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Spending money on travel club memberships can save you money elsewhere but is it really worth it? Although sometimes you can land those deals on your own, what a travel club offers you is guidance is you are kind of lost when it comes to landing a bargain.

For instance, let's look at American Automobile Association. The deal is that you pay $38 for an annual AAA membership that gets you free roadside towing and lock-out services, discounts of 5 to 15 percent at thousands of hotels, and offers up to $30 off weekly rentals at Hertz - this offer tops Hertz's own membership deals. However, what you pay is for the service since you might get similar deals without being a member.
Another example is Spirit Airlines $9 Fare Club. An annual fee of $40 allows members to exclusive fares, sometimes for as low as a penny. This membership is worth it only if you are going to take more than one flight a year, which might be a challenge for many travellers. Deals are usually last-minute, off-peak, and they are only to 40 cities, particularly to the East Coast of the USA, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
Another example is Tablet Hotels, a booking engine for boutique and luxury hotels which each week offers its members discounts of up to 70 percent at certain properties. They also include extra bonuses such as spa vouchers, upgrades, complimentary airport transfers and late checkout.
Even though the bonuses are exceptional, the annual fee is $195, which is very high. Another downside to this membership is that Plus members' “exclusive” deals are exclusive for only 24 hours.
Although sometimes travel clubs' perks are not as obvious once you check its downside, ultimately travel clubs take the planning out of holidays. If you have the money but you don't have time to plan or you'd rather have someone guide you through because you don't know where to start, travel clubs might be the answer. There are also travel clubs aimed at specific groups to attend to your needs.
For instance, 50+ Travel Club is directed at seniors or just everyone over 50. The company organises all from tours, to cruises and events. The company offers a 50+ Travel Club Advantage that offers exclusive savings, invitations to special events, complimentary return private Home-To-Airport transfers, complimentary overnight accommodation before or after you tour, on selected tours, priority on pre-release tours and cruises, discounts on travel insurance, 24-hour and 7-day assistance while you are away, discounted business airfare options, invitations to ship inspections, whey they become available, referral discounts - refer a new client and you will be rewarded -, a personalised itinerary with included luggage labels, ticket wallet and touring information, individualised travel programs (so they agency asks you questions and makes a customised plan, offering suggestions to best cater to your travel needs), and fortnightly to monthly e-newsletters.

 

Around the World in Music Festivals  

Whether you are into electronic music, rock, pop or any other genre, these festivals, either in the desert or in the rain, cater for every taste.

Electric Zoo Festival, Randall Island New York, USA Held annually over Labor Day weekend at Randall's Island in New York City, Electric Zoo is an unmissable attraction on the electronic-dance-music circuit. Like its name indicates, the event has a zoo theme which prompts most of its over 100,000 attendees to dress up accordingly. So just get a onesie of a cute animal or wear your dancing shoes, and party till dawn.
Tomorrowland, Belgium If you are into electronic music, Tomorrowland is a must for you. One of the biggest electornic music festivals in the world, this three-day festival takes place in Boom, Belgium. Fairytale-themed, this event offers more elaborate, otherworldly stage designs each year. Here you'll see world-class DJs fuel epic dance parties till dawn, amongst fireworks and volcanoes lighting up the stage.
The Falls Festival, Australia One of Australia's biggest festivals, Falls takes place in three different destinations simultaneously. A remarkable venue is the one in Marion Bay outside Hobart. There you can watch the performance of international acts in the wilderness. Hidden in the bush is the Village - the extra special party that sits away from the main festival and is home to a few extra special acts.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Palm Desert, USA If you head to the Californian desert to attend Coachella, you won't just enjoy the music and dance till your feet hurt, but you will also be able to spot celebrities from all walks of life. Most festival-goers opt for wearing cut off shorts and flower crowns, but it is not mandatory.
Glastonbury Festival, England Taking place each year in the county of Somerset, south of Bristol, Glastonbury is England's most popular music festival. The origin of the festival dates back to 1970 when the ticket used to cost £1. Nowadays, tickets run out in minutes with headliners that include the biggest musicians of the moment performing at more than 100 stages. Make sure that your dancing shoes are waterproof or at least they are gum boots as the field tends to get muddy.
Splendour in the Grass, NSW This three-day festival takes place in Byron Bay and it is dedicated to contemporary arts. Local acts share the stage with international heavyweight in stages tucked between the gum trees. Apart from the music, the festival is also about live art, installations, dance performances, and even a day spa on site. There is also a section for the little ones called Little Splendour and there's another section called Splendour Crafts for those who want to take a break from the music.
Fuji Rock, Japan Even though some people might think that rock is now old-school with electronic music taking over, this genre remains strong, particularly in one of Japan's biggest rock festivals, Fuji Rock. Despite its name, the festival doesn't take place near Mount Fuji but on the Naeba Ski Resort in the Niigata Prefecture. Over 100,000 people descend on the field, where stages sit on the mountain slopes. International stars from far and wide headline this festival, attracting not only locals but also fans from all over the world. Apart from the music, this festival is also about the hot springs and hammock forests that surround the event.
Saving Money Quotes  

