Memorial Day weekend, known as the unofficial start of the summer season, is one of the busiest weekends for travel. Despite gas prices averaging close to $3 a gallon, a record-breaking number of travelers will be hitting the road. As the long weekend begins, here are some highlights of what to expect. Americans are Ready
As the long weekend begins, we’d like to start by extending our sincere appreciation to all veterans and families of veterans. While this post may be mainly about travel-related topics, we don’t want to lose sight of the true meaning of Memorial Day. Thank you to all for your service and your sacrifices. And now,
Our weekly round-up today is a bit of a potpourri of topics. Ordinarily, we try to stick to a theme — security abroad, for example, or the Olympics. However, travel news this week has been a bit more eccentric than usual (or, possibly, the things that have caught our attention are more varied than usual).
There’s no way to put this delicately: It’s been a scary week for world headlines. While the Olympics continue to wind down in Sochi with a pleasantly surprising lack of security drama (though the effects of that “dangerous face water” on Bob Costas brought a whole different kind of pathos), all is not necessarily quite