- The Associated Press reports that New York City’s LaGuardia Airport will be undergoing a $3.6 billion makeover.
- Fox News reports that a Suspect was arrested in the 1978 JFK Lufthansa Heist along with 4 other alleged mobsters.
- Check out National Geographic’s Event-o-Rama for February which lists 10 Must-Dos for the month.
- Skift writes that Uber’s NYC staff are sabotaging Gett, its latest competitor
- Lonely Planet has a post about Where To See The World’s Best Sunrises.
- One more from Lonely Planet- Find out the Top 10 US Travel Destinations for 2014
- Travel + Leisure has a slide show with the Best New Travel Gadgets for 2014
- NBC News Travel writes about America’s Best Winter Drives
A few from this week on Michael W Travels:
- What City Should You Actually Live In? Take the Buzzfeed Quiz
- Here are some really helpful guides for airport dining. Eater’s Airport Dining Guides
- Budget Travel: Surprising Kidnapping Hotspots & How To Stay Safe
- Our first trip of 2014 had a little delay. Find out: Hey United, I Want My $158+ Back
- Have any of you heard about The Naked Sledding World Championship?
- Southwest will have free TV onboard thanks to DISH for all of 2014
Travel Deals & Offers:
- Save 14% on Living Social with code VDAY14. Max discount is $20. Offer expires tonight, 1/26 at 11:59 PM PST
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- This should be of interest to those of you with kids, in or traveling to the NYC area: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Kids Week is Coming in February.
- Here is a giveaway that Kim found for all of you female readers out there. Enter to Win a Pair of Tieks, a great & stylish pair of designer flats which also make for a great travel shoe. If you enter using this link, Kim will get an extra entry. Contest ends January 28.
- Win a Trip to Middle Earth from Air New Zealand. Enter by January 31.
- Win a Trip to the Air Capital of the World. Enter by January 31.
- Win a Trip for 2 to Belize from The Travel Channel. Enter daily until January 31.
- Win a Trip for 2 to Wales. Enter by February 7.
- Budget Travel is giving away a “DreamStay in Antigua“. Airfare is not included. Enter by February 15, 2014
- Enter for a chance to Win the Ultimate Winter Escape to St Pete/ Clearwater. You can enter daily until April 15.
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