Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 15, 2014

Heart One, the first in Southwest's new livery, sits at a hangar at Dallas Love Field

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Southwest Airlines celebrates end of Wright Amendment Virgin Atlantic cancels Little Red domestic flight service Marriott to adopt new stricter cancellation policy Detectives in Dubai are going to be wearing Google Glass so they can fight crime using facial recognition technology. Federal Officials Cast Doubt on Ebola […]

Pullman Eiffel Tower: A Room With a View

Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower head chef

Bonjour! If you are following me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter then you know that my wife (@NatalieDiScala) and I were recently in the world’s most visited country … France! We were invited by Pullman Hotels to check out their new, fabulously redesigned Pullman Paris hotels. If you aren’t familiar with Pullman, that might be […]

Teen Travel: Doing the Emu at the Eiffel Tower

eiffel tower scene

I had great expectations for my Contiki trip to London and Paris in June.  While finishing my senior year of high school and waiting for months for this trip, my excitement and hopes were heightened daily. However, no amount of imagination could have prepared me for the wonderful reality of my trip. Of course destination […]

Taking home a piece of Paris…literally


“There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even—the French air clears up the brain and does good—a world of good.” ― Vincent van Gogh It’s one of my favorite cities in the world. From the first time I visited Paris, I was taken […]

Living And Writing In Paris

Love locked in Paris

By Rebecca Thompson: Journal in One Hand. Baguette in the Other. I couldn’t eat on Tuesday. I refused au pain chocolat. Turned my nose from a freshly baked baguette stuffed with chicken and cucumber, and even rejected a glass of Cotes du Rhone at happy hour. Tuesday evening my palms broke out into a sweat. […]

Paris, France


Last week I wrote about London’s brand-new and incredible St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel that’s located in St. Pancras International station. It’s home of the Eurostar, which whisks passengers practically every hour to and fromParis (up to 20 trains per day),Brussels (up to 10 trains per day), andLille (up to 8 trains per day). Imagine that? […]