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  • April 19, 2012
    Planning for an adventure holiday

    The USA is a country that was built for adventure trips. With some of the most challenging wilderness environments in the world coupled with great transport infrastructure, America, from Alaska down to Florida, has it all for the lover of the great outdoors. America the Beautiful What makes America especially good for adventure lovers is […]

  • March 29, 2012
    U.S. Customs will consider same-sex couples as families according to a new rule

    The Obama administration proposed on Tuesday to recognize same-sex couples as families on customs forms, a small but significant step, supporters said, toward equal recognition by the federal government. The proposed rule change, which was posted to the Federal Register website, would expand the definition of a family for the purpose of customs forms for […]

  • March 26, 2012
    A Musical Medley in New Orleans

    ‘Laissez les bons temps rouler’ or ‘let the good times roll’ is a common saying in this fine and vibrant city. New Orleans is as soulful and elegant as it ever was, a mainstay of Southern American culture and a resilient city after the devastation left by hurricane Katrina. Make sure you book cheap flights […]

  • February 21, 2012
    United may launch daily, non-stop flights between New York and Istanbul

    United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Istanbul (IST), effective July 1, 2012, subject to government approval. Westbound service from Istanbul begins July 2. Istanbul will be the 76th international destination that United serves from New York/Newark and the 37th city […]

  • February 13, 2012
    National Park Foundation reveals romantic national park getaways (U.S. only)

    Washington, D.C. – With Valentine’s Day upon us and President’s Day long weekend fast approaching, February is the perfect time to plan a romantic activity or getaway in one of America’s nearly 400 national parks. In fact, on Monday, February 20 all parks are free to visitors. So, whether you only have an evening or […]

  • February 10, 2012
    U.S. Interstates represented in subway map form

    The U.S. Interstates as a Subway Map infographic is a subway-style map of America’s interstate highways, and it’s pretty handy for quickly planning a cross-country trip. Although this map does not cover each and every interstate highway, but you can see how the highways connect and the major cities along the way. Designed by Cameron […]

  • February 2, 2012
    FAA Reauthorization Bill passes, and what we think

    The FAA Modernization and Safety Improvement Act of 2012, more commonly known as the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill, has passed in congress. Flyers’ Rights website list some of the positive ways a passenger will benefit and additional rights you may have as a passenger, there are a lot of questions one may ask: Food […]

  • January 25, 2012
    Free Yoga room offered at terminal 2 of San Francisco International

    Going to an airport – whether it is a connection or plain simple departure – can be stressful with all that security lines and pat-downs, parking, or baggage check-ins. To relieve you of all these, San Francisco International is opening a yoga room for you to work out all that tension while waiting for your […]

  • January 10, 2012
    Airline scorecard will tell you which airline is best (U.S. only)

    With so many airlines in the United States, how does one know which one is the best in terms of cancellations, delays, mishandled baggage, etc? While these things are unavoidable, some airlines are more problematic than others. The Wall Street Journal’s recently updated Airline Scorecard can tell you how the major airlines rank. While performance […]

  • January 10, 2012
    National Parks across U.S. offer free admission on MLK weekend

    To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the U.S. government is offering free admission to all 397 of its national parks from January 14 to 16. Many of America’s national parks have direct ties with Dr. King and the civil rights movement: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Georgia, the Selma to […]

  • December 22, 2011
    Some weird sights in United States

    Every country has its own adventures and sights that just stand out from others and are very rare to find or see; and some of them are really weird. Here are some weird sights that one may find only in United States: Carhenge This thoroughly modern, automobile-themed take on England’s mysterious Stonehenge stacks 38 gray […]

  • December 19, 2011
    Skype offers free wifi on selected US airports

    We are a huge fan of Skype for making all those free calls (to US over Wifi) while traveling. So this holiday season, Skype is offering free wireless internet in more than 60 airports through Skype Wi-Fi in United States. The deal runs from December 21st through December 27th and will allow you to connect […]

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