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National parks open for free on Aug. 25

Posted: August 18, 2014 in News, Travel Deals

National parks will be open for free on Aug. 25 in honor of the National Park Service’s 98th birthday.

No more locks in Paris, snap a selfie instead

Posted: August 11, 2014 in News

Paris city officials want lovers to snap a selfie rather than leave a padlock on one of the city’s famous bridges.

Essential Travel Apps Launch for London

Posted: August 9, 2014 in News

Visiting London has now become more captivating than ever with the arrival of two very innovative and useful mobile phone applications.

VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and StudioCanal announce the Paddington Trail

Posted: August 9, 2014 in News

VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and StudioCanal have announced the launch of The Paddington Trail. Designed by a host of artists, designers and celebrities, 50 Paddington Bear statues will be placed across the capital, taking in museums, parks, shops and landmarks in an exciting and inspiring trail, with a colourful, Paddington-inspired flavour.

Budget carrier PEOPLExpress ‘returns’ to the skies

Posted: August 3, 2014 in News

No frills airline PEOPLExpress has returned to the skies. The low-budget airline shares the name, philosophy and logo of a carrier that went out of business 27 years ago.

UPDATE: Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for flyers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

More than 760 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, the highest number since 2010. Yet, despite several high-profile crashes, including three within a week, involving commercial aircraft, 2014 doesn’t look to be the deadliest year on record, the numbers suggest.

Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for fliers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, according to the Geneva-based Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives.

The Travel Trolley celebrates five years of seeing the world

Posted: July 25, 2014 in News

The Travel Trolley is celebrating five years of chronicling interesting places to visit, travel news and great places to eat.

Atlanta Cyclorama moving to Atlanta History Center

Posted: July 23, 2014 in Civil War Trail, News

The historic Atlanta Cyclorama painting and the famous Texas locomotive will move to the Atlanta History Center, which will construct a new building for the painting and artifacts.

Is it better to drive or fly this summer? It depends

Posted: July 21, 2014 in News, Seeing America

With summer travel in full swing, many may be debating that age-old question: Better to fly of drive? An answer to that oft-debated question isn’t so clear-cut.