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. But not to worry, the airline’s flight attendants have new uniforms, so it’s got that […]
Bicycle touring is an amazing way to travel but it can be slow-going. Our Journey started in Mexico with the plan to pedal south through Central and South America. I imagined cycling would be a romantic way to travel; avoiding the bus schedule we could be free as birds, not […]
December 2 Weekly Roundup: A Boat Hotel Floats In New Jersey; Nat Geo’s 2013 Photo Winners; Paris To Barcelona Trips Now Really Quick
I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of December 2 Edition
330 miles west, or a day and half in boat time, is Cocos Island, an uninhabited island officially part of Costa Rica that is considered to be one of the world’s best locations for scuba diving due to the massive amount of sealife that call the island’s nearby water home […]
Luckily, I’ve never been the victim of crime while traveling, but the thought of having one of the devices carrying all my media being stolen is far more frightening a prospect to me than pretty much anything else happening to me personally. This is exactly what happened to Guy Gotto, […]
I get a lot of emails from app developers in the travel sphere, and I can’t help but think that too many tech people are overthinking the connection between tech and travel (though, they are engineers, so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise). Sometimes, a simple idea, executed […]
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 less like Piers Morgan (thanks to the gods!).
Everyone knows New York City is an expensive town, especially around the holidays. To save some money, try these tips for free things to do this December during your visit.
In part five of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I travel to the Surfing Goat Dairy Farm, Maui’s premiere (and only) goat farm, where I am put to work feeding and milking the goats, and rewarded with an artisanal goat cheese tasting.
In part four of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I decide to get a little high culture in and head to Ulupalakua Winery and Ranch, where I sample some pineapple wine (what else?), then head across the street to the Western-themed country store for elk burgers for lunch. […]