A Flight Was Diverted Because of a Wi-Fi Network Named ‘Bomb on Board’

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency diversion on Thursday when flight crew detected a mobile Wi-Fi network named “Bomb on Board.” The flight from Nairobi to Istanbul diverted to Khartoum, Sudan, when flight staff noticed the suspiciously named Wi-Fi network. After the emergency landing, all 100 passengers had to leave the aircraft for inspection. […]

This Cruise Guarantees You’ll See the Northern Lights — or Your Next Cruise Is Free

No matter what kind of cabin you choose, you’re still guaranteed an unforgettable view on this cruise. Hurtigruten Cruises, a cruise line serving Norway, Greenland, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Europe, Africa, South America, Central America, Arctic Canada, and Antarctica, offers a wide array of trips, especially in the Arctic Circle and Northern Europe, but one voyage in particular […]

WOW Air Is Coming to JFK — and Offering $99 Flights to Paris, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen …

WOW Air is beginning service to New York City‘s John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2018, and that means one thing: More cheap flights to Europe. Today, $99 one-way fares are going on sale from JFK to Paris, Amsterdam, London Stansted, Frankfurt, Dublin, Copenhagen and Berlin. Related: Why November Is the Best Time to Travel […]

September edition – Lonely Planet blog

One quiz. Nine questions. A world of information! Put your global know-how to the test with our latest travel quiz. Share your scores with us on Twitter or Facebook. Best of luck! TAKE THE QUIZ Want to keep quizzing? Check out last month’s travel quiz. Find quizzes just like this, plus plenty of travel inspiration and […]

How One Man Visited 47 Countries Without Taking a Single Flight

Australian traveler Tyral Dalitz has spent the last three years traveling to 47 countries around the globe — without taking a single flight. Dalitz, who previously worked across farms in Australia, rented a camper van after graduating from university and spent six months traveling around his home country. “I realized that most of the fun […]

Travel through the Andes on South America’s first luxury sleeper train

Those looking to explore Peru’s majestic landscape of massive sand dunes, soaring peaks, and cities packed with ancient Incan and colonial history can now do so aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer, which launched this May. Courtesy of Belmond As South America’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer allows curious travelers a unique way to see […]

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