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Feeling Groggy? You Might Have Social Jet Lag

Feeling Groggy? You Might Have Social Jet Lag January 31, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you’ve been feeling tired but have been having trouble falling sleep, you may have social jet lag.  Social jet lag is the modern phenomenon of people’s modern lives conflicting with their nature internal rhythm.  Also referred to as a chronotype, our natural body clock tends to become confused...

Disney Launches Insanely Large, Insanely Expensive Cruise Ship

Disney Launches Insanely Large, Insanely Expensive Cruise Ship January 27, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Travel News | Read More
It’s been a long time since a truly jaw-dropping cruise has set sail.  Feast your eyes on the “Disney Dream”, Walt Disney’s new 4,000 passenger cruise liner.  If you’ve ever wanted to take the entire family on a cruise, this is the one to take them on.  According to the...

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis January 18, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Few sights rival seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow.  One of those things, however, is seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow and seeing a New Yorker use Park Avenue like it’s Lake Placid.  As NYC was inundated with fresh powder, one lone daredevil...

Beware of Road-Trip Travel Prank Calls

Beware of Road-Trip Travel Prank Calls January 10, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Joseph Jones, a 73 year-old man staying at a Motel 6 in South Carolina was the victim of a prank call to top all prank calls.  Jones was awakened from his slumber on a Sunday night by a bizarre phone call from a supposed Motel 6 administrator stating that there were cameras in Jones’ room and...

Lost Camera Film Surfaces, Shows Harrowing Rescue

Lost Camera Film Surfaces, Shows Harrowing Rescue January 6, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Ever lost one of those disposable cameras while on vacation? (Eds. Note: Sure have). Rest assured your precious pictures may find their way back to you, although it may take a little bit of time.  According to Switched.com, Peter Trayhurt and Geoff Tosio were stranded five miles off the coast of Australia...

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired January 6, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
If you’re ever driven across the country, you’ve without a doubt made some bangin’ road trip mixes.  There are the essentials, the classics, the ones from middle school, and the ones we’ve all forgotten about, but to which we still know all the words. Wired.com recently surveyed...

Man Seeks Greatest Views From the Bathroom

Man Seeks Greatest Views From the Bathroom January 5, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Just when you thought people couldn’t get any weirder, they inevitably do.  According to the UK Metro, author Luke Barclay is a man on a mission. That is, a mission to find the best view from a toilet. One of the first questions going through your head must be,  “what kinds of views can...

Audio Guides Modernize Via Smartphones

Audio Guides Modernize Via Smartphones January 5, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
There are some serious perks to living in the age of technology.  Ever wanted a seriously in-depth tour of a museum?  One that allows you to explore the most intimate details of a work of art, sculpture or exhibit?  The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam has come up with a revolutionary way to use a visitor’s...

New Jet Lag Pill Slows Body Clock

New Jet Lag Pill Slows Body Clock January 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
According to the Daily Mail, there may be a new pill on the horizon available for those combating jet lag.  Apparently the pill actually resets the body’s internal rhythm, and slows the internal body clock in order to reduce the effects of jet lag.  The newly found natural chemical, dubbed longdaysin,...

Couple Sets Guinness Records for Most Marriages, Honeymoon Trips

Couple Sets Guinness Records for Most Marriages, Honeymoon Trips December 29, 2010 | Culture/History, Offbeat, Romantic, Travel News | Read More
Most of us think that just getting married once will be one of the biggest days in our lives. For Mark and Denise Duffield-Thomas, they’ve taken things a tad further and have gotten married 85 times in 6 months. According to the UK Mirror, six months ago the couple won a contest for the “Ultimate...
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