Travel Blog

Daily Transporter: Mackinac Island
The 127-year-old Grand Hotel opens for the 2014 season this weekend, but Lake Huron’s winter hasn’t quite given up. So far, thick ice has kept the ferries... Read More
Colorado Symphony Unveils ‘Classical Cannabis’ Series To Bring Younger Audience
// In an attempt to garner more interest in Denver's Colorado Symphony Orchestra, it will be performing a series of fundraising concerts entitled... Read More
Glacier Skywalk Opens For Fearless Views of Jasper National Park
Starting today, visitors to Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies can view the glacial vistas and sweeping pine valleys from the Glacier Skywalk – ... Read More
New Tour and Exhibit Debut at Philip Johnson’s Glass House
Philip Johnson’s Glass House, in New Canaan, Connecticut—which opens for the season today, May 1—is offering self-guided tours ($75) for the first time. ... Read More
Daily Transporter: Canadian Rockies
Finding a great view in Banff or Jasper National Parks in Alberta has never been hard, but the new Glacier Skywalk (opening May 1) adds a stomach-in-your-... Read More
Watanabe Designer Globe Inspires Talk and Travel
In an age where single-dimensional cell phone screens often guide us to our next getaway, the Nendo Watanabe Globe is a pretty reminder that the earth is ... Read More
Put Your City On the Map
Retailer Pilot and Captain celebrates the "good old days of planes, trains, and discovery." Their exclusive collection of city-specific t-shirts, prints, ... Read More
World's Tallest Ferris Wheel Opens in Vegas
The world's largest observation wheel, smartly dubbed the High Roller, recently opened in Las Vegas. At 550 feet tall, it forms the centerpiece of Sin Ci... Read More
Crystal Cruises Announces Game of Thrones Excursion
Crystal Cruises has announced a Game of Thrones-themed excursion on summer sailings to Belfast, Northern Ireland. Tourgoers will visit key filming loca... Read More
A Poorly Printed Boarding Pass Might Make You Miss A Flight
That’s a picture of my boarding pass for a recent flight from Fort Lauderdale to New York. I printed it out in the lobby of my beachfront hotel just befor... Read More
Three American Express Cards Do Away With Foreign Transaction Fees
Starting May 1, three American Express cards are doing away with foreign transaction fees, joining the ranks of cards like the Orbitz Rewards Visa, which ... Read More
Frontier is Latest Airline to Charge for Carry-Ons
Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the latest carrier to charge extra for carry-on bags that require overhead storage—joining other add-on fees for non-alc... Read More
Mark Zuckerberg Forever Young
Mark Zuckerberg will be spending a lot of quality time with celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Immortal... Read More
Daily Transporter: Bikes
May, National Bike Month, celebrates a mode of transportation that can make sightseeing a breezy undertaking. Following bike-share models pioneered in Wes... Read More
Severe Weather Across the US: Be Ready With These Smart Weather Apps
UPDATE: Whether you live in the Deep South, the Midwest or along the East Coast, you're likely to experience severly stormy weather today. According to CN... Read More
Q+A with René Redzepi, Chef at Noma—Just Named World's Top Restaurant (Again)
Well, we called it - René Redzepi's Noma reclaimed first place this year at the prestigious World's Best Restaurants awards. Noma first received the honor... Read More
Lyft Leaps to 24 New Cities
The rideshare service Lyft—which debuted last year exclusively in San Francisco—recently launched in 24 new markets. Now, the app connects the world’s lar... Read More
Campaign for William Shakespeare Day Takes Flight on easyJet
There’s much ado about Shakespeare at Gatwick Airport, and the United Kingdom’s largest airline, easyJet, is leading the fanfare.  With record-breaking “o... Read More
Moynat Paris Comes To NYC
Francophiles and luxury aficionados take note. The Parisian maker of the finely crafted handbags, Moynat, has a pop up shop at the Dover Street Market in ... Read More
News Update: Royal Caribbean, Up for Auction in Italy, and John Muir Way
// Our latest video travel round-up includes Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas; an Italian island goes up for auction; and honoring naturalis... Read More