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Is this enough compensation? Funny money for a fat-finger rate

A room at La Maltese Estate Villa, a hotel that exudes the ambience of a privileged “members only” private club in Santorini, Greece was snagged for the rate of $110 per night. Too good to be true, right? Right.

Siesta Key Beach is the number one beach in this year’s Top 10 Beach List

Dr. Beach, aka. Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research has named Siesta Beach in Sarasota as the best beach in the the USA.
By |May 31st, 2011|Today|3 Comments|

What we’re reading: Passenger banned from Delta, best ice cream not in a shop, Chicago airports to get slot machines

Passenger banned from Delta for life, best ice cream not in a shop, Chicago airports may get slot machines as Illinois House passes bill.

Only four weeks remain to win a trip around the world

Nine leading independent travel content websites are giving away a trip around the world. The Independent Travel Media Alliance has lined up a round-the-world grand prize, as well as weekly giveaways and two big first prizes. They are picking eight finalists over eight weeks.
By |May 30th, 2011|Today|1 Comment|

The beginning of summer travel – Gentlemen (and ladies) start your venting

What's the little thing your fellow travelers do that drives you the craziest? Venting here might help avoid a meltdown at the airport.
By |May 30th, 2011|Today|7 Comments|

A Memorial Day guide to America’s most historic battlefields

On this Memorial Day in the U.S., Ned Levi has created a travel guide to America's most historic battlefields, which have in part shaped American history and culture.
By |May 30th, 2011|Columns|5 Comments|

What we’re reading: 787 delivery date moved up, kids go free on rafting trip, Tropicana hopes results improve

787 delivery date moved up to August or September, kids go free on Utah rafting trip, Tropicana hopes results improve with rehaul

100 things to do in Oakland! Would you believe it!

While attending a travel conference in San Francisco I had the opportunity to take the ferry across the bay to Jack London Square and enjoy an evening of wine and tapas on the water. It was delightful.

Weekend what we’re reading: Bullring turned shopping center, no dope for tourists in Amsterdam, Utah plans no-groping law

This weekend we take a look at a reformed bullring in Barcelona. Holland cracks down on tourists in coffee houses smoking dope. And, TSA will be challenged in Utah following their showdown with Texas.

Ridiculous or not? A game of musical chairs no one likes to play

Now the airlines can change flights without even notifying customers. Could it possibly get worse? Christopher Elliott takes a look.