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Entries by Andrew Burmon from 08/2012

Airstream Turn 80: Looking In The Rear View Mirror (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel

The Airstream recreational vehicle, all curves and chrome, was originally designed to evoke the open road and the aviation age. Hawley Bowlus, the man...

London Olympics Provide England With Needed Tourism Boost

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

London Mayor Boris Johnson seems ready to declare the 2012 Olympics a tourism success. The far-from-proper pol, who took digs at Mitt Romney when the ...

Geico Gecko, Aflac Duck: Where Advertisers Find Their Animal Stars (VIDEOS)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

Most Americans spend more time on the couch than the road, which means that when we see wildlife it is often trying to sell us soft drinks. There is n...

Kenya's Great Migration Bring's Drama To Africa's Plains (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

In a migration that makes our looming national back-to-school rush look like a Starbuck's line, up to two million wildebeests and hundreds of thousand...

Ethiopian Air To Get Africa's First Boeing 787

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines next week takes delivery of Africa's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and the airline's chief executive s...

Where Not To Go This Weekend: Sharks And Heat Edition (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

The State Department issues warnings admonishing travelers to avoid international hot spots or failed states. This service is important, appreciated a...

Famed Moondance Diner Relocated To Wyoming Up For Sale

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Five years after a doomed New York City landmark was rescued and hauled from the Big Apple to Wyoming, the diner made famous in...

London's Visitors Face Olympic-Sized Waits At Food Hot Spots

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

LONDON — The first thing that hits you? Pungent, savory wafts of grilling beef which draw visitors down a shadowy London backstreet to one of ca...

Bavarian Alps Lure Summer Tourists With Alpine Splendor (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel

Unlike Americans, Germans head south for the summer, relying on altitude rather than latitude for reasonable temperatures. Once ensconced in the Bavar...

American Community In Mexico Disappointed By American Drug Policies

Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

This post is part of the HuffPost Shadow Conventions 2012, a series spotlighting three issues that are not being discussed at the national GOP and Dem...

5 Labor Day Destinations To Avoid (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

Labor Day is the last real day of summer so there is always a lof of pressure to wring the maximum amount of joy or relaxation out of those 24 carefre...

Eclipse Chasers Look To Kentucky

Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — This southwestern Kentucky town has hit the astronomical jackpot. When a total eclipse of the sun darkens skies on Aug. 21,...

Tourist Gets Ultimate Gossip Girl Experience

Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

An Australian traveler got the ultimate Gossip Girl tour this week after sneaking onto the soap's Waldorf Astoria set and being mistaken for an extra....

The Spectacle Of Rio de Janeiro From Above (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

Rio de Janeiro may not be paradise, but through the lens of Joe Simon's Canon 5D Mark III it sure looks like it. The Brazilian city, which will soon...

JetBlue Grants Jets Fan His Wish

Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel

David Baghdassarian is such a big Jets fan that before climbing on a plane from his home in Florida, he tweeted JetBlue marketing executive Marty St. ...