Hotel fire leads to soccer match getting postponed

Soccer fans in England were upset this weekend after a match between Lincoln City & Eastleigh was postponed. While it’s understandable that people who had traveled for the match would be mad about having spent that money for nothing, the postponement was for a legitimate reason. A hotel fire had resulted in one side not […]

Plane crashes into buffalo on runway in India

Travelers are familiar with birds being an issue for airplanes, especially after Sully landed that plane on the Hudson River. In some places in the world, it’s not just airborne wildlife that can cause problems. Earlier this week in India, a SpiceJet plane traveling from Surat to Delhi aborted takeoff after the plane hit a buffalo that […]

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride at Disney World catches fire: Video

Last night, a small fire broke out at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, giving park visitors an exciting story to tell. It appears that embers from the nightly fireworks show landed on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride, starting a fire. Despite the difficult-to-reach location in the park, firefighters quickly put out the blaze, […]

American & USAirways announce combined frequent flier program plans

The merger between American Airlines & USAirways has been gradually taking place, with even more integration scheduled for 2015. Today, the combined airline announced its plans for the merger of the 2 airlines’ frequent flier programs, AAdvantage & Dividend Miles. Some of the announcement can be found below, but for the full details you can visit their […]

Air New Zealand releases latest Hobbit-themed inflight safety video

Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” & “The Hobbit” trilogies have been great for tourism in New Zealand. Air New Zealand has released one more film of their own, another inflight safety video with a Middle Earth theme. The safety video features actor Elijah Wood, who starred as Frodo Baggins in “The Lord of the Rings”, […]

Video: Air France Airbus A320 aborts landing 3 times at Manchester Airport

Earlier this week, the UK experienced strong storms as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo battered the country. High winds had an impact on travel, causing flight cancellations and delays. In the video below, watch an Air France Airbus A320 try to land at Manchester airport three times, aborting each attempt. After the last go around, the flight finally […]

The best craft beer in Monterey, California

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Monterey, California for a wedding. The weather was perfect all weekend, and the ceremony was held on a beautiful beach in Carmel. Of course, I didn’t spend the entire weekend outside in the sun, I also explored some of the best craft beer offerings around the Monterey […]