Alaska Airlines Swaps Paper for Rock (for Your Safety!)
Oct20

Alaska Airlines Swaps Paper for Rock (for Your Safety!)

In a parallel universe where rock beats paper in a game of rock, paper, scissors, Alaska Airlines replaces all of their paper safety cards on board with… stone?

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Explore the West Coast via Train. Seattle to Los Angeles for only $97
Aug17

Explore the West Coast via Train. Seattle to Los Angeles for only $97

I was talking to a friend of mine who travels a lot by train last night. I’ve only traveled on short routes between Portland and Seattle, so I was incredulous when she said she liked long train trips. There was an event in Las Vegas she wanted to attend, and being that she lived near Chicago, she mentioned that signing up for a train ride across the country was the way to go. As you can imagine, the first thing that I said was...

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Aeromexico wants our help saving porpoises
Jul26

Aeromexico wants our help saving porpoises

Aeromexico is giving you the chance to help save an endangered species as well as winning a free ticket to Mexico City for two! Here’s how.

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Dublin Free Walking Tour, a Quick Review
May29

Dublin Free Walking Tour, a Quick Review

Every major city in Europe is great for weekend trips. The majority of the tourist sites are usually located right in the center of town and are pretty easily navigable by just walking. At the same time, almost every major city offers a free walking tour. Quick weekend trip to Dublin Back in January we decided that if we were going to be cold and miserable for a weekend, we could either choose Seattle (where we live) or Dublin (where...

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Flight cancelled because of weather? Here’s what to expect
Feb08

Flight cancelled because of weather? Here’s what to expect

Modern airplanes can pretty much handle any type of weather. They’re designed to take lightning strikes, travel in snow and heavy rain and can even handle windstorms. But when an airline deems the weather too unsafe to travel and your flight is cancelled, what should you expect the airline to do for you? As always with everything in life, your results may vary. Here’s a basic guide. Flight cancelled or delayed? The first thing to...

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Quit that Damn Rock Stacking Fad!
Nov12

Quit that Damn Rock Stacking Fad!

To many, many people, the art of rock stacking (apparently called cairns) is a beautiful thing to do as it gives them peace, relaxation and gets them in touch with themselves. For many, many others like myself, who like to enjoy nature in its natural state, it drives us insane. And I do mean insane.   AHHHHHHHHH! Stop doing this crap! #rockstacking #cairns #rockpile #Santorini #Greece #Oia #travel #tourism A video posted by Ben...

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Zambezi River Cruise, Zambia
Sep08

Zambezi River Cruise, Zambia

As we only had a few days left in our trip, and just three days, two nights in Zambia in particular, we didn’t want to just do nothing. So we decided to book a River Cruise tour of the Mighty Zambezi River instead, which would allow us to wine and dine while at the same time requiring no extenuating activity from out part. We booked it once again from Euma Tours, who arranged a hotel pickup not too long after we had arrived to...

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You’re Invited to a Party!
Aug25

You’re Invited to a Party!

And you don’t even need to bring a gift! In celebration of their 100 year anniversary, the National Park Service will be holding events and opening their doors to everyone in hopes of engaging the population and creating awareness. The events will be in the following themes: Engaging Diverse Audiences and the Next Generation, Bringing Parks to the People, Making History, and Celebrating Together, and have been taking place in...

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Zika Prevention for Rio 2016
Aug02

Zika Prevention for Rio 2016

So here we are, en route to (being en route to being closer to getting to) Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games. As we sit on the Delta Sky Club lounge in Atlanta, we wanted to share with you how we made sure to mitigate the risk of contracting Zika while we’re down there. As much as we love supporting Team USA (and Team Argentina and Team Italy for that matter), we don’t want to come back with a nice Zika surprise....

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Zambia: Walking with Rhinos
Jul27

Zambia: Walking with Rhinos

Since our visit to Kruger National Park in South Africa, I had been dead set on seeing rhinos, at least from a shorter distance. It turned out it wasn’t meant to be until we got to Zambia. It is worth noting that in 2010, the population of white rhinos in Zambia was a shocking total of 1. Yes, ONE. Thankfully, the country sprung into action and relocated 4 white rhinos from South Africa to Zambia’s Mosi-oa-Tunya...

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