NCL Pulls Ship From Mediterranean

Norweign Cruise Line has cut short its 10 and 11 day Eastern Mediterranean schedule.  The cruises departing from Civitavecchia, Italy (near Rome), were cancelled due to political unrest in the region.

Disney Expanding

Disney’s expansion plans include a Resort & Spa on the of Oahu which will open at the end of August.  The family friendly resort will carry on Disney’s legacy in storytelling.  The resort will feature a 52,000 square foot home that will house the resorts children’s enrichment program.  There will also be a 18,000 square … [Read more…]

Ice Berg Dead Ahead!

A call from the Titanic?  Not this time.  It was Holland America’s Westerdam.  On this ships May 10 cruise to Alaska the 1900 passenger ship was struck and damaged near Hubbard Glacier putting a dent in the ships hull.  The hull itself was not breached and the damage was considered mild and the ship continued … [Read more…]

16 Day Guided Hike to Mount Everest Base Camp

Have you always wanted to climb Mount Everest but aren’t a skilled climber or don’t want to take the risk? Here a great alternative, a 16 day guided hike to a Mount Everest base camp. You will enjoy spectacular views while learning about the lives of the Sherpa people. After enjoying time to explore the … [Read more…]

Looking For That Special Place to Stay?

Airbnb This is a fun website to explore, even if your not planning a trip. The website lists privately owned homes, apartments or rooms people are renting out to tourist or business travelers. They accommodations all over the world and one of the appealing things about this site is the variety of types of … [Read more…]

Streaming Video On American Airlines

American AIrlines will begin testing technolgy that will enable passengers to stream movies and TV shows from the airline’s library onto their personal WiFi-enabled devices.  Testing will be conducted on two 767 aircraft and if sucessful the system could be more widely available by fall.

Theme Cruises

THEME CRUISES When people think about taking a cruise they often over look one really great category of cruises and that’s the “theme” cruises. Some people may think they are a little corny but in fact there are some really great theme cruises available these days. Here are just a few of your options: … [Read more…]

Travel News

Lost Bet Passengers on the May 1 Air Asia flight from London to Kuala Lumpar got a big treat on board.  Richard Branson the chairman of Virgin Airlines dressed up in a female flight attendant uniform complete with makeup and high heels.  All due to a lost bet. Branson made the wager with Air Asia’s CEO Tony Fernandes … [Read more…]

New Consumer Rights For Airline Passengers

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced new and improved rules to protect airline passengers, yeah! Here’s the scoop: * The rules for passengers getting stuck on the tarmac now apply to foreign airlines while they are at    U.S. airports. * The tarmac rules also now will apply to smaller airports * There is … [Read more…]