Category: Travel

14 Jul by admin

2nd suit seeks to keep former weapons plant closed to public

SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado town near a former nuclear weapons plant has filed a lawsuit to keep part of the site from opening to the public as a wildlife refuge. The town of Superior asked a federal judge to keep the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from opening Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, […]
14 Jul by admin

Amsterdam’s bridge hotels: Stay above a canal

(CNN) — There’s no better spot to watch the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam’s canals than the city’s bridges. And with new project SWEETs Hotel, Amsterdam-lovers can get one step closer to the water. This new initiative has transformed the tiny buildings dotted along the city’s bridges — known as bridge houses — into luxurious […]
14 Jul by admin

How to avoid the Mediterranean cruise crowds

Your ship docks in Barcelona – or Marseille, or Venice, or Rome – and you want to get the most out of your visit while you’re in port. Trouble is, so does everyone else. How do you explore the city without being swept away by the crowds? We’ve come up with some lesser-known corners of four […]
14 Jul by admin

This artist’s Disney silhouettes look almost too good to be true

If it looks too good to be true, it’s not. But artist Keith Lapinig is flattered that some people think his work is a fake. By day, Lapinig works for ABC News as Interactive Design Manager for ABC in Burbank, California. In his spare time, he designs and cuts out paper card stock into Disney […]
14 Jul by admin

July’s #avgeek gallery: 40 cool aviation photos

Ben Mutzabaugh USA TODAY Published 2:11 p.m. UTC Jul 13, 2018   Hello Today in the Sky readers! It’s time for the July 2018 edition of our “#avgeek photo gallery.” For the uninitiated, it’s a batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe. Like some of this year’s previous versions, this month’s effort […]
13 Jul by admin

Grief, hope over news that Emmett Till case reopened

by TRAMON LUCAS and BEATRICE JIN AP, July 12, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Smithsonian museum dedicated to black history, visitors waited patiently Thursday to see Emmett Till’s glass-topped casket. The line wound past an adjacent theater and a segregation-era railway car. Barbara Whiting emerged from the exhibit and paused. “This (country) was Emmett […]
13 Jul by admin

I canceled my tour on time. Where’s my refund, Viator?

Q: I have a problem with Viator, a site that sells tours. I booked four of its tours in Naples, Italy, this year. Unfortunately, I had to cancel the tours because I developed bronchitis and a middle ear infection in both ears. My doctor said I couldn’t travel. I emailed Viator to cancel my trips. […]
13 Jul by admin

Delta throws 102nd birthday party for pioneering flight attendant, WWII vet

The Georgia centenarian recently celebrated her birthday with a party hosted by the carrier.  (Delta Air Lines) Delta Air Lines recently threw a very special 102nd birthday bash for a former flight attendant and World War II veteran, who was one of the carrier’s first stewardesses.  On July 9, Delta hosted a birthday soiree for […]