Would everybody please stop picking on the TSA for a cotton-pickin' minute?! Hey, no question the airport-security agency has taken a pummeling from critics lately, especially over accusations of theft. A report by ABC's Nightlinelast week was particularly damning when an iPad stolen from an airport security checkpoint was tracked down to the home of the TSA agent on-duty at the time. And now comes another dust-up. But this time the TSA claims it had nothing to do with it.
I’m a sucker for time-lapse photography. I’m also a sucker for the Pacific Northwest. Combine the two and you have this mesmerizing work—some 260,000 stitched-together pics—from Portland-based photographer John Eklund, who was kind enough to let us share it.
Rich Beattie is the executive digital editor at Travel + Leisure.
Can't figure out what this sign is trying to tell you? You won't find the answer in our recent round up of funny signs, but I'll give you one hint: This destination will be featured at T+L's upcoming Global Bazaar, happening next week in New York City.
French tourist Nathalie Rollandin was shocked when a seagull swooped down and snatched her camera and her precious vacation photos. What she didn't realize was the bird was doing her a solid. It snagged her camera while recording and captured epic views of San Francisco Bay, and then genially set it down for her retrieval. Take a look at the footage caught by the mischievous bird above, and hope you're lucky enough to have a run-in with the bird on your next trip to San Francisco.
Kelsi Maree Borland is an editorial intern at Travel + Leisure.
It's Labor Day weekend and there's no denying that summer is coming to an end. I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to the cooler days that are approaching. Fall is my favorite time of the year, especially to travel, with milder weather and beautiful foliage. Can you guess where this fall scene is?