Articles by Candice Walsh

America’s Best Toilets are Found in Chicago

America’s Best Toilets are Found in Chicago December 28, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
In a world full of crappy toilets (pardon the pun), one facility is changing the face of public restrooms forever. Yes, Chicago’s Field Museum is literally winning awards for their epic potty place: they recently won the 10th annual “America’s Best Restroom” contest, run by a restroom-supply...

When Rockstars Fly Airplanes

When Rockstars Fly Airplanes December 26, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
What happens when you put Iron Maiden front-man Bruce Dickinson in the pilot’s seat? You arrive safely at your destination, that’s what. If you didn’t know (we certainly didn’t!), Dickinson has actually been the pilot for the budget airline Iceland Express for some time now. But Iceland Express...

Twilight Fans: Rent out Bella and Edward’s Honeymoon Suite

Twilight Fans: Rent out Bella and Edward’s Honeymoon Suite December 23, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
That’s right, the famous honeymoon suite from the latest Twilight movie is available to rent. And if you do rent it, please let us know…because then we’re allowed to laugh at you. It’s the site of Bella and Edward’s marriage consummation in Breaking Dawn: Part One, and the entire scene...

Public Bike Share is Now Sharing Helmets Too!

Public Bike Share is Now Sharing Helmets Too! December 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re unfamiliar with Public Bike Share, it’s a nifty sharing system set up in major cities to allow people to rent out bicycles by simply using a sort of vending machine. However, up until now, the ability to rent accompanying helmets has been nonexistent. Engineers at SandVault (the creators...

Delta: The Airline with the Most Holiday Spirit

Delta: The Airline with the Most Holiday Spirit December 1, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
With soaring flight costs and looming threats of cancellations due to weather-bombs and the general mayhem of holiday travel, at least one airline is doing something to make life a little easier. Yes, Delta will happily carry your Christmas tree on board their planes. Okay, so we’re not totally sure...

Piranhas Recreate Scene from Jaws on Brazilian Beach

Piranhas Recreate Scene from Jaws on Brazilian Beach November 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
It sounds like a scene from a horror flick, but it’s actually real life: a popular river beach in Brazil has been overrun with flesh-eating piranhas, and so far 15 people have been attacked while swimming. The beach in the touristy Pantanal region is remaining open, despite the threat from the bloodthirsty...

African Tribe to Embrace Faux Fur

African Tribe to Embrace Faux Fur November 29, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Nope, this isn’t another one of PETA’s insane protests over animal rights (the organization just protested the use of fictional Super Mario putting on a Tanooki suit, seriously)…it’s a legitimate move to help protect endangered leopards in South Africa, and big cats in general. Big cat populations...

Qantas Supports Movember By Giving an Airplane a Mustache

Qantas Supports Movember By Giving an Airplane a Mustache November 28, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Tom Selleck is probably jealous. What is Movember, you ask? Formerly known as November, it all began in Australia when a movement recognized the lack of awareness for men’s health, especially prostate cancer. When men sign up to participate in Movember, they grow their best ‘stash, and campaign for...

No More Cannabis for the Netherlands

No More Cannabis for the Netherlands November 22, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re exhausted like us and browsing through news headlines at 12 am and you just read “no more cannibals for the Netherlands,” relax – there are no cannibals in Netherlands, and now, there’s no cannabis for tourists either! Oh wait. Maybe that’s not such a great thing. The move is meant...

Ryanair Airlines Gets Rated R

Ryanair Airlines Gets Rated R November 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Ryanair seems to love stirring up a reaction from travelers! Its latest news headline? Porn applications on its flights. Yup, the same airline that brought you the sexy cabin crew calendar with their employees wearing lacy dr’ars and prancing around in high heels is now introducing porn in its flights!...