- Four airlines at New York’s Kenndy & LaGuardia airports were ordered to raise workers wages by $1 for those making $9 or less per hour according to Skift.
- The Norwegian Getaway served as a floating hotel sponsored by Bud Light for the Super Bowl according to the AP.
- Earlier in the week Southwest announced they would be flying to international destinations like Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas starting July 1.
- T+L has a slide show with America’s Best Ramen. Why is this of interest? Over the summer we had a couple of great ramen experiences during the second day of our trip to Japan.
- The World’s Tallest Waterslide will be opening this spring outside of Kansas City.
- NBC News Travel reports that Buzz abounds over Denver County Fair’s new pot pavilion
- CNN Travel: And the world’s most polluted city is…
- Did you hear about the McDonald’s employee selling heroin out of Happy Meal boxes?
- A new museum opened in Havana, Cuba dedicated to Hugo Chavez the late president of Venezuela
A few recent posts on Michael W Travels:
- Find out the Top 10 World Heritage Sites For Kids from Nat Geo
- Any idea what Europe’s Most Visited Tourist Attractions are? T+L has the answers
- Check out Update 2: Hey United, I Want My $158+ Back
- See some of my photos of Jumping Around the U.S. in 2013
- Here is an interesting promo from Air Baltic where Kids Fly Free
- Find out about 18 Everyday Products You’ve Been Using Wrong
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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 February 15-23.
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