October 9, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Monica Poling, TravelPulse Facebook Twitter Comments Print Email A man lost his Wi-Fi in the air, but United made sure he still knew who was winning the baseball game.  (iStock) Baseball fans know that Friday’s American League Division playoff game between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees was a come-from-behind nail-biter. After digging themselves into an 8-3 deficit, Cleveland rallied to win the game 9-8 in the 13th inning. More From TravelPulse 10 Destinations That Should Be on Every Sports Fan’s Bucket List Magnificent Melbourne: Top 5 To-Dos Agent to Agent: Digesting the Alphabet Soup Destination Vow Renewals with Funjet…

October 2, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By John Johnson, Newser Facebook Twitter Comments Print Email This little guy would be thrilled to hitch a ride back to your home in dirty laundry.  (Associated Press) Nobody wants to bring home bedbugs after being on the road, and now scientists have some practical advice on how to avoid that fate. A new study in Scientific Reports shows that the little critters are drawn to the scent of dirty laundry, and the lead author translates that into traveling tips. For starters, put your luggage up on metal racks in a hotel room because bedbugs won’t be able to climb up the smooth…

September 18, 2017 Editor 0Comment

Fox News Facebook Twitter Comments Print Email close Forecasters monitoring track of Hurricane Jose Jose strengthened back to a Category 1 hurricane on Friday after weakening to a tropical storm for one day, posing a threat to the United States east coast this week. Jose is the fourth threatening hurricane to form over the Atlantic in the past few weeks. After the Caribbean was left devastated by Hurricane Irma last week, there was worry that Jose could do further damage. But it appears to have spared, for the most part, that area. View image on Twitter  Follow The Weather Channel  ✔@weatherchannel Hurricane #Jose may…

August 21, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Cailey Rizzo Published August 21, 2017 The New York Times Crossword Crossing, as the cruise is called, will culminate in a crossword tournament.  (iStock) In honor of 75 years of the newspaper’s famous crossword puzzles, Cunard Cruise Line and The New York Times will host a seven-night cruise, during which passengers will spend their time talking about, learning about, and completing crossword puzzles. The New York Times Crossword Crossing will set sail from New York City on Dec. 7. Over the course of a week, guests will attend daily game sessions, lectures, and crossword puzzle-themed activities. Once aboard the cruise,…

August 11, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Katie Jackson Published August 01, 2017  Fox News Facebook Twitter livefyre Email Print Did you know two of the three tallest gnome statues are right here in the US of A?  (iStock) Take a road trip in a foreign country and you’ll quickly notice something’s missing. That’s because roadside attractions are an American phenomenon. These curiosities, often seen from the car, date back to the 1940s when interstate travel became popular and rural communities wanted to entice travelers to stop and spend money. More than half a century later, we’re still building the world’s largest, most unusual oddities. Last summer’s biggest highway head-turner…

July 17, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Michael Lundin Published July 17, 2017 Fox News Believe it or not, this is your “tent.”  (Michael Lundin) Safari West, based in Santa Rosa, Calif., is one of dozens of locations nationwide that welcomes “glampers” to experience the great outdoors but without having to get their hands dirty. “No tent to pitch, no sleeping bag to unroll, no fire to build” says Linda Clarke of Glamping.com, a website that shares information about the fabulous camping craze. The term glamping (glamorous camping) has been used for a little over a decade, but ever since the concept was introduced, businesses have embraced the…

July 7, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Elizabeth Stamp Published July 07, 2017 Tokyo’s Ginza district has long been home to an array of beautifully designed shops, from Renzo Piano’s glass-clad Hermès building to Jun Mitsui’s undulating DeBeers tower. The latest addition to the retail scene, Ginza Six, boasts 241 stores across over 500,000 square feet, making it the largest shopping destination in the area. But even more impressive than its size is the shopping center’s design. The building was designed by architect Yoshio Taniguchi of Taniguchi and Associates, who is best known for his 2004 redesign of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and features…

June 12, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Roger Sands Published June 05, 2017 Fox News NOW PLAYINGBret Baier gets a view of Las Vegas from above Many of America’s most popular cities aren’t cheap. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to save money and still have fun. Sometimes, prices for food or popular attractions seem to increase in direct proportion to popularity. New York City, the country’s most visited city, is arguably the county’s most expensive. Other cities that serve as tourist magnets are no bargain either and can wreak havoc on your vacation budget. Related Image Expand / Collapse With hundreds of restaurants,…

May 1, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Heat Street Staff|1:24 pm, April 28, 2017 Authorities in Italy are becoming increasingly frustrated over tourists’ bawdy behavior – including their predilection for stripping off in public. Two naked men were hauled out of the Trevi fountain in Rome by police this month and fined 450 euros (about $500) each, triggering new calls to introduce admission fees to monuments and other places of interest to keep out the riff-raff. In another recent case, a woman aged 60 also plunged into the Trevi fountain, though she at least kept her clothes on. In a bid to stop tourists damaging statues and scratching…

March 13, 2017 Editor 0Comment

By Danika Fears Published March 09, 2017 New York Post Facebook Twitter livefyre Email Print NOW PLAYINGGetting a closer look at Lady Liberty Even for a New Yorker this is an expensive makeover. The area surrounding the Statue of Liberty is getting spruced up in a $4.58 million revitalization project that was approved by the National Park Service earlier this week, it was revealed Wednesday. “This is hopefully our last Hurricane Sandy recovery project,” National Park Service public affairs officer Jerry Willis told The Post. The renovations include installing a stainless steel fence around the perimeter of Lady Liberty’s base…