Since people on this website are looking to travel and get good deals, priority number one should be to save in order to afford to travel. Therefore, here are some inspirational quotes to motivate future travellers to save in order to afford the holidays they've been dreaming of.

“Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” - Jonathan Swift.
“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” - Epictetus
“Money often costs too much.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we've got 24 hours each.” - Christopher Rice.
“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” - Ayn Rand.
“Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this.” - Dave Ramsey.
“Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.” - P.T. Barnum
“Try to save something while your salary is small; it's impossible to save after you begin to earn more.” - Jack Benny.
“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” - Dave Ramsey.
“Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self.” - Nathan W. Morris.
“Never spend your money before you have it.” - Thomas Jefferson
“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” –Steve Jobs
“The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind. –T.T. Munger
“Don't tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value.” –Joe Biden
“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. –William A. Ward
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Mahatma Gandhi
“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. –J. K Rowling
“Screw it, Let's do it!” –Richard Branson
“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that's why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar

 

Inspirational Quotes to Travel  

Sometimes we need to listen to an inspiring quote to get us excited about travelling, so here are a compilation of the best travel quotes:

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
“No place is ever as bad as they tell you it's going to be.” – Chuck Thompson
“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmache
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert
“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain
“Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” - Matthew Karsten
“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville
“Oh the places you'll go.” – Dr. Seuss
“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost
“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry
“Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world int he way they have been told to.” - Alan Keightley
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch
“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
“I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett
“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
“The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace

 

Best Websites to Save on All Else   

Flights and accommodation might take the biggest chunk of your holidays' budget, but you can also save by scoring deals on other commodities, such as a cruise, rental cars, frequent flier miles, among others.

If you want to book a cruise, you might want to visit CruiseCompete.com, which features over 300 travel agencies competing to give you the lowest prices for dates, ports and ships you specify, whether you are booking in advance or at the last minute. All you have to do is set up a CruiseCompete account to receive their best offers. The site also has live agents available to guide you through the process through a live chat or by phone.
When it comes to rental cars, the go-to website is Hotwire.com, offering the best published deals on cars by collecting rates from its eight rental car company partners, such as Alamo, Enterprise and Hertz.
The site also offers “hot rates” from rental companies unidentified until after you've paid. However, this is less risky than booking an unidentified hotel since a car is a car, regardless of the company that provides it. Another option is to go to Priceline.com and try to bid for a better bargain.
Even though Hotwire offers some good prepaid rental car deals in international cities, AutoEurope will offer better bargains in the European continent. Said website offers rentals at more than 20,000 locations worldwide, and if you have problems with the rental-car provider you are dealing with, AutoEurope will help you resolve it.
For currency conversion, check XE.com for reliable, mid-market exchange rates. Apart from a simple and functional network of conversion rates on the homepage and a host of other tools, XE.com features calculators for travel expenses, credit-card charges and currency conversions.
For all the information you need regarding your flight, FlightStats.com can help you plan a hassle-free trip by advising you on the best time of day to fly from a specific airport and which terminals to avoid for connecting flights. The site also allows you to view live updates of flight delays and you can sign up for free e-mail and phone alerts.
When it comes to collecting Frequent-Flier Miles, at WebFlyer.com you can see how your miles convert between programs. The site allows you to discover changes to your frequent-flier program and learn how to maximize the value of your mileage points when you redeem them for merchandise or services.
It is hard to foresee what emergency might spoil your travel plans and you don't want to find yourself in a foreign country without coverage. You can buy them from agencies and travel provides but that is not really the best option because of price markups and restrictions on filing claims. That is why it is recommended to get travel insurance at InsureMyTrip.com where you can compare plans and prices from multiple insurance providers with just one search. You can also narrow your search results by specifying the kind of coverage you are looking for.

