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Woman Travels the World with Cheese

Woman Travels the World with Cheese June 2, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
One cheese afficianado ended up on a 10-country and 15,000 mile adventure with the best travel companion – a block of cheese. Olwyn Green was visiting family and bought a 3.6kg roll of white Lancashire Crumbly for her husband’s 75th birthday. But then the unthinkable happened, the volcanic...

Ash You Were, Captain: New Volcano-Based Travel Rules Take Effect in the UK

Ash You Were, Captain: New Volcano-Based Travel Rules Take Effect in the UK May 18, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety, UK | Read More
Travelers may soon find that taking off from airports throughout the UK is a little bit easier, after the Civil Aviation Authority decided on new volcanic ash rules as a result of frequent delays and cancellations because of the eruptions at Eyjafjallajokull. New regulations afford aircraft and engine...

Summer of Ash: Volcano Trouble Could Last All Summer

Summer of Ash: Volcano Trouble Could Last All Summer May 7, 2010 | Europe, Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
After clouds of volcanic ash from Iceland closed airports in Ireland and Scotland earlier this week, aviation authorities are warning that disruptions could continue throughout summer.  A spokesman for the UK’s Civil Aviation Administration had mixed news for travelers, saying: “There is...

Ash Returns, Closes Ireland Airspace For Six Hours

Ash Returns, Closes Ireland Airspace For Six Hours May 4, 2010 | Ireland, Travel News | Read More
Hundreds of flights were grounded again today as the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland became concentrated enough to close airspace in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland.  As of Tuesday afternoon, only a small area over northwestern Scotland remains closed, with most airspace...

Airport Olympics: Stranded Travelers Pass Time With Sports

Airport Olympics: Stranded Travelers Pass Time With Sports April 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Even though flights resumed last Wednesday, it was estimated that over 35,000 Britons began the week still stranded and waiting for the chance to fly home.  While some people went to extraordinary lengths to get home, others have been patiently waiting it out and finding ways to pass the time. The Telegraph...

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles April 23, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Europe, Travel News | Read More
“It’s like John Candy on acid,” a spokesman for Virgin Group Ltd. said, referring to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” the 1987 film in which the late Mr. Candy and Steve Martin play stranded travelers trying to make it home for Thanksgiving. While volcanic ash shut down...

Pain In The Ash: Flights Resume But Costs, Concerns Remain

Pain In The Ash: Flights Resume But Costs, Concerns Remain April 22, 2010 | Travel News, UK | Read More
First the good news: after a six-day shutdown, airports across Europe began reopening Wednesday, and the airspace over most of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden and Germany was open again.  Some of the bad news: there’s still a six-day backlog to deal with, the economic...

French Deflate TV Historian’s Rubber Boat Evacuation

French Deflate TV Historian’s Rubber Boat Evacuation April 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
On Sunday, TV personality and naval historian Dan Snow led a small fleet of 30-foot inflatable speed boats across the English Channel. Their mission: to ferry home fellow Brits who were stranded in France because of the massive flight disruptions caused by volcanic ash.  They planned on (and twitter...

Elin Takes Kids To Sweden, Tiger Sees Nickelback

Elin Takes Kids To Sweden, Tiger Sees Nickelback April 21, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Florida, Travel News | Read More
Tiger Woods’ wife Elin left Orlando Monday with the couple’s two young children, and landed in Stockholm according to RadarOnline.com reports. While volcanic ash has closed many European airports (and left some Europeans stranded in Florida), airspace over most of Sweden is now open and Stockholm’s...

Let Them See Shamu: Volcano-Stranded Travelers Offered Free Theme Park Passes

Let Them See Shamu: Volcano-Stranded Travelers Offered Free Theme Park Passes April 20, 2010 | Florida, Travel News | Read More
Volcanic ash from Iceland has left thousands of travelers stranded across the world, but for United Kingdom, Irish or Continental European tourists stranded in Florida, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is trying to come to the rescue (and/or prey on a captive audience).  Through Wednesday April 21...
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