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December 2019

By N/A, December 13, 2019
The Smoky Mountains. Treehouses. Gatlinburg. Porches begging for a mystery novel marathon reading session. Pick just one of this fab quartet and we're happy. Combine all four and we're definitely sneaking in an extra vacation day. Maybe even a ...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
If you haven’t already given into the fitness tracking craze, now is the perfect time to start. Not only are New Year’s resolutions just a few weeks away, but Amazon is also having a major sale on multiple popular Fitbit models. The sale includ...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
You may have thought that the days of flash sales galore were behind us now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over — but Kate Spade has proven that is very much not true. Its surprise holiday sale features tons of items marked down for up to ...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Nike just launched a new shoe specifically designed for medical workers who have some of the most physically demanding jobs in the world. In order to support people like nurses, who typically walk four to five miles and sit for less than an hour d...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Two teen brothers from Chicago were among those identified as victims of the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand. Berend, 16, and Matthew Hollander, 13, died in the hospital as a result of their injuries from the tragic incident on Mon...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
The world’s largest-ever river cruise ship is headed to China next year as the country’s cruise industry continues to expand. The Victoria Sabrina, U.S.-based Victoria Cruises’ most opulent ship yet, will sail on China’s Yangtze River in the sp...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Well, this is one way to trim the tree. Christmas trees can come in all forms: There are wildly expensive trees trimmed with jewels, trees made entirely of lights, quirky trees made of flowers, and even trees made of literal trash. %image2 ...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
The International Space Station will soon receive a shipment of hemp and coffee seeds — all for research purposes, of course. The seeds, being transported by a SpaceX cargo flight in March, are headed into space so researchers can study how...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
You know what they say: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” And now, New Yorkers can get their frozen treat fix throughout the year at the Museum of Ice Cream. According to USA Today, the Museum of Ice Cream is opening a perman...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
From color-block leggings to a dress made specifically for exercising, Outdoor Voices has mastered making activewear that performs well without compromising style.  Shoppers love the brand's ultra-soft fleece jackets for men and women. In fact,...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Going to a museum is certainly a good way to see some incredible and iconic works of art, but there are few places in the world where you can go somewhere to feel fully immersed in the art you’re looking at. A brand new, digital art center call...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Delta Air Lines is selling its private jet branch to a company called Wheels Up in a deal expected to close early next year. “We’ve never been able to leverage and garner the type of marketing power and brand that a Wheels Up will provide,” Del...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
This article was originally published on SouthernLiving.com. If you're looking for a unique way to ring in the new decade, you can't do much better than perched on Crockett Mountain, roughly 1,800-feet above sea-level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. ...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
A French long-distance swimmer dove into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to show the negative — and massive — affects of single use plastics and pollution.  Earlier in the year, Ben Lecomte dove into the swirling trash vortex, making his way th...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max plane from its schedule until at least April, the latest delay for the beleaguered aircraft, the company said in a statement Thursday. The move follows this week’s release of a damning Federa...
