Wednesday, October 18, 2017

6 Spooky Travel Destinations for the Halloween Season

While a few cities provide a spooky vibe all-year-round, festivals, theme park pop-up events and other haunted happenings elsewhere have helped make Halloween a travel season all its own.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/travel/6-spooky-travel-destinations-for-the-halloween-season.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism

The Bureau of Land Management plans to auction drilling rights on land close to the park’s visitor center. Conservation groups have objections.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/18/travel/drilling-near-dinosaur-monument.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

After Drone Hits Plane in Canada, New Fears About Air Safety

Pilots are filing reports of drones flying too high on a weekly, almost daily basis, despite new rules and fines.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/world/canada/canada-drone-plane.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Delta Passenger Says She Was Stopped From Singing National Anthem for Fallen Soldier

The airline said it was looking into what happened on the flight carrying the body to Atlanta, after a widely circulated Facebook video.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/travel/delta-anthem-soldier.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Frugal Traveler: Navigating Sometimes Chaotic, Always Fascinating Addis Ababa

Not only can the Ethiopian capital be done inexpensively, you will also find fascinating cultural landmarks, wonderful food and an almost unparalleled coffee culture.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/travel/addis-ababa-ethiopia-budget-frugal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Chasing the Deal: Skipping Turkey at Home for Thanksgiving? Consider a Hotel Stay Overseas.

Hotels from Italy to Argentina to Iceland are offering savings over the long Thanksgiving weekend.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/17/travel/thanksgiving-hotels-deals.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Free Meal, Long Gone, Returns on Some Airlines

Complimentary food, along with Wi-Fi and free entertainment, is an indication of the airlines’ emergence from hard economic times.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/business/free-meals-flights.html?partner=rss&emc=rss