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November 2018

By N/A, November 16, 2018
Therapy dogs, therapy cats, or even therapy pigs and horses have been employed to comfort travelers in airports all over the country. And now, it seems that their scaly friends are starting to get in on the game. According to USA Today, Louis A...
By N/A, November 16, 2018
Chicago has always had a robust — and affordable — hotel scene. These stylish new players are set to make the city's boutique offerings even stronger. Hotel Julian On-trend touches like hanging Egg chairs and pendant fixtures add a youthful ...
By N/A, November 16, 2018
The Department of Transportation announced Thursday that it will create a task force with the mission of investigating sexual misconduct in airlines. The National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force will operate as a subcommittee of the Avia...
By N/A, November 16, 2018
Delayed flights can truly be the worst. And they can cause a wide variety of reactions from passengers. Some people are perfectly calm and polite despite the bad news, others become angry with the crew or airline, some may even cry or yell. But...
By N/A, November 16, 2018
Meghan Markle made a fairly significant change to her hair, and there's a huge chance that you didn't even notice. And no, don't worry. That doesn't make you any less of a Royal stan. Up until now, the switch-up was rather disguised. While atte...
By N/A, November 16, 2018
Appropriately posh, but not too stuffy, the remodeled and expanded British Airways First lounge in Terminal 7 at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is complete and now welcoming eligible fliers. Part of the British flag carri...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
Disney World is turning your idea of a roller coaster on its side — somewhat literally. Details revealed at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 confirm Disney’s new Guardians of the Galaxy coaster won’t just set Walt Disney World records for its size, ...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
Stephanie Izard shook up the Chicago dining scene in 2010 with the nose-to-tail menu at her debut restaurant, Girl & the Goat, and its follow-up, Duck Duck Goat. Here she shares tips for finding the best international fare in the city. I moved ...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
You might be in for a rude surprise the next time you try to pass through airport security with your PreCheck or Global Entry membership. It has been five years since the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began issuing PreCheck and G...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
It’s happened to all of us. You find yourself low on phone battery and reach for your charger, only to find that the cord has frayed beyond all recognition. Until now, beyond going out and buying a brand new charger, there hasn’t been much you ...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
The Roman city council just passed a new law banning costumed gladiators, drinking on the street and swimming in any of the fountains. The council claims this measure is to curb badly-behaved tourists in the eternal city. In a statement on W...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
France’s famous TGV trains will soon connect the coastal city of Tangiers with Morocco’s economic capital, Casablanca. The trains, capable of traveling up to 200 mph, will cut current journey times in half. It currently takes about four hours and ...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
Some cats never get to have any fun. For the last two years, a couple of cats — one black and one orange tabby — have been desperately trying to enter an art museum in Japan, to no avail. According to The Evening Standard, the black cat started...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
The country’s most popular ride-sharing apps are now competing for your loyalty. This week, both Uber and Lyft have announced loyalty programs aimed at securing a customer base — and hoping you won’t toggle between the two apps to just choose w...
By N/A, November 15, 2018
First Lady Michelle Obama made headlines back in 2009 by giving the Queen of England a hug, a friendly move that also raised eyebrows as an apparent flagrant disregard for convention. The Queen, in an equally eyebrow-raising gesture, responded ...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
Prepare to get to the airport early this Thanksgiving as this year is predicted to be the busiest ever for travelers. According to new data from Airlines 4 America (A4A), an industry trade organization, an estimated 30.6 million passengers ...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
London calls travelers for a variety of reasons: business, vacation, adventure, or simple curiosity. Steeped in history, the city tells narratives of both British legacy and global influence. Though rich in culture, the city has acquired an unfair...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
There’s a beautiful castle in Italy that is waiting to make your fairy tale dreams (or ghostly nightmares) come true, even if you’re on a budget. Roccascalegna, a village in the Abruzzo region of Italy, is now offering stays at its recently ren...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
Being cooped up in a plane can take its toll on your body. This is why many health professionals advise that you move around from time to time during your flight, especially if you’re on a long-haul. Of course, there are a few people out th...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
According to pilots flying Boeing’s 737 MAX for both American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, they were not made aware of a crucial change in an automatic system that has been linked to the fatal Lion Air crash last month. In October, a Lion A...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
Justin Trudeau has a secret button that he can press whenever he wants to be dragged away from a meeting, according to Canada’s fountain of knowledge, Alex Trebek. In an interview with Vulture, the host of “Jeopardy!” claimed that the Canadian ...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
It’s been quite a year for the British royal family. From the arrival of Prince Louis to the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, they’ve seen more than a few joyous months. And now, they all get to celebrate together in honor of anothe...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
If you're looking for the chance to make a move and work remotely, all while getting paid thousands of dollars to make the transition, it's time to move to Oklahoma. The Tulsa Remote program looks to draw in creatives, remote workers, entre...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
Get ready, chicken lovers, because your favorite fast food chain is coming to you! On Tuesday, Chick-fil-A announced its partnership with DoorDash to offer home delivery from more than 1,100 of its restaurants across the United States. “So m...
