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Southwest Airlines Offering $47 Flights In Epic Four-Day Flash Sale

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is offering flights as low as $47 during an epic three-day flash sale from June 2 through June 4.

Here's One Frequent Flyer Program You Should Actually Join

Posted 06.27.2015 | Travel

According to a recent poll from Airefarewatchdog, Southwest Airlines has the best frequent flyer program in the domestic market.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Skiing in New Mexico

Liftopia | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing.

I Am Not Free to Move About the Cabin

Kevin Swan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Kevin Swan

The daily life of ALS is constantly filled with challenges for everyone involved. It is not just me, the patient (I hate that word), but for everyone around me. This is never more true than when travel, especially air travel, is on the horizon.

'Green News Report' -- February 17, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.19.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another day, another oil train explosion - make that two; Schizophrenic...

Valuing Diversity and Investing in Our Nation's Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Imagine how different things for children might be if politicians were the ones to lose their jobs for failing to improve education, reduce child poverty, etc. What is needed is a focus on the needs of children before it is too late.

The Real Talking Stick: A Visit to a Reservation in Scottsdale

Judith Fein | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Judith Fein

The houses got sparser and the flat, parched, winter landscape was crowned and made glorious by the red-hued mountains in the distance. We tried to imagine what our meeting with Royce and Debbie Nez-Manuel would be like. It was nothing like our imaginings.

Among Santa Fe's Many Virtues? History, Art, Culture, Hospitality and Killer Vintage Clothing

Bob Richter | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's also safe to say that I've never visited a city as friendly as Santa Fe. From the cab drivers to the staff at the hotel, to retailers to strangers on the street, this town is populated by people who clearly love it -- and love sharing it with others.

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts at a Glance

Liftopia | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.

Santa Fe: Town or Country?

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Ever since my first visit to New Mexico in the 1970s, I've harbored a fantasy that my life would have a kind of Georgia O'Keefe final chapter.

U.S. Sues Southwest Airlines Over 'Failed' Plane Repairs

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — The federal government is suing Southwest Airlines Co. after failing to reach a settlement with the carrier over allegations that repa...

Flight Crew Boogies To 'Shake It Off,' Makes Airports Fun Again

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel

And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate... But Southwest's flight team will just "shake it off." A Nashville-based ramp & ops crew for the airline sh...

5 Companies That Help Us Travel Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

We love to hack our way to a good travel deal -- because quite frankly, it sometimes seems like the big companies are out to get us. But, fair trav...

Can This Long-Time Marriage Survive?

Dianne Harman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

Our long-time marriage has become a kind of dinosaur in this day and age where starter marriages have become the norm.

The Colorado River, the California Drought and How You Can Help from Sara Lu

Wade Norris | Posted 11.05.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

Do you like Blueberries? Tomatoes? Fruit and Vegetables in general? Pay attention. California supplies the half of the United States produce and California is in the midst of a drought that could effect all of our families.

7 Healthy Tex-Mex Ideas for Your Next Summer Fiesta

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Since it happens to be bikini season, why not trade in the usual carne asada for a few taco fillings that are a little less, er, filling?

Free Vacations! Free Vacations!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

Here's a friendly PSA for travelers who like free things: Southwest is giving away vacations. In honor of their 43rd "birthday", the airline is ho...

Colbie Caillat Surprises Southwest Passengers With a Serenede

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

Imagine wiling away your time on your Southwest flight back home, snacking on peanuts, watching the clouds whiz by, listening to the ding of the seatbelt sign and the whirring of the plane engines, and suddenly, there's an announcement overhead that Colbie Caillat is on board.

Southwest's 3-Day Sale Is One You Won't Want To Miss

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. has kicked off a three-day air fare sale. Southwest on Tuesday announced the sale with fares sta...

The Land Art Road Trip

Alexander Gerson and Matteo Zevi | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Alexander Gerson and Matteo Zevi

The art world is headed in the wrong direction; we want to fix that. Last fall, our art gallery took thirty artists on a month-long traveling artists'...

Best Flight Safety Spiel Ever!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

For nervous fliers, it's the part of the trip where you're reminded of everything that could possibly go wrong in the air. For everyone else, it's whe...

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines

www.businessweek.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Community Restores 400-Year-Old Adobe Mission to Serve "Another Five Generations"

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Earliest known photo of St. Augustine Mission, c. 1867. As it approached its 400th year, St. Augustine Mission in the Pueblo of Is...

The Magic of the American Southwest

Lisa Xia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Lisa Xia

To the desert go prophets and hermits; through deserts go pilgrims and exiles. Here the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat.