Category: Travel

10 Dec by admin

Updated brochure released ahead of Border Security 2019 Conference

New speakers sign up to the 12th Annual Border Security Conference, including: SITA, Cellebrite, Estonian Police and Border Guard Administration, ICMPD, Delhi International Airport Limited. Taking place on the 12th and 13th February 2019 at the Crowne Plaza St Peter’s Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy, the 12th annual Border Security conference and exhibition will open […]
10 Dec by admin

Sierra snowpack well above average after California storms

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Back-to-back California storms blanket the Sierra Nevada in snow, more than twice the snowpack level compared to this time last year, with winter still nearly two weeks away. At the same time last year, the Sierra snowpack was 47 percent of average, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday. A series of […]
9 Dec by admin

Video shows holiday hang glider flight going horribly wrong

(CNN) — Other people’s vacation videos can be painfully dull. Chris Gursky’s is painfully terrifying — best watched while peeking through your fingers. Gursky, an American, was on his first day of a vacation in Switzerland when he decided to take a tandem hang gliding ride over the Alpine scenery. Unfortunately, he says, the hang […]
8 Dec by admin

What holiday festivities ski areas are planning for Christmas, New Years

Santa Claus skis Slalom Slope on Christmas Eve in 2017 at Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort. Santa, also know as “Tele Tim”, is a telemark instructor and has visited Arapahoe Basin for the last five years. Santa greeted visitors on the bunny hill, lift lines, and on the slopes. (Daniel Brenner, Special to the Denver Post) […]
8 Dec by admin

10 things you need to see on a road trip from Moab to Lake Powell

A road near Moab, Utah — Photo courtesy of Ken Lund / flickr With two national parks, hiking, off-roading and whitewater rafting, among an array of other active options, Moab, Utah, is one of the most sought-after destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. And the 186-mile-long Lake Powell is one of the world’s best spots for houseboating, water […]
7 Dec by admin

A new South End hotel pays homage to Boston innovation | Boston.com

For an essential guide to the city, sign up for How to Boston, Boston.com’s weekly culture and lifestyle newsletter. A boutique hotel dedicated to celebrating Boston’s rich and innovative history opened Wednesday in the South End. The Revolution Hotel, housed inside a former YWCA, includes 163 compact rooms, Boston-inspired art, and a 2,500-square-foot co-working space called Conspire. […]
7 Dec by admin

Cruise ship damages Key West pier

A cruise ship caught up in a heavy sustained wind last week crashed into a mooring in Key West and did enough damage to leave the port of call at Mallory Square unusable for at least three months, city officials said. The 691-foot-long Silversea Silver Spirit cruise ship was leaving Mallory Square at about 6:30 […]
6 Dec by admin

Fly on a Wednesday Morning to have the Best Airport Experience this Christmas

Data collected by Avius from over 8.2 million customers provides key airport hack London, 5th December, 2018: Avius (avius.com), the UK technology company that provides survey and customer experience management software, has announced that according to data they have collected, 8.00am on a Wednesday is the best time to travel if you want the most […]
5 Dec by admin

Revamped museum takes new look at Belgium’s colonial past

TERVUREN, Belgium (AP) – For decades, Belgian schoolchildren had come to the Africa Museum near Brussels to marvel at the stuffed animals, drums, ritual masks and minerals that glowed in the darkness of vast cellars. Old colonialists lounged for languid lunches, reminiscing about their glorious past. Hidden out of sight was the dark side of […]