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Wednesday: October 21, 2009

Eleven of the spookiest Halloween destinations you can find in America.Eleven of the spookiest Halloween destinations you can find in America.

Each year the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, R.I., transforms is wetlands trail into a Halloween landscape with the glow of 10,000 pumpkins. A team of 30 pumpkin carvers works to create the Jack O'Lantern Spectacular.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 10:08 PM | Tags (7) | halloween | travel | spooky | scary | abcnews | destinations | pumpkins |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 9, 2009

A list of America's best hikes brought to you by MSNBC.A list of America's best hikes brought to you by MSNBC.

I often wonder what would happen if you happen to come upon a conundrum whilst hiking in Conundrum Hot Springs, Colorado. The answer? NOTHING. Thank you, I'll be here all night.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:41 PM | Tags (5) | hikes | msnbc | outdoors | travel | walking |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Ten of the world's greatest train journeys for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the world's greatest train journeys for your viewing pleasure.

You'll have to travel abroad to experience any of these wonderful rail adverntures mentioned in the article. I'd like to add  that traveling via Metro North late on a Friday nights also qualifies as an adventure.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:45 PM | Tags (5) | train | rail | travel | journey | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Five tips on how to avoid catching germs whilst traveling on a plane.Five tips on how to avoid catching germs whilst traveling on a plane.

Try not to breathe as much as you normally do for the entire length of the flight. Oh, and wash your hands repeatedly.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:40 PM | Tags (11) | health | tips | abcnews | travel | airplane | plane | flights | germs | sick | virus | flu |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Want to know how some travelers are making use of JetBlue's all-you-can-fly pass?Want to know how some travelers are making use of JetBlue's all-you-can-fly pass?

Dever and Dinardo, friends since their freshman year of college at SUNY Buffalo, will be crisscrossing the country, spending only 12 hours in each city before heading back to the airport and jetting to their next destination.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 3:39 PM | Tags (7) | airplane | allyoucanfly | cnn | flying | jetblue | passes | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 58 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Seven amazing and luxurious South Africa Safari Lodges for you to gawk at.Seven amazing and luxurious South Africa Safari Lodges for you to gawk at.

A fun read for those daydreaming of exotic travel at work. Plus, the article has some amazing photography from said luxurious places. Rooms with an elephant view may cost extra.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:07 PM | Tags (7) | africa | lodges | luxury | photography | photos | safari | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to get a free room upgrade whilst staying in Vegas.A handy tutorial on how to get a free room upgrade whilst staying in Vegas.

I'll spoil it for you: be polite, gamble big, and join the player's club.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:55 AM | Tags (4) | travel | tutorial | vegas | wikihowm upgrade |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

The top ten tactics for productive travel.The top ten tactics for productive travel.

Covers everything that the geek variety of traveler would need from phone tethering to carrying an Altoids-tin survival kit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | lifehacker | tactics | tips | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

The top five bargain destinations for Fall 2009.The top five bargain destinations for Fall 2009.

Here, I'll spoil it for you: Jamaica, Yosemite and the Eastern Sierras, Ft. Lauderdale, Hawaii, and Prague.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 3:34 PM | Tags (9) | bargains | cheap | destinations | florida | hawaii | jamaica | prague | travel | yosemite |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Seven neat things to do while traveling through Iceland.Seven neat things to do while traveling through Iceland.

Some nifty information for anyone who happens to be visiting Iceland in the near future. Also good for anyone who has ever daydreamed about visiting Iceland in the near or distant future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:49 PM | Tags (3) | iceland | neat | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.

Some nifty information for anyone who happens to be visiting Tokyo in the near future. Also good for anyone who happens to be daydreaming about visiting Tokyo in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 11:26 AM | Tags (5) | japan | things | todo | tokyo | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

JetBlue officially sold out of the 'all-you-can-fly' passes.JetBlue officially sold out of the 'all-you-can-fly' passes.

Maybe this little promotion turned out to be a lot more popular than they originally anticipated.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:06 PM | Tags (6) | jetblue | soldout | allyoucanfly | tickets | travel | flying |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.

Quite colorful, indeed. Some of the descriptions sounds like they belong in a Dr. Suess book.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:49 PM | Tags (5) | colors | places | sites | travel | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.

And often with less than 10 passengers, you'll likely get very personal attention including sharing meals with the ship's crew and personal tours of the 'guts' of a working freighter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:12 PM | Tags (4) | cargo | cruise | ships | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Buffet-style flying now available from the fine folks over at JetBlue.Buffet-style flying now available from the fine folks over at JetBlue.

Ponying up $599 gives you unlimited flights to any of their 56 destinations for the period of one month.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:26 PM | Tags (6) | airplane | deals | flights | flying | jetblue | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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