Travel

  • 9 Great July 4th Destinations

    9 Great July 4th Destinations

    Over the weekend, we officially entered summer, which means (if you’re lucky) it’s time to start planning your July 4th vacation. And if you’re extra lucky, that means going out of town for the weekend, and you have a lot of places to choose from. So take a look at these nine great potential July […]

  • Six Flags’ Record-Breaking Goliath Roller Coaster Unveiled (Video)

    Six Flags’ Record-Breaking Goliath Roller Coaster Unveiled (Video)

    You’ll notice that in the headline I didn’t specify which record the Goliath roller coaster at Six Flags Great America breaks. That wasn’t a click-baiting strategy – it’s because Goliath actually breaks three different world records in its field. They’re recognized by Guinness World Records and they are as follows: Goliath’s 180-foot drop is the […]

  • 9 Ridiculously Elaborate Pools of the Rich and Famous

    9 Ridiculously Elaborate Pools of the Rich and Famous

    For some, the very idea of a private swimming pool is a ridiculous expense. But for the top strata of the rich and/or famous, you’ve got to do better than that if you don’t want to be the laughingstock of your neighborhood. Ergo we have a constant game of sub-verbal swimming pool one-upsmanship. So take […]

  • MSC Cruises “Seaside” Prototype Ship

    MSC Cruises “Seaside” Prototype Ship

    Good news for people who are interested in big steps forward for cruise ships. The “Seaside” cruise ship prototype is a product of MSC Cruises and Italian shipyard Fincantieri, and it’s scheduled to be turned into two actual working vessels in the fall of 2017 and 2018. Each of the two “Seaside” ships will cost […]

  • 9 Great Hacks For Building Airline Miles

    9 Great Hacks For Building Airline Miles

    If you’ve ever gone through the hassle of air travel, it’s possible you’ve seen a person or two who seemed disconnected from his or her fellow travelers. They might seem a little too happy and excited among the trudging, miserable masses. There is an explanation for why these people act this way: They’re airline frequent […]

  • Etihad Airways’ A380 “First Apartments” First Class Cabins (Photos)

    Etihad Airways’ A380 “First Apartments” First Class Cabins (Photos)

    Etihad Airways is bringing the principles of luxury hotels to the skies with the new “First Apartments” on board the A380 planes. The nine “First Apartments” will be the first ever single aisle cabins in the history of air travel, offering travelers an unprecedented combination of luxury and privacy. The Etihad Airways “First Apartments” come […]

  • 9 Best Beaches for Summer 2014

    9 Best Beaches for Summer 2014

    It was a little shaky there for a while, but summer finally appears to be on its way. And for many people, that means one thing: beach trips. But there are so many beaches in the United States alone that it can be hard to pick one, especially if you’re looking to go the extra […]

  • Burj Al Arab Helipad Now Available for Weddings

    Burj Al Arab Helipad Now Available for Weddings

    The Burj Al Arab luxury hotel in Dubai counts among its many unique features a fully operational helipad. But the helipad has never been just for landing choppers on the hotel.  It’s been home to many special events in the past, and now Burj Al Arab is opening it up for private weddings. Weddings on […]

  • Four Seasons: Around the World (Photos and Video)

    Four Seasons: Around the World (Photos and Video)

      Most hotel chains would probably not inspire confidence if they decided to get into the air travel game.  I, for one, would probably not fly on a Motel 6 jet unless my life depended on it. But Four Seasons is one of the top companies in the luxury hotel business, so the upcoming return […]

  • 9 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms in Las Vegas

    9 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms in Las Vegas

    The city of Las Vegas is engineered from top to bottom to encourage visitors to spend as much money as possible. One of the ways they manage this is to offer ridiculously luxurious hotel suites like the ones you see here, which rank as nine of the most expensive in the city. Even if you […]