iOS app Android app

Vintage Travel

The Way We Used To Travel

Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel

Once upon a time, smartphones and tablets didn't exist. And travel (well, life, in general) was very different. Technology has revolutionized the way ...

9 Lessons From Our Grandparents On Living Stylishly

Brie Dyas | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

Our lives are far more boring than those of our grandparents. We might enjoy unparalleled access to technology (and everyone's ramblings), but they ha...

Vintage Posters That Make You Want To Travel (More So Than You Already Do)

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel

Once upon a time, before the Internet and cruise-ship debacles, travel was an elegant, exotic event. Luckily, we can look back on the hayday of to...

PHOTOS: An Ode To The Glory Days Of Train Travel

Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

Over the course of ten years, photographers Jeff Brouws and Wendy Burton have put together a collection of 250 railroad photos from the late nineteent...

Vintage Snapshots Of The Happiest Place On Earth

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel

Ever since Disneyland opened in 1955, children around the world have dreamed of a vacation to the classic theme park and resort. Almost 60 years l...

PHOTOS: Florida's Era Of Technicolor Motels

Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel

Florida has always attracted a steady stream of sun seekers, but the beachcombers and the cities they visited looked exceedingly different only a half...

Happy 125th Birthday Hotel Del!

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

The Hotel Del Coronado, a travel industry icon, is celebrating the big 1-2-5. Completed in 1888, the Del (as its affectionately known) is an examp...

B&Bs Fit For A President

Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel

If every sign saying, "George Washington Slept Here" were truthful, our foremost founding father certainly wouldn't have had time to fight off the Bri...

How America's Greatest Ocean Liner Became This Wreck

Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

Over the weekend an engine room fire aboard the Carnival Triumph shut down the massive cruise ship's motors, leaving it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

PHOTOS: The Korea That Was

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Tourists in Seoul invariably find themselves at the top of the N Tower, marveling at the massive expanse of the South Korean capital. The Han River wi...

PHOTOS: The 1960s In Afghanistan

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Before Afghanistan became synonymous with the war and the Taliban, it looked quite a bit different. Judging from these vintage photos, it could be qui...

PHOTOS: The Golden Age Of Egypt Travel

Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

Earlier this week the InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, a luxury hotel, began tweeting SOSs as an armed group of demonstrators attempted to break thro...

PHOTOS: 1930s London After Dark

Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel

London had a busy last century, enduring coughing industrial progress and its discontents, barrages from on high and the rise of the tabloids. It can ...

Revel In These Vintage Airline Commercials

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Given the sad state of 21st century air travel, it's hard not to reminisce about the good old days -- back when passengers and crew actually smiled wh...

PHOTOS: Vintage Shots Of TWA Stewardess School

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

When we came across these old school photos of flight attendants in the 1960s, we knew we had to share. Of course, we can never resist a set of ph...

Vintage Postcards From Around The World

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Feast your eyes on the beauty that is the postcard. While some are wary that the GIF will replace the ever-pretty postcard, there are some of us t...

PHOTOS: Air NZ's Fly Flight Attendants Of The 80s

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

We just can't get enough of retro photos of flight attendants. There are the snapshots of Continental's old crew getup pre-United merger, British Airw...

Vintage Passports Of The Stars

Kate B. Harding | Posted 01.20.2012 | Travel

Check out these vintage celebrity passport photos from blogger and anthropologist Kate B. Harding. ...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Alitalia's Uniforms Over The Years

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Flight attendants are all the rage this fall with the debut of ABC's "Pan Am". Former flight attendants have come out of the woodwork to both criticiz...

Vintage Disney World Commercials: Featuring Michael Jackson and the Cosby Kids

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Walt Disney World might not have been around as long as Disneyland, but it still has an awesome legacy of TV advertising. For who else but Mickey woul...

PHOTOS: Pan Am And The Golden Age Of Travel

Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel

From the 1920's until its demise in 1991, Pan American Airlines symbolized all that was luxurious in air travel. Elite fliers packed some of the first...

Readers Choice: 7 Retro Drive-In Theaters

Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

You spoke, we listened. AOL Travel's post on the nation's coolest retro drive-in theaters got so many comments from readers that we're doing it once m...

Retro Roaming: Tips for a Vintage Vacation

Black Tomato | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Black Tomato

Vintage devotees dive into a bygone era, leaving the smartphones and 3G behind and embracing a sort of analog glitz that is only shinier for being slightly faded.

PHOTOS: British Airways' Uniforms Through The Years

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

As part of Vintage Festival, a three-day homage to all things old held in London's South Bank Centre, British Airways displayed a collection of flight...

WATCH: Vintage Disneyland Commercials

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

It's impossible to imagine how much money Disney pumps into advertising every year - the company's ads are everywhere. With that investment, though, c...