Tag: Travel

The Great American Outdoors Act Has Been Signed Into Law — Here’s What That Means

In a rare bipartisan move, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in approving one of the most significant pieces of legislation regarding public land and national parks in generations — the Great American Outdoors Act. Signed into law on August 4th, 2020, the Great American Outdoors Act is a huge win for the parks […]

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The CDC Wants Your Opinion On How Cruises Start Back Up

Whether we’re talking about Disney World or any one of the 50 states, when it comes to reopening during a global pandemic, nobody really knows what the hell they’re doing. Will Florida’s reopening of Disney World amidst a statewide surge in new cases prove disastrous, or have the mask orders and social distancing precautions made […]

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Champagne In Crisis Talks–Grapes Might Be Destroyed Due To Poor Sales

Champagne celebrations are not what they once were Boston Globe via Getty Images Champagne producers have been hit hard by the pandemic–fewer people are able to celebrate occasions and come together in groups where champagne is traditionally drunk. A crisis meeting has been called for August 18th, where decisions will have to be made about […]

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The Father-Son Team Behind ‘Rogue Trip’ Talk About The Role Of Travel In A Rapidly Changing World

Conversations around travel are shifting rapidly. As social justice movements push our society to evolve, the colonial and exploitive aspects of the travel experience are being highlighted and called out. Meanwhile, COVID-19 has underscored both the interconnectivity of humans and the fragility of many of our systems. Plus it’s grounded us for the foreseeable future […]

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These Aerial Photos Of New South Wales, Australia Will Inspire Dreams Of Post-Pandemic Travel

Great travel photography is transportive. It’s able to surpass its 2-D limitations and convey the feel of a certain place — the taste of street food, the sounds of a city square, or the power of crashing waves. It goes beyond the visual level to act on all of the senses. That’s where Australia-based photographer […]

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Airlines Are Starved For Revenue. The Coronavirus Spike Has Quenched Chances Of A Rebound.

Like these four American Airlines planes, most planes operated by U.S. carriers these days are … [+] carrying relatively few passengers and those they carry tend to have paid very little for their tickets. Thus carriers are starving for revenue.(Alex Tai/Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The United States’ five largest airlines, which collectively […]

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China Airlines: New Name Ends Blame Game But Starts Other Problems For Taiwan

Flying the flag usually lets airlines brag. So coveted is national carrier status that when British Airways in the ’90s applied global emblems to its aircraft instead of U.K. insignia, rival Virgin Atlantic added a Union Jack sticker on planes and proclaimed itself “Britain’s Flag Carrier.” For China Airlines, its national branding created a blame […]

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Here Are The Countries Still Accepting American Passports And The Precautions They Have In Place

Despite the fact that we miss being able to travel the world during what is arguably the best season for travel, we don’t envy anyone who has to jump on a plane in the near future. Right now both domestic and international travel are an absolute headache, and if you’re from the United States, it’s […]

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Lido Gives Us His Guide To Oslo, Norway For Whenever The Pandemic Ends

Lido is an artist whose work you probably know intimately without even realizing it. The Norwegian producer, singer, and songwriter has worked behind the boards with Jaden Smith, Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, and A$AP Ferg, among others. He produced “Same Drugs” and “Angels,” two of the best songs on Chance The Rapper’s best album (Coloring […]

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A Public Health Expert Unpacks The Risks And Necessary Precautions For Anyone Considering A Road Trip

Like it or not, there are a lot of people hitting the road right now. With international travel pretty much cut off for the foreseeable future, Americans — stir crazy from months in quarantine — are taking to the highways. Some of these folks are visiting loved ones who’ve been isolated for months. Others are […]

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This Cork Producer Makes Wines That Highlight Indigenous Portuguese Grapes

Terracing for vineyards at Herdade Aldeia de Cima, Alentejo Amorim Group The family and group that own the world’s largest cork producer—Amorim—also produce Portuguese wines. They recently expanded their foray into both the Alentejo and Dão regions, where they make vintages from indigenous grape varieties that highlight Portuguese heritage. Portugal has some 250 native grape […]

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