 

Best Travel Sites for Cheap Accommodation   

Landing a good deal on flight tickets can be a great economic relief, but accommodation is also an important of your budget, particularly for longer holidays. Here are the best sites for land good deals on hotels, B&Bs, lodgings, etc.

Hotels.com allows you to search just one site for accommodations at hundreds of thousands of properties. You can find particularly good last-minute deals, which are updated daily. The site also offers big bargains with the site's seasonal sales, destination-specific deals and other special offers.
Hotels.com also has a rewards program that can save you a great amount of money depending on how much you use it. The site's Welcome Rewards Program's advantage is its simplicity. For every ten nights you spend at any combination of the program's 100,000 member properties, you'll earn a free night's stay worth up to the average daily rate of your ten nights.
Although Priceline.com offers standard online travel agent services, its Negotiator is customized to help you haggle for the best bargains on hotels. You can save up to 60% off published rates, and bids less than $100 a night on luxury lodgings often win, specially for last-minute bookings.
The downside to this system is that Priceline doesn't tell you which hotel you are booking until after you pay, so you won't be sure exactly where you'll end up. This kind of booking can be risky when you are visiting an unfamiliar area or staying overseas. The site uses the same system - Name Your Own Price - for flights and car rentals.
TripAdvisor is the most popular hotel-review site, offering millions of professional and amateur reviews of hotels from all over the world. All you have to do is search your destination, and the site will display a list of hotels, bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals and other lodging options. Use the filter to select what is closest to your search criteria. Is it hotels best for value? Is it family hotels? Or are you looking for other type of hotels, including business, romance or luxury? TripAdvisor caters for all tastes and needs.
Since the website is open to reviews from outsiders, keep an eye out for fake reviews, either from hotel on the article or its competition.
Even though TripAdvisor doesn't sell rooms or offer any bargains, it links you to other sites such as Expedia, Travelocity and Hotels.com so you can check the rates of the hotel you are reviewing.
To focus on smaller inns or B&Bs, try searching BedandBreakfast.com where you can find extensive details on even the smallest inns. If you register your email address, the website sends you promotional codes and “hot deals” in your desired location. The site also allows you to search for specific amenities, such as a hot tub and fireplace or whether you can bring your pet along.
If you are travelling in a group, you might want to check out HomeAway.com for vacation rentals. With more than a million worldwide listings across its family of sites, including VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com, HomeAway.com offers the biggest section of rental lodgings. These vacation rentals are particularly good for groups as they offer more space and amenities for prices similar to or less than hotel rates.
If you are travelling alone or with a friend or two, you can save a large sum of money by staying at a hostel. This doesn't mean you have to join the backpacker and bunk-bed lifestyle you might associate with this budget-lodging option. As a matter of fact, many hostels offer more private, hotel-life accommodation these days. If you are now convinced of getting a hostel room, Hostelz.com can help you score a good deal, offering nearly 50,000 listings in about 9,000 cities, and includes reviews from professional and real travellers.
If you want t save money than you would at a hostel, your best bet is HomeExchange.com. This website provides the largest network of home swappers, with more than 55,000 listings spread throughout the US, Australia, Britain, Canada, France and Italy. All you have to pay is $119 a year and you can swap as many times as you want.
Best Travel Sites to Save Airfare Money  

Are you looking for deals online for plane tickets, domestic or abroad? These are the best travel sites to visit to get the best bargains online and make the most of your money and holidays. These websites are free to use, which is always a bonus.

Kayak.com searches hundreds of online sources for the cheapest fare available. Your chances of getting a good deal increases the more flexible you are in terms of time and destination. Search for dates up to three days before and after your ideal travel dates and you'll improve your chances of getting a good bargain.
The site also features an Explore tool, allowing you to scan a world map for all the places you can reach within a specified per-ticket price range. It also lets you specify your preferred flight time, vacation activities and weather.
If you need further advice as to when to buy your tickets,the website also offers a price predictor that allows you to know when the prices will be at their lowest. However, this tool is not omniscient and it is limited to certain cities, round-trip, coach flights and specific time frames depending on your departure and arrival cities.
For those searching the Web for a deal and are ready to purchase a ticket as soon as they find a good bargain, AirfareWatchdog is the best website for this. Here users sign up for rewards programs to snag promotional codes and discount offers that can be passed on to AirfareWatchdog users. Plus, the site includes fares from Southwest, Allegiant and other small airlines that may not appear on bigger search sites such as Kayak.
This site also offers another service called Hotelwatchdog, which searches hotel listings that offer great values, so they have prices lower than similar nearby hotels and good locations.
WhichBudget.com is great for those users eager to save on international travel. The website allows you to build an inexpensive, overseas flight plan by using local, budget airlines. The way it works is that you select your overseas your starting point, end point or both and the site will list airlines you've probably never heard of. So if you travel for one city to another in a foreign country, you'll get best fares offered by local airlines in that country.
There are many major airlines that will refund you the difference if the fare falls below what you paid for your ticket. The best way to keep track of these fares is by entering your information at Yapta.com. If the price falls below the threshold you specify, Yapta will shoot you an e-mail or Tweet and walk you through how to collect your refund.
Priceline.com uses a system where you can Name Your Own Price for flights. This allows you to haggle for the price you want. So you name your price for a flight and you bid on it, which might be the price you expected, better or worse, but at least it allows you to attempt to get a good deal, particularly when it comes to to expensive flights like international ones.

