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Where Will You Go For Free Museum Day?

Where Will You Go For Free Museum Day? Sep 24th, 2013 at 1:30PM: Flickr, Kim Smith Whether you are traveling in the U.S. or having a staycation this Saturday, be sure to include some culture. September 28 is Museum Day Live! (aka Free Museum Day), when museums all over the country open their doors without charging admission. The annual event is inspired by the Smithsonian museums, which offer free admission every day. You'll have to register and download...

8 Productive Things To Do On Your Next Layover

8 Productive Things To Do On Your Next Layover Jul 11th, 2013 at 12:00PM: Amanda-Rae Garcia from the DFW Airport Live Well Center tries out a hands-only CPR kiosk. (Brandon Wade/AP Images for AHA/PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association) The next time you have a layover, don't waste hours on end playing Candy Crush. There are plenty more productive things you can do with your time. In fact, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport now has a kiosk where you can learn CPR....

American Airlines Serving Instant Ramen Between Dallas And Seoul

American Airlines Serving Instant Ramen Between Dallas And Seoul Jul 3rd, 2013 at 9:00AM: Aplomb, Flickr American Airlines recently announced a new direct route between Dallas/Fort Worth and Seoul's Incheon International Airports in an agreement with Japan Airlines. In addition to mentioning the "special attention [they will give] to the culture of the airline's Korean customers" in their press release, American also briefly mentions offering "Shin Ramen Noodle Cup as a snack option to...

For Your Health, End The Layover Laziness

For Your Health, End The Layover Laziness May 3rd, 2013 at 10:00AM: What do you do on layovers? Nap? Catch up on email? Mindlessly watch some sports without any rooting interest? Christopher Berger, a physiologist, has a better idea. It's simple. Stand up. Walk away from the gate. Heck, leave the premises if you have at least three or four hours. There's no rule that says you have to spend the layover inside the airport. Baltimore has a fitness trail...

American Airlines' New Look Just One Part Of Master Plan

American Airlines' New Look Just One Part Of Master Plan Jan 21st, 2013 at 2:00PM: American Airlines is still sorting out options for how it will operate, if a merger makes sense and other restructuring-related issues in a tentative financial future. But when it comes to what they do in the air, the course has been charted and is well underway. American's current fleet numbers almost 900 aircraft. As part of a 2011 order for an additional 550 new aircraft, 60 will go into...

Travel Gifts For The Last Minute Shopper That Won't Break The Bank

Travel Gifts For The Last Minute Shopper That Won't Break The Bank Dec 24th, 2012 at 1:00PM: With one of the biggest travel gift-giving holidays of the year coming up, not everyone is done shopping. To many gifters, last-minute mode is panic time and tactical shopping strategies kick in. Rather than simply buying a host of generic gift cards (akin to throwing money at the problem), get creative with gifts that show some thought. A slap in the face saying, "Yes, I do care!" can be had...

NFL Road Trips On New Travel Channel Show

NFL Road Trips On New Travel Channel Show Nov 6th, 2012 at 4:00PM: NFL road trips are the subject of a new Travel Channel show: "NFL Road Tested," premiering in December. The new show brings an inside look at what it takes to move an NFL football team from city to city. While the show will focus on how to go about feeding, clothing and housing the team, it will also look at how NFL stadiums prepare for thousands of fans. "This show will offer viewers a...

Video: Plane Hits Car In Texas

Nov 5th, 2012 at 7:00AM: In perhaps the biggest "oops" of the year, the driver of an SUV failed to see a stop sign, and collided with a small aircraft at the Northwest Regional Airport, near Dallas. WFAA news reports that only minor injuries were sustained by the passenger of the vehicle, as the plane's landing gear clipped its roof. Pilot William Davis was completing his first solo flight, and his wife happened to be...

Presidential Road Trips You Can Take This Weekend

Presidential Road Trips You Can Take This Weekend Oct 19th, 2012 at 5:00PM: Road trips taken over the weekend can get us away from our normal routine and surroundings without a lot of planning or cost involved. Some people would like to get away from election season ads on television, websites, newspapers and magazines. Others are really into the process of selecting the next president of the United States and look for ways to feed their addiction. Here are some easy...

Stunning Aerial Shots Of Cities From Around The World

Stunning Aerial Shots Of Cities From Around The World Jun 25th, 2012 at 2:00PM: Experiencing an unknown city is always exciting. That's the great thing about travel – it allows you to try new things and explore new places. While wandering through a city on the ground is interesting, it's also worthwhile to see a destination from a unique perspective you normally wouldn't get to view. Below, you'll find beautiful aerial shots taken above some of your favorite cities....

