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Britain’s Olympic Volunteers Have Possibly the Ugliest Uniforms Ever

Britain’s Olympic Volunteers Have Possibly the Ugliest Uniforms Ever April 4, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
And you thought your work uniform was bad… Hardly known for their outlandishness, the British volunteer uniform for the upcoming Olympics took a severe turn when colors were decided upon. Somewhat reminiscent of the inside of a Virgin Airlines plane, though maybe more pinkish and purplish, the...

Looters Have Already Laid Claim to Sunken Cruise Ship’s Goods

Looters Have Already Laid Claim to Sunken Cruise Ship’s Goods April 4, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
When it comes to sunken treasure, don’t put it past anyone to try and get their hands on it. The cruise ship Costa Concordia capsized off the Tuscan island of Giglio on January 13th after hitting a large rock. At least 25 people died, and the ships remains are slowly sinking. Though the area where...

Peach: New Grossly Pink Airline Starts Flying Over Japan

Peach: New Grossly Pink Airline Starts Flying Over Japan April 4, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Airlines seem to be getting flashier and flashier. And now, apparently, pinker, according to Jaunted. Japan, home to the Ganguro and Harajuku styles, now has a budget airline called, “Peach”, although its signature colors are pink and purple. Yes, the planes are pink and purple. If that doesn’t...

Spanish Restaurant Cooks Food Over Live Volcano

Spanish Restaurant Cooks Food Over Live Volcano March 22, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
There’s nothing like grilled chicken right off the volcano. What? You have yet to experience volcano-grilled meat and fish? Well, it’s time for you to hop on the next flight to the Spanish island of Lanzarote and make a bee-line for the restaurant El Diablo. That’s because architect...

Softened Stance on Travel to Burma Leads to Boom in Tourism

Softened Stance on Travel to Burma Leads to Boom in Tourism March 15, 2012 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
If you were thinking about heading to Burma during your next vacation, you aren’t the only one. It turns out that everybody and their mom has decided to hop on flights to the country since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the democratically elected Burmese government, softened her stance on...

Posh Spice is the Newest British Ambassador

Posh Spice is the Newest British Ambassador March 15, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
In case you weren’t sure if you wanted to visit Britain anytime soon, the British tourist board is hoping Victoria Beckham’s never-smiling face will seal the deal. Yep, Beckham is the newest ambassador to get people worldwide thinking, “yes, I definitely want to visit the country where...

Google Maps Invades the OCEAN

Google Maps Invades the OCEAN March 5, 2012 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
If you’ve been wondering how to get to back to that one spot in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, you’re in luck. Google Maps has expanded its reach. According to Jaunted, University of Queensland Global Change Institute and Underwater Earth have teamed up with Google to provide photos...

Ultimate Pet-Friendly Hotel: W in Scottsdale, AZ Offers Dog Yoga

Ultimate Pet-Friendly Hotel: W in Scottsdale, AZ Offers Dog Yoga February 29, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Your dog’s body deserves to remain as limber as yours, right? Or so the managers of the W Hotel in Scottsdale believe, it seems. According to Hotel Chatter, every first Tuesday of the month at 7pm, the courtyard of the hotel fills up with yoga mats and downward-dog-loving doggies. But this monthly...

Best Airline Food Winner: Turkish Airlines

Best Airline Food Winner: Turkish Airlines February 28, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While many airlines continue to downgrade food options…and, well, flavor, Turkish Airlines has decided to move in the other direction. Meals on a Turkish Airlines flight can include such delectable items as stuffed eggplant and walnut pear tart. Plus, they offer tasty Kosher, vegetarian, and seafood...

“Portlandia” Travel Guide Book in the Works

“Portlandia” Travel Guide Book in the Works February 27, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
We’ve seen plenty of books become TV shows or movies. But this time, we get to see things flipped around. Portlandia, IFC’s hit series that makes fun of hippies and hipsters in Portland, is expanding into guide book territory. Now that the show has become a bonafide buzz term on the web,...