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Fast-growing Allegiant expands to Puerto Rico and Trenton, N.J.

Allegiant's route map continues to accumulate more dots with two new cities.        

Want to Be a Flight Attendant? This Airline is Hiring Right Now

13 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Many readers of The Gate seem to submit requests on a regular basis on how they can become a flight attendant as a result of this article pertaining to becoming a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines — despite all of the responsibility,...Show More Summary

British Airways’ Excellent AARP Discount Has Been Extended

For several years now, one of the best ways to save money on transatlantic tickets has been through AARP. That’s because AARP has been offering members discounts on British Airways tickets in economy, premium economy, and business class. Show More Summary

China Cracking Down on Great Wall Brick Thieves

The UNESCO World Heritage site is disappearing, one piece at a time.

Allegiant buys new planes for the first time ever

Still, Allegiant CEO suggests company negotiated a good deal on its order for Airbus A320s.        

The Soviet Travel Brochures That Made Estonia Look Like a Fairytale

A scene from the dance festival of school children in Tallinn, 1972. (All Photos: Courtesy The Tallinn Collector) "The restaurant of Hotel Viru serves excellent food,"the brochure reads, under a photo some fondue, before continuing, "and is a pleasant place to relax and rest". Show More Summary

Jean-Michel Basquiat Commemorative Plaque in New York, New York

A New Yorker through-and-through, the great American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn in 1960, and he lived all of his too-brief 27 years in the city he loved. The last five years were spent here, at 57 Great Jones Street. Basquiat...Show More Summary

Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial in Mt Charleston, Nevada

In the early days of the Cold War, Mt. Charleston, Nevada was the site of a tragic plane crash that took the lives of fourteen men. They remained unknown and unnamed for over forty years. What happened to the plane, and how we’ve come...Show More Summary

KLM $578 Atlanta to Romania or Serbia, $666 Athens August-March 2017, even Christmas holidays

KLM has some low fares from Atlanta to Athens, Greece at $666 round trip for departures as soon as next week. Even lower are ticket prices at $578  to Bucharest, Romania or Serbia, Belgrade. Sofia, Bulgaria is in mid-$600s. These ticket...Show More Summary

New Chase Sapphire Reserve Card: More Rumored Details

As I first posted about a few days ago, there are rumors of Chase introducing a new premium credit card intended to compete with The Platinum Card® from American Express and the Citi Prestige Card. While Amex, Chase, and Citi, typically...Show More Summary

Video: Put Your Oxygen Mask On First

This video popped up in my Twitter feed the other day, and I thought it was worth sharing. Smarter Every Day visits a NASA training lab to experience (and demonstrate) the effects of hypoxia -- the term for what happens to the humanShow More Summary

From LAX, airfare to London for off-season travel drops to $782 on Air New Zealand

Here’s a great round-trip fare for off-season travel to London’s Heathrow from LAX on Air New Zealand: $782, including all taxes and fees. Here’s the catch: You must buy this ticket by Friday, Aug. 5.  Other rules: It is subject to availability and for departure between Nov. 1 and Dec. 13 or between...

Where to watch Kilauea's lava flow hit the ocean on Hawaii Island

Molten lava is making a big splash on Hawaii Island as it enters the Pacific Ocean for the first time in nearly three years. Visitors can witness the lava flow from the Kilauea volcano by land or from the air with experienced guides. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory  says lava from Kilauea’s Pua...

Flash floods gush every day at Las Vegas Springs Preserve

Summer usually brings monsoonal rains to the Mojave Desert. For those who don’t want to wait around to see the big rain, a Las Vegas attraction shows visitors just how dangerous it can be. The catchphrase “turn around, don’t drown” is brought to life in the Flash Flood exhibit, one of the most...

Zika in Florida: Officials Confirm Local Transmission Is 'Likely'

These are the first known cases of the virus being transmitted by mosquitoes in the continental U.S.

Cocktails and cots on horseback safari into Colorado's back country

Smith Fork Ranch, halfway between Telluride and Aspen in Colorado, has been long-known for its posh digs amid a spectacular outdoor setting. Now the ranch goes farther by taking guests on a ‘horseback safari’ into the back country for a campout. The safari promises to take participants to hidden...

Flight Deal: NYC to Milan for $440 Round-Trip

Book dates from August 2016 through May 2017, with peak holidays included.

The Best Lakes in Italy

Italy’s rolling countryside and coastal towns, plates of pasta, and ancient sites are well documented (and well visited). But its more than 1,500 lakes? Not so much. From the country’s largest lake to its most star-studded, consider this your guide.

With Harbourspot, Book a Night on an Ultra-Luxe Yacht

Because sleeping in hotels is so 2015, companies like Harbourspot are making it easier to spend the night in the lap of luxury—on a mega-yacht.

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