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HAPPY SPRING from the staff at TravelingBoy
We have designated 2015 as the year to give. Here
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departing from within the United States and Canada.
to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake
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Random Acts of Canine Kindness
Cedric the Dog takes a well-earned break after
organizing a protest at a Washington State puppy mill.
Together in Spirit The Best Friends Animal
At the core of Best Friends' work is the dream
that one day animals will no longer be killed in America's shelters.
Fly FREE to France
Any Suite on Any France Cruise from June-October
Photos courtesy of the France
Tourism Development Agency
Espresso in Outer Space
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti recently
tweeted from outer space about how much she missed a good Italian
espresso. So Lavazza and Argotec made her a zero gravity espresso
machine. It's on the International Space Station supply capsule
scheduled for launch next week.
The Genesis of T-Boys Cartoons
Known for travel stories that immediately capture
the interest of the reader with their colorful creativity, clever
use of words and the talent to paint pictures with words about
destinations all over the world, TravelingBoy
is delighted to announce the riveting success of our hilarious
travel cartoons that highlight the foibles and quirks of mankind.
Americans Have Yet to Grasp the Horrific Magnitude
of the 'War on Terror'
Coutesy of Lauren Carasik, Al Jazeera America
New report documents unspeakable humanitarian
and political toll.
Even as the U.S. expands its military involvement
in the Middle East and delays the troop drawdown from Afghanistan,
the staggering human toll of the U.S. war on terrorism
remains poorly understood.
A new report attempts to draw attention to civilian
and combatant casualties in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Argos in Cappadocia's Luxurious Cave Experience
Have you ever stayed in a cave hotel? Argos Hotel
in Cappadocia offers travelers the ultimate luxury cave experience
with pristine suites that top some of the best in the world. A
world-class boutique hotel, built from the ruins of an ancient
monastery, Argos exudes the feeling of its surroundings while
still offering travelers the best accommodations in Cappadocia.
Photo courtesy of Skip Kaltenheuser
The fifty-five room property, a mix of guestrooms
and suites, are individually designed to celebrate Cappadocias
cave dwelling tradition. The historic hotel manages to expose
guests to the regions cultural heritage while simultaneously
surrounding them in rustic luxury.
Click & Win
Play TravelAge Wests trivia contest for
a chance to win a 3-night stay for two at the all-inclusive 5-star
luxury Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa in Riviera Nayarit,
Cruise Deals from Joni Notagiacomo at CruiseOne
United Upgrades Meal, Beverage Service for
United Airlines passengers on long-haul flights,
including those from the U.S. to Europe and Asia, will be offered
complimentary meal service and free wine and beer beginning June
1. The move puts the carrier on par with other airlines, such
as Delta and Lufthansa, which provide such service to first-class
and economy travelers.
Dominica’s New Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa
to Open in 2016
AM Resorts newest Dominican property, Secrets
Cap Cana, is scheduled to open in Fall 2016 the companys
ninth property in Dominican Republic. The adults-only resort will
be located on the southeast coasts Juanillo Beach and will
boast 470 rooms with privileged access for guests to a private
beach, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, a marina and more.
The propertys groundbreaking ceremony occurred on February
2 Free Hotel Nights & Transfer on Royal
Clipper Mediterranean Sailings
Photos courtesy of Star Clippers
Travels Best Wonders of the World in
Photo courtesy of The Travel
Looking to expand your bucket list? After circling
the globe, Travel Channels panel of experts has come up
with a definitive list of 7 new wonders the world has to offer.
Belizes Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort
Announces Grand Opening Ceremony for Newly Renovated Great House
Photo courtesy of Hamanasi
Dive and Adventure Resorts Belize
This boutique eco-resort will welcome guests to
a bigger, brighter space, with more creature comforts and the
same exceptional service.
Hot Deals from Friendly Planet Travel
Zip-lining through the jungles of Costa Rica.
Trekking the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. A sunrise tour of
the Taj Mahal. Now's the perfect time to treat yourself to that
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America's Happiest Airports
Dating site www.MissTravel.com
recently polled more than 50,000 people to find out their favorite
U.S. airports and came up with a list that delivers on the comfort,
convenience, customer service, and cleanliness fronts
- West Palm Beach, Florida: PBI
- San Francisco, California: SFO
- Savannah, Georgia: SAV
- Portland, Oregon: PDX
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: PHL
Essential Items You Must Pack in Carry-On Luggage
- Prescription Medications
- Documentation of Travel Plans
- Cash & Currency Equivalents
- Electronics & Other Valuables
The three worst airports for arrivals, with
delays exceeding 20 minutes, are Newark, LaGuardia, and O'Hare;
JFK is close at 19 minutes.
Spring is like
a perhaps hand
By E.E. Cummings
Spring is like a perhaps hand
(which comes carefully
out of Nowhere)arranging
a window,into which people look(while
arranging and changing placing
carefully there a strange
thing and a known thing here)and
changing everything carefully
spring is like a perhaps
Hand in a window
and fro moving New and
people stare carefully
moving a perhaps
fraction of flower here placing
an inch of air there)and
without breaking anything.
Deb your favorite travel poems.
Airbus: Worst Airplane Seat Ever
Airbus filed a patent for what will be the least
comfortable airplane seat in the sky. The new design features
saddle-like seats that can fold up when not in use. Gone are cushions,
padded armrests, tray tables and personal space: The new seating
plan, of course, would allow airlines to cram more passengers
into the limited space of the cabin.
Airlines with the Most Extra Fees
The airlines call them ancillary revenues. Travelers
call it nickel-and-diming. By whatever name, the dizzying array
of fees that airlines now impose for everything from checked bags
to carry-on bags to seat selection to ticket reissues is big business.
And it's getting bigger.
A new study by industry consulting firm IdeaWorks
found that the airlines' ancillary fees had increased by almost
1,200 percent between 2007 and 2013, from $2.45 billion to $31.5
Airlines Are Making Big Bucks!
Several major airlines are reporting big profits.
5 Things Travel Has Taught Me
The staff at Twenty-Something Travel write about
5 things theyve learned from travel.
An Inside Look At the Los Angeles International
Airport Control Tower
By John Clayton
Everyday planes land from and depart for all the
corners of the world at LAX. Discover how they get to where they're
meant to be by joining Armchair Traveler John Clayton as he takes
an inside look at the LAX Control Tower.
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads
more than 4,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide
emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service
members and wounded warriors.
7 Frequent-Flyer Tricks Worth Learning
Master the art of earning miles, attaining elite
status, and working the system to earn free flights and other
perks. Learn from expert travelers who know how to maximize their