LifeStyle: Travel

How to Get the Best Seat in Economy Class

Thursday  00:16,   14 december 2017
MSN

How to Get the Best Economy Seats: Picking the Best Plane[...]

A Legendary Explorer Wants To Help You Embrace 'Microadventures'

Wednesday  22:30,   13 december 2017
UPROXX

For the next month, Uproxx GPS is zeroing in on “microadventures” — day trips, quick jaunts, and small-scale explorations that will notch neatly into your busy[...]

Palau Makes All Tourists Sign a Pledge to Protect the Environment

Wednesday  22:26,   13 december 2017
Condé Nast Traveler

"I take this pledge as your guest, to protect and preserve your beautiful island home," the pledge reads.As AFP reports, the nation of Palau, located about halfway between Australia and Japan, last week instituted a new immigration policy[...]

Tourists Overrun Yet Another European Favorite

Wednesday  22:25,   13 december 2017
TravelPulse

Amsterdam wrestles with the impact of an increasing number of visitors.Between 2006 and 2016, the number of overnight stays at hotels in the Dutch capital increased from more than eight million to 14 million, according to Associated[...]

Storm-hit Puerto Rico starving for tourists

Wednesday  22:25,   13 december 2017
AFP

Until Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Jose Figueroa did brisk business renting kayaks to tourists itching to see a lagoon that lights up by night thanks to millions of microorganisms. Today, things are so dire he's considering selling water to[...]

Southwest flight makes emergency landing over coffee maker

Wednesday  22:21,   13 december 2017
FOX News

Passengers were reporting a strange smellAfter landing safely, Southwest Airlines spokesman Brian Parrish said that maintenance met the flight to determine the source of the smell, which was discovered to be coming from the coffee[...]

Here’s The One Thing You Should Never Board a Plane Without

Wednesday  22:20,   13 december 2017
Southern Living

When Coco Chanel famously said, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take at least one thing off,” she was talking about accessories. However, the advice works for packing for airplanes, too. Do you really need two books, three[...]

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Wednesday  01:21,   13 december 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can expect to arrive at an airport "scattered" with robots to help them, an official said Tuesday as he unveiled seven new machines to perform tasks from helping with luggage to language assistance.[...]

Is Mexico Getting a New Cruise Line?

Wednesday  01:21,   13 december 2017
TravelPulse

Grupo Vidanta is refurbishing a ship in Spain.According to a report in Cruise Industry News, Group Vidanta, based in Mexico, has acquired the Voyager cruise ship from All Leisure Group, which was the owner of Swan Hellenic and Voyages of[...]

Southwest Wants You to Go to The Rose Bowl

Tuesday  20:08,   12 december 2017
TravelPulse

See Oklahoma vs. Georgia in the Rose Bowl by flying with Southwest.Southwest announced new flights from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to Los Angeles just in time for New Year's Day kickoff and one of college football's biggest games of the[...]

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

Tuesday  20:08,   12 december 2017
Associated Press

Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum.The Museum of London says it will put the only remaining chunk of the 130-metric-ton (143-U.S.-ton) mass of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes on[...]

Breastfeeding Mother Kicked Off Flight

Tuesday  00:25,   12 december 2017
TravelPulse

Despite the airline kicking the family off the plane, they issued them all refunds following the incident.According to KHOU.com, Mei Rui, her elderly parents and her two-year-old son boarded Spirit Flight 712 from George Bush Intercontinental[...]

Disney Reveals Sneak Peek of New Gondola System

Tuesday  00:23,   12 december 2017
TravelPulse

Disney has introduced some details and preliminary images of its new Disney Skyliner aerial transportation system.While rumors about the new gondola system, called the Disney Skyliner, have been circulating for a while, the park first confirmed[...]

This Is Why You Always Board on the Left Side of an Airplane

Tuesday  00:22,   12 december 2017
Reader's Digest

Whether you’re a first-time flier or experienced jet setter, we’re willing to bet there are plenty of air travel questions you’ve always wondered. But amidst all of these mind-boggling mysteries, you might have failed to notice something[...]

U.S. State Department Announces a New Travel Warning System

Tuesday  00:22,   12 december 2017
Condé Nast Traveler

A new tiered system, with security information for every country in the world, will be rolled out in January.Instead of the current system, which issues "travel alerts" for short-term risks caused by discrete events like nationwide protests or[...]