Travel Video of the Day: Plane Runs Out of Fuel, Ditches Near Hawaii

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Did you see this incredible video from Monday? A small plane from the San Francisco Bay Area ran out of fuel 253 miles northeast of Maui and had to ditch in the ocean. The 28-year-old pilot had a built-in parachute on his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft. The crew of a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules airplane […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Direct Doesn’t Mean Non-Stop

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Direct Doesn’t Mean Non-Stop One of my biggest pet peeves is when I see airlines (ahem, Southwest) marketing direct flights like they’re non-stop. Don’t get suckered by airline lingo, especially here in the United States. A direct flight and a non-stop flight are not the same thing. Here’s how my good friend (and co-host of our […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: How to Take Awesome Photos of Fireworks + Arthur Travel Advice

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How to Take Awesome Photos of Fireworks + Arthur Tavel Advice Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s (July 4-themed) tip comes from my buddy and #TravelSkills chat co-host Chris McGinnis, who passed over this great post from Wired.com on how to take awesome photos of […]