Wednesday, September 20, 2017

a weighty issue for samoa air

It was inevitable that an airline would open the door to the brave new world of charging passengers by weight. According to a...

new york’s washington square arch transforms into the arc de triomphe

Washington Square is a 9.75 acre park and is the center of Greenwich Village in New York City. It is just a few blocks...

i am 1.7% neanderthal and 0.4% denisovan

The results of my National Geographic Genographic Project are in, and they are quite interesting. It turns out that among other surprises, I am 1.7%...

a new york artist inspires singapore with lego art

As part of the huge Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore, the world's first ArtScience Museum was built, where "the creative processes at the...

want to travel to a happy country? better consult the world happiness report

A new post-global recession mode of thinking? The Kingdom of Bhutan, a landlocked state of 700,000 located in the Himalayas, thinks the world should...

turkmenistan makes the news thanks to turkmenbashi’s book, the “ruhnama”

Having just returned from Turkmenistan, I was curious to see an international news article about the country.  Interesting as it may be, according to...

laguardia airport: new york city’s travel embarrassment

Imagine an airport that is so dirty you wouldn't send your worst enemy to use the restroom. An airport with leaks in the ceiling,...

you can now fly with 614 of your closest friends

Want to travel with 614 of your closest friends but just couldn’t find a vehicle big enough?  Well, Emirates Airlines now has a solution...

today is earth day when we celebrate the globe that we travel upon

Without the Earth we would have no place to travel. Or be here for that matter. Today is Earth Day, a day on which...

airline passenger restrictions and special requests: how far is too far?

Saturday's post about Malaysian Airlines' decision to create a child-free zone in their luxury first class caused a bit of a firestorm among my readers...

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