This Week in Travel: Have You Heard of the Most Dangerous Island in the World?

“I would rather own little and see the world, than own the world and see little of it.” — Alexander Sattler

#1 A Plane Flew For 40 Minutes With an Open Door


Who: Jin Air, a Korean Air subsidiary.

Where: From Cebu in the Philippines to Busan, South Korea.

What: At an altitude of 10,000 feet, the crew realised after hearing noises, that the front left door of the aircraft wasn’t shut properly. The pilot was forced to turn the plane around and fortunately, apart from a few passengers complaining of nausea, no one was hurt. The airline sponsored hotel rooms overnight for all passengers and gave each one 100,000 Korean Won (about USD 84). The flight embarked the following day with its doors wide shut and passengers a little richer.

#2 On No One’s Bucket List: North Sentinel Island

Diandra Soliano

Our resident Wander Woman with a passion for languages, big cities and bronzer. When she's not listening to The Smiths a little too loudly at the office (after hours!), she can be found singing along to the soundtrack of Les Miserables with her two cats for an audience.

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