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Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.
Festivals / Pop Culture Travel

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.

Coachella begins today, unofficially kicking off summer music festival season. While it’s likely that at least one of your favorite bands is playing at Coachella, you may not live nearby… Read More…

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…

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…

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…

Top 10 Travel Pinterest Boards for Information & Inspiration
Apps & Technology / Pop Culture Travel / Travel News

Top 10 Travel Pinterest Boards for Information & Inspiration

Let’s face it, travel is a visual experience and when it comes to social media, Pinterest has some of the best options for inspiration and information. From boards that celebrate… Read More…

Padma Lakshmi’s New York Foodie Favorites
Culinary Travel / Northeast / Pop Culture Travel / Restaurants / Travel News

Padma Lakshmi’s New York Foodie Favorites

You can watch Padma Lakshmi travel the world trying out gourmet food as the host of Bravo’s Top Chef. Now find out where she eats when the knives have been… Read More…