Cockpit Chronicles: Getting More Out Of Layovers

Cockpit Chronicles: Getting More Out Of Layovers Apr 19th, 2012 at 9:00AM: For some, life couldn't be any more perfect than if they were paid to travel. I've run across three airline crew members who have discovered ways to keep their jobs fresh and exciting by embracing what is for them the biggest benefit that comes with working for an airline: travel. You hear about the turbulence in the airline industry nearly every week – layoffs, pay cuts, pensions lost...

Find hotel deals with new booking site Guestmob

Find hotel deals with new booking site Guestmob Mar 22nd, 2012 at 2:00PM: The Internet has brought us many ways to research and book hotels at prices much lower than the hotels' published rate. Aggregate sites like Kayak and Orbitz give you the best available rate (BAR) without pre-payment on a specific hotel, while "opaque" sites like Priceline and Hotwire allow you to bid for a room below BAR but the actual property remains hidden until after you book and the purchase...

Southwest airline interior evolves, gets planet-friendly

Southwest airline interior evolves, gets planet-friendly Jan 20th, 2012 at 2:30PM: Called Evolve: The New Southwest Interior, Southwest Airlines introduced a new cabin layout this week at their Dallas headquarters. Due to be rolled out fleet-wide over the next year, the plan will cut 635 pounds off each plane and add six seats per aircraft in an eco-friendly way. Many of the new developments were fabricated using products and manufacturing processes that favor the...

Want to be part of a giant tomato fight?

Nov 10th, 2011 at 10:00AM: Food fights are not restricted to your high school cafeteria anymore. And best of all, you won't get detention for chucking produce at someone's head. In fact, at the traveling Tomato Battle events, tomato throwing is actually encouraged as a giant tomato fight is part of the event's main attractions. Attendees can also enjoy delicious brews from the beer garden, costume contests, and live...

Host and experience budget-friendly local tours all over the United States

Host and experience budget-friendly local tours all over the United States Oct 20th, 2011 at 12:00PM: HipHost, a new "peer-to-peer marketplace for socially-hosted local tours", not only gives travelers a way to experience new cities from a local's point of view, but also gives people an opportunity to make extra cash. Anyone who wants to share their local knowledge can be a HipHost and design a tour based on anything they find interesting. Some tour topics include art, culture, fitness,...

Cuba: Nine US cities cleared for charter flights

Cuba: Nine US cities cleared for charter flights Aug 1st, 2011 at 1:30PM: Nine US airports have been approved for charter flights to Cuba, Reuters reported this morning. The Cuban travel agency Havanatur Celimar made the announcement on Friday. The US government forbids commercial flights between the United States and Cuba, so all air travel between the two countries has to proceed on charter planes. The Obama Administration has already removed all restrictions...

Video: STUCK in the Dallas airport

Jun 18th, 2011 at 11:00AM: STUCK from Joe Ayala on Vimeo. If you've ever been stuck in any airport overnight, you'll appreciate this video titled STUCK. When Larry Chen and Joe Ayala found themselves stranded overnight in the Dallas/Ft. Worth airport, they decided to have a little bit of fun with their predicament. The two filmed themselves at the airport, making the best of the overnight stay. I was once stuck...

The weather delay blues

The weather delay blues May 15th, 2011 at 8:00AM: Ahh... travel. It can be such a magnificent, wonderful thing. Exploring other cultures, visiting beautiful destinations, and sampling local cuisines are all magically sublime experiences. But when things don't quite go as planned, it can be an extremely frustrating affair. One that makes us wonder why we ever left home in the first place. I received a sobering reminder of this little fact...

Touring Dallas Cowboys Stadium during Super Bowl XLV Media Day

Touring Dallas Cowboys Stadium during Super Bowl XLV Media Day Feb 14th, 2011 at 11:00AM: Super Bowl XLV. It was most certainly one for the record books. Well over 100,000 people flowed into Cowboys Stadium in the heart of North Texas to watch two of the NFL's most storied teams do battle. The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers put on an amazing spectacle, and I was able to take part in one small way. I made my way into Arlington for Super Bowl Media Day -- a frenzied event...

Tips for Packers fans going to the Super Bowl

Tips for Packers fans going to the Super Bowl Jan 25th, 2011 at 2:00PM: It's been a long, hard road, but the Packers have finally bested their rivals to the south and made it into the Super Bowl. Congratulations. Now it's time to pack up the queso dip, send the kids to their grandparents and make your way down to Dallas for the showdown. Texas! The very word brings a tidal wave of emotions. It's a whole new ball game down there – different food, different...

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