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January 2018

By N/A, January 16, 2018
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit travelandleisure.com/operation-vaca...
By N/A, January 16, 2018
Airbnb users no longer have to pay for their entire stay up front. The home-sharing service announced Tuesday that it will allow users to pay only a deposit at time of booking and complete the full payment closer to the stay. The “Pay Less Up F...
By N/A, January 16, 2018
Another snow storm, Winter Storm Inga, is making its way across parts of the U.S., bringing a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain to areas already feeling the effects of Winter Storm Hunter and Winter Storm Grayson. Winter Storm Inga is expec...
By N/A, January 16, 2018
There comes a time in every modern royal couple’s engagement when — whether they want one or not — a Lifetime movie will document their relationship. Over the weekend, Lifetime announced that they’re set to create a film about Prince Harry and ...
By N/A, January 16, 2018
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit travelandleisure.com/operation-vaca...
By N/A, January 16, 2018
Need a last-minute jaunt to Europe? WOWAir has brought back its super cheap flights to Europe, offering one-way $69 flights from six U.S. airports to Iceland, and $89 flights to more destinations in Europe. The discounted flights are availab...
By N/A, January 14, 2018
Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft the VSS Unity completed a successful glide test last week, keeping the company on track to operate the first space tourist expeditions later this year. The test pushed “Unity’s atmospheric capabilities hard, touchin...
By N/A, January 14, 2018
For thousands of years, Finns have loved saunas. There are an estimated 2 million saunas in Finland for a population of 5.3 million people. Turns out the Finns are on to something. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found tha...
By N/A, January 14, 2018
A plane carrying 168 people skidded off a runway in northern Turkey Saturday night, stopping on a muddy slope just above the Black Sea.  None of the passengers or crew members on the Pegasus Airlines flight were hurt as a result of the unexpect...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
New year, new lineup of Disney movies to happily anticipate. And 2018 is shaping up to be one of the best to date in that wonderful world of Disney. As PureWow recently reported, 11 Disney movies will be hitting a big screen near you in the new ye...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Turbulence can be a scary. So much so it could make you lose your lunch — literally. The Daily Mail reported that a flight from Tunisia to Paris struck severe turbulence just moments after the crew served the in-flight meal, launching trays up ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
There's are few celestial events more beautiful than a total lunar eclipse. (Except, perhaps a total solar eclipse.) But a so-called "blood moon" is a close second. Visible in the western United States — including Hawaii —and Australia and Asia...
By Joel Stein, January 12, 2018
Despite the warm glow of the magic hour, the outdoor tables facing the small canal at Il Refolo were empty but for one couple, due to the drizzle. It was so perfectly Venice that the producer asked Phil Rosenthal, the host of a new Netflix show th...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
It may only be January, but there's already a fan-favorite sneaker taking over the fitness world. According to data from e-commerce site ShopSpring.com, the adidas Alphabounce 1 (available on shopspring.com or zappos.com) is winning the shoe game ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
General Motors revealed its latest self-driving car Friday, and observers might notice a few things missing: namely a steering wheel and all other manual controls. As the vehicle is entirely autonomous, the company said there was no need for a ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Visitors to Alaska’s Denali National Park no longer need to rough it to spend an immersive night in the glaciers. A new Alaskan resort will open in February where “guests become part of the landscape” — without sacrificing luxuries like a concierg...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Don’t let yourself be caught in a dangerous slip! If you’ve been dealing with the slingshot weather across the United States this winter, you might need a little pick-me-up since spring is still awhile a way. Well, look no further than a Virgin...
