Monthly Archives: March 2012

Travel | Morocco’s ruins: Stunning, with few tourists | Seattle Times Newspaper

Morocco’s ruins: Stunning, with few tourists Few visit Morocco’s 2,000-year-old sites, but they are well worth the side trip. via seattletimes.nwsource.com Morocco is a fascinating place that I would love to visit. I would combine it with Portugal as well. … Continue reading

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How to find the best seat on packed planes | Seattle Times Newspaper

JOHN HERSE via seattletimes.nwsource.com Interesting techniques about how to get a good seat. Never thought of couples traveling together booking a window and aisle seat in hopes that the middle one will be free. Sneaky sneaky. Luckily (or maybe unluckily?) … Continue reading

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Most-frequent flyer: He logs 63 years as flight attendant | Seattle Times Newspaper

flyer: He logs 63 years as flight via seattletimes.nwsource.com Wow.. now that’s someone who is perfect for the industry. Most can’t last 2 years, let alone 63 years. This guy deserves props as well as a Guinness Record

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‘Outdoors-Woman’ programs teach camping, shooting to nature newbies – USATODAY.com

Faulk, Robinson and about 100 other women were taking part in a three-day workshop called “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman.” The program began two decades ago in Wisconsin and has spread to 40 states and Canada as a way to teach women … Continue reading

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Panic Down Under as ‘Marmageddon’ hits New Zealand – USATODAY.com

As any tourist who’s gamely spread it on toast at a New Zealand B&B knows, the ubiquitous yeast extract known as Marmite is an acquired (read “nasty”) taste. But Kiwis are as smitten with their sticky black spread as they … Continue reading

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Eating high and low (but always very well) in London – The Globe and Mail

Twenty years later, on my second trip into the city, I took a train from Heathrow to meet a friend for an unremarkable lunch of pizza and Portuguese wine during a six-hour stopover. Altogether, those six hours cost me $350. … Continue reading

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How to look good on the go – CNN.com

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Whether you’re traveling on the ground or at 35,000 feet, here are eight fast fixes to help you arrive refreshed. Via edition.cnn.com

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Five Travel Costs to Avoid on Your Next Road Trip – Fox Business

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Five Travel Costs to Avoid on Your Next Road TripFox BusinessDriving at a lower speed can help you save as much as 33% on your cost to fill up at the pump, says … Continue reading

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10 great places a London tour won’t take you

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Author Craig Taylor hopes visitors look beyond Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Via travel.usatoday.com

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A peek at ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ attraction in England

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips The attraction features actual sets, props and costumes from the eight Harry Potter movies. Via travel.usatoday.com

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