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The Road to Hana: The road more traveled — with good reason

The road to Hana traverses the northern coast of Maui in Hawaii, from the rustic village of Paia to its destination at the eastern tip. Fyllis Hockman takes us on a tour of this lush oceanside drive.

What we’re reading: Takeoff aborted at PHL, experiencing Hawaii, TSA stops live data testing

Takeoff aborted at Philadelphia International Airport, passenger snaps runway selfie

US Airways flight 1702 had to abort its takeoff when a tire blew and the nose gear collapsed.
The passengers aboard Flight 1702 heading for Florida were forced to evacuate onto the Philadelphia International Airport’s runway after a nose gear collapse that left plumes of smoke.

One passenger requested medical attention but no other injuries were reported, according to an airport spokesman.

Helicopter tours and great scenic photography

More and more often, travelers are taking helicopter tours at their destinations for spectacular views, amazing photographic opportunities, and a chance to visit venues unreachable by other means. Ned Levi has advice for taking helicopter tours, and photographing the panorama of scenery you'll see while inflight.
By |July 29th, 2013|Columns|2 Comments|

Memorial Day: A day to take time to say “Thank you!”

It's Memorial Day in the United States. Ned Levi reflects on the day and his travel to two critical battlefields of World War Two; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where the USS Arizona memorial lies, which is the final resting place of much of its crew, and Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, where in its memorial cemetery, 9,387 American soldiers who fought and died there, are buried.
By |May 27th, 2013|Columns|0 Comments|

What we’re reading: AA adds LAX routes, Virgin American Hawaii plans, UK homeless give tours

AA adds new routes out of LAX, Virgin America plans to fly to Hawaii, UK homeless give tours

What we’re reading: OTAs owe Hawaii $150 million, Spirit launches DFW-New Orleans, A380 cockpit tour

OTAs owe Hawaii $150 million for back taxes, Spirit launches DFW-New Orleans service, A380 cockpit tour

What we’re reading: Hawaii and travel agents, Ryanair voted worst airline, Las Vegas Air launch?

Hawaii is a challenge for travel agents, Ryanair voted worst airline, Las Vegas Air may launch in 2013

I slammed my Kona condo online and now it’s keeping my deposit

With its dramatic black volcanic rock, stunning seascapes, and impossibly tasty coffee, Kona, Hawaii is one of the world’s most unexpected destinations. And when Lynn Regan booked a condo there last year, she was looking forward to experiencing the Big Island’s differentness. She didn’t expect to get a different condo than the one she’d reserved.

What we’re reading: Virgin Atlantic cellphone calls in-flight, Virgin America Hawaii flights, Cadillac semi-autonomous cars

Virgin Atlantic to allow cellphone calls in-flight, Virgin America may start Hawaii flights in the near future, Cadillac testing semi-autonomous cars

Philadelphia to travelers, “Aloha,” at the International Flower Show

Ned Levi brings you information about the premier, and largest indoor flower show in the world, the Philadelphia International Flower Show, held in early March each year in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year's show feature's a Hawaiian theme and shows off tropical flowers and foliage in spectacular exhibits. There's much to do at the Flower Show for adults and children alike.
By |March 5th, 2012|Columns|0 Comments|