the art store With the recent senseless killing of children in just a few months of each other. In both cases these children were young victims. In Sept. 2013, a girl six years of age, Tiana Ricks who had previously been fatally wounded on a holiday some 65 to 75 miles east of Los Angeles she lived in Long Beach, California USA. Why? Is this still a huge problem for parents and why isn't more being done to stop it? Round-the-world tickets are offered by airline alliances, a sort of partnership among groups of airline carriers. The three biggest alliances are Oneworld, Sky Team and Star Alliance. The alliance agreement makes booking round-the-world passes easier and usually cost-effective. Purchasing a round-the-world ticket from an alliance group also lets you collect mileage points inside same group, providing a good accumulation of points once you return home (to be used on the next trip!).