May 2010

On this Memorial Day, Ned Levi discusses visiting three war memorials, The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier, Pearl Harbor, and Omaha Beach, and gives thanks to our service men and women for their sacrifices.

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U.S. National Parks free next weekend, Long-haul travel drives merger bid, NTSB urges jet engine inspection

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This Memorial weekend, millions of people are rushing throughout airports all around the world. There will be obstacles, delays and cancellations. There will undoubtedly be disappointments, but if we look close enough, there will also be sweet, subtle surprises.

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Here is a collection of Jules and Effin Older’s quirky videos, all with a travel bent. Naturally, he is traveling around the same neck of the woods where he lives, so these spots are all in the San Francisco area, more or less. He visits Hearst Castle, takes a look at a secret local language and visits the world’s smallest gallery.

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Woman left on plane asleep sues United Airlines, more travelers are hitting the road and flying over Memorial Day, EU lost baggage rules enforced by courts

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Of the top 10 most visited National Parks, Yosemite and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho have the longest individual traffic jams, with 3.5 and 2.8 miles respectively, it found.

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Janice tells us that lots of travel planning information is a good thing, though it can be difficult and confusing. B, the worst difficulties and confusion come from listening to friends.

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The public just found out about a top secret list maintained by TSA, perhaps more secret and subjective than the classified lists maintained by the FBI. TSA is making a list of passengers they consider jerks. Is a list too far?

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Universal studios reopens in Hollywood, Continental/United will be the first U.S. airline to get Boeing’s 787, FAA awards $4 billion for NextGen

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In anticipation of the summer travel season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) joined efforts to provide travel tips to summer travelers.

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