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What's new 'round the web: week of 07/22/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/22/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. This is obviously bad for the US Government but could be amazing for the traveling public: in much the same way the US Government can’t decide what to do about it’s debt, it’s also shuffling it’s feet on extending the Federal Aviation Authority’s... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/15/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/15/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Airport security isn’t just about those little bags of liquids and full-body scanners before you get on the plane – there’s often a lot of security to get into a country as well. If you’re headed to the UK, make sure you check... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/08/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/08/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Hotel costs can really eat into a travel budget so couch-surfing is one way to not only cut those costs, but to meet some interesting locals in the process. However, the idea of sleeping on a stranger’s couch can be a little intimidating... read more
The plane so fast you could commute across continents

The plane so fast you could commute across continents

  If you ever wanted to travel to Australia but were turned off by the fact that the trip there and back would eat up your entire vacation allotment, then gear up for the supersonic jet that will get you from New York to Sydney in just five hours. The SonicStar aircraft was unveiled at... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/01/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/01/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. It might sound somewhat contradictory at first, but sightseeing for blind people is actually possible thanks to a company called Traveleyes. The organization arranges tours by teaming visually impaired travelers with a sighted companion who functions as the other person’s eyes. It’s a... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/24/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/24/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Do you ever wonder why with all the technology available to us, air travel is still so slow? In fact, not only has it not gotten faster, it’s actually slowed down – a flight from Washington D.C. to Miami takes 45 minutes longer... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/17/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/17/11

{A house in the deserted town of Kolmanskop, Namibia}   Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. If you’re tired of visiting places that are overrun with tourists or full of people trying to sell you crap you don’t want, then you might be interested in this list of the... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/10/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/10/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. If you don’t have a credit card with microchip technology (and if you’ve got an American-issued card, chances are you don’t) it’s worth reading up on the advice in this article about how to avoid credit card problems abroad. 2. Check out this... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/03/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/03/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. This seems like a pretty cool idea: Virgin Atlantic has launched a new in-flight system that lets passengers read and upload tips about their destination via their seatback screen. You can pick the kind of travel you’re interested in (business, adventure, luxury etc) and... read more
What’s new ’round the web: week of 05/27/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 05/27/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Traveling may be fun but flying to get to your destination can be hell for the long-limbed. As airlines cut back on amenities and try to cram more seats into an already tight space, fitting into your seat can feel like an exercise... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 05/20/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 05/20/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. If you weren’t afraid of flying before, you will be after you have a gander at these pictures of the world’s scariest airports! FYI, the picture in this post is of Princess Juliana Airport on the island of St Maarten. 2. Hotels that... read more
What's new 'round the web

What’s new ’round the web

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Hangovers, it seems, are pretty universal – but every country has it’s own greasy, spicy or just plain random antidote. Take a look at this list of the best hangover food from around the world. Personally, I think coconut juice (especially the kind you... read more