Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

Travel Video of the Week: Thank You, Mom

Thank You, Mom

This is a brilliant Procter & Gamble ad thanking moms everywhere for teaching us that falling only makes us stronger—and for encouraging us to try, and then try again. The spot comes in the build up to next week’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It’s both inspiring and difficult to watch without tearing up no […]

Travel News: Week of January 15, 2014

Delta at LAX

Top Travel News Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones U.S. Warns Americans Over Security At Sochi Olympics Russia airports to ban all liquids on flights ahead of Sochi Olympics Southwest suspends pilots after landing at wrong airport Delta Puts Another $770 Million Into Comfort Upgrades Airlines go on a record new jet shopping […]

Your Olympic athlete body match

2012 Olympic Athlete Comparison Tool

Now that the London 2012 Olympics are over you have gotten to know many of the Olympians. Here’s your chance to see how you measure up with them. The BBC created a really cool tool that matches your body size with one of the 2012 Olympic athletes. All you have to do is input your […]

Day 6 of the 2012 London Olympics

Woo-hoo!

Cheerio! I left off from Venice, Italy after a 10-day Adriatic Sea cruise and flew to Toronto via London. I spent a night in Canada then took a bus to Erie, Pennsylvania…

Want to watch the London Olympics for real?

Watch the London Olympics

Want to watch the London Olympics for real?  If you’re tired of NBC’s coverage with tape delays and personal interviews spread out between endless commercials, there is an alternative. The BBC carries everything in live streaming video in real time and we find that it’s the closest thing to being there. With the BBC, you get a […]

Website of the Week: The Telegraph’s Real-Time Olympic Travel Blog

The Telegraph's Real-Time Olympic Travel Blog

London 2012 Olympics travel chaos: live — This blog from The Telegraph allows you to follow live updates from London that are travel-specific. As the 2012 Olympics travel system is facing its first major challenges and Heathrow Airport’s busiest day on record, not to mention the opening of the first Games Lane, stay informed and […]

Video of the Week: Beijing 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremonies

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It was just four years ago, but as we prepare for this year’s opening ceremonies, who doesn’t still remember the amazing drummers in Beijing? The choreography and amount of practice they must have had boggles my mind! Do you think this year’s opening ceremonies can top the amazing performance in Beijing? What was your favorite […]