LifeStyle: Travel

Lonely Planet names Europe's hottest destinations for 2018

Tuesday  22:55,   22 may 2018

A region of Italy known for its food plus places in Spain, the Netherlands and Scotland all make Lonely Planet's list for 2018.But the region in question may well come as a[...]

Dolphins' Teeth Removed To Make Tourists Safer

Tuesday  22:05,   22 may 2018

A disturbing new report shines a light on animal cruelty in the tourist entertainment industry.But for many animals, the islands are far from a paradise destination. Among the popular attractions on offer are a number of wildlife venues, where[...]

I Scaled Machu Picchu in My Wheelchair

Tuesday  21:45,   22 may 2018

I have traveled the world in my nearly 200-pound electric wheelchair, but even I had long ago written Machu Picchu off. Then, I found a company that promised it could get me there.I have always considered myself an adventuress traveler, willing to[...]

What's new at theme parks: Wonder Woman coaster, Pixar Pier

Tuesday  21:31,   22 may 2018

Sure, Toy Story Land at Disney World and a new "Fast & Furious" ride at Universal Orlando will be bringing in crowds this summer. But Orlando, Florida, doesn't have a lock on theme park news. There are lots of other exciting[...]

There's a new world leader on the ranking of world's most powerful passport

Tuesday  21:31,   22 may 2018

The ranking for the world's most powerful passport has changed once again, this time with Japan topping the leaderboard. In the latest edition of the Henley Passport Index, Japan edges out former chart-toppers Singapore and Germany for offering[...]

Airbnb Provides Free Housing for Volcano Evacuees

Tuesday  21:31,   22 may 2018

More than 2,000 residents of the Big Island have had to abandon their homes.When Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted over two weeks ago, a river of molten lava gushed into the Big Island’s Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivision, forcing[...]

Is the $2,400 VIP Tour at Disneyland Really Worth It? We Asked Someone Who's Done It Twice

Tuesday  21:07,   22 may 2018

When visiting the happiest place on earth, you go in accepting the fact that you'll be standing in line longer than you'll be enjoying the attractions. But how much would you pay to have your group cut straight to the front? With[...]

Frontier Airlines jet forced to make an emergency landing after a mysterious odor fills cabin

Tuesday  21:06,   22 may 2018

AP Frontier Airlines Flight 1839 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico late Sunday evening. The flight was en route from Tulsa, Oklahoma to San Diego, California when the crew detected an unknown odor. No injuries have been reported[...]

These are the world's favorite landmarks 2018: TripAdvisor

Tuesday  20:45,   22 may 2018

Some tourist hotspots end up disheartening disappointments. Others live entirely up to their hype. According to TripAdvisor travelers, the one landmark that lives up to its mythical reputation is Cambodia's Angkor Wat, which topped this[...]

Airline eliminates plastic straws and stirrers

Tuesday  15:34,   22 may 2018

Alaska Airlines handed out nearly 22 million disposable plastic straws and stirrers in 2017. So just imagine the pile of straws in the trash of much larger airlines-- or the industry as a whole. The green movement has long targeted disposable[...]

San Antonio Airport Officials Struggle To Capture Escaped Primate For 2 Hours

Tuesday  15:10,   22 may 2018

The primate had arrived at the airport from Brown University, Chicago, via an American Airlines flight. The university confirmed the animal retired from research protocols at the school and was being transported to the Born Free USA Primate[...]

Travel Site Names This Southern City One of the Best for a Budget-Friendly Getaway

Tuesday  03:40,   22 may 2018

"Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama" to Pensacola, Ocean City, baby, why don't we go? Well, if travel search site were rewriting The Beach Boys' "Kokomo," the above lyric could very well make it into the final[...]

And the World's Cheapest Airline Is?

Tuesday  03:05,   22 may 2018

A new study of more than 1.5 million economy-class airline ticket prices from 200 airlines ranks the most budget-friendly airlines around the world.According to the just-released 2018 Global Flight Price Ranking, which is based on analysis of more[...]

The Cost of Jet Fuel Is Going Up. Here's What It Means for Your Summer 2018 Vacation.

Tuesday  02:40,   22 may 2018

Airlines are paying more for fuel just in time for summer 2018 vacations, and it could cost you. According to data from the International Air Transport Association, the price of jet fuel has risen nearly 55% over last year, and it doesn’t[...]

The TSA Is Keeping a Secret List of People Who Misbehave at Airport Security

Tuesday  02:20,   22 may 2018

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is maintaining a list of unruly and disruptive passengers, according to a five-page directive obtained by The New York Times. Actions that could land a passenger on the TSA’s list — known as[...]