 

Robot dispenses Buddhist wisdom in China  

Modern technology has transformed even some of the most ancient practices that still exist in the world. The epitome case of this is that if you travel to China, you might find funny-looking, chubby, chatty robot monk dispensing Buddhist wisdom. This is the world's first robot monk and it can chant Buddhist mantras and interact with humans. Its name is Xian'er created by Xianfan and it attracts a steady stream of admirers and has taken the social media by storm.

Standing two-feet (60 centimeters) tall, Xian'er is based on a cartoon character created by a Buddhist master at Beijing's Longquan Temple. Masses of people have been drawn to the 1,700-year-old place of worship ever since the first shooting to fame of this robot on Chinese social media.
Master Xianfan carries Xian'er the robot monk at the ancient entrance gate of the Longguan Temple in Beijing. According to Master Xianfan, the robot is intelligent to chant Buddhist mantras and even interact with people. As a matter of fact, the robot can answer up to a hundred questions.
The chatty robot was introduced by Longquan Temple in 2015 in hopes of using cutting edge technology to spread Buddhism.The project was supported by tech companies which happily volunteered their expertise for the unusual experiment.
"Developing Xian'er wasn't for promotional or commercial purposes," said Xianfan, the head of the temple's animation studio. We only wanted to explore how to better fuse Buddhism with science, to convey the message that Buddhism and science aren't contradictory."
The strategy has succeeded among China's younger generation who are digitally savvy known for being digitally savvy. "It's super cute...I feel it is like a temple mascot, making Buddhism much more accessible," said Liu Jiyue, a college student who went to the temple to meet the robot.
Even though the robot attracts the younger generation to the temple, they are not necessarily drawn to the Buddhist practice. For instance, Liu admits she is not religious but enjoys getting her picture taken with the cute robot.
Xianxun, another master at the temple, says Xian'er isn't a mascot but it's natural that people are attracted to novelty. "It takes time for people to get connected to Buddhism from a white sheet of paper," he said. "They need to get interested in the first place."
Although it might take a while for people to look beyond the robot and become interested in Buddhism, the robot does succeed in bringing people to the temple and that is the first step for them to become interested, as they are exposed to the Buddhist practice.
If this robot hasn't brought Buddhism more followers, it has become a tourist revolution. Some have come from as far away as Shanghai to catch a glimpse of the robot. Furthermore, considering how the social media works, as this robot becomes more and more popular across borders, it is expected that people will travel to China just to meet this funny and interesting robot.
Xianfan, a graduate of the Chinese Central Art Academy, first conceived Xian'er (Xian stands for virtuous. Er means dumb in Beijing dialect but is a term of endearment) in 2013 as a cartoon character.
Longquan Temple's animation studio created models of the temple and monks with light clay, which are given to tourists as souvenirs.

 

Airline economy Australia  

Skyscanner Australia compared the economy seats of six of the most popular airlines that fly from Australia. These airlines are British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Thai Airways and Virgin Australia.

