Travel

  • 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 […]

  • ‘Titanic II’ Ship Replica Setting Sail in 2018

    ‘Titanic II’ Ship Replica Setting Sail in 2018

    Just as some people watch movies like Full Metal Jacket or Apocalypse Now and think to themselves “I gotta join the military,” there are some people who saw Titanic and decided they’d love to sail on a ship just like the titular doomed craft of the movie… Or one person, anyway: Australian Blue Star Line millionaire […]

  • OneGo: Subscription-Based “Netflix for Air Travel”

    OneGo: Subscription-Based “Netflix for Air Travel”

    For people who find themselves on airplanes multiple times a month, an app that allows users to pay a flat monthly subscription rate in order to take unlimited flights might start to sound pretty attractive. That’s just the service offered by OneGo, the latest app that aims to Netflix-ify another corner of the marketplace. OneGo […]

  • Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    To get from the island of Averøy to the Norwegian mainland, you have to take a road that is legendary for its danger but also its impressive views. A video from a few years back of this infamous stretch of road, called Atlanterhavsveien, is now making the rounds online, for all those too cowardly to […]

  • TrekNotes: Custom Journals for Logging Your Travels

    TrekNotes: Custom Journals for Logging Your Travels

    Keeping track of travels and adventures is different in the age of social media than it used to be. Back in the old days, the folks at home had to wait until travelers far and wide came back in order to get detailed accounts of their adventures, often facilitated through handwritten logbooks. Now, with TrekNotes, […]

  • Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    As holiday travel starts to ramp up, it’s more obvious now than ever that air travel, despite being fast and (relatively) convenient, is actually a hellishly uncomfortable experience. But Teague, a firm that specializes in air travel design, has come up with a concept airline that eliminates many of the hassles of air travel and […]

  • Catacombs of Paris: Macabre Free One-Night Stay Offered by Airbnb

    Catacombs of Paris: Macabre Free One-Night Stay Offered by Airbnb

    If your plans for Halloween aren’t creepy enough for your liking, Airbnb is doing a pretty cool promotion that gives you a slight chance at having the creepiest Halloween of your whole life (provided you never run into any actual ghouls or psycho-killers on any future Halloween nights). It’s a giveaway for a free one-night […]