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Facial recognition has fast become an integral part of our existence. From Apple bringing this technology to the mainstream with the Face ID unlock feature in the iPhone X to every leading electronics player incorporating the feature in their own line up the smartphones and other gadgets, the journey of facial recognition into our everyday lives has been phenomenal. Now, it could soon pave way for passport-free travel. The use of facial recognition tech to revolutionise airport security, speed up departure process and make long queues and physical passports a thing of the past is being tested in the US, Australia and the UK. In the US, passport-free travel is being tested under the project named Biometric Exit that would rely on facial matching systems to identify visa holders leaving the country. Passengers would be required to have their photos clicked immediately before boarding and these will be matched with…

Lack of money. Not enough leave. The hassle of flying with kids…these are just some of the many factors that can come in the way of your plans to travel the world. But that does not mean you have to give up on your passion and let your wanderlust wither away. The trend of Close to Home Travel is meant to stoke your love for travelling by allowing you to explore a familiar world from a fresh perspective. From camping trips to guided tours and hotel stays, close to home travel is all about experiencing your hometown and destinations around it like a traveller. Here are seven tips to help you ace the close to home travel trend and shake off the monotony of routine without shelling out too much money and time: Start with a Bucket List Imagine you have a friend visiting and you have to show them…

So, you have a holiday on your mind. The monotony of the routine is getting to you or you have hit a rough patch that feels like a spiral to the rock bottom and want to just take off to blow off some steam, unwind, rest and recoup. A mainstream holiday that involves a plane ride and hotel stay may not always cut it. Add to that the stress of putting together a last-minute getaway can be counter-productive to the very idea of a holiday. That’s why more and more travel fanatics, especially in metros and big cities, are turning to a new way of holidaying – hitting the road in caravans. Caravan holidays have been quite the rage in the West. These are a part of the mainstream holiday culture in that part of the world, with easy access to caravan rentals and caravan parks to facilitate this carefree,…