Curacao

Rocket flights to nowhere available for booking on Kayak

The space-age equivalent of the old cruise to nowhere—sail out into international waters and return—is now available for booking on Kayak.com, at prices ranging from £63-80,000 for a 40-minute trip from Curacao to Curacao. The  flights are being offered by XCor, one of several companies competing for rich space tourists. Passengers, one per flight, will take off horizontally, go vertical on rocket power to about 40 miles up and then glide down in a 'slow' sightseeing...

Gumbo's Pic of the Day, September 23, 2015: Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

As summer leans toward autumn, the Caribbean island of Curacao heats up with performances by some of the best jazz, R&B and contemporary artists at the islands annual North Sea Jazz Festival. Centered near Willemstad at the site of the World Trade Center, three stagestwo outside and one insidewere set up this year on the edge of Piscadera Bay to accommodate the artists and fans September 3, 4 and 5. Performers included Bettye Lavette, Cassandra...

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