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What's new 'round the web: week of 02/17/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 02/17/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Rome is probably one of the most heavily touristed cities in the world, but the swarm of extra visitors brings about a whole a host of problems: long lines to enter attractions, bad food catering to gullible foreigners and pick pockets who take... read more
Would you exercise at the airport?

Would you exercise at the airport?

When I heard that San Francisco Airport opened up a yoga room – a free facility where you can go and stretch out before a flight – my first reaction was what a great idea. But then I began to wonder if I’d ever actually use such a yoga room if I had the chance,... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 02/10/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 02/10/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. I knew adventurers climbed all sorts of things – mountains, cliffs, ice walls, even buildings – but I was blown away when I saw these stunning images of climbers making their way up frozen waterfalls. It’s obviously extremely dangerous and takes a lot... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 01/03/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 01/03/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. When you think of torturous, pain-inflicting creatures, ants are probably not what come to mind. But after you watch this video about ritual death mittens in which native South American tribes stick their hands into gloves filled with nasty, poisonous ants, you’ll think again.... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 01/27/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 01/27/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Is this one of the most secretive museums in the world? The National Cryptologic Museum in Maryland, USA is one of those tourist attractions that few tourists have heard of. Inside, the artifacts are just as enigmatic – from ciphering devices to encrypted... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 01/20/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 01/20/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Holographic airport staff, phones that make travel arrangements for you, and driverless cars? It sounds like somthing out of the movies but these things may actually be on their way to becoming reality. Click here to read about these and other sci-fi innovations... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 01/13/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 01/13/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Ever wanted to pick and crush grapes and bottle your very own wine (from your very own vineyard)? It sounds like the realm of the rich, but many [ordinary] people are snapping up acres of vineyard at co-ops in Argentina and making vino during... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/30/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/30/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Did you know that in some airports, having sweaty armpits could set off those new full body scanners? Or that you can buy a perfume that allows you to smell like the nation of Lithuania (might be useful if you’re suffering from the... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/23/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/23/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Getting a little tired of eating candy canes, seeing Christmas trees and hearing those same carols over and over? Take a break by reading about some unique ways of celebrating the holidays – from smashing plates to carving giant radishes, here are six... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/16/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/16/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. I’ve noticed that whenever I have any kind of trip planned, it rarely hits me that I’m actually going on that trip until I’m on the plane, and sometimes not until I catch that first glimpse of my destination out of the airplane... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/09/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/09/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Taking a vacation around Christmas-time (when you often get extra days off work for free) can seem like a great idea until you realize that while you’re sitting in a sterile hotel room by yourself, everyone else is off with their families, eating,... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/02/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/02/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. If you ever wondered what happens to your baggage after you check it at the airport, you might be shocked to learn the truth. These confessions of an airport baggage handler will give you insight into the reason your bag comes back to... read more