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Where Can You Get the World’s Most Expensive Massage?

Where Can You Get the World’s Most Expensive Massage? November 14, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Recently the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii, announced its new and ultra expensive massage: the 20-Hands Duo Massage, for $2,000. And yeah they do mean “20 hands,” from extremely skilled masseuses who practice weekly to make sure nobody’s fingers collide. That would be embarrassing. The idea...

Grain Silo Becomes Opera House in Marseille

Grain Silo Becomes Opera House in Marseille November 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
No, we’re not talking plastic surgery here. The latest and greatest opera house in France used to be an old, decrepit grain silo, abandoned and left for demolition. Overlooking the port of Marseille, Arenc Silo was built in 1927, and was highly visible from within Marseille. Fortunately, the city decided...

From the Hotel to the White House: Angella Reid Makes History

From the Hotel to the White House: Angella Reid Makes History November 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Angella Reid, Former general manager of the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, is kicking hospitality butt and taking names. In October, she became the first-ever female Chief Usher of the White House. So what exactly does the Chief Usher position entail? Well, it seems that Reid’s experience and thriving...

Crocodiles Roaming Bangkok via Flood Waters

Crocodiles Roaming Bangkok via Flood Waters November 7, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
As if Bangkok didn’t have enough problems to deal with already, now snakes, crocodiles and disease are posing a threat to locals and tourists. The floods are reportedly the heaviest Thailand has had in 50 years, with the main river coursing through Bangkok swelling so high that there are concerns of...

The World is Now Ready for a Gun Lounge (?)

The World is Now Ready for a Gun Lounge (?) November 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Ever dreamt of a world where you could stroll into any club freely, and armed with an automatic weapon? No, neither did us. But as forward-thinking Genghis Cohen says, “The world is now ready for a Gun Lounge.” On December 15th, Las Vegas will be opening the world’s first club where guests are...

Luna the Whale Imitates a Motorboat, Sends a Message to Mankind

Luna the Whale Imitates a Motorboat, Sends a Message to Mankind October 31, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
These past couple of weeks, a video of an orca whale perfectly imitating the sound of a motorboat has been getting lots of attention on YouTube, despite the video actually being a couple years old. Meet Luna, a calf who was separated from his pod off the coast of Vancouver Island but managed to survive...

Brad Pitt Settles the Edinburgh VS Glasgow Debate

Brad Pitt Settles the Edinburgh VS Glasgow Debate October 26, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Despite Glasgow’s unflattering past reputation as the stabbing capital of the United Kingdom, it seems like the city is doing a lot to clean up its act. In fact, its sudden popularity may be eclipsing that of Scotland’s pride and joy, Edinburgh. We happen to love Edinburgh: the city’s amazing castle...

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered

Lost in an Airport? Bing’s got You Covered October 26, 2011 | Business, Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Have you ever been wandering around an airport, completely confused about where you’re going and wondering where you can find just a simple bite of food to eat? Where the heck is the bathroom, and why aren’t there any coffee vendors in sight?! Well, Bing has a solution. Bing recently launched a brand...

Japan’s Plan to Give Away 10k Free Flights Brilliant…or Trouble?

Japan’s Plan to Give Away 10k Free Flights Brilliant…or Trouble? October 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
It’s no secret that Japan is experiencing some tourism woes. Just after the 9.0 earthquake hit the country this past March, arrivals to Japan dropped 50.3 percent from the previous year, followed by 62.5 percent in April and 50.4 percent in May. The biggest tourist source countries showed dramatic...

Space Travel by Hot Air Balloon Soon to be Possible

Space Travel by Hot Air Balloon Soon to be Possible September 8, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Space Tourism has been making some big headlines lately, and people are more eager than ever to get into space. Virgin Galactic is already taking reservations for wealthy folks to join the 430 astronauts on a space trip (date unsure), starting at a whopping $200,000 a seat. The website says you can book...
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