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Strangest Law In Each US State

In early 2014 I wrote about 10 Crazy Driving Laws Around the World. A couple of favorites were: Russia- keep your car clean and Alabama- don’t drive blindfolded! There are definitely odd laws all around the world that we need to be careful of violating while visiting a new country. Show More Summary

$15 Flights on Frontier!

Yesterday, Frontier Airlines launched a huge fare sale where you can fly for $15 one-way! You cannot get better then that! Unlike the previously fare sale, Discount Den membership is NOT required, so everyone is eligible. Fares are starting...Show More Summary

Should You Push Your American Airlines AAdvantage Card Through A Shredder?

That’s essentially the advice being offered by Jerry Lanson in this HuffPo piece. Jerry tells the story of spending the last 25 years spending on a Citibank credit card to earn a bunch of miles and lifetime Gold status on American Airlines. Show More Summary

SPG Hot Escapes Great Picks for August 26, 2015

The Westin Excelsior in Rome, Italy has a really great rate of $221 if you can stay there the night of August 29. The post SPG Hot Escapes Great Picks for August 26, 2015 appeared first on Magic of Miles.

The Most Comfortable 82,500 Miles I Ever Burned

GIVEAWAY: Don’t forget to enter the Blog Milestone Giveaway for a chance to win 1 of 4 upgrade certificates or 1 of several Amazon or iTunes gift cards! Enter at this post here. When it comes to burning miles, we obviously all want to get the most value possible. Show More Summary

Asiana Removing First Class From 777 And 747 Fleet

I've enjoyed my flights in Asiana first class, including on the Airbus A380, Boeing 747-400, and Boeing 777-200. Asiana has always been great about releasing first class award space, and I've rarely found the first class cabins to be...Show More Summary

Scenery's the star of Hawaiian's safety vid, but can it upstage Betty White or the screaming goat?

If you tend to ignore flight safety briefings, you might want to pay attention to Hawaiian Airlines' video. It will put you in the mood.

Where To Next, Destination Travel Trends You Should Know About

Ireland's popular vacation escape travel company, Sun Search Holidays, has analyzed how travel trends have changed in recent years - and the changes have happened at a breathtaking pace. Gone are pre-paid phone cards, bulky travel guides, maps and translation books, replaced by ever-smarter digital smartphone technology. Show More Summary

American Airlines SFO to Dublin $629

American Airlines has San Francisco to Dublin as low as $629 for departures beginning in November 2015 into March 2016. September and October departures are as low as $679 round trip with US Airways and American Airlines one-stop flights. Show More Summary

FOUND: A Large And Creepy Gathering of Kangaroos

In a park on the edge of Melbourne, a cyclist was going for a perfectly normal bike ride when he started seeing kangaroos. First just one appeared: A few second later, he saw more in the distance. And then: But there is a perfectly rational...Show More Summary

Korean Air’s First US Boeing 747-8 Destination Will Be San Francisco

While I'm an airline and aircraft cabin enthusiast, I'm also an airplane enthusiast. Which means I'm excited to see different types of planes for a variety of reasons. The 747 has long been one of my favorite planes in the world, though...Show More Summary

Chester Arthur Inauguration & Death House in New York, New York

Chester Arthur's four-year presidency is often overlooked by historians. So too, as it turns out, is the New York City house in which Arthur was sworn in as president, and died just five years later. Then Vice-President Arthur was in...Show More Summary

Annie Edson Taylor's 1901 Retirement Plan: Go Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel

Photo: G.G. Bain News Service/Wikipedia The first daredevil to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel wasn’t some brash young man looking to make headlines. It was a 63-year-old school teacher who just wanted to drum up some retirementShow More Summary

Autumn in Malaga Province, a harvest bounty of Spanish culinary festivals

Maybe you?d like to visit southernmost Spain for the reliable, sunny weather this Autumn, or perhaps you?re planning for a tour of one of the iconic cultural and historical sites such as the Alhambra in Granada or the Mezquita in Cordoba after the summer crowds have thinned. Show More Summary

Delta $592 LAX to Barcelona, $606 SJC to Madrid

Delta has started round two of discount airfares to Europe today. Two of the big discount routes from Los Angeles are to Spain. Los Angeles LAX to Barcelona is as low as $592 round trip and Madrid is $606. Low fares from LAX are available...Show More Summary

IT Games With the New IHG Rewards Club Promo, Status Challenge Anyone Can Sign Up For, and Dirtiest Places on an Aircraft

I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading IT Games With the New IHG Rewards Club Promo, Status Challenge Anyone Can Sign Up For, and Dirtiest Places on an Aircraft...

Why the Race to Mars Requires Astronauts to Become Onion Farmers

A panel of red LEDs used for illumination for a plant growth experiment with possible future application to food growing in space. (Photo: NASA/Public Domain) When NASA astronauts tweeted this month that they had harvested a batch of...Show More Summary

North Korea's new airport terminal has an Internet room, but can you use it?

Pyongyang's new terminal has all the features fliers have come to expect, but do they work?        

What Counts As Wilderness? It Depends On Where You're From

It's wilderness because we say so. (Photo: Eric T Gunther/WikiCommons CC BY 3.0) When you hear the word "wilderness," what do you picture? Vast woods full of leaping stags? A mountain rearing up into the clouds? Jungles tangling in all...Show More Summary

North American National Park #49: Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick

Kouchibouguac National Park lies on the eastern shore of the province of New Brunswick. At 239 sq/km (92 sq/mi) the park is a mix of barrier islands, forest, salt marshes and beaches. It is much more of a recreational park than a nature reserve. I visited in August of 2015 and the park was very […]

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