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Qantas Flight Attendants To Dress Like 1940’s Gangsters In An Effort To Save The Airline
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Qantas Flight Attendants To Dress Like 1940’s Gangsters In An Effort To Save The Airline

Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, recently had its credit rating reduced to junk, is in the midst of laying off 1,000 jobs and is quickly being edged out by competitors that are backed by national governments. […]

Is Bourdain Single-Handedly Saving CNN?
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Is Bourdain Single-Handedly Saving CNN?

CNN’s recent move away from news coverage and towards more traditional programming — albeit travel — has the network thinking that its future is going to look a lot more like Bourdain, and a lot […]

What’s It Like To Write For Lonely Planet? 10 Questions For A Lonely Planet Author
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What’s It Like To Write For Lonely Planet? 10 Questions For A Lonely Planet Author

I met Lonely Planet author and all-round model traveler Regis St. Louis earlier this year during a trip to Quebec City, where I learned that he has enviously been living his life traveling the world and […]

Here’s My Interview With Tripfilms
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Here’s My Interview With Tripfilms

I recently did a fun interview with my friends over at Tripfilms.com, the premiere travel video site that has shown no qualms in publishing my travel videos from day one, despite repeated protests and threats […]

6 Questions For The Girl From “The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever”
6 Questions For The Girl From The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever

6 Questions For The Girl From “The Craziest OkCupid Date Ever”

If you’ve been anywhere near a computer at all this week, chances are you’ve come across  “The craziest OkCupid date ever,” the highly click-worthy article that was published by Salon on Monday, and which has since gone […]

An Open Letter To Ryanair Flyers: You’re All A Bunch Of Ungrateful Whiners
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An Open Letter To Ryanair Flyers: You’re All A Bunch Of Ungrateful Whiners

Never in the course of human travel have so many complained so much about one airline, which so many others wish they could use. Thus is the paradox of Ryanair, the beloved-by-few discount airline that […]

Frommer Watch: He’s Baaack
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Frommer Watch: He’s Baaack

It’s been a while since I did my last Frommer Watch, but it wasn’t without reason. It mostly had to to with the fact that for a while there it appeared there wouldn’t even be […]

The Best Islands In The Caribbean; Iran Is Opening Up To The World; Taking A Cooking Class In Vietnam
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The Best Islands In The Caribbean; Iran Is Opening Up To The World; Taking A Cooking Class In Vietnam

I come across lots of interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So every Friday, I include a wrap-up of the most interesting travel stories of […]

The World’s Biggest Electronic Music Festival: A Dispatch From The Annual Amsterdam Dance Event

The World’s Biggest Electronic Music Festival: A Dispatch From The Annual Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam is already pretty cool. So what happens when you combine a city that is already more than contentedly “rocking it” on a daily basis with the world’s biggest club festival? Answer: shiny, debauched and wonderful […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (3rd Quarter: 2013)
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The Top 50 Travel Blogs (3rd Quarter: 2013)

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 3rd quarter (July – September) of 2013 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own […]