By Melanie Lieberman, January 12, 2018
Want to visit the beautiful harbor city of Hong Kong without ripping open your savings account? Right now, flights to the far-flung destination are on sale from $458 round-trip. According to Thrifty Traveler, the unusually cheap tickets are for...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Usually when someone plans a wedding, the big question on everyone’s mind is how much the wedding is going to cost. However, when a member of the British royal family gets married, they aren't the only ones who benefit. According to an estim...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Remember that meme where people found museum portraits that looked like them? It seems like a one-in-a-million chance you’ll find your doppelganger hanging on the wall of Louvre, and it is if you have to head to all those museums personally to sea...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
This winter has brought extreme weather to some unexpected places — like snow in the Sahara. Images captured from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite show the blanketing snowfall in northwest Algeria, right on the edge of the Sahara desert — wh...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
With time changes, earlier sunsets and colder weather forcing us all inside, most people’s winters are cold and dark. But there are some people in the world who truly experience the darkest winters on earth. Northern Russians who live near the ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
The most valuable precious stones from the Crown Jewels were hidden in a cookie tin and buried at Windsor Castle to keep them from being stolen by the Nazis during World War II, according to a new report. According to the Times of London, King ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit travelandleisure.com/operation-vaca...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
The start of a new year is the perfect time to resolve to travel more. Maybe we're biased, but what better way to kick off 2018 than to begin planning your adventures for the year ahead? With that idea in mind, cult luggage brand Away just launche...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
If you’ve been thinking about starting a cleanse to kick off the new year, Giada De Laurentiis has some good news: You don’t have to stick to an all-liquid diet. “I do this whole-foods cleanse a few times a year when I need to reset,” the Food ...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit travelandleisure.com/operation-vaca...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
If you’re an Oreo fan, this news may be more exciting than twisting open an Oreo cookie and dunking the creamy half in milk. Amazon has recently added a new “OREO Cookie Club Subscription Box, OREO of the Month Gift.” That’s exactly what it sounds...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
Landing a plane is no easy feat, let alone trying to do it on the world’s shortest runway. This is what the pilots over at Winair have to do, transporting passengers to and from a 400-meter (roughly 1,300 feet) runway on the tiny Caribbean isla...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
President Trump says he canceled his planned February visit to the U.K. in protest of a “bad deal” made during the Obama era. At almost midnight on Thursday evening, the President tweeted that he was canceling his upcoming trip to London be...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
A Swedish zoo has admitted to killing nine healthy lion cubs since 2012. The animals at the zoo, Boras Djurpark, were rejected by their pride and the zoo was unable to re-house them, The Independent reported. “At that time we had tried to se...
By N/A, January 12, 2018
For the first time since her coronation in June 1953, Queen Elizabeth II is sharing rare details of the event in a new documentary airing on BBC One. In the hour-long program “The Coronation,” Queen Elizabeth gives viewers her personal account ...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
Sandra Bullock wants you to sleep over at her house. Sure, she won’t be there, but she’s still inviting you to snuggle up in her bed and spend a few days relaxing by her pool. The 2010 Oscar winner listed her 3,400-square-foot, plantation-style...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
Carnival Cruise Line is already known for bringing it in the fun department, especially for families, but it appears the company is looking to ratchet things up a few notches with their latest hire, a CFO. No, not a chief financial officer, but...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe. A round-the-world ticket — sometimes referred to as RTW — is typically offered by an alliance of airlines. Using partnerships like the...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
Experience the country’s most famous natural attraction in an all-new, thrilling way. Visitors to the Grand Canyon can now zip line over Grand Canyon West and see the natural wonder from a bird’s eye view. While visitors are zipping across, the...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
Queen Elizabeth sacked her royal bra-fitter because the 82-year-old owner revealed royal secrets in a book last year.  Luxury London lingerie shop Rigby & Peller had supplied unmentionables to the royal family since the 1900s and has held the R...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
“Harry Potter” fans can now stay in the apartment of their dreams — and they don’t even need to know any spells to get it. Canongate Luxury Apartment, a deluxe “Harry Potter”-themed apartment located in Edinburgh, Scotland, with a master bedroo...
By N/A, January 11, 2018
The public transportation of the future could look like a lot like modern luxury. Aircraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter revealed its prototype for a flying, autonomous taxi at the CES in Las Vegas this week. Related: The Flying Car Concepts ...

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