Here at TPG, we're big aviation geeks as well as world travelers. (After all, the journey is just as important as the destination...) The iconic Boeing 747 has rightly been called the Queen of the Skies since its debut over half a century ago. However, airlines around the world are phasing out the Queen in favor of sleeker, more energy-efficient aircraft. Here are some of the ways you can still fly the 747 — including on its distinctive upper deck — for free, or close to free.
- The Points Guy
The tomb of Tutankhamun is one of the most fascinating discoveries ever made, but it wasn’t an intact discovery. It had been looted twice in Antiquity, and Howard Carter estimated that a considerable amount of jewelry was stolen. Throughout three millennia, about 300 Pharaohs ruled ancient Egypt, yet all royal Egyptian tombs had been broken into by thieves, even King Tut’s. But in 1939 Pierre Montet had one of the most important discoveries in archaeological history, the Tanis Treasures.