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Wind Gust On Landing At Madeira Airport!

Madeira Airport is ranked one of the most dangerous airports in the world, given the consistently strong wind gusts and mountainous terrain around the airport. It's also a fascinating airport, given that the runway is built out overShow More Summary

News for the Week

This week, Alan and I have a little blog news rather than our usual chit chat about our latest travels. We’ve turned off the comments. That’s right. Due to ever increasing spam, we’ve turned the comments section off at My Itchy Travel Feet. However you can still talk travel with us. We post every article […]

Off the Mat and Into the World. {Photo Project}

There is unity in this world beyond what I have ever imagined, and it comes in the form of Yoga.

Huge Win! New Speakers Added to Frequent Traveler University DC

Frequent Traveler University, December 3-5, Hyatt Regency Crystal City (near Washington’s National Airport) I wanted to share an update on the lineup for December’s Frequent Traveler University. Chris Guillebeau, host of the annual World...Show More Summary

Weekly Review: October 25, 2014

I've spent nearly the entire week recuperating from a cold (and convincing my mom I don't have ebola), but fortunately there has been lots of interesting frequent flyer news to keep me occupied. I've also had the chance to catch up a...Show More Summary

5 tips on getting through security easily and as quickly as possible

Traveling has become a way of life and so has the use of planes which inevitably means ? airports.  As convenient as flying has become, airport security has increasingly turned out to be more stringent and time consuming with heightened security and safety concerns. Show More Summary

9 Surprising Facts about India for Tourists.

Even though I am used to seeing trash in the streets, overcrowded trains and greedy bellboys, each time I visit India, it amazes me with something new.

7 Essential Outdoor Adventures Along California’s Stunning Central Coast

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. “Diverse Microclimates. Dynamic Flavors. Perfectly Located.” This succinct tagline describes the unmistakable appeal of California’s Central Coast, particularly for wine growers and wine aficionados. Show More Summary

Cathay Pacific’s Brand Refresh 2014

This week Cathay Pacific has unveiled their rebranding, or I suppose brand refresh would be a more accurate term. They're calling it "the next chapter," and they've set up a website dedicated to the brand refresh. Here's how they describe...Show More Summary

The Secret Sauce: How Your Airline/Hotel Credit Card Actually Works

A question I got yesterday in the comments prompted me to put together a post explaining how airline credit cards work — how co-brand credit card deals get put together by banks, airline or hotel company, and payment network like Visa or MasterCard. Show More Summary

Visit Chris Pavone’s Luxembourg

At the wonderful website for travelers who read–Packabook-- you can sign up for a newsletter “book club” and read a book, as Packabook provides analysis and background information, then find out what it would be like to travel to that country. Show More Summary

Venetian and Palazzo Las Vegas for 25,000 IHG Rewards Club points at 24 hour flash sale October 30

IHG Rewards Club tweeted The Venetian and Palazzo Las Vegas for 25,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night at a 24 hour flash sale set for Thursday, October 30, 2014 at noon EDT for 50% off reward nights. The deal here is 25,000 points...Show More Summary

Back to France and the Impressionists

Destination: Paris and Provence Book: Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland I never resist the lure of France–particularly when you combine, a book, fine art and some history with the trip.  I’ve read several books and movies about the artists...Show More Summary

Escaping to Bimini on the new Bimini SuperFast

The 1,500-passenger vessel began day cruises from Fort Lauderdale last week.        

Out of Office: Katie in Iceland

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members are always on the go and we want to share their experiences with you! In this new series, Out of Office, we’ll bring you their stories. Show More Summary

Travel to Poland – Episode 441

Hear about travel to Poland as the Amateur Traveler talks again to Chris Bogdon about his recent trip to Poland. Chris brought his kids and his parents to experience the country where […] The post Travel to Poland – Episode 441 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

Apparently US Airways Economy Is Now Business Class

Yesterday I flew US Airways from Chicago to Tampa via Charlotte using British Airways Avios. American didn't have award availability on the nonstop and revenue fares were ~$500, so at 9,000 Avios one-way it was the best value. I'm still trying to learn the whole US Airways system, because it doesn't make much sense to me. Show More Summary

Travelers who’ve been in contact with Ebola patients quarantined in NY & NJ

Dramatically escalating the fight against Ebola, the governors of New York and New Jersey on Friday ordered all arriving air travelers who have had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa to be quarantined for 21 days. The new measures, which are more rigorous than federal guidelines, were imposed a day after a doctor who […]

Let's Give Away Some Stuff!

By Robert Niles: It's my birthday today, and to celebrate, I'll be the one giving away the presents! Here is a look at some of the stuff I will be giving away to Theme Park Insider readers this week: The haul will include: An interactive...Show More Summary

Dinner, a Movie and a Flight Out of Minneapolis

8 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : In Transit

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has transformed its C Concourse into an “arts corridor,” culminating next month with the opening of a screening room.

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