Category: Travel

Coyote on the runway forces flights to circle at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

A coyote interfered with multiple flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Monday morning, according to an airport spokesperson. Employees managed to coax the coyote off the airfield, and it retreated toward the nearby Salt riverbed, airport officials said. Three flights were affected by the animal. The planes had to circle the airfield once before the runway […]

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How to have a bachelorette party in Orlando

Photo courtesy of E+ / M_a_y_a A well-balanced ladies’ weekend with a hint of Disney magic When deciding upon a bachelorette party venue, especially with destination parties on the rise, there are a number of factors to consider. Pricing, accessibility, range of activities, accommodation…the list goes on. With direct flights to many US metropolises, Orlando checks the […]

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10 unexpected foods to eat on the Caribbean island of Curacao

Iguana, fish, fries, rice and fried plantain at Jaanchie’s in Westpunt, Curacao — Photo courtesy of Justin Blasi Daydreams of island vacations usually include sunny visions of pina coladas and freshly caught seafood enjoyed beachside. While Curacao has plenty of both, the country’s blend of influences – African, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish and more – […]

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This Week’s ‘Lost In The Wild’ Is Every World Traveler’s Nightmare Realized

Ah Lost in the Wild, the only show that finally answers the question, “What if Bear Grylls and Sherlock Holmes f*cked?” The new Travel Channel show is a recent obsession of ours, but tonight’s episode hits particularly close to home because it follows the type of person we would’ve loved to chat with about travel, […]

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What we know about the deadly avalanche at the Alpine Meadows ski resort

A 34-year-old skier from Blairsden, California, is dead and another man has sustained severe injuries after an avalanche Friday morning at the Alpine Meadows ski resort.  Around 10:15 a.m., the Placer County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Alpine Meadows ski resort at Lake Tahoe after an avalanche was reported, according to a tweet by the sheriff’s office.  Cole Comstock was […]

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Concerns over new virus from China prompt rare airport screenings for some travelers

Passengers traveling to the USA from Wuhan, China, will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. Screenings for 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or “2019-nCoV,” will occur at New York City’s JFK International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International […]

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Pilot caught on camera writing pro-Trump graffiti, racial slurs at Tallahassee airport

A 53-year-old pilot for Endeavor Air, a regional subsidiary of Delta, was arrested Friday after police say he tagged bathrooms, elevators and cars at the Tallahassee International Airport with racial slurs and messages supporting President Donald Trump. The graffiti the Tallahassee Police Department traced to James E. Dees included things like “#MAGA,” a nod to the president’s […]

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