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FAA to Allow Use of Electronic Devices on Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration announced that it will allow the use of electronic devices at all stages of flight, but that airlines will have to test their own aircraft to make sure there is no interference. The...

Halloween Around the World

Last weekend I took the annual trip out to the local pumpkin patch with my daughter, to pick some pumpkins that we carved into jack-o-lanterns. It got me thinking about Halloween. Of course here in the states that means...

Security Check Now Starts Long Before Your Flight

The New York Times reports the Transportation Security Administration is expanding its screening of passengers before they arrive at the airport by searching a wide array of government and private databases that can...

JFK Gets Automated Passport System

JFK International saw the introduction of automated passport machines yesterday to speed up the arrival of U.S. passengers from international flights. It’s the latest airport-and one of the largest-to get the...

Best Places for Fall Foliage in the U.S.

Autumn has fallen upon us in North America once again. The days are getting shorter, and the nights a little colder. In most areas of the country, leaves start turning in mid September; however the first two weeks of...

Rules Changing for Mobile Devices on Flights

An FAA advisory panel is expected to recommend relaxing restrictions on electronic devices during flights. The rules on when to turn off electronic devices on airplanes has long been a contentious point for travelers...

World’s Largest Ferris Wheel is Under Construction

The world’s largest ferris wheel is being built in Las Vegas. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be hoisted into place Monday. The huge project is now visible from all over the city...

More Travelers Can Keep Shoes on at US Airports

The TSA announced yesterday that it would expand an expedited program to 60 more airports this year, allowing tens of millions of travelers to keep on their shoes and belts at airport checkpoints. The TSA’s Pre...

staying close to home

If I had to sum up the last several, mostly blogless, months I couldn’t. Suffice it to say, my adventures have kept me close to home, but they’ve been filled with plenty of milestones, little jaunts and...

More Airlines Offering Child-Free Zones

Scoot Airlines, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, announced that it will let passengers pay about $14 to sit in a “child-free” zone. Children under the age of 12 are banned from sitting in this...

Made in Nepal… Comming Soon!

We’re really excited to introduce our newest collection of certified Fair Trade products from Nepal.  We have been working with an AMAZING fair trade organization out of Nepal.  Hand-loomed… [[ This is a...

Sightseeing in Your Hometown

Chandelier at the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle I’ve been invited by Residence Inn to contribute to their Family Travel Talk Forum on Facebook this year. We’re a few months in, and it has been...

you know you’re a new englander when…

Summer strikes with a vengeance pouring nearly 100 degrees over the region, and suddenly, you long for days like this…   That’s the thing about New Englanders. We live here because we love having all...

ArtSmart Roundtable: London’s Sculpture in the City

Art Smart Images(from top): Robb Mcrae, A Et Cetera, A Et Cetera. Richard Wentworth, Twenty-Four Hour Flag. Jake & Dinos Chapman, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Robert Indiana, LOVE. Want to see some great...

it might be scary, but do it anyway

Half moon is a yoga pose that has, say, your left hand reaching for the floor as the other extends toward the sky. Meanwhile, your left leg is planted on the ground while the other lifts up and points to the wall behind...

The Pursuit Of Excitement Has Moved!

We’ve flown the coop to greener pastures… In case you’ve missed it in the previous post, The Pursuit of Excitement has officially ended its run on WordPress.com. As of now, all future posts on this...

Exhibitions Worth the Trip: Venice Biennale

Image: Giorgio Zucchiatti Courtesy: la Biennale di Venezia. Venice is well known for its wealth of art and architecture that inhabit the floating city, but did you know that contemporary artists live there, as well? At...

Desktop Calendar: March 2013

Happy March! This month we created a desktop calendar featuring Chioggia, Italy, a small town just outside of Venice in the Veneto. It was the perfect spot for a long walk on a Sunday afternoon made complete with people...

Artsmart Roundtable: Richard Serra’s Band Sculpture

Art Smart Nothing beats being in front of a work of art. Sometimes these works travel to you, in exhibits and to museums nearby. Other times, you’ve got to travel to the work itself, which is definitely the case...

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