Europe

This in-depth reporting about how American developed its current transportation system and how it may be improved or changed in the future covers everything from telecommuting to why we hate our commutes, from transportation’s historic underpinnings to a future without cars.

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It’s “wave season.” There are some great cruise discounts available for those seeking to book a cruise vacation, but using a cruise fare discount isn’t the only way cruisers can save. Ned Levi has ten ways for you to save and still take a great cruise.

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We’ve been reading a lot about the FCC possibly lifting their ban on inflight cellular services. Ned Levi has written about the prospect of lifting the ban in past columns. In this column Ned has an update about the FCC’s position on the ban, and data from a recent survey released by the FAA concerning European inflight cellphone use.

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Disney to expand Star Wars offering, EU may allow PEDs throughout flight, Boeing machinists reject contract proposal

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It was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime for Pat and James Frost — a river cruise in France on the Viking Europe, from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saône. The retired couple from Concord, Ohio, even added three days in Paris to round off their bucket-list getaway. But when they arrived at the port, a cruise line representative informed them of a change in plans. Flooding along the Rhône and Saône rivers had made the waterways impassable, and their cruise tour had turned into a bus tour.

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Luke Shepard, an American student videographer studying at American University of Paris, put together this beautiful timelapse video of some of Europe’s architectural masterpieces. It is wonderful and inspiring.

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Many travelers are already hitting the road to see countries up-close. Renting a car may seem straight-forward at first, but there are many issues to consider before you rent a vehicle for your next journey. Ned Levi has 6 tips to consider before you make a reservation for your next car rental.

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NTSB & FAA investigate incident at DCA, most underrated cities in Europe, social media can help move products

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Few travel experiences are more enjoyable than cruising along the winding roads of Europe on vacation. Around every bend drivers find natural wonders and captivating towns. Whether driving along the banks of a wandering river or twisting along mountain roads, the joy of a roadtrip in Europe is undeniable.

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A Eurailpass was once the cheapest mode of transportation short of lacing up your hiking boots or sticking out your thumb. Car rentals were rare and very expensive. However, these days, Eurailpasses cost far more and have restrictions galore. Today, for many travelers (especially those traveling in a group), the best bargain is a rental car.

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