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  • June 26, 2014
    How to reach the Hollywood sign

    As you near the Hollywood sign, you will see signs that it is not accessible to public, which is not entirely true! Although you may go way up to a point where you can take pictures with the sign very close in the backdrop, but authorities have closed reaching behind the sign with vehicles. We […]

  • March 12, 2014
    Ask for a refund on non-working wi-fi on United flight

    If you are one of many passengers who have experienced outage on wireless services on a United Airlines flight, then you’re in for some dough! The people at (which is not, but a website maintained by critics of the airline) has come across an internal document instructing crew members to tell passengers, who […]

  • February 27, 2014
    Pre-clear U.S. immigration at Abu Dhabi for Etihad flights

    Etihad Airways announced that all passengers bound for United States from Abu Dhabi airport on most Etihad flights will be able to pre-clear US CBP (Customs and Border Protection) immigration procedures at the Terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi Airport. The Terminal 3 is a purpose-built facility that allows U.S. bound passengers to undertake all immigration, […]

  • February 6, 2014
    Map of every bus and train routes across U.S.

    If you’re a traveler like us who prefers public transportation and road journeys, then look at the detailed map of every Greyhound (bus) and Amtrak (bus and train) route across United States that the American Intercity Bus Riders Association has put together. Download the PDF here and save it to your smartphone or tablet for […]

  • December 2, 2013
    A rare event – Grand Canyon covered in “clouds”

    Our reader Anand Rane captured these pictures of the Grand Canyon covered in “clouds”. According to park ranger Erin Whittaker, told the MailOnline that this is “a once in a lifetime event,” that happened two times in only three days. The canyon gave us a second rare inversion in three days. Freezing fog dominated yesterday […]

  • November 20, 2013
    Bottle Tree Ranch, Oro Grande, California in pictures

    As a child, Elmer Long scoured the desert with his father, collecting everything and anything. While a younger Long took notes, his father amassed an incredible collection of glass bottles. When he passed away, Long inherited his work, as well as a loss at what to do with the strange collection. In 2000, an idea […]

  • November 13, 2013
    Alternative Tips for travel to the USA

    For travellers to the U.S, there are a thousand “top-tip” lists spread across the internet that, while perennially useful, often repeat the same common-sense rules that most travellers already hold dear. However, a few very important tips are repeatedly forgotten on these lists and we’re here to reset the balance. Take a look at out […]

  • October 16, 2013
    Why choose Seattle?

    Here is a city I am very fascinated with and very excited to tell you about as well. One of the things I find most interesting about this city is that it was named for a Native American Chief named Noah Seattle. Another very interesting thing about Seattle is the Klondike Gold Rush which saw […]

  • October 11, 2013
    Grand Canyon National Park re-opens amidst U.S. Government shutdown

    Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona negotiated an agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior to reopen Grand Canyon National Park using state and local funds amid the ongoing federal government shutdown. Being the crucial driver of revenue for the state, this has been a focus for the Governor since the U.S. government shutdown last week. […]

  • September 30, 2013
    Travels affected by U.S. government shutdown

    As the U.S. government shutdown is imminent, two major departments across the nation will suffer a setback and close down their doors, as far as travelers are concerned: National Parks The National Park Service will close more than 400 national parks and museums, including Yosemite National Park in California, Alcatraz in San Francisco, and the […]

  • August 12, 2013
    Musical road, Lancaster, California (VIDEO)

    About one hour’s drive north of Los Angeles, in the city of Lancaster, lies one of four musical roads in the world. The Civic Musical Road is at Avenue G between 30th Street West and 40th Street West. Covering a quarter-mile stretch of road, the Musical Road uses grooves cut into the asphalt to replicate […]

  • June 27, 2013
    Urs Fischer’s art at MOCA, Los Angeles

    Spread across MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Los Angeles, the first survey in the United States of the Swiss-born artist Urs Fischer weaves together some of his most memorable and iconic sculptural, and the pleasure that we derive from his sculpture and painting is based on our […]

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