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The Travel Industry’s Best April Fools’ Jokes
Pop Culture Travel

The Travel Industry’s Best April Fools’ Jokes

Cheap flights to Mars, rideshares in cardboard cars, nap maps, renting out your boss’ desk…April Fools! Here are a few of the best  jokes from the travel industry for 2014…. Read More…

This Just Might Be the World’s Coolest Paper Plane
Pop Culture Travel

This Just Might Be the World’s Coolest Paper Plane

Remember building paper airplanes? You grab a sheet of loose leaf paper, fold together the corners, and watch it take flight. That’s one way to do it. Luca Iaconi-Stewart had another… Read More…

One Airline Makes Dreams Come True….No, Not Nightmares
Pop Culture Travel

One Airline Makes Dreams Come True….No, Not Nightmares

Normally, when you head over to baggage claim, your main hope is that your luggage is there. Well, Canadian airline WestJet decided to do one better. In a publicity stunt,… Read More…

The Best Christmas Movie Locations You Can Visit
Pop Culture Travel

The Best Christmas Movie Locations You Can Visit

Nothing says holiday spirit like Christmas movies. It’s great to sit back and watch It’s a Wonderful Life, but what better way to get in the spirit than by visiting… Read More…

Grumpy Cat Went to Disneyland and Your Cat Can Too
Pop Culture Travel / Theme Parks / Travel with Pets

Grumpy Cat Went to Disneyland and Your Cat Can Too

This week everyone’s favorite Grumpy Cat took a trip to Disneyland. Needless to say, she was not amused. She and Grumpy, the dwarf, seemed to agree that the park’s reputation… Read More…

Need a Laugh? The 5 Most Entertaining Airline Safety Videos
Pop Culture Travel

Need a Laugh? The 5 Most Entertaining Airline Safety Videos

Remember Southwest Airlines’ rapping flight attendant whose entertaining cabin announcement became a minor Internet sensation? It’s no secret that many in-flight safety video instructions are simply too monotonous and tiresome… Read More…

Be Different This Halloween: 7 Haunted Attractions With a Twist
Pop Culture Travel

Be Different This Halloween: 7 Haunted Attractions With a Twist

As Halloween approaches nearly every city plays host to a series of haunted houses. But how spooky are they really? These attractions are often staged in abandoned buildings or constructed… Read More…

See the World With These 10 Travel Instagrams
Pop Culture Travel

See the World With These 10 Travel Instagrams

Looking for a way to see the world from anywhere? Well, you might not always have time to travel, but you can live vicariously through those that do. Check out… Read More…

There’s WHAT in my Facial? Strangest Spa Treatments
Australia & New Zealand / Japan / Pop Culture Travel / Spa Travel / USA / Women's Travel

There’s WHAT in my Facial? Strangest Spa Treatments

Yes, it’s easy to get an ordinary facial. But you can also opt for one that’s a bit more interesting, and sometimes with ingredients and materials you would never expect…. Read More…

Live Every Week Like It’s Shark Week: 5 Great Shark Adventures
Africa / Mexico & Central America / Middle East / Pop Culture Travel / Water sports

Live Every Week Like It’s Shark Week: 5 Great Shark Adventures

We all love Shark Week. Here’s the great news: it doesn’t have to end! Just because the Discovery Channel only has one week of programming doesn’t mean you can’t follow… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Asiana 214 KTVU Reporting Fail
Airlines & Airports / Pop Culture Travel / Travel News

Travel Detective Blog: Asiana 214 KTVU Reporting Fail

In the television news business, there are the inevitable, and accidental on-air bloopers, and then there are the inexcusable bloopers caused by bad fact checking — or in this case… Read More…