By N/A, December 13, 2019
Qantas has made a decision about how it could operate the world’s longest flight — but there’s still quite a way to go before they actually take off. The Australian airline announced on Friday that if it continues “Project Sunrise,” its ultra-l...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Flying can be an uncomfortable and stressful experience, even for the most seasoned travelers. While some things are out of your control, like flight delays and crying babies, there are things you can pack that will make even the longest flights m...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Finding a good flight deal is euphoric, and this is doubly true if it’s for a flight around the holidays. This is due to the simple-yet-devastating fact that holiday flights — that is, flights that are around Hanukkah, Christmas, or New Year’s...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Most people shudder at the mere mention of creepy, crawly critters like snakes and bats. Most would recoil at the sound of a hiss or a squeak, and most would run at the sight of either one. But, you’re not most people. You want to dive head-first ...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Figuring out the proper etiquette on your flight can be tricky business. Should we recline or should we not recline? Is outside food allowed? Are our emotional support animals as welcome as we think? These are all questions travelers have had f...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Everyone has a book in them, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. Thanks to social media, anyone can broadcast their brilliant ideas for the next bestselling novel to the world – and if you do it now, you might get a pretty incredible vaca...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
If you were dreaming of a tropical vacation to a stunning island destination in 2019 you were far from alone. According to Google’s 2019 Year in Search, our collective search history proves we all either dreamt of or actually planned a break t...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
The world’s first fully-electric commercial flight landed in Canada in an achievement that could lead to major changes in establishing a cleaner aviation industry. The six-seater sea plane plane took off from Vancouver on Tuesday and flew f...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
When it comes to Allbirds sneakers, you can never have too many pairs (in our eyes, at least). The brand is notorious for creating a wool sneaker that’s breathable, abnormally comfortable, and machine washable, and it became one of our go-to place...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
The British royal family is just like us when it comes to celebrating the holidays. No really, hear me out. Though the Windsors get to congregate and celebrate inside a massive castle in Sandringham, the rest of their Christmas celebration ...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Historically, in-flight food and beverage programs have gotten a bad rap, and reasonably so. But in the last few years, several airlines have worked to elevate their offerings. Air France has collaborated with big-name chefs like Joël Robuchon, Da...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
When Katelyn Spoerl was only 20 months old, she got liver cancer. Now, 7 years old and cancer-free for the last five, little Katelyn got to celebrate in style, boarding a United Airlines "Fantasy Flight" to the North Pole. “We’re so excited,” s...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
When Los Angeles International Airport banned curbside pick up for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, things got a little complicated. But one area hotel is feeling travelers’ pain and is offering them a free drink to make up for it. The AC Hot...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
A total of 47.5 million people are expected to fly all over the world on U.S. airlines during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period — a 3 percent increase from last year, according to an airline trade group. In a report by Airlines for Am...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
This story originally appeared on People.com. Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales may be over (so sad, we know) but if you didn’t do enough shopping over the holiday weekend, we suggest heading over to Zappos. The beloved retailer is keeping th...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Legendary New Orleans crooner Louis Armstrong had it about right in his recording of "Christmas in New Orleans," when the city turns into a vast wonderland of towering bonfires on the levee, candlelight carols and decked out Garden District mansio...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
A Gustav Klimt painting that was considered stolen from an Italian gallery in 1997 may have been hiding in the gallery’s walls for more than 20 years. "I was returning from my lunch break and they called me, 'Come, there's an artwork here,'" a ...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
2019 truly was the year of hard seltzer. You practically couldn’t attend a barbecue without seeing White Claw, Truly, or Bon & Viv chilling in a cooler—in fact, the demand for White Claw became so great, there was a temporary shortage. So it s...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Krispy Kreme is celebrating the holiday season with a super sweet deal. The company is bringing back its annual “Day of the Dozens” deal. For today only, fans can get a dozen of its iconic Original Glazed Doughnuts for just $1 when they purchas...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
Alaska Airlines is getting in the holiday spirit and encouraging their passengers to do the same with some major perks.  On National Ugly Sweater Day, which falls on Dec. 20 this year, the Seattle-based carrier will embrace the holiday season b...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
After the first fatal crash aboard the Boeing 737 Max last year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continued to allow the aircraft to fly despite its own analysis saying more crashes were likely. The FAA’s risk assessment after a crash ...
By N/A, December 12, 2019
There are dozens of international airlines that fly in and out of the U.S. But when it comes to getting the best deals on an international flight, you may be better off shopping closer to home. A new report released Thursday by deal spotter Sco...
By N/A, December 11, 2019
Not to be dramatic, but the biggest travel struggle in the history of travel struggles is figuring out where in the world you’re supposed to pack a pair of shoes in your suitcase. It’s not like they’re shaped in a way that makes it easy to fold cl...
By N/A, December 11, 2019
New York-based cider company Angry Orchard and ice cream purveyors Tipsy Scoop are bringing all of our holiday dreams to life this season with a new boozy flavor.  Aptly named “#GoingUnfiltered,” the flavor is a vanilla ice cream with brown sug...

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