What they say about Thailand being the "land of smiles" is not hype. And if you love Thai food ("real" Thai food, not the Americanized versions), super inexpensive massages, vibrant nightlife, and a very favorable exchange rate with the U.S. dollar, Bangkok is bang on.
Which of the world's museums is the most Googled? It's London's Science Museum. I recently spent an hour in the museum's permanent exhibit of information technology through the ages and I can see why.
Scottsdale is known far and wide for its world-class resorts and spas, but the Sonoran desert city is also not-so-secretly one of the West's most culture-crazed destinations. It's never a bad time of year to dip your toes into the local scene, so here's what you do when you hop off the plane.
Eddie Mikell thought he had planned the trip of a lifetime with his wife and another couple: renting a house for a week in the French countryside. But on the way from Paris Charles de Gaulle to their idyllic retreat last June, a truck clipped their rental car.
When I was a kid, back when everyone checked bags because there were no overhead bins at all (just racks for the coats and pillows, if you recall), there'd be someone at bag claim whose sole job it seemed was to compare your bag check tag with the claim check issued by the airline.
Finding seats together when you fly isn't always easy these days unless you pay sometimes exorbitant fees for "main cabin extra," "economy plus," or other "preferred" economy seats because that's all that's available when booking a flight.
To truly change the game, an airfare search site would have to do the following...