Leg room When it comes to leg room, British Airways takes the last place, with a 31 inches (just under 79cm) in their economy seats flying from Australia. Delta, Thai and Virgin have some planes with this length, but they do offer some roomier alternatives. If you are looking for a bit more space, opt for Cathay since they have a uniform 32 inches (81cm). Ultimately, if you really want to stretch out, fly Thai Airways with 34 inches (86cm) on its Boeing 747-400s.
Width of seats If you are looking for wider seats, fly Cathay Pacific. Like Delta and Virgin Australia, it offers seats 19 inches wide (47cm) on its Airbus A330-300 (333) models, but with a minimum offering of 18.2 inches (46cm). Virgin has the smallest economy seats departing Australia, with its Embraer ERJ-190 (E90) - often used for shorter legs of a journey - just 17 inches (44cm) wide. British Airways offer the tightest seats (17.5 inches) and Thai Airways give a bit more room at 17.7 - 18 inches.
Entertainment When it comes to entertainment, all of the airlines aforementioned offer a wide range of options on board. Each company offers hundreds of TV shows and films to watch, music, games and trivia. British Airways boasts a monthly changing schedule, Delta offers 18 channels of live satellite TV and Thai Airways provides small toys for younger children to play with.
Cabin luggage As to cabin luggage, 7kg plus one small item (such as a hand bag) is the standard offering, and Cathay, Thai and Virgin Australia all keep in line with this. In this case, Delta and British Airways offer better options as they both have higher weight limits. While BA lets you take on 23kg so long as you can lift this to the overhead locker yourself, Delta has no weight limits at all on most of its routes; this doesn't apply, however, if you are travelling to Singapore (7kg), South Korea or China (both 10kg)
Customer Feedback One of the key areas of this study is related to best economy seats and of the five airlines compared here, only one - Cathay Pacific - was in the top ten. Top of the list was Japan Airlines. Since each airline has a good reputation, deciding who you fly with comes down to personal preference, flight deals and convenience of flight times.
Prices If all you care about are the most economic fares, use travel search engines like edreams, Kayak, skyscanner, among others, or download their app, to search which companies offer the best deals depending on the day and the destinations, as these may vary.

 

Travel with Hello Kitty  

From Hello Kitty cafes, to Hello Kitty trains and now Hello Kitty bus-hotels, the world of tourism is dominated by this cute little pink cat. Using the cute image of this fictional character.

If you happen to visit northern China, you might want to stay at a Hello Kitty bus hotel. They are probably better than a regular hotel. These mini homes, which cost $43 a night, feature private kitchens, bathrooms and colourful interior and exterior designs. You might not only get more benefits for less money, but you might also enjoy staying at a unique, cartoon-filled bus hotel.
The story behind these hotels is that they used to be abandoned cars which a Chinese Park turned into Hello Kitty and Micky Mouse hotels. Owners of the Tai Tai Mountain Park in the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, have converted more than 30 old buses into mini-hotels with their own theme, mainly popular cartoons, including Mickey Mouse, Hello Kitty and Doraemon. The exteriors are embezzled with cartoon murals while bright bedspreads and big stuffed animals help bring the interior to life.
Guolin Han, president of the Tai Tai Mountain Park, explained why he decided the carry out this colourful idea: “These abandoned buses are cheap to buy and it's great reuse of waste,” said Han. Accordingly, they spent more than $9,000 to transform each bus.
The revamped buses are designed to attract young travelers, families and couples. The resort recommends travellers to book in advance. There are plans to add even tractors and trucks to the mix.
Chongfeng Yue, vice President of Tai Tai Mountain Park, said he aims to create a recreational vehicle museum. "It will be really meaningful to look back at these outdated vehicles in the future," he said.
If you also want to use Hello Kitty transport, now you can. Taiwan has launched Hello Kitty-themed express train. The cool icon is not only painted over the train's exterior, but it is also all over the interior, appearing on walls, headrest covers, serving carts and meal boxes.
The train -a collaboration between the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), Eva Air and Sanrio Taiwan - is designed to attract international visitors.
To make the illusion even greater, on the train, riders can enjoy Japanese-style fried porkchops instead of the usual boxed meal. "The design concept behind this train is 'Travel around the world with Hello Kitty,'" a TRA representative stated.
To bring this across-the-world concept to life, the train's eight cars are painted to reflect different travel scenes: Taipei, Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, and the North and South Poles. The final car shows the counties of Hualien and Taitung on Taiwan's eastern coast.
Sanrio, the Japanese cartoon company that conceived Hello Kitty, designed a character wearing a hat and uniform to serve as train master.
Ever since Hello Kitty was created in 1974, it has grown to become a global phenomenon and becoming an icon in the like of James Bond, Jackie Chan and Kate Moss. In the last four decades, as it has attracted fans from all over the world, the Hello Kitty image has been license to appear on everything from dumplings to toasters to beer pong tables to airplanes. That makes us wonder what is next for Hello Kitty, as it never ceases to be cool.

 

  
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