LifeStyle: Travel

A frequent flier reveals the two words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

Tuesday  17:52,   27 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

British author and expat Tilly Bagshawe told Bloomberg she flies around 100,000 miles a year. Bagshawe says she has never paid for an upper class seat.British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about[...]

Travel Tuesday: what you can do to prevent lost luggage

Tuesday  17:35,   27 february 2018
Global News

According to U.S. officials, American airlines lose an average of about 10,000 bags a day . It’s travel Tuesday, where we check in with travel expert Claire Newell from Travel Best Bets for tips to make your next vacation a breeze. It’s becoming[...]

Why Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa Lean?

Tuesday  17:24,   27 february 2018
Mental Floss

Soft soil is only the beginning of the story.The next year, construction on the tower began and almost immediately there were problems. The tower site sat on soft ground composed mostly of clay, fine sand, and shells (the city sits between the[...]

Airlines' Latest Sneaky Trick: Charging Passengers According to Who They Are, Not Where They're Flying

Tuesday  17:22,   27 february 2018

How low can they go? Look down. Keep looking.How low can they go? Look down. Keep[...]

The Surprising Reason There Isn’t a Single Stop Sign in Paris

Tuesday  15:58,   27 february 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

Whether you’re close to home or far away, it’s always a little nerve-wracking to drive in a big city. Navigating the sea of cars, one-way streets, and traffic lights can be stressful even if you’re a seasoned city driver. You probably know this all [...]

Hawaii appeals court sides with lesbian couple denied B&B

Tuesday  08:50,   27 february 2018

Hawaii appeals court sides with lesbian couple denied B&BHONOLULU - A Hawaii bed and breakfast discriminated against a couple by denying a room to two women because they're gay, a state appeals court[...]

The 10 Best Beaches In The World In 2018, Revealed

Monday  18:20,   26 february 2018

Need some travel inspo for your upcoming beach vacation? These beach bums have some recommendations. The travel experts at TripAdvisor just unveiled their annual Traveler’s Choice Awards for the best beaches in the world for 2018, and the results[...]

Chrissy Teigen Asked American Airlines If She Could Bring an Emotional Support Casserole On A Flight

Monday  15:52,   26 february 2018

And American Airlines replied."If I don't have a carry-on, can I bring a large ceramic casserole dish of scalloped potatoes on the plane? I am not kidding, is this okay? Is it too blunt/heavy an object? I'll cry if they throw it away," she[...]

Couple Shipwrecked Overnight Rescued After Writing 'HELP' in the Sand

Sunday  21:46,   25 february 2018
Inside Edition

They said 17-foot high waves washed them overboard.The couple from Clairview in Queensland, Australia, had spent a night camped on a remote island aptly named Avoid Island before rescue teams saw their make-shift call for help and airlifted them to[...]

Skyroam Solis: The Ultimate Way to Beat International Roaming Fees

Sunday  06:51,   25 february 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

The Skyroam Solis is a must for anyone who’s been hit with insane roaming fees.The plan doesn’t require a contract but you’ll need to buy a Skyroam hotspot for $149 to use the service (or rent one for $10 a day, which doesn’t really add up). Given[...]

I'm a Mom, and I Still Get Pissed When Your Kid Is Loud on My Flight

Saturday  18:06,   24 february 2018

Being a mother has changed me in so many ways. Let me be very clear that I'm not referring to behavior that should be expected. Babies in general get a pass because they're, you know, babies, and they're not very good at that whole[...]

An emotional support dog bit a six-year-old girl on a Southwest Airlines flight — and some people are blaming the child (LUV)

Saturday  11:10,   24 february 2018
Business Insider

An emotional support dog bit a child passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Portland, Oregon on Wednesday night. An emotional support dog bit a child passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Portland,[...]

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

Saturday  07:05,   24 february 2018

British writer Tilly Bagshawe is the New York Times best-selling author of more than a dozen novels. Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style blockbusting bodice-ripper, and she has since gone on to pen several page-turning hits in the same[...]

Report: Passengers delayed nearly 12 hours on plane

Thursday  22:52,   22 february 2018
CBS News

The problem was rooted in an ice storm, which wreaked havoc on travelers trying to depart from Kansas City International Airport . CBS' Kansas City affiliate KCTV reports Delta Air Lines faced the majority of problems. Southwest, American and United [...]

Former Pilot Explains 10 “Code Words” Passengers Don’t Understand

Thursday  21:36,   22 february 2018
Southern Living

Even though more people are flying than ever before, the world of air travel still retains a certain air of mystery. In an effort to shed some light on the enigmatic industry, long-time commercial airline pilot and author of 2013’s Cockpit[...]