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Overhead Compartment Cat is Watching You Secretly Read Your Kindle During Takeoff

We love our pets. Shaun did a tremendous amount of research for our definitive pet travel guide and pet travel safety infographic. During it, he found this interesting story: On December 28, 2006 passenger checked a cat in a kennel on Lufthansa Airlines from Manchester England to Munich with a connection to United’s flight 903…

The Difference Between Americans and Europeans

Our biz dev extraordinaire, Joe Gambescia, attended a conference where he heard Timothy O’Neil-Dunne say something so on the mark that we couldn’t help but immortalize it in pixels. When it comes to travel - especially vacations - Americans make decisions based on being time poor and money rich, whereas Europeans make decisions based on being…

Shiny! See (in color) how the Statue of Liberty originally looked

I’m in love with the Statue of Liberty - the Roman goddess of freedom, Libertas. A gift from France, built in 1886, she’s the symbol of a city I love and has a beautiful green patina. But remember, her copper skin didn’t always look like this — it first looked more like a penny. Shaun helped…

Hey, @RichardBranson, we fixed that for you :)

A couple days ago, Florence noticed the fabulous photo from the announcement of the renaming of Virgin Blue to Virgin Australia. We dropped @RichardBranson a tweet, complimenting on the great pose they all chose. Then Shaun went a little bit further. Your move, Sir Richard Branson. We love your style. Here’s the standalone image in case…

Repurposing the now-defunct Terror Alert Level [pics]

Like many Americans, we were never too sure how to act during the different color-coded threat levels of the Homeland Security Advisory System now being phased out by April 27th. They’ve become such a common sight at airports, though, that we figured we’d come up with some new ways to repurpose the old signs. As…

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