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Entries by Rebecca Dolan from 12/2011

Kim Kardashian In Hot Water Over Australian Visa Breach

Posted 12.01.2011 | Travel

It seems Kim Kardashian can't get a break these days. First, there was that whole divorce thing. Now, she's on an official watch list after breach...

Healthy Travel: The Diet Detective Rates Airline Food

Posted 12.01.2011 | Travel

For many travelers, the prospect of dining while flying can be a daunting one. Will there be any healthy options? Is the in-flight meal going to be ed...

UPDATE: BlackBerry Suspension: Two RIM Employees On Probation After Flight Diverts

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 12/6: Two employees of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion were fired Monday due to drunken behavior on an Air Canada flight last week, reports...

TSA Stops Passenger Over Purse Design

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

Vanessa Gibbs had no problem getting her Western-themed purse through security at Jacksonville International Airport. But, on her return trip from Nor...

Harry Potter Attraction Heading To Universal Hollywood

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

LOS ANGELES — Comcast Corp. is in the final stages of a deal to bring Harry Potter's magic to life in Hollywood. The owner of Universal Studios...

Joel Robuchon To Spice Up Air France's Menu

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

The quality of airline food is often a gripe among passengers, though carriers seem to be stepping up their game. First, American Airlines teamed ...

WATCH: Pandas Arrive In Scotland, Will Hopefully Boost Edinburgh Tourism

Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel

Giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang, who landed in Scotland Sunday, are the first to live in the United Kingdom in 17 years. They are also expected ...

Marriage Around The World (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel

Ever thought about forcing your groom to clean on wedding's eve? Or, maybe it's a whale's tooth you're hoping for from your future fiance. Maybe not, ...

John Rich, Country Star, Booted From Southwest Flight

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Celebrities are just like us. They even get kicked off of planes like the plebeian folk. And, the latest celeb to get the boot is country singer John ...

Women Kicked Off AirTran Flight Blame Ornery Flight Attendant

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Three New York-bound women were kicked off their AirTran flight Monday, and they say a disagreeable flight attendant is to blame. Marilyn Miller, C...

Social Media To Help KLM Passengers Find Seatmates

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is developing a service by which passengers can select seatmates via social media, according to the Dutch Daily News. Tho...

Nepal Travel Warning Canceled By US

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

KATMANDU, Nepal -- The United States says it has canceled a warning issued against travel to Nepal earlier this year because of the improved political...

Russia Is The Most Dangerous Nation to Fly

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

Russia is now, mile for mile, the deadliest place in the world to fly, the Wall Street Journal finds. Nine fatal crashes—including one that killed a...

The World's Most Gorgeous Hotel Bathrooms (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel
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Have you heard of World Toilet Day? Yes, we thought that was a joke too, until we read about the mission to improve sanitation facilities for the 2.6 ...

Washington DC Time-Lapse: Our Nation's Capital At Night (VIDEO)

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel

In the coming year, all eyes will be on the nation's capital. Who will be president? Will Congress ever make a deal on the deficit? Will they fix the ...

Alec Baldwin: My Flying Lesson

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel
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First off, I would like to apologize to the other passengers onboard the American Airlines flight that I was thrown off of yesterday. It was never my ...

Pilot Miscalculates Plane Weight, Avoids Disaster

Posted 12.09.2011 | Travel

A Thomas Cook flight with 223 passengers aboard narrowly averted disaster after a pilot miscalculated the aircraft's weight by 17 tons (34,000 pounds)...

Plane Crash Near Sioux Falls Kills 4

Posted 12.09.2011 | Travel

Four people were reportedly killed in a plane crash near the Sioux Falls airport in South Dakota earlier today. According to local ABC affiliate KSFY....

Man Targeted Plane, Helicopter With Laser Pointer

Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel

Suffolk County Police arrested a 21-year-old St. James man after they say he pointed a green laser at an airplane and the ensuing police helicopter se...

United Airplane Makes Emergency Landing With One Engine

Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — An engine shut down on a United Airlines jetliner Sunday, forcing it to make an emergency landing in western Colorado wi...

Cruise Ships May No Longer Call On Venice

Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

Venetian tourism officials have been laying down the law lately. First, they ticked off local and visiting high-rollers by shrinking the private areas...

Best Of 2011: The Biggest Travel Stories Of The Year

Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

Another year down, another year closer to the Mayan apocalypse. And, what a year it was. Sure it was often punctuated by celebrities getting kicke...

Christmas At Disney: How Disney World Decks Out For The Holidays

Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

When Christmas comes to Walt Disney World, it does so overnight. While resort guests are tucked into their beds, Mickey's little helpers deck the hall...

Best Of 2011: Your Favorite Travel Photos Of The Year

Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

It's impossible to imagine going on a trip without taking a few photos. Whether shot on film, snapped on an iPhone, or even Instagramed, there's perha...

Where They Ate: Chefs' And Food Writers' Best Meals Of 2011, Part I

Posted 12.16.2011 | Travel

For an increasingly large sector of humanity, eating has become more than just stabbing at something with a fork, putting it in our mouths and mastica...