Travel

  • Gotham Air: Catch a Chopper Ride Through NYC (Video)

    Gotham Air: Catch a Chopper Ride Through NYC (Video)

    When trying to make it to the airport in that legendary New York City traffic, your options are pretty limited. But now there’s a new option, provided you don’t mind blowing a few bucks – it’s Gotham Air, described as being like “Uber for helicopters.” Gotham Air can get you from downtown to JFK in […]

  • Rise: Unlimited Private Flights for Flat Monthly Rate

    Rise: Unlimited Private Flights for Flat Monthly Rate

    Flying by private jet is one of the top-tier rich person behaviors, along with christening your own yacht and occupying an entire floor of a high-rise building. But a new service is making the experience … well, not “affordable,” exactly, but within the realm of attainability for very frequent fliers. It’s Rise, which offers unlimited […]

  • Adventure Log: Keep Track of All Those Adventures You’re Having

    Adventure Log: Keep Track of All Those Adventures You’re Having

    You’ve hopped across the globe, from New York to Paris to remote mountain ranges in Afghanistan. But when it’s all said and done, what do you have to show for it? A t-shirt, some postcards, maybe a jeweled dagger from the assassin who tried to kill you – not much, in other words. But with […]

  • NASA Exoplanet Travel Posters Released (Pics)

    NASA Exoplanet Travel Posters Released (Pics)

    NASA used to be the organization you went to for exploring uncharted outer space territory, but now they’re in more of a public relations holding formation, trying to drum up public support for a (hopefully) big comeback. The latest part of that campaign is a new set of NASA exoplanet travel posters based on the […]

  • ‘Ocean Spiral': Plans for Underwater City Revealed (Pics)

    ‘Ocean Spiral': Plans for Underwater City Revealed (Pics)

    Usually when people talk about colonization in the future, the discussion turns to outer space – people living on the moon, on Mars, or on a giant space station. But there’s plenty of room for humanity to spread out right here on Earth, provided we find a way to live under the water. And engineering […]

  • One World Trade Center Opens for Business (Photos)

    One World Trade Center Opens for Business (Photos)

    It’s been over 13 years since the devastating terrorist attacks of September the 11th, and now the first tenants of One World Trade Center (erected in the same spot as the former World Trade Center) started working from their new offices in the skyscraper. One World Trade Center stands a patriotic 1,776 feet high, and the […]

  • Windowless Planes Might Be Coming (Photos and Video)

    Windowless Planes Might Be Coming (Photos and Video)

    You might remember back in February we told you about the S-512 supersonic jet, which counted among its features advanced high-definition displays in lieu of windows. And a new report from the Centre for Process Innovation says that windowless planes will be widely available in air travel in as little as ten years. The report […]

  • Virgin Hotels Launches Inaugural “Brilliant” Campaign (Video)

    Virgin Hotels Launches Inaugural “Brilliant” Campaign (Video)

    The Virgin brand is branching out to the hotel industry, and the company’s new ad campaign for the Virgin Hotels line has been unveiled. It’s called “Brilliant,” and the campaign’s first two-minute spot focuses on the difference between old “unbrilliant” hotels and the new “brilliant” Virgin Hotels, which take a typically innovative approach to the […]

  • 9 Biggest Theme Parks in the World

    9 Biggest Theme Parks in the World

    There are so many theme parks on this planet that it’s practically impossible to count them all. But which ones are the biggest? “Big” is a pretty general word, but in this particular case we’re going by attendance numbers rather than landmass or amount of money spent on construction or anything like that. As a […]

  • 9 Most Durable Suitcases For Frequent Travelers

    9 Most Durable Suitcases For Frequent Travelers

    The world of frequent travel is often fraught with potential dangers – muggings, wrongful confinement, failed parachute deployments. The list goes on and on. And if you think you and your loved ones are fragile, clearly you haven’t had a suitcase fall apart on you in a crowded airport. You can make sure that nothing […]