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Curse you, people who landed $16,000 first class seats for $675

While we toil on travel sites looking to save a couple of bucks on a squishy flight, spare a thought (or your jealousy) for these people who snagged the travel deal of a lifetime. Cathay Pacific sold premium business and first-class tickets from the ... ...

9 of the best travel pillows right now

The worst part about traveling is... well, traveling. Nobody likes to spend hours sitting in a cramped space in between two strangers with little to no leg room. In fact, if you think about it, every flight or bus ride is the worst way to begin and e... ...

Man with knife makes bomb threat at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – suspect ‘overpowered’

A man with knife made a bomb threat at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam today, and was 'overpowered' and arrested by Dutch police. Departures and Arrivals in the airport's hall 3 were evacuated, but have since reopened.

Here's what happened.

Man threatens with a bomb in Departure hall 3 at Schiphol. ...

They’re not all good dogs: TSA prefers floppy-eared pups at airports

12.29.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

Expect to see more floppy-eared good boys at your local airport in 2019.  In an effort to put passengers at ease, the Transportation Security Administration says it is deploying more floppy-eared dogs to detect explosives in airports. Their poin... ...

Shop deals on luggage, packing accessories to travel smarter in the new year

12.15.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

Forget fruitcake and distant relatives' awkward questions about your relationship status — the worst part of the holidays is traveling, hands down. Unfortunately, we can't do anything about that pungent log of dried cherries and nuts on the des... ...

Crowdfund campaign for a 500-kilometer walk across rural Japan

In January 2019, Peter Orosz plans to live broadcast his snowy trek across the Japanese island of Shikoku. He will also produce a printed field report.

The story is that last year I walked 2,700 miles from one end of Japan to the other, and now I will go back to walk the most interesting 300 ...

Someone left a human heart on a Southwest Airlines flight

Passengers on a Southwest flight from Seattle to Dallas got more drama than they bargained for on Sunday when their plane was forced to turn around and return to Seattle. It was discovered that a human heart, intended as a transplant, had been left o... ...