Hyperloop: The future of high-speed travel?

Hyperloop: The future of high-speed travel?

The Hyperloop: Completion is closer than we think Virgin’s Hyperloop One is the only company who has a legitimate test facility and a physical Hyperloop that could someday in the near future transport people from places like New York City to Los Angeles in four in a half hours. They’ve not only taken Elon Musk’s […]

Travel Camera Test Run: The Hasselblad X1D-50c

Travel Camera Test Run: The Hasselblad X1D-50c

When I was a young student at art school in upstate New York, there was one aspirational brand that, for all of us, represented the utmost in professional gear and downright cool: Hasselblad. Not only were Hasselblads what many of the great photographers were using (Helmut Newton loved his, and Horst P. Horst used one […]

Priceline declares Grand Forks a top destination for summer travel

Priceline declares Grand Forks a top destination for summer travel

WDAZ-TV sifted through statistics to break down what this means for our local economy. “I’m coming from Bismarck, N.D.,” said visitor Margot Kohl. “The only reason I like to fly in here is it’s a lot faster than me driving. So that’s kind of cool.” The number of bookings in Grand Forks has shot up nearly […]

A record 47 million people are expected to travel for the US July Fourth holiday: AAA

A record 47 million people are expected to travel for the US July Fourth holiday: AAA

U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails, and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation’s largest automotive advocacy group said on Thursday. Some 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles (80 km) over the upcoming July Fourth holiday, the fifth consecutive annual increase and highest travel volume […]

Welcome to Country: A landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia

Welcome to Country: A landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia

Updated June 19, 2018 12:42:17 Photo: Many tourists ignore requests from traditional owners to not climb Uluru (Flickr: Leo Li) Related Link: Australia’s first Indigenous guidebook Related Story: ‘It’s not Disneyland’: Climbing Uluru to be banned from October 2019 Every year, hundreds of thousands of people from around the world visit sites of natural beauty […]

Researchers develop ways to cut air travel time by one hour

Researchers develop ways to cut air travel time by one hour

Luggage-free airports, shrinkable aircraft seats, stress monitors and light-guided overhead lockers are among the innovations suggested by EU-funded aviation experts and researchers tasked with making air travel better and faster. The Personalised Airport Systems for Seamless Mobility and Experience (Passme) project has just published details of how it is possible to shave an hour of […]

To eat ethically when traveling, leave your food rules at home

To eat ethically when traveling, leave your food rules at home

A few months ago, my husband and I took a four-day tour of the mountainous Matagalpa region of Nicaragua. The itinerary, which was designed to immerse us in the local culture while benefiting the community, included almost no restaurant meals. Our Nicaraguan guide brought us to the homes of small-scale farmers, where home cooks would […]

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