Tag Archives: Travel

  • Amazon Destinations: Amazon Launches Short-Term Vacation Service

    Amazon Destinations: Amazon Launches Short-Term Vacation Service

    According to recent statistics, 40% of vacations taken in the United States are to destinations within driving distance of the home, and last three nights or fewer. It’s that 40% of vacationers that Amazon is targeting with a new service, called Amazon Destinations. Amazon Destinations helps users in three US cities find potential vacation destinations within […]

  • ‘SkyMall’ Files for Bankruptcy, Air Travel Gets Less Interesting

    ‘SkyMall’ Files for Bankruptcy, Air Travel Gets Less Interesting

    Refined gentleman travelers throughout the world are familiar with SkyMall, the catalog found on airplanes and filled with expensive products that even the wealthiest readers might consider decadent and outrageous. But it was very fun to read no matter how empty your bank account might have been, which is why it’s sad news that SkyMall‘s […]

  • Bluesmart: “The World’s First Smart Carry-On” (Video)

    Bluesmart: “The World’s First Smart Carry-On” (Video)

    Even though it’s not even Halloween yet, holiday traveling season will be here before you have a chance to catch your breath. But that’s not as big a deal as it used to be, thanks to Bluesmart, a smart piece of carry-on luggage that’s designed specifically to counterbalance the most common problems that an air […]

  • Topas Travel Sport Collection From RIMOWA

    Topas Travel Sport Collection From RIMOWA

    Frequent travelers have been familiar with the brand name RIMOWA for a while now, but the company is expanding its reach beyond tourists and businessmen with the new Topas Travel Sport Collection. It uses luggage designs developed for outdoor explorers and re-purposes them for lugging sports equipment back and forth, while retaining all of the […]

  • TUL: A Travel Suitcase With Built-In Digital Scale

    TUL: A Travel Suitcase With Built-In Digital Scale

    If you’re a frequent traveler who has nevertheless failed to master the whole “pack light” ethos, you’re familiar with the sinking feeling that accompanies the realization that your checked bag is heavier than some arbitrary weight limit the airline will use to charge you even more money for the terrible experience of flying. With TUL, […]

  • 9 Chili Dogs Every Man Should Try Before He Dies

    9 Chili Dogs Every Man Should Try Before He Dies

    So you’ve finally come to grips with your own mortality, and made peace with the fact that one day you will die. What next? Chili dogs! Our time on Earth may be finite, but the variety of chili dogs out there is basically limitless. That means that you might need a little bit of help […]

  • 40 Weird McDonald’s Menu Items You Can Only Get Overseas

    40 Weird McDonald’s Menu Items You Can Only Get Overseas

    I admit it: I love McDonald’s. I know I’m not supposed to, because it’s so bad for you, and because you can get better burgers made from locally-sourced grass-fed organic beef at any number of locally owned establishments. But there’s just something magical about sinking your teeth into a spongey Big Mac and washing it […]

  • 20 of the Most Luxurious Hotel Bathrooms in Vegas

    20 of the Most Luxurious Hotel Bathrooms in Vegas

    There is nothing more luxurious than a spacious and opulent bathroom. That’s why, if you’re like me and your life is lived on a budget, the bathroom is probably the last thing you take into consideration when booking a hotel after price, location, size, free wifi, pools, and continental breakfasts. But it’s nice to fantasize […]

  • The 9 Coldest Cities in the United States

    The 9 Coldest Cities in the United States

    Christmas and New Year’s are both behind us, which means the only thing we have to look forward to is cold, cold, more cold, and Valentine’s Day—not to depress you or anything. Some people like cold, of course. But some places in the United States have more cold to look forward to than others this […]