Scenic airports, new mistaken airfare rules, avoid summer delays

World’s 10 most scenic airport approaches I’m sorry, but I still think that flying into Washington-Reagan, landing to the south and taking off to the north, is one of the great scenic experiences. But, everyone evidently doesn’t agree with me. Here is a Top 10 picked by editors at PrivateFly, a global booking platform for […]

Sunday musings: What makes you happy? Worst winter airports, creative brains

The science of why you should spend your money on experiences, not things Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University who has been studying the question of money and happiness for over two decades, tells us that things don’t make people happy, activities do. The joy of a treasured item is short lived. […]

Lufthansa pilots strike, 16 amazing airports, AirAsia body search to be called off

Lufthansa pilots strike, no end to dispute in sight Lufthansa pilots started a two-day strike on Wednesday over early retirement benefits and the airline’s cost-cutting plans. Wednesday’s strike, the second this year, affects short and medium-haul operations at Lufthansa with 750 flights canceled out of 1,400 scheduled. Another walkout has been announced for Thursday, hitting […]

The 12 ways of Christmas savings and hassle-free travel

In this oldie but goodie, Priceline gives us this (slightly modified) simple list to make travel during the holidays easier and hassle free. Of course, while no one can account for delays and weather, travelers can proactively make sure they are ready to travel and ready for situations they may face while under way. Here […]

Sunday musings: Photo archiving start-up that helps the needy, healthy hotels, transportation architecture

Organize your photos & fight poverty with Ruly Ruly, a digital photo concierge service with a mission to create tech jobs for women in poverty, today announced an IndieGoGo campaign to raise $10,000 to fund expansion of its photo organizing service. The ruly service provides a much-needed solution to the problem of unorganized digital photo […]