The U.S. Department of Transportation just released a new survey of the most on-time airlines in America, rating the major carriers on their ability to get passengers to their destinations on schedule. While the number-one carrier comes as no surprise, some of the other top performers deserve recognition for a job (largely) well done in 2014.
We have a higher chance of getting sick while traveling than in daily life. That's because shared spaces and tight quarters are germ havens for colds, flus, and worse. So what's an aspiring healthy traveler to do? Know the danger zones, and act quickly to neutralize the threat. Oh, and think twice before touching that hotel remote.
Why do we travel? Well, we are all travelers, all the time, traveling the journey of our lives while our planet spins on its orbit. Our trips, whether we call them vacations, or getaways, or adventures, or explorations, are all mini-versions of our big journey, through which we hope to find something, the meaning of our existence, perhaps.