Here”s a short list of travel related stories I wasn”t able to write posts about this week. I hope you”ll explore the links on your own: The San Diego Wild Animal Park is being renamed the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Safari is Swahili for “Journey of Mind and Soul” which the park claims, Read More

It is unlikely that any city in the US was hit as hard by the recession as Las Vegas. They experienced twin crashes in housing and tourism while still not being completely recovered from the downturn of the early 2000s. While housing may yet take a while to recover, signs of a recovery in, Read More

Last Minute Travel is giving away free hotel nights at popular locations across the country. To qualify, just follow @LMTTweets on Twitter and RT (re-tweet) the contest Tweets as instructed. Then, those who follow and RT will be entered into a random drawing for those free hotel nights. We’ll have a new RT promo, Read More

NomadicMatt has penned a great column on Huffington Post about Why We Travel. MSNBC has a list of America’s strangest Roadside Attractions. How many have you visited? The NY Times visits the revived Brixton Market in London. The LA Times suggests some alternate beach destinations for those tired of the sands of Southern California.

The LA Times covers the “Swimming of the Ponies“, which is not a Virginia take on the running of the bulls; the best ice cream treats in Las Vegas; and New York’s club and bar scene is going up, way up, to the roof. The NY Times visits the picturesque Paris waterside from hotel, Read More

If you like to be able to walk out the door in five minutes and be on vacation or minimalism is your style here are four quick tips for vacationing with the absolute minimum of stuff. 1. Leave the toiletries at home. Stay at a nicer hotel and then rely on the hotel’s comfort, Read More

Underwater hotel room

Cool, unique and amazing hotels around the world with descriptions and hotel destinations that you can actually make reservations for.

The Department of Transportation is thoroughly making over the rules airlines must comply with when it comes to safety and passenger comfort. They’ve already limited the amount of time an airplane can spend in the tarmac before penalties start to accrue, now they’re focusing on undisclosed fees and overbooking that leads to involuntary bumping, Read More

Travel this Memorial Day Weekend is expected to be the highest in three years. Growth of more than 5% is forecast by AAA thanks to the improved economy. “While the economy continues to be rocked by waves of occasional uncertainty, improved economic performance from one year ago should cause more Americans to take vacations, Read More

It’s that time again! We’re announcing the next Play to Play city (check out the original blog post for more information). Hopefully you figured out last week’s anagrams to save big on activities in New York City. If not, don’t worry. Your next chance at savings is just one paragraph away! How about some, Read More

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