May 27, 2024 10:05 AM

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  • · News

    The Awesome Intergalactic Krewe Of Chewbacchus Of New Orleans

    In New Orleans is the Mardi Gras, made special by a famous group of hoax and pranks perpetrators in costumes and elaborate floats named "The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus." These representatives of nerdom in Mardi Gras is a sight to behold indeed.

  • · News

    A History of New Orleans' Iconic (And Delicious) Beignets

    The amazing deep fried dough with icing and sugar from New Orleans actually came from the French or Spanish. There is speculation they received the recipe from an Islamic kingdom during the Middle Ages. Regardless, beignets are a welcome dish to anyone's palette.

  • · Travel Intel

    Five Reasons To Give Costco Travel Packages A Chance

    Costco Travel is not well-known to many -- a fact the supermarket giant accepts as it primarily endorses its travel packages through "word of mouth" marketing. However, there are five reasons to give Costco travel packages a chance -- and discounts are already a given.

  • · Travel Tips

    Five Rules Chopstick Beginners Need To Keep In Mind

    Chopsticks do not have a steep learning curve to use when eating in Japanese restaurants. But once learned, do not think this is all there is to eat with chopsticks -- proper table manners could mean embarrassment or success for diners.

  • · News

    Conveyor Belt YO! Sushi Opens In Manhattan

    Sushi platters and specialty dishes walking on conveyor belts -- it is one of the best things in life. For New Yorkers, it just became closer as British chain Yo! Sushi opens its 100-foot Kaiten dining experience in Manhattan.

  • · Travel Tips

    Five Reasons Why You Should Not Drink Alcohol On A Plane

    Inebriation is available before flights in airport bars and in-flight through flight menus. There are five reasons why travelers should avoid them though -- and they are quite difficult consequences.

  • · News

    Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump's New Travel Ban

    Hawaiian District Judge Derrick K. Watson shoots down the second executive order to temporarily ban visas from six Muslim-majority countries. The judge argued that the US government's "illogic" that targets Muslims "all at once" is unreasonable.

  • · News

    Hatsune Miku's New Job: A Guide For Your Next Japanese Food Adventure

    The world's most lovable and famous Vocaloid star now is now Japan's foremost culinary tour guide, accompanying and eating with travelers in her newest music video.

  • · Travel Tips

    Five Sure-Fire Ways On How To Save Money For Your Next Trip

    Needing some more funds for your next trip? We've got you covered with these five sure-fire ways to succeed in having more funds for travel.

  • · Top 5

    Five Apps That Could Let You Save Money On Flights

    Technology is here as any traveler's best friend. Finding amazing deals on flights have never been easier especially through these five applications available for free!

  • · News

    Traveling To Mexico On Spring Break? The US Gov't Has A Travel Warning For You

    Spring break revellers are warned of possible crimes directed against US citizens spending their break in Mexico. However, US travel analysts said the State Department's travel warnings have been "recycled" in the previous years with the same message.

  • · News

    More SXSW Bands Are Being Denied Entry To The US

    An Italian band and Egyptian members of a Canda band were denied entry to the United States despite consulate grants of performer letters for the SXSW Music Festival. According to Border officials, the consulate's letters did not guarantee "lawful entry" into the country.

  • · News

    Hotel Booking Made Easy: Facebook Launches City Guides

    Facebook silently launches a travel feature in its social networking app in the form of City Guides. The app is intended to help users plan their itinerary, see the places locals and their friends love regarding a destination and even reserve their accommodations quickly through the application.

  • · Leisure

    Five Beach Destinations Near Manila

    Manila is a cultural powerhouse with its historic and cultural tour spots. Travelers weary from travel could find solace and great tour breaks through these five beaches that are only a few hours away -- and completely affordable

  • · Leisure

    A Cook's Travel Guide To Kappabashi Street, Tokyo

    Welcome to Kappabashi Kitchenware Street, where cooks and visitors are greeted by a huge chef replica on top of a building, and shops provide for almost anything a Japanese-themed restaurant may need.

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