- Skift reports that Lonely Planet bought Budget Travel Magazine for $2.4 million
- Another from Skift- Pilots union says there wouldn’t be a pilot shortage if pay was higher
- Johnny Jet writes that Delta is pissing off customers by requiring their flight attendants to push their Delta American Express credit cards. Funny.
- TripAdvisor shares 10 Jaw-dropping hotel pools
- Find out the U.S. cities with the most pleasant days per year from Buzzfeed. Info was collected from an interactive map made by graphic designer Kelly Norton.
- USA Today has an article about the 14 Deadliest Delicacies Around the World
- I’m not a fan of all-inclusive resorts but will be heading to one in a few months from now. CNN Travel writes In defense of the all-inclusive resort.
- With Valentine’s Day almost here, Travel + Leisure has a slide show with America’s Most Romantic Towns
- Budget Travel has 13 Incredible Ferris Wheels You Have To See To Believe. We’ve been on 2 ferris wheels from the list and one other is located 10 minutes from where we live.
A few recent posts from Michael W Travels:
- Get a cold a lot? Here are the Worlds Strangest Cold Remedies
- Find out about My Amex Platinum Retention Offer and an Update to it.
- If you travel with a baby or toddler, this could be useful: Southwest is selling reusable car seats/ stroller bags
- A Top U.S. Diplomat Says FU to the EU
- Find out what the 10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe are from Budget Travel
- Check out 27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die
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