Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 4, 2014

Royal Hawaiian

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Norovirus strikes Hawaii hotel, 100+ guests, employees affected Man stuck in S. Korea after son doodles on passport 787 Dreamliner Set to Land at American Airlines FAA clears Boeing 787 for longer flights United planning nonstop Guam-Shanghai flights Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From […]

Travel Video of the Week: Russian Daredevils Climb the 2,073-Foot Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are masked Russian daredevils who are seriously out of their minds. They travel around the world illegally climbing some of the most towering structures on the planet, from the Eiffel Tower to the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Just watching this five-minute video of them breaking into the under-construction Shanghai Tower […]

San Francisco’s Cavallo Point


Greetings from San Francisco! Last week we completed all the international legs of our Jet Airways journey around the world when we touched down in San Francisco from China. For those of you who are just joining us, we made stops in Florida (for a Celebrity Solstice cruise), Brussels, Delhi, the Taj Mahal, central India […]

Shanghai to San Francisco


Cheers from San Francisco! If you’re following me on Facebookor Twitter, you’ll know that I’m not really in San Francisco. This trip to San Francisco has already come and gone but to keep my friends and family updated, I tweet on Twitter and frequently change my status update (or write what’s on my mind) on my Facebook page. I’ve […]

Shanghai, China


Ni hao from China! This week, we’re continuing on with an around-the-world trip on Jet Airways. When we left off last, I’d just told you about the flight from India to Shanghai and about my stay at the highest hotel in the world, the Park Hyatt Shanghai. This week we venture outdoors to sightsee and check into […]

Highest Building In The World: Shanghai


Ni hao from China! I am currently writing about an around-the-world trip on Jet Airways and Shanghai is my second to last stop. I began in L.A., went on a Celebrity Solstice cruise in Florida, flew to Brussels (via New York), then went to Delhi, the Taj Mahal, a tiger safari in central India and last week, I left off from Mumbai — the airport […]