Articles by Morgan DeBoer

The 2 in 1 Lantern Glows and Grows

The 2 in 1 Lantern Glows and Grows May 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Twenty-four-hours barely feels like enough enough hours in a day for a normal schedule, let alone the time constraints of a traveler. Although we are wary of kitschy travel inventions that are supposed to “save us time” but really only waste our money, there are a few design-savvy gems out...

Leave the Bathtub at Home

Leave the Bathtub at Home April 19, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
You officially don’t need to be embarrassed for forgetting that you packed a 5 ounce container of liquid or a pair of tweezers in your check in luggage at the airport. Especially if flying Virgin Atlantic. Virgin just released a summary from their recent survey conducted by staff at all 32 airports...

Next time You’re at the Airport: PowerKiss

Next time You’re at the Airport: PowerKiss April 14, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Sorry if we got your hopes up but PowerKiss has nothing to do with actual kissing, but it’s the latest technology developed for airports that’s making traveler’s feel a lot more high-tech. PowerKiss is a Finnish company specializing in wire-free cell phone charging technology. According...

How do you say “Food Truck” in French?

How do you say “Food Truck” in French? April 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Children born today will grow up in a world where airline food is a thing of the past. Their parents will reminisce about pretzels, peanuts, and hot food passed around by flight attendants. They will assume we always had to use exact change or debit card to buy $11 sandwiches from the terminal or $11...

Turkey’s Bad Reputation

Turkey’s Bad Reputation April 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Tourism is down in the North African and Middle Eastern countries whose governments have become unstable or violent and uprisings continue throughout the region. This should be good for business in nearby Mediterranean countries that are safe, especially if that country is marketed as a cheap alternative...

The Easiest Way to Donate to Japan: Hotel Points

The Easiest Way to Donate to Japan: Hotel Points April 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
At this point, almost everyone has heard of the ways you can donate money to help Japanese tsunami relief efforts by text, email, or phone. Did you know you can also donate hotel points? Here is a list of 5 hotel chains that allow reward members to donate points and, more importantly, a breakdown of...

Fewer and Fatter Americans Riding the Bus

Fewer and Fatter Americans Riding the Bus March 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
The Federal Transit Authority is in charge of, among other things, determining the maximum capacity for busses in the American public transportation system. The number of passengers that can safely ride in each bus is calculated using an average weight per person. Today, the FTA estimates each rider...

Hotel Missoni Kuwait is Now Open

Hotel Missoni Kuwait is Now Open March 21, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Right after I finish writing this article, I’m going to try to figure out how I can get to the new Missoni Hotel Kuwait which opened for business on March 1st. Maybe it’s the bath tub that looks like an egg, the cafe devoted to Italian coffee and chocolate, or that wearing one of their bathrobes...

Sit Closer to Your Facebook Friends on Malaysia Airlines

Sit Closer to Your Facebook Friends on Malaysia Airlines March 7, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
In August 2010, Delta became the first airline carrier to allow customers to search for flights and book them directly through Facebook. At that time, other airlines only allowed customers to use Facebook to search for available flight times. When it was time to pay, they were redirected back to the...

Survey Shows Adult Flights Gaining Popularity

Survey Shows Adult Flights Gaining Popularity February 8, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
A recent survey showed that many business class travelers would like major airlines to offer adult only flights – meaning no children allowed, not meaning a 747 full of people angling to get in the Mile High Club. Dave Richardson, a journalist, is pushing airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic...