Bacon cruise offered along the coast of Maine in September

When you think of Maine, you think of lobsters and boats. Capt. Brenda Thomas of the Isaac H. Evans, a Maine-based ship, wants you to think of bacon as well. From September 23rd through September 27th, the schooner will sail the coast of Maine, while passengers gorge themselves on bacony goodness. According to the Isaac […]

Get 520 US Airways miles for only $4

Via Mommy Points, here’s a great deal for some quick US Airways miles. I know that 520 miles doesn’t sound like a lot, but those of us who are mileage collectors know that every little bit counts when you’re saving up for an award. US Airways Dividend Miles has introduced Daily Deals, and you can […]

Man protests the TSA in Portland by getting naked

People often joke about how the TSA will eventually force passengers to strip off their clothes before boarding a flight. One man, John E. Brennan got a head start on that by getting naked at Portland International Airport as he tried to clear screening before heading to San Jose on Alaska Airlines. Brennan claimed that […]

Video: Qantas introduces new in-flight menu: Live maggots

In-flight meals never seem quite as fresh as they should, but Qantas’ new offering should solve that problem. On a recent flight from LAX to Melbourne, passenger Victoria Cleven opened up a package of trail mix only to find that rather than just the nuts she expected, it was also filled with live maggots. She […]

Photos: Sacramento to San Francisco Bay Area by Amtrak train

Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor service is a pleasant way to get from the Bay Area to Sacramento. It’s a nice option for avoiding the traffic to and from San Francisco on Interstate 80, taking about two hours. Aside from all the refineries lining the water, the views of San Francisco Bay and the Delta region can’t […]

The Creators Project 2012 visits San Francisco

This weekend, I had the opportunity to attend The Creators Project, a conglomeration of art, music, design and technology presentations sponsored by Intel and Vice. Similar to sort of a mini, two-day SXSW, The Creators Project has been in existence for 3 years, but 2012 saw its first visit to San Francisco. Tickets were available […]

Video: Penguins on a plane

Some airline passengers get to sit near screaming babies or people who sound like they have the plague. Other passengers get to sit near penguins. Life just isn’t fair, is it? On a recent Delta flight from San Antonio to Atlanta, first class passengers were treated to a visit from some well-dressed guests. Two penguins […]