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Sheep is Our Copilot

Sheep is Our Copilot May 24, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Driving the equivalent of Tijuana to Seattle is a daunting task. But doing that trip with a sheep baaaaing and chewing on some hay in the back of your mid ’90s station wagon? Well that’s just a little crazy. But according to The DailyMail, A British man is driving 1,250 miles to Slovenia...

“Superstreets” Designed to Eliminate Left Turns

“Superstreets” Designed to Eliminate Left Turns February 14, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
I remember one of the first lessons of driving way back when: three right turns equals a left turn. Why was that so important? Because at very busy intersections it can be downright dangerous to turn left. Think about it. Hanging out there in the middle of the intersection, cars coming fast towards you,...

Dutch Architects Draw Up Smart Plans for Hong Kong to China Drivers

Dutch Architects Draw Up Smart Plans for Hong Kong to China Drivers June 25, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Perhaps the greatest debate, as heated now as it was at the birth of the industrial age, is the conflict between left and right. And we don’t mean politics! We mean the great international debate between driving on the left side of the road versus driving on the right side of the road. For travelers...

Curing Your Fear of Flying, One Step At A Time

Curing Your Fear of Flying, One Step At A Time June 17, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s not just acrophobia, fear of heights. Or agoraphobia, fear of open spaces. Or even aeroacrophobia, fear of high, open spaces. It’s Aviophobia, fear of flying. Also called Aviatophobia or Pteromerhanophobia, fear of flying can literally stop someone from ever experiencing the elation of travel...

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii December 2, 2009 | Hawaii | Read More
Headed to the Hawaiian Islands this holiday season? Be sure not to commit a Hawaiian faux pas! Read on for our Hawaii Local Expert’s take on the 20 things not do in the rainbow state: Refer to the continental USA as “the states” — Hawaii was admitted to the union in 1959 as the...

Travelogues: Why hiking the Alps is better than driving them

Travelogues: Why hiking the Alps is better than driving them March 2, 2009 | Austria | Read More
How not to explore the Austrian Alps: Step 1: Ask my aunt to drive you there. Step 2: Rent the largest, most unwieldy vehicle possible. Death Van To the left is a Mercedes Sprinter Van. They don’t make vans like this in America (update 3/3: scratch that, they DO make this van in America –...
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