Category: Travel News

Russia 2018 – Could it be a World Cup of Surprises?

While Ireland (and Northern Island too) may not have qualified for this year’s version of the world’s greatest sporting event, the passion for the game lives on stronger than ever before, as is customary of a seriously football-mad nation. The deep-running interest is more than justified and it’s business as usual for punters who enjoy betting on the games as much as they love watching them, so you can get some good World Cup betting tips from the lads who fill up the pubs to catch the footy on the telly. The Irish simply love their football and, based on the size of this nation, any story about their participation at the finals is one of a nation punching well above its own weight division. Continue reading

Meet Smart Luggage, the Must-Have Travel Gadget of 2015

Just as the year’s latest and greatest tech gadgets are being introduced at the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, another must-have tech-enhanced travel item is on the horizon and gaining buzz: smart luggage. Continue reading

Study Finds Tourist Trash Cause of Colored Geysers at Yellowstone

For anyone who’s visited visited Yellowstone, our nation’s first national park, and marveled at the the vibrant hues of its hot springs—indigos, vermillions, and chartreuses—there’s evidence to suggest that the park’s technicolor spectacle is actually the result of tourist trash—tossed pennies, trash, and random objects. Continue reading

Traveling in a Time of Insecurity

UPDATE: The U.S. Department of State has issued an updated Worldwide Caution alert following the terrorists attacks in Paris, saying they “serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.” The caution offers a detailed assesment of threats to Americans traveling in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South Asia, and Africa (predominately North Africa). Continue reading

Baltimore/Washington (BWI) is America’s Healthiest Airport

Travel plans in the near future don’t need to undo your newly minted resolutions, thanks to surge in healthful food offerings at airports across the country. Continue reading