Fallen Soldier on My Delta Flight

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Delta Flight 2255 from Atlanta to Los Angeles seemed to be an ordinary flight with the exception of Candy, who was the most loving flight attendant I’ve ever encountered. Besides using her southern charm to quickly defuse every situation, she began her welcome announcement by thanking the handful of uniformed soldiers on-board for serving our […]

Luxurious Tom Bradley International Terminal Opens at LAX

Rendering of future eating area

The South Concourse of the newly completed Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport is now up and running, which adds eight additional gates that can accommodate larger aircraft to the space. The terminal’s design is cutting-edge and offers an array of high-end retail stores, restaurants and bars that give travelers a […]

10 Reasons to Stay at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, California

Shade Hotel Bathroom

I know the beach town of Manhattan Beach very well. I’ve lived there for the past twenty years, after all, but recently I did something very out of the ordinary: I spent a night in our local hotel, Shade Hotel, and boy was I impressed. Shade is the first and only luxury boutique hotel in this upscale beach community and […]

Travel News: Week of August 14, 2013

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Top Travel News DOJ files lawsuit to block US-AA merger American Tourist Damages Ancient Italian Statue, Embarrasses Us All Twitter-themed beach hotel opens in Mallorca, Spain The Airlines’ Battle for Los Angeles Famed ‘Love Boat’ makes final voyage to scrapyard Boeing sued over deadly Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport Alaska Air Promises […]

American Airlines to Fly Nonstop Between Los Angeles and Palm Beach

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American Airlines is going to begin year-round service to Palm Beach, Florida (PBI) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), starting November 21, 2013. Los Angeles is one of Florida’s top feeder markets so passengers will no longer have to take a connecting flight or fly in and out of Fort Lauderdale or Miami to get to […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 7, 2013

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win two nights, dinner and two spa treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Win a trip around the world

Travel Contests: Week of July 31, 2013

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win two nights, dinner and two spa treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Win an EatWith experience in New York (and be flown there for free) Win a trip to Australia Win a three-night road trip and $3,000 Win a five-night stay from Myths & […]

Website of the Week: Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations

Everyone wants to save money when they travel—including me! If you plan on traveling to a U.S. city and doing a lot of sightseeing (alone or with the family), then you should seriously consider getting a Smart Destinations Go Card, because it’ll save you up to 55% on top attractions. For example, those traveling to […]