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Does this hotel offer offend you?

Wanna know what you think about this. Being a woman and all, this promo for a Mexican hotel hawking a special section for females only definitely got my attention. Mind you, I never think about my gender unless I’m headed … Continue reading

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Why most airline food tastes so … blah

OK, not all of it looks like this. But even in first class, take away the frills (like real plates and napkins), and it ain’t always that hot. And of course, you’re lucky if you even get more than a … Continue reading

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Why family travel may cost even more

Get ready to possibly shell out more, just for the privilege of sitting with your loved ones on a flight. Here’s why.  

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About time: Airlines confronting those loony bins

We’ve all been there. Seems like almost every time we fly these days. You have your trusty carry-on bag. You’re feeling smug because you bought it knowing it’s gonna fit just fine in the overhead bin. Then, wham. By the … Continue reading

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Siri-ously underwhelmed by my new iPhone 4S

So I traveled almost the whole way around the world with an iPhone 3. You know, the one that doesn’t have a camera flash?  I didn’t. Thought it was somehow built into the camera. Never read the manual (par for … Continue reading

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Travel trends: Is flying on cooking oil such a hot idea?

Some airlines are trying out the idea of biofuels made in part from algae and cooking oil. What might this trend mean for our wallets and the environment? Take a listen.

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Tribute to Steve Jobs that’s a cut above

After days of tributes to Steve Jobs, I thought I’d seen ’em all. In fact, at first glance, I was ready to chalk this one off as someone who had the late, great Apple co-founder so much on the brain, … Continue reading

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Fate of some airline service up in the air

When I stepped onto a plane the other day, I stepped in the middle of turbulence that’s been going on for years. It had nothing to do with the weather, though it was raining. Or the plane or the pilot. … Continue reading

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Travel Trends: Why cheap flights may become harder to find

Some domestic airlines say they’re cutting flights to save money. Fewer flights translate into less seats.  So what’s available may cost more. And it could be that way for awhile. Read more. Plus, why you should start your holiday flight … Continue reading

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Travel Trends: Google flight search; Divorce Hotel

The skies just got more crowded with Google now in the airfare price business. Google Flight Search just took off this week with a lot of fanfare. But it barely made it off the runway. Destinations are confined to the … Continue reading

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