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Archive for June, 2007

Boating Safety Basics
Travel News / Travel Safety

Boating Safety Basics

If you missed Peter’s Today show segment on boating safety, we’ve got the scoop for you. With the Fourth of July right around the corner, the topic of boating safety… Read More…

On the Air: Michael Adams
Travel News

On the Air: Michael Adams

With cameras strapped to his shoulders, Michael Adams trekked the back-country of Yosemite National Park throughout his boyhood in the 1940s, alongside his father, legendary photographer Ansel Adams. Photographers came… Read More…

Avoiding Airborne Illnesses
Airlines & Airports / The Travel Detective® Blog

Avoiding Airborne Illnesses

June 28, 2007 If you’ve been reading the stories, then you know that the U.S. government — for the first time in 40 years — imposed a quarantine on a… Read More…

What Guests Steal
Travel News

What Guests Steal

When you’ve stayed at a hotel, have you ever coveted the cushy robe, those 600-thread count sheets, or that vintage vase? Of course you have. But, have you ever thought… Read More…

Travel Tips

Seeing the Grand Canyon Without Everyone Else

Everyone’s heard of the new Skywalk over the Grand Canyon, but here’s how to see it in a whole new way–without lots of other tourists around. The North Rim of… Read More…

Hotels & Accommodations / Terrorism / Travel Tips

Hotel Keycards: License to Steal?

If you’ve ever heard that your hotel keycard could be used to steal your personal information, then read on, because here’s what you need to know.

Off the Brochure: Nashville, Tennessee
Culture / Destinations / Entertainment / Off The Brochure / South / Travel News / USA

Off the Brochure: Nashville, Tennessee

It’s not always easy to step off the beaten path once you get into Nashville. The elements that draw you into the city are sure to keep you satisfied for… Read More…

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Chicago, Illinois
Destinations / Midwest / Off The Brochure / Travel News / USA

Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Chicago, Illinois

We may advocate traveling in the off season (lower prices, lesser crowds), but odds are you held back on visiting Chicago in the winter. Yes, weather can be a factor…. Read More…

Off the Brochure: Honolulu
Destinations / Off The Brochure / Travel News

Off the Brochure: Honolulu

Hawaii has made its fortune by selling images of grass-skirted hula dancers, hanging ten on white sandy beaches, and pig-roasting luaus. In fact, in 2006, there were more than 4… Read More…

Donate Frequent Flyer Miles and Make Them Count
Mileage & Reward Programs

Donate Frequent Flyer Miles and Make Them Count

If you’re like most people, you don’t often think about your airline miles. You know they’re there, accumulating with each flight you take; then comes that elusive, eventual time when… Read More…

Cairo
Destinations / Off The Brochure / Travel News

Cairo

Current Time in Cairo Cairo, known as Al Qâhirah in Arabic, is a city where ancient and modern civilization comes together in one chaotic experience. A visit to this capital… Read More…