Monthly Archives: March 2011

Which man-made sites are destined to become new American icons?

The April issue of Budget Travel magazine has an interesting piece on American icons, with tips on how to best experience them. The author wisely …

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Admission to a wonder of the world: How much is too much?

A one-day admission to the rose-red city of Petra, Jordan now costs up to $127, leading some critics to cry foul.

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Airfare Expert: How to score the best deals to Cancun

If you’re considering a trip to the popular beach resort, here’s a detailed look at how to find the best airfare deals.

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Civil War tour is among new offerings at Washington’s Mount Vernon

A new Civil War themed walking tour, a restored 18th-century garden and a new bike/boat tour option are among fresh offerings coming in April …

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World’s largest Legoland taking shape in Florida

Legoland officials are counting on the popularity of the plastic building blocks to draw families to their newest theme park, which will open …

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D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival pays tribute to Japan

Festival organizers have teamed with charities to create giving opportunities for participants interested in offering support to disaster victims …

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Controller fatigue an ongoing concern

Federal aviation safety investigators have worried for years that the fatiguing schedules of air-traffic controllers could undermine safety. …

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2011-03-18 Japan Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S citizens of the deteriorating situation at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.  The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recommends that U.S. citizens who live within 50 miles (80 kilomete… Continue reading

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Should airlines create separate sections for kids, larger fliers?

Increasingly crowded flights and rising tensions are fueling calls for segregated seating, but critics question where it could lead.

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Learn from ‘The Bed Bug Survival Guide’

Here’s the good news: Bed bugs are not known to spread diseases, writes Jeff Eisenberg, author of T’he Bed Bug Survival Guide.’ The bad news …

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