Articles for North America

A Tale of Oranges, Huffing, and the Airport

A Tale of Oranges, Huffing, and the Airport December 3, 2010 | Travel News, USA | Read More
While this happened a while ago, we couldn’t NOT write about it. An Arizona resident was arrested after police caught him in an unusual situation. Brian Henio, 33, was located at an orange grove near Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport when airport officials responded to a complaint. It had been...

Pack the Sunblock When You Whale Watch– For the Whales

Pack the Sunblock When You Whale Watch– For the Whales December 1, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Mexico, San Diego, Travel News | Read More
Some environmentally friendly company will likely be able to put together some sort of sunscreen specially made for whales. It won’t be a moment too soon, according to some new research. In the Gulf of California outside Baja, Mexico, scientists from the Zoological Society of London found that...

Survival Tips If You’re Ever Shipwrecked: Spam, Pop Tarts and Lots of Playing Cards

Survival Tips If You’re Ever Shipwrecked: Spam, Pop Tarts and Lots of Playing Cards November 23, 2010 | Mexico, North America | Read More
Last week, thousands of stranded cruise ship vacationers were finally freed after three days of being stuck on the Splendor. Despite Carnival’s full refund and a credit for a future cruise ship, patrons seem to have a spoiled appetite for vacationing on the open waters. One cruiser, David Zambrano,...

Kim Kardashian Living Proof That Heels, Travel Don’t Mix Well

Kim Kardashian Living Proof That Heels, Travel Don’t Mix Well November 12, 2010 | New York, Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Kim Kardashian knows that a good set of heels can set off a dress like no other pair of shoes. The reality starlet also found out that for most people, heels just aren’t made for walking around. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star managed to make it around New York City all day...

Anonymous Traveler Asks… How Do You Feel About An In-Flight Serenade by Kanye West?

Anonymous Traveler Asks… How Do You Feel About An In-Flight Serenade by Kanye West? November 11, 2010 | New York, Travel News | Read More
Would you be starstruck if, instead of the usual update from a flight attendant or captain, a multi-platinum music artist came on the PA system and addressed you and your fellow passengers – IN SONG? On a recent flight Delta flight from Minneapolis to New York, passengers were treated to a performance...

Rally To Restore Sanity Leads To Record DC Metro Congestion

Rally To Restore Sanity Leads To Record DC Metro Congestion November 9, 2010 | New York, Travel News, Washington DC | Read More
Jon Stewart told attendees at the Rally to Restore Sanity that what made Americans civil could best be found in how they dealt with merges, noting that everyone says, “You go, then I’ll go. You go, then I’ll go.” More than 250,000 people may have attended the Washington, DC event,...

50 States, 50 Movies For Travelers To Check Out

50 States, 50 Movies For Travelers To Check Out November 8, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel News, USA | Read More
The intrepid bloggers at Geekologie put together a map of the United States that features one of the more interesting ways to categorize the states: picking some of the more iconic movies that have been filmed in each location. Some are more obvious than others, like Marisa Tomei’s Oscar-winning...

When It Comes to Passports, Size Matters

When It Comes to Passports, Size Matters October 26, 2010 | Around the World, North America, Travel News, USA | Read More
Most people dream of filling their passports with stamps from exotic locations so that they can brag about all of the cool places they’ve been. However, in reality, most Americans don’t have passports. But there is an elite group full of business men and women, pilots and celebrities who...

Where Does Your Unclaimed Baggage Go? Scottsboro, Alabama, Of Course!

Where Does Your Unclaimed Baggage Go? Scottsboro, Alabama, Of Course! October 14, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel News, USA | Read More
Finding lost luggage can be a logistical nightmare, and not to mention a huge inconvenience. But on the upside, if you’ve never planned on traveling to Alabama, you may end up there if you’ve ever lost a bag. There’s a small city called Scottsboro, Alabama with about 14,000 residents...

Sunbathers at Vdara Hotel Treated to Laserlike Sun Rays

Sunbathers at Vdara Hotel Treated to Laserlike Sun Rays October 12, 2010 | Las Vegas, Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
Enlightenment-era scientists figured out how light travels when it hits a concave lens. However, hotel architects in Las Vegas may have misread the memo when they designed the Vdara Hotel. The circular shapes of light that reflect onto the pools at the Vdara may be meant to act like a welcoming gesture...