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Travel Blogging Turns 20 Today

Filed under: History, Blogs HP Virtual Museum Today marks the 20th anniversary of what’s believed to be the first travel blog post. So happy birthday to us, and maybe you too! In honor of the occasion, travel bloggers worldwide are raising a glass (ok, they were probably doing that anyway), Jeff Greenwald, the author of […]

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Off-Broadway Comedy 'Craving for Travel' Showcases Travel Agents Trying to do the Impossible

Filed under: Arts and Culture, North America, United States Facebook/Craving for Travel Joanne and Gary, rival travel agents compete for their industry’s top honor, the Globel Prize, while trying to address their clients’ impossible demands in an Off-Broadway comedy that debuts this week, “Craving for Travel.” The 85-minute, two-actor, 30-character comedy was commissioned and produced […]

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Top 5 Family Travel Destinations for 2014 (and Possibly Beyond)

Filed under: Business, Europe, North America, Denmark, Iceland, Belize, United States Aol On Winter break just wrapped up–so it’s time to think about what to do when the kids are out of school this summer. Here, the “Wall Street Journal” and Lonely Planet share their top five family travel destinations for 2014. Can’t get to […]

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Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner Has a Battery Problem

Filed under: Asia, Japan, Airlines, News Getty Images Japan Airlines grounded a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft today “after detecting smoke or gases that may have come from faults with the main battery,” according to the BBC. Last year, all 787s were grounded for three months, CBS reports, after a “fire in a lithium ion battery […]

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$7.2 Million Cash Found in Suitcases at Panama City Airport

Filed under: Panama, Airports, News, Central America Newsy Travel tip: If you’re trying to smuggle cash into Panama, start using the train. Three Honduran men were arrested at Panama City’s international airport after police found $7.2 million, mostly in $100 bills, in secret compartments in eight pieces of luggage. According to this video from Newsy […]

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Skift Acquires Gadling Travel From AOL

Filed under: Business, Talking Travel The Skift team — now the Gadling team, too — in Iceland this May. It’s been quiet here for a while, but that’s about to change. I’m happy to announce that Gadling is becoming part of the Skift family. You may have read about us in this Gadling interview when […]

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