Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

Travel Video of the Week: Explore the ocean with Google Maps

Explore the oceans with Google Maps

I think most savvy travelers are in awe of Google Maps—which, for starters, is amazingly helpful when you aren’t sure if that hotel or vacation rental you’re about to book is really on the ocean. Well, Google has done it again. Not only have they been documenting the world above ground in more and more […]

My Trip to San Francisco

Leo Laporte

Greetings! I just returned from a whirlwind trip up to San Francisco. I did some fun things, so I thought I would do a quick roundup of my three days there. Petaluma with Leo Laporte My plan of spending three consecutive weeks home in southern California quickly got nixed when Leo Laporte, the host of […]

Video of the Week: The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

What did the world search for in 2012? There were over 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages. This Google video allows us to watch the year in review as we explore some of 2012’s biggest moments.

Website of the Week: Why are Americans so…

Why are Americans so...

Here’s a map of American state stereotypes, generated by Google autocomplete. It’s pretty funny (and accurate).