “most dangerous airport in the world”.

 Image: “WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?” by nolifebeforecoffee. CC BY 2.0.

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