Travel

  • ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    Cruise ships are designed to be floating resorts with all the comforts of land in a maritime, nautical form, but there are still some things cruisers have learned to do without. Like go-kart racing, for instance, which is soon to make its cruise ship debut courtesy of the Norwegian Joy. The Norwegian Joy is the […]

  • Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Deep in the desert in the United Arab Emirates, the location for what will perhaps be the most environmentally efficient luxury resort of all time has been selected by the Eco Resort Group. There, the Oasis Eco Resort from Baharash Architecture will be erected around a natural groundwater spring. Now, the Oasis Eco Resort has […]

  • ‘Airstream: America’s World Traveler’ by Patrick R. Foster

    ‘Airstream: America’s World Traveler’ by Patrick R. Foster

    The Airstream trailer is a true American icon, thanks to its unique and immediately identifiable shape and its inextricable link with the mythic open road. Author Patrick R. Foster is paying tribute to this icon in his book Airstream: America’s World Traveler. Airstream: America’s World Traveler covers everything from the brand’s beginnings in Ohio during […]

  • Shark Aquarium: Sleep With the Sharks With Airbnb

    Shark Aquarium: Sleep With the Sharks With Airbnb

    We recently told you about the Sharkbanz shark repellent bracelet, but what about those readers of our site who want to be as close to sharks as possible? For you, there’s a new giveaway from Airbnb that lets you spend a couple nights in the underwater Shark Aquarium, closer than you ever thought possible to […]

  • Boom: “The Fastest Passenger Plane Ever”

    Boom: “The Fastest Passenger Plane Ever”

    If you have the ability to fly from New York to London in less than half the time it takes to do it commercially now (about 7 hours), there’s really only one word you can say upon your arrival: Boom. That just makes sense intuitively, but it also fits as the name of the new […]

  • Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Q: When is a room not a room? A: When it’s a cabin! Take the Starlight Room, a single cabin/room nestled in the Dolomites mountain range in Italy, currently available for vacation reservations. The Starlight Room is constructed from local materials with an eye towards showcasing the region’s natural beauty, as well as its natural […]

  • NASA QueSST Passenger Jet: Not With a Sonic Boom, But a Whimper

    NASA QueSST Passenger Jet: Not With a Sonic Boom, But a Whimper

    Supersonic commercial flight has been extinct since the Concorde stopped making flights back in 2003. But NASA, of all people, has announced plans to get it back up and, uh, flying, with the NASA QueSST Passenger Jet, hopefully on track to make its first flight in 2020. The “QueSST” in NASA QueSST Passenger Jet stands […]

  • Escape Vista Traveling Vacation Cabin

    Escape Vista Traveling Vacation Cabin

    You’re either the type of person who sees the appeal in the Hopperesque scene pictured above or you think it looks like a lonely, claustrophobic nightmare.  If you’re in the former group, the Escape Vista mobile vacation cabin is right up your alley. The Escape Vista cabin packs a bed, refrigerator/freezer combo, sink, shower, toilet, […]

  • ‘Bonjour Paris': The City of Lights in 4K Hyperlapse (Video)

    ‘Bonjour Paris': The City of Lights in 4K Hyperlapse (Video)

    Paris is generally considered to be among the most beautiful cities in the world, and in all likelihood no video on the internet could ever capture the visual experience of actually walking around the city at night. But Bonjour Paris by Tyler Fairbank comes as close as possible at this point in time. Bonjour Paris […]

  • Cuban Commercial Flights From the US Coming Back This Year

    Cuban Commercial Flights From the US Coming Back This Year

    Loosening restrictions on travel and trade between the United States and Cuba have reached another milestone, with the two nations signing an agreement to resume commercial air travel after a flight freeze of five decades. Now, Cuban commercial flights are scheduled to resume as soon as this fall. Airlines are currently competing for the best and […]