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The Week in Review: Wines and Airlines

December 16, 2012 at 8:43 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Whoa, American Airlines. This is kinda nice.
5 New Winery Reviews!
We ask Diane von Furstenberg where she loves to swim

Also: Girl Power! Women pilots finally fly the Dreamliner & Mmm. British Airways 787 & A380 seat plans
LAME:
Australian police join the hate for Apple Maps
Ryanair continues their polarizing calendar production
A lawsuit over spilled tea. Yeesh.

Also: Seoul hops on the "Gangnam Style" train a little late

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A Movember to Remember

December 1, 2012 at 12:47 AM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Moustaches! On airplanes and their pilots!
A+ and a gold star for Frankfurt's new A-Plus Concourse
Too busy for a flu shot? Get one on a layover.

Also: Passbook is slowly infiltrating the mobile boarding pass scene
LAME:
Australia and the terrible, horrible, no good very bad day
Don't give in to a sucky seat selection
If only all airports would follow Chicago's lead

Also: Sweden's weird, but optimistic.

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Giving a Whole New Meaning to the Term 'Moustache Ride'

November 9, 2012 at 6:21 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
The week we flew the Baby 'Bus over the ocean
These planes MOUSTACHE you a question. Get it?
Skyfall locations for more than just super-spies

Also:
LAME:
Cleaning the campaign planes is a dirty business
Hurricane Sandy ruins more tourist trips to NYC
Virgin Australia wins and loses on our domestic roundtrip

Also: This pumpkin-color plane only flies a few routes :(

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The Week We Choo-Chooed to Machu Picchu

October 28, 2012 at 8:26 AM | by | Comments (0)

A look back at some of our top stories of the last week:

FAME:
Making it to Machu Picchu: by plane & train
Funiculi! Funicula!
A free week in Spain just for speaking English? Awesome.

Also: Your skis hit the skies for free
LAME:
FlightCar is a brilliant idea, but will is actually happen?
The final countdown for the final Space Shuttle move
Is the TSA giving up on Nude-O-Scopes?

Also: The days of $1 steak dinners at airports

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Get Up and Go

October 22, 2012 at 2:35 AM | by | Comments (0)

A look back at some of our top stories of the last week:

FAME:
Finding the scariest stuff at Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights
The long paper trail to reaching Machu Picchu
How to help a special family get a needed vacation

Also: Chicago & Detroit get extreme airport makeovers & Red Bull events beyond "Stratos"
LAME:
NASA has a cure for airsickness, but no working Shuttles
Heathrow's third runway already labeled a killer
Volcanoes: ruining vacations since the beginning of time

Also: Peeking at Peek.com

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Cool Airports Rule, but Weirdo Holograms Drool

October 12, 2012 at 5:04 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Qatar Airways' big announcement is a very good thing indeed
Inside one of the greatest triumphs of airport architecture...ever
Frankfurt's new A Plus concourse scores A+ for tech

Also: Pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin beer... & Harry Potter returns to NYC
LAME:
Loud phone conversations now possible on Emirates A380s
Holograms suck at answering travel questions
You won't ever get this on a flight again

Also: Another massive airport security fail & Still miss the Concorde

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Get Out There, Whether It's Seattle or Antarctica

September 30, 2012 at 9:35 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
The best beers, brunches and a bunch of other stuff in Seattle
Where have all the cowboys gone? HERE.
The most BADASS way to journey to Antarctica

Also: Where to go to see some sweet street art in Santiago, Chile
LAME:
Your trash is St. Louis Airport's treasure
So Ryanair opened a store...WEIRD.
Another airline baby-ban!

Also: Uh oh. Apple's in trouble with Switzerland & Another horrible airplane seat idea

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From Instagram to WiFi, Everything's Now Up in the Sky

September 21, 2012 at 6:48 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Get a flight deal just by Instagramming? Heck yes.
Free WiFi on JetBlue fleet-wide? Be still our hearts!
Duty-Free isn't as bad as it seems!

Also: What airlines will happily take your meal pre-order
LAME:
100,000 bottles of booze on the plane...nope, all stolen
Airbus just got an awesome wing, but there's no plane for it
Canadians are crazy.

Also: Even Cusco, Peru has a giant Starbucks

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From Helsinki to Alaska, We Get Around

September 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
How cool is Helsinki? Deserted museums and spooky island-cool.
The Toronto Film Fest rolls out some inspiring travel films
Alaska has cool, local stuff other than ice & moose, you know.

Also: Tons of fun travel facts & Our secret to sampling Qantas' intl biz class
LAME:
There's a scam at JFK Airport, and nobody's doing anything about it.
Even an iPhone game makes good fun of the TSA
Is this the end of CNN on airport TVs?

Also: United slims down with thinner seats

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Chasing Tail Has Never Been So Fun

September 8, 2012 at 10:34 AM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
LIVE from the LAN Airlines 787 First Delivery
The longest commercial flight in the world now has in-flight WiFi!
Remember Canadian D-Day troops at a Normandy Museum

Also: Checking out Amsterdam's new EYE Film Institute
LAME:
Qantas & Emirates hook up, with heavy consequences
Oh jeez, TSA.
A 747-8 may have private bedrooms, but it's not one you're flying on

Also: Buying James Bond's cars won't make you Bond

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Happy Labor Day! Now Get Out of Town

September 1, 2012 at 2:35 AM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Aww All-You-Can-Jet with JetBlue's puppy pass
VOTE! Even if you'll be traveling abroad at the time
Gangnam Style! Five locations from this viral music video

Also: Volunteer and maybe end up in the TWA terminal
LAME:
The FAA rethinks that whole "electronics switched off" rule
It's no All-You-Can-Jet, but at least it's something
Instagram Maps = travel brag?

Also: Like, nobody knows there's already a Neil Armstrong Museum

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Puppies on a Plane Beat Delays Any Day

August 24, 2012 at 5:54 PM | by | Comments (0)

FAME:
Best. TSA. Parody Video. Ever.
Alaska Air has the right idea: free checked wine!
What used to be a rail line is now a bike trail

Also: Puppies on a plane
LAME:
Singapore is a "fine" city, all right
Congress--working to give away more of your money to hotels.
Prince Harry got naked in the WRONG CITY, yo.

Also: Applying for a China visa is only getting harder & Berlin's new airport has issues