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Top five adventure cruise ideas

Cruises are often thought of as relaxing, luxurious and low-key ways to spend a few days lounging in the sun. In recent years, however, a new type of cruise has been gaining popularity amongst holiday makers with more adventurous spirits. Adventure cruises take place on smaller ships with fewer amenities that allow access to the […]

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Libya keeping carriers out of EU

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type BRUSSELS — The European Union says that Libyan aviation authorities have decided to keep all its air carriers from flying into the EU until at least November because of safety concerns. The European Commission said Tuesday that the action was taken because there […]

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inventors improve travel mugs

Many midnight phone calls, text messages and pizza box physics went into the invention of a new-and-improved travel mug that has a chance to be sold at major retailers. An automatic lid is the secret to the potential success of the mug, designed by a father-son team from Newport News. “It looks simple, but a […]

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Travel photo of the day: Great Blue Heron sighting

Submitted by Ann Mellema / UGC Great Blue Heron, Everglades National Park, Florida It was a sunny, warm day when Ann Mellema took this photo of a Great Blue Heron on the Anhinga Trail at the Everglades National Park. Mellema told TODAY.com that a slight breeze ruffled the heron’s feathers, making for a more detailed […]

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Pinnacle Airlines files for bankruptcy protection

By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type NEW YORK — Pinnacle Airlines Corp., a regional carrier that flies under contract for Delta, United, Continental and US Airways, has filed for bankruptcy protection to deal with its mounting debt. The Memphis, Tenn.-based airline said late Sunday its current […]

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Planning An Arts-Centered Vacation: Three Great Online Resources

I’ve been using web databases to plan trips for more than a dozen years. Here are three of my favorites, two focusing on opera and concerts and a brand new one on London that covers all manner of events and venues, many of which are bound to be new to any but the most dogged […]

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Longmont road trip: See what a completely wired fiber community looks like – Longmont Daily Times

LONGMONT — Thanks to the passage of Ballot Measure 2A last November, Longmont Power Communications is free to use the city’s 17-mile fiber-optic loop as it chooses. But five months after the vote, LPC is still in the information-gathering stage, said its director, Tom Roiniotis. So far, the biggest use of the fiber has been […]

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St. Pete Beach: Take a beach vacation to new heights

By Mary Thurwachter Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type Fly without sprouting wings? You can do it! Rent a water-propelled jetpack that soars up to heights of 30 feet at 30 miles per hour. TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach, named the No. 1 U.S. beach destination in TripAdvisor’s 2012 Travelers’ […]

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Longmont road trip coming to find out what a completely wired fiber community … – Longmont Daily Times

LONGMONT — Thanks to the passage of Ballot Measure 2A last November, Longmont Power Communications is free to use the city’s 17-mile fiber-optic loop as it chooses. But five months after the vote, LPC is still in the information-gathering stage, said its director, Tom Roiniotis. So far, the biggest use of the fiber has been […]

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Ling to speak of travels and work experiences

After journalist Laura Ling was arrested and imprisoned by the North Koreans in 2009 while filming a documentary along the North Korea-China border, her sister, TV journalist Lisa Ling, received a startling phone call. “Li, I have confessed to some very serious crimes,” Laura told her. “My only hope is that there can be some […]

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