Category: Travel

1,000-foot-high glass slide in LA is now open

LOS ANGELES – The Skyslide, on the 73-floor U.S. Bank Tower, will open to the public on Saturday and allow thrill seekers to slide 45 feet (14 meters) to an outdoor platform on the 69th floor, it’s also completely made…

Paris Floods : Flood Warnings

Some of the worst floods in a century have hit the French capital, with the Seine expected to rise to six metres above its normal level today. In Paris, the water levels have been described as the worst since the…

Best Cities for Shopaholics

We’ve rounded up the world’s 10 best cities for shopaholics for those of you who plan your vacations with retail therapy built in – whether you’re in the market for high fashion, fancy baubles, or even an unusual pet, we’ve…

Top Cities for New Year’s Eve Celebrations

So, which cities provide excellent celebration destinations for New Year’s fun-seekers? Sydney Fireworks bursting in air above Sydney Harbor, which is immediately recognizable due to the stunning iconic Sydney Opera House, is one of the visuals most associated with New…

Travel Scams To Beware Of

These travel scams are all too common. But it’s not hard to protect yourself from getting ripped off–just be prepared, careful and aware of the most frequently used tricks. Phantom Admission Tickets One of the dirty tricks in the travel…

Best And Worst Airlines For Holiday Travel

In the last three years the percentage of delayed arrivals has dropped to 27% from 35% at major U.S. airports during the winter holiday, according to the Department of Transportation. That’s the good news. This year the early onset of…

America’s 25 Best Cities For Shopping

We’ve crunched the numbers to bring you the U.S. cities where shopping is at its best. Surprise, surprise: New York, Miami and Los Angeles are nowhere near the top. Instead of fabulousness, our best cities are based on the nation’s…

Jules Underwater Lodge

Undersea Lodge is the newest and trendiest in the hotel industry. It is an underwater lodge in Florida’s Key Largo area. The lodge is in the ocean ground about 30 ft (9 m) deep. Scuba dive is necessary to reach…