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Helicopter Adventure Over West Maui and Molokai

Although Alan and I are big advocates of boots on the ground adventures to truly know a destination, there is also something special about seeing it from a seat in a small aircraft or helicopter. Take the Hawaiian Islands, for instance. Steep sea cliffs with thundering waterfalls are no match for our boomer hiking skills. That’s why, when […]

On Yelp, Reviews With a Side of Bookings

Yelp now allows users to make vacation bookings without ever leaving the site.

Air Canada Thinks Their Elites Are Over-entitled. And They’ve Actually Done Something About It..

Air Canada announced changes to elite benefits for 2015. Put another way, Air Canada has shown us what you do when you think that your customers are the problem. I’m not an Air Canada elite member. Air Canada, the airline, runs their...Show More Summary

'Jane The Virgin' Actually Takes Place at This Hotel

1 hour agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The new TV show, "Jane The Virgin" is not just the answer to the prayers of "Ugly Betty" fans, who have been in mourning since the show went off the air a few years ago. "Jane The Virgin" is also extremely clever and funny, yet unabashedly apologetic about its soapy premise. Show More Summary

Say Goodbye to the Sorcerer's Hat at Disney's Hollywood Studios

By Robert Niles: Walt Disney World confirmed this afternoon that it will remove the Mickey's Sorcerer's Hat from Disney's Hollywood Studios. The removal is expected to begin soon and to be completed by early 2015. No more pictures like this. Show More Summary

6 Quick and Quirky, DIY Travel-Themed Halloween Costumes

2 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Halloween is right around the corner and, if you've been traveling a lot or just plain lazy, you probably are just now trying to brainstorm costume ideas. Jaunted to the rescue! Below we've rounded up a few of our favorite travel-themed...Show More Summary

6 Misconceptions About Mama Africa.

Generalizing Africa to poverty and violence is something we should feel the remorse about---it causes detachment from one billion people who are equally important as you and I.

Florida: Horror Movie Filming Locations You've Gotta See for Yourself

2 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Filmmakers love Florida for romantic beach scenes and car chases, but the state has been featured in plenty of scary movies, too. Here are three Florida filming locations that might seem scary on the big screen, but in reality they couldn't be more serene. Show More Summary

9 Things You Should Know Before Visiting India.

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.

How Should My Dad Document Our Round The World Trip?

My dad will be turning a "round" age next month, and to celebrate I'm taking him on a surprise round the world trip. For those of you not up to date on the planning process thus far, check out these posts: -- Planning My Dad's Big Birthday...Show More Summary

Louisiana, Three Ways: Creole Country

The river town of Natchitoches dates to 1714, when French traders paddling up the Red River from the Mississippi put down roots here, making it the oldest permanent settlement in the entire 828,000-square-mile Louisiana Purchase. ItShow More Summary

The Next Big Hit From Marcel Wanders Is Coming To Zurich In 2015

3 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

We recently shared the news, and our excitement, about the upcoming Kahema Bay Portals resort in Majorca, opening in early 2015. With this new hotel well underway, we have another new hotel to look forward to, the Kahema Grand Zurich, opening in Spring, 2015. Show More Summary

6 Reasons Why Africa is Not What (Most) People Think.

Generalizing Africa to poverty and violence is something we should feel the remorse about---it causes detachment from one billion people who are equally important as you and I.

The Whales on the Plane Go Splish Splash

3 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Ever packed heavy for a trip, only to have the airline check-in agent weigh your bag with a scowl on her face? Overweight/oversize luggage is nothing compared to what FedEx has to deal with. As you may know, Reddit hosts Q & A sessions...Show More Summary

Stolen Frequent Flyer Miles for Sale on the DarkNet

S. passes along an article about CipherCracks, an individual online selling stolen miles dirt cheap. Dark net marketplaces like Agora and Evolution (where CipherCracks plies his trade) are known mostly for selling drugs, guns and counterfeit money. Show More Summary Coupon Codes for October 2014 is a popular online accommodation booking website founded in 1996 Latest Coupon Codes for October 2014 How to redeem a coupon code on is designed in a way that helps customers browse their favorite offers and find rooms that will meet their needs. You will find it easy to browse through […]

4 of the best bars in Wellington

Wellington is a lively city with an array of unique bars to suit absolutely everyone’s taste. Take a stroll down Courtney Place, explore side roads and alleys around the city and uncover hidden gems or simply follow this list to discover four of the best and most unique bars to be found in Wellington. Show More Summary

7 secret safari experiences in Africa

Africa may be having a tough time of it of late, but the continent is a pretty big place, with some pretty fabulous corners that are rarely explored. One of the main attractions remains the unparalleled wildlife, so if you want to trump...Show More Summary

7 Essential Outdoor Adventure Experiences in Chattanooga

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Chattanooga, I heart you. After an all-too-quick trip to the city this year, I was shocked by just how much there was to do. The downtown area is hip, fun, lively, and vibrates with the energy of a city on a serious upswing. Show More Summary

5 activities perfect for a luxury Tunisian break

The northernmost country in the great continent of Africa is a popular spot for travellers and those who yearn for a luxury break in an exotic place. Tunisia can be done on a shoestring, which is of course good to know, but if you feel...Show More Summary

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