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Apr 25, 2019
Katmai National Park in Alaska is the home of 2,200 brown bears and draws visitors to watch these creatures in their natural habitat. However, the park is giving visitors a better way to enjoy the experience. At the moment, the bridge that visitors use to enter the park is often blocked by bears, so guests have to wait for them to move to get across a river. The good news is that the park will debut an elevated boardwalk and bridge this summer that will avoid delays while keeping both the bears and the visitors safe, and it will also let bears access the river more easily.
Apr 25, 2019
Off The Map travel agency wants to take travelers out of their comfort zones, and this experience promises to be the perfect option. The travel agency offers a trip to La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean between Mauritius and Madagascar. Visitors will spend the day exploring the caves, volcanoes, and mountains on the island but the best part will be in the evening. Guests will move to the village of Les Makes where they will go to bed in a see-through bubble surrounded by the overgrown wilderness. The island hasn't been tampered with and visitors will see the beauty of undisturbed nature.
Apr 25, 2019
Natalie Wynn had to go to extreme lengths to board her flight after she found out that the airline was charging more for baggage overweight than her entire budget for the trip. Natalie had booked an all-inclusive vacation and was flying with Thomas Cook Airlines, but she had 4 kg excess weight, forcing her to put on 7 dresses, 2 pairs of shoes, 2 pairs of socks, and a cardigan. Natalie made the decision when she saw it was the only way; she added that once she was on the plane, some passengers offered to pack her things for her when they saw she was sweating for wearing so many layers.
Apr 25, 2019
McDonald's has become a staple of American culture with items like the McFlurry and the Big Mac on the menu, but the company also has delicious items all over the world. McDonald's is giving customers the fans to have a taste of international flavors by introducing four new items that the company offers in other countries. These items are Canada's tomato-mozzarella chicken sandwich, Spain's Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger, Australia's cheesy bacon fries, and The Netherlands' Stroopwafel McFlurry. McDonald's is making room on the menu by eliminating its Signature Crafted burgers, so now you won't need to book a flight to eat these items that have become a staple of the fast-food chain worldwide.
Apr 25, 2019
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum has opened its doors after an extensive renovation that spanned two years. The newly-opened museum uses personal artifacts and testimony from survivors to underscore the cost of what was the use of the most destructive weapon ever created. Many of the materials and objects have been donated by bereaved families of the victims and survivors. Visitors can also visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park located on an open field that was created by the explosion in what used to be the city�s commercial district. The explosion is believed to have killed 140,000 when it took place on August 6, 1945, and the wreckage became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
Apr 25, 2019
The potato from the Big Idaho Potato Truck that has helped promote the Idaho potato since 2012 has been turned into a one-room hotel available on Airbnb. The hotel is managed by proud owner Kristie Wolfe, who used to drive the truck and managed to snatch the potato as soon as they upgraded to a new model. The hotel is located on 400 acres of farmland only 20 minutes away from downtown Boise. It can accommodate 2 people and is near a solo that houses modern luxuries like a fireplace, a bathroom, and even a hot tub. Guests can rent the Big Idaho Potato for $200 a night.
Apr 25, 2019
United Airlines unveiled a new paint job for all its aircraft, and customers will see an iconic feature missing from the original design. The new white and blue scheme comes with softer lines instead of hard angles, though the belly of the plane will remain gray. The most significant change, however, is the absence of the iconic yellow globe on the tail of the aircraft; instead, it will be replaced by a blue globe against a dark blue background. This is the biggest design change that United's planes have had since the company merged with Continental in 2010.
Apr 25, 2019
The luxury hotel chain has announced its plans to have a new private jet to replace the current aircraft that was introduced in 2015. The new airplane will take travelers around the world to visit several Four Seasons properties, but it will also offer guests a unique experience on board. The airplane will include other events like meetups with mixologists, chefs, and wellness experts during flights, as well as providing guests with in-flight dining options and more. The plane will have room for 48 passengers, and the hotel chain stated that the decision to have a new jet was made after seeing how much guests enjoy spending three weeks on board traveling the world.
Apr 24, 2019
Are you one of those few people who can tell the difference between eggshell and off-white? Then this might be your dream job. Behr Paint is hiring a "color explorer" and give them the chance to travel through the US and Canada in search of new colors. People can apply from April 24, and the job will require the person to find color inspiration, then it will create and name a new Behr Paint color that will be available for purchase. The company stated that they thought of this initiative because people have always been curious about how paint colors get their names, so this will give them the chance to witness the process.
Apr 24, 2019
Many developed countries around the world are making significant efforts to reduce their carbon footprint, but one country has risen above the rest as an example of sustainability. Norway stays at the top of all indexes for environmental protection as the country gets 99% of its energy from renewable sources like hydropower, and people in Norway enjoy living their lives outdoors. Public transportation and bike-sharing programs have also contributed to this goal, and the capital Oslo has been the named the 2019 European Green Capital, and the country has the highest rate of electric vehicles in Europe. Norwegians understand that every action, no matter how little, can help preservation efforts.
Apr 24, 2019
The award-winning four-star Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has changed the notion of what an airport hotel is supposed to be. The hotel has announced it will be attending Arabian Travel Market event taking place from April 28th to May 1st in Dubai for considering that the event is the largest gathering of industry leaders and represents the best networking opportunity. The hotel is regarded as the leading Airport Hotel in the Middle East, and it is located right in the middle of Dubai's leisure and business scene. The hotel also boasts eight bars and restaurants, 341 rooms and suites, seven meeting room with state-of-the-art business facilities, it is also only 5 minutes away from the airport.
Apr 24, 2019
Fans of the hit TV show now have the chance to own part of one of the show's locations for a surprisingly-low price. Gosford Castle has served as the place where Catelyn Stark grew up, better known as Riverrun, but buyers won't have to live like in medieval times. The castle, built in the 18th century by the Earl of Gosford, underwent extensive renovations in 2006 and was turned into 23 luxury apartments, 6 of which are now for sale for a little over $600,000. All apartments have at least three bedrooms, and some even come with a rooftop garden, and each of them has a theme name like the Great Hall, or the Old Keep.
Apr 24, 2019
Amtrak is urging travelers to get out more and explore the wonders that the US has to offer and to achieve this goal, it is willing to slash the price of its tickets. Amtrak has announced its new Share Fares that will let travelers enjoy a great discount as long as they are traveling with a group of up to 4 people. Starting on April 24th, travelers can enjoy the discount that could save them up to 35% for one-way tickets if they split the cost. In addition to this great deal, Amtrak is also revamping its stations with new infrastructure across the nation to make customers get the most out of their trip.
Apr 24, 2019
New York City is filled to the brim with rooftop pools, but perhaps none has been more anticipated than the one opening this summer at JFK Airport. The TWA Hotel at the airport announced earlier this week that it is opening an infinity pool overlooking the runaways so visitors can see planes taking off. The pool will be part of the Sunken Lounge, a bar inside the hotel, and like any self-respecting pool bar, it will have its own signature cocktail. The pool will operate year-round, and it is capable of heating to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and the water purifies completely every 30 minutes. Guests staying at the hotel can use the pool at any time of the day.
Apr 24, 2019
May the 4th has become the unofficial date to celebrate all things Star Wars around the world, and the city of Inishowen in Ireland didn't want to be left out. As part of the celebrations for International Star Wars Day, the city has changed the name of one of its roads to R2D2 during the festival that will take place between May 3rd and May 5th. The original mane of the road is R 242, but the tourism board has stated that the new name might become a permanent fixture. Other cities around the world have previously joined in the celebrations, with Heathrow Airport in London installing a gate that displays destinations from the movie.
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