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The Ticket - Travel Stories 22.05.2018

We’ve got some of the stories you might read more

We’ve got some of the stories you might have missed overnight, including News of what we now know is the biggest lifestyle cause of unhappiness. You may have never thought about this.  We also talked about the benefits of Slow Travel. Have you heard that term before? You may fancy trying it this summer!

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The Ticket - Radio Book Club 21.05.2018

A new e-book and audiobook membership service has read more

A new e-book and audiobook membership service has launched in Australia this week. They already have it in the UK. It launched there last November and it began in the Netherlands. Bookchoice allows users to download up to eight audiobooks and eight ebooks for 14Dhs per month. The service focuses on ‘bestsellers and cult classics’. Once you access a book it’s available to you for 12 months. We get into that conversation with Ahlam Bolooki, the Festival Director for The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.

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The Ticket - Travel Stories 21.05.2018

We're looking at some of the stories that read more

We're looking at some of the stories that may have passed you by. A young woman is warning others of the dangers of sunbathing. Holly Barrington was on holiday when she had an - inflammatory reaction. She had used sun lotion on her skin – but was let down by her sunglasses offering too little defence. She said “I wore suncream and didn’t burn but when I got back to the room and had a shower I could feel my face starting to swell and felt really hot.” The next morning her eyes were so swollen she had to see a doctor. He told her she had sun poisoning - a rare and extreme form of skin damage from overexposure to UV rays. It is also known as polymorphic light eruption. Major hotel chains are ditching mini toiletries in favour of large, refillable bottles or dispensers that are fixed to the bathroom walls and can’t be pocketed (or tampered with) by guests. It’s a move to cut down on plastic waste and it will save them money too.

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The Ticket - New Music Review 20.05.2018

Time for the new music review. We've been read more

Time for the new music review. We've been doing this throughout Ramadan in the place of Live Weekend as entertainment falls quiet for the holy month. We’ve chosen two tracks each from 2 new albums for you.

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The Ticket - Getting Techy 20.05.2018

We’re joined by Shams Hassan, your friendly neighborhood read more

We’re joined by Shams Hassan, your friendly neighborhood technology man for Getting Techy. We pick 3 travel tech tips, ideas, recommendations for the week to share with listeners.

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