KLM had some explaining to do last week—and then some more when it turned out the original explanation wasn't true—after flying 286 passengers from Amsterdam to Amsterdam by way of Eastern Canada, but without a stop. The flight, on one of KLM's 'Combi' 747s that haul both passengers and freight, was bound for Mexico City. At first, the airline tweeted that "The reason for the return was the unfavorable flying conditions above Mexico after activity of the volcano," referring to an eruption...
You'd never believe how many times your flight was delayed because the meals weren't ready!
PHeymont shares some views and some history of Brooklyn's iconic but often ignored Civil War memorial.
George G visits the historic spa town of Berkeley Springs and shares its history and some of its interesting sites.
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Aman has some suggestions on how to stretch your money further while on your travels (sponsored content).
A new seat design aims to promote better sleep on planes, and a little more privacy.
Berlin's panda babies have their first public outing at 100 days old.
DrFumblefinger spots some grey lemur monkeys while on a road trip in Sri Lanka.
DrFumblefinger visits a trout hatchery in Branson, Missouri.
Kangaroos on the run in Germany...again!
The world's most-visited cities list continues to show strong growth in Asia, with other areas growing, but slipping on the list.
Kai Rambow takes us on a Christmas wonderland tour of an amazing Florida estate.
DrFumblefinger came across a freshly born fawn on the outskirts of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
United signs up with Airbus for 757 replacements while Boeing continues to consider a new 'mid-market' plane.