By N/A, November 14, 2018
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com. Passengers on an Air France flight traveling from Paris to Shanghai were left stranded in freezing Siberia for three days this week after their plane was forced to make an emergency land...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
It’s that time of year again. Oprah’s Favorite Things has just been released for 2018, and in true Oprah fashion, it’s full of more-than-perfect gifts for at least a number of people on your holiday shopping list — from a 360-degree compact camera...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
If you’re constantly texting on your phone, you might be running into the same phrases over and over again. And, if you’re like a lot of people around you, you might also be the type of person who actually writes out your most commonly used senten...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
Between the planes, the bathrooms, the waiting areas, the fast food tables and pretty much every other place in the airport, it can be difficult to avoid getting sick while traveling. But with the rampant flu season striking and occurrences of ...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
If there’s one thing you probably want to avoid as a member of the Royal household staff it’s getting on Queen Elizabeth’s bad side. Especially, if you’re her personal chef. In the new book, "Dinner at Buckingham Palace," written by former roya...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
By N/A, November 13, 2018
Meghan Markle is everywhere lately, Kate Middleton is as stylish as ever and Prince Louis is an adorable baby. But apparently they have nothing on Prince Harry. According to a new poll by YouGov, Prince Harry is the most popular British royal, ...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
Being a flight attendant can be tough, especially when you have rude or unreasonable passengers pestering you. According to the Daily Mail, one flight attendant for an unknown airline on a flight to Japan met one such unhappy passenger who ...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
A mystery hit the friendly skies over Ireland last Friday when multiple airline pilots reported seeing what they believed to be UFOs flying by. According to CNN, at least four pilots reported seeing a "very bright" unidentified flying objec...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
Michelle Obama‘s new memoir may present a stinging criticism of President Donald Trump, but the former first lady also reflects on sweet moments with her family during their time in the White House — including untold details about daughter Malia’s...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
This article originally appeared on Money.com. Attention shoppers: With a little over a week before Thanksgiving 2018, grocery stores are rolling out deals on just about every appetizer, side, main course, and dessert that could be part of you...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
If you don’t have an advent calendar are you even celebrating the holidays? This year, there seems to be an advent calendar for everything and everyone, including one for wine lovers, cheese aficionados and one made just for dogs. And now, ther...
By N/A, November 13, 2018
Thousands of firefighters are battling deadly, fast-moving flames across the state of California amid what has become one of the most destructive and deadly wildfire seasons in decades. As two particularly destructive fires have taken shape ove...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
Some souvenirs are more powerful than others. When in Japan, you could opt for tchotchkes, colored fans, or kawaii trinkets — or you could get something with a bit more cultural meaning, like indigo-dyed fabric. Japan has a history of indigo...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
Think about what you look for when you’re deciding on the perfect travel destination. Is it rich history? Cultural experiences? Lots of delicious food or shopping opportunities? Comfortable and unique places to stay? Or, perhaps, you just want to ...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
China’s state news agency has developed a robot that could replace television news anchors. Xinhua state news agency is using artificial intelligence to deliver the news “tirelessly” from all around China, any hour of any day. The agency is ...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com. Although more and more people own e-books, it seems safe to say that real books aren’t going anywhere yet. Eighty-eight percent of the Americans who read e-books continue to read printed ...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
Practically any major city in the world has its “touristy” parts, but there are some that truly rely on tourism to boost their economy. There are plenty of cities out there that are popular with tourists. Bangkok, Thailand, for example, is ...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
Work relationships can be complicated. Not every workplace is one big, happy family. Not even your friendly crew of flight attendants. In fact, some working relationships between flight crews can get so toxic that all-out brawls can break o...
By N/A, November 12, 2018
Wildfires stretching up and down the state of California continue to burn on Monday, Nov. 12, with no end in sight. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Woolsey fire has caused at least two confirmed deaths and has forced more than 250,0...

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