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Andrew Burmon

WATCH: Ken Jennings Talks 'Maphead' And His Journey Into The Cartographic Wilds

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

For several millenia, maps were basically a static medium. The content changed as Europeans discovered the width and breadth of Asia and Asia plotted ...

Duty Free Shopper Buys $199,000 Bottle Of Scotch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

There are always fun finds to be made at the airport duty free store — just ask the Chinese businessman who dropped almost $200K on a bottle of scot...

WATCH: Anderson To Gerard: 'Carpe Peem'

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

Just over a month after French actor Gerard Depardieu relieved himself on an airplane , causing quite the international sensation, Anderson Cooper had...

Bomb Scare Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

A reported bomb threat forced Alaska Airlines flight 342 to land under heightened security circumstances Monday morning at Oakland International Airpo...

British Tourists: NYC Is World's Top Cruise Port

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

In a poll of British travelers, New York topped even picturesque Venice, with one in five cruisers saying they'd take New York Harbor over the lagoon ...

WATCH: Big Hands Emerge From European Streets

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Visitors to a handful of major European cities have been left scratching their heads over the sight a 20-foot tall white hands. Are they part of a mas...

Kevin Rudd's Vegemite Causes Concern At Airport

Posted 11.18.2011 | Travel

Former Australian Prime Minister (and current Foreign Minister) Kevin Rudd had a run-in with security at the airport in Mexico City en route to New Yo...

The Oddest City Holiday Ever?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Most cities in America court tourists feverishly. New York, for instance, boasts a mega-tourism juggernaut, which recently hoped to draw gay travelers...

Passenger Tries To Open Plane's Door Mid-Air, Subdued With 8 Seatbelts

Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel

An un-identified 22-year-old passenger had to be subdued on a Thomson Airlines flight from Majorca to Newcastle when he tried to open the plane's emer...

United Flight Carrying Justice Ginsburg Evacuated In Dulles

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

A San Francisco-bound United Airlines flight was evacuated while on the taxiway at Dulles airport on Wednesday after the pilot noticed something wrong...

Drunk Passenger Drinks Whiskey, Gropes Male Flight Attendant

1:12PM BST 14 Sep 2011 | Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

Katherine Goldberg was flying from South Africa to London in August when she drunkenly assaulted a male crew member on the Virgin flight, a Northwest ...

Ryanair Passenger Threatened With Arrest

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

A female Ryanair passenger was allegedly threatened with arrest when she refused to vacate an overbooked flight Sunday. Janine Hadley, 27, was on a...

Four Seasons Hotels Getting In On The Disney Action

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

Walt Disney World guests can soon enjoy all the action from the luxury of a Four Seasons hotel. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced plans to con...

Prince Charles To Build On Darwin's Islands

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

Prince Charles will help guide the construction of 1,000 eco-friendly houses on the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, long a destination for tourists e...

In Colombia, In Search Of Pablo Escobar

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

A Colombian tourism company has launched an itinerary that takes visitors to Pablo Escobar's home near downtown Medellin, the safe house where he made...

Dogs On Runway Delay Airplane Landing

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

Two dogs loose on a runway at Juneau International Airport caused an Alaska Airlines jet to delay its landing. The plane, attempting to land in Ala...

WATCH: British Tourist Shot, Wife Kidnapped In Kenya Resort

Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

British tourist David Tebbutt has been shot and killed, and his wife kidnapped at a luxury Kenyan resort yesterday reports The Guardian. The shoot...

WATCH: Fake Air Marshals Forced Off 9/11 Flight To D.C.

Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

Two men were escorted off a United Airlines flight from St. Louis to Washington D.C. Sunday, September 11, after they identified themselves as Federal...

Plane Escorted By Fighter Jets After Passengers Refuse To Leave Bathroom

Posted 11.11.2011 | Travel

Military jets escorted an American Airlines plane to a safe landing at New York City's JFK Airport on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrori...

Twin Towers Still Standing At Chinese Theme Park

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

It's been 10 years, but replica World Trade Center Twin Towers still stand in a miniature version of Manhattan on display at Window of the World, a Ch...

Regional Plane Lands At Wrong Airport. Again.

Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

A Continental Connection turboprop plane landed at the wrong airport Wednesday night, leaving passengers to share a limo ride from Southland Field in ...

Andrew Burmon

Getting His Wings Back Post 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

On September 11, 2001, Doug Beidler watched the coverage of the attacks on the World Trade Center with the rest of his American Airlines flight class....

WATCH: Time-Lapse Of Rebuilding At Ground Zero

Huffington Post | Paul Brady | Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

As the 10th anniversary of September 11 approaches, it's easy to think of Ground Zero as a place frozen in time. But work on One World Trade Center ...

Lolong The Crocodile To Become A Philippine Tourist Attraction

Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

The hunt for a crocodile that ate a water buffalo in a small Philippine town is over, and locals hope to turn the creature into its star tourist attra...

WATCH: Are Former Tube Stations London's Next Big Attraction?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

London's long empty Brompton Road subway stop is looking to get new life as Entrepreneur Ajit Chambers is hoping to buy the station from England’s ...