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Fear of Flying? Airplanes Are, In Fact, the Safest Way to Travel

Fear of Flying? Airplanes Are, In Fact, the Safest Way to Travel

iStock iStock Few people need a Xanax before getting in the front seat of a car, but plenty of people have a debilitating fear of airplanes. If you’re already getting sweaty palms thinking about your next big vacation, take a deep breath. As Popular Science reminds us, flying is actually the safest way to travel, […]

Where the Travel Deals Are This Summer

Where the Travel Deals Are This Summer

This is looking more and more like the summer to jump on a vacation to Europe. Airline capacity is growing, especially among low-fare carriers. That’s brought eye-popping bargains to some routes. But it may not last beyond this summer: Airlines could soon have greater ability to raise fares. “Ticket prices are down, interest is up […]

Celebrate national travel and tourism week

Celebrate national travel and tourism week

The 35th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week is the first full week of May. The Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, the official tourism promotion agency for McKean County has joined other tourism professionals across the country in celebrating the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal well-being. Not only does travel directly […]

Here's the EPA memo that justified Scott Pruitt's first-class travel

Here's the EPA memo that justified Scott Pruitt's first-class travel

This post has been updated. The memo is just 87 words. But in that single paragraph, dated May 1, 2017, the head of Scott Pruitt’s personal security detail made the argument that would underpin dozens of taxpayer-funded, first-class flights for the Environmental Protection Agency administrator in the months that followed. In the memo, obtained by […]

Nevada County authorities release more details about travel trailer fire that took man's life

Nevada County authorities release more details about travel trailer fire that took man's life

Nevada County authorities say they now know what killed a man who died in a January travel trailer fire. Ananda Christian White, 39, died of thermal injuries and inhalation of products of combustion. The manner of his death is accidental, Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Sullivan said. Toxicology tests revealed White had what Sullivan called elevated […]

Avengers 4 LEAK: Does THIS prove Ant-Man will TIME TRAVEL back to Civil War?

Avengers 4 LEAK: Does THIS prove Ant-Man will TIME TRAVEL back to Civil War?

With this in mind fans have been speculating that Ant-Man will time travel back, or cross the multi-verse, through previous MCU movies in the fight back against Thanos. But what if one of those films is Captain America: Civil War? Marvel fans will remember Cap’s third outing began with Crossbones trying to kill Steve Rogers […]

Travel Troubleshooter: Eurostar canceled my train and left us stranded in London

Travel Troubleshooter: Eurostar canceled my train and left us stranded in London

Dear Travel Troubleshooter: I recently booked four first-class train tickets for travel from London to Paris for me, my daughter and my two grandchildren for $684. As we were standing in line to board, Eurostar inexplicably canceled the train and closed the train station office. Chaos ensued. A Eurostar agent standing in front of the […]

Ohio student travel company seemingly disappears, canceling several school trips

Ohio student travel company seemingly disappears, canceling several school trips

CINCINNATI — Madeira eighth-grader Conor Dance still can’t believe how his Friday began. “My mom kind of goes, ‘Conor, I got some bad news,’” Conor said. “I was, like, ‘Oh, am I in trouble again?’” And then she’s, like, ‘No the D.C. trip got canceled. The tour company you all were using just took your […]

Local travel leaders talk tourism with Moolenaar

Local travel leaders talk tourism with Moolenaar

John Kennettjkennett@mdn.net Published 1:38 am, Friday, May 4, 2018 window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: ‘thumbnails-c’, container: ‘taboola-interstitial-gallery-thumbnails-3’, placement: ‘Interstitial Gallery Thumbnails 3’, target_type: ‘mix’ }); _taboola.push({flush: true}); Great Lakes Bay Region Convention Visitors Bureau CEO Annette Rummel, left, and Chairman of the Board Tim Shelton cut the ribbon during the open house for […]

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half is a more reasonable time frame.” You don’t have a year and a half, so before you take a trip, look through these tips and choose wisely. And […]