Friday, November 16, 2012

World's Eeriest Abandoned Places

Travel + Leisure: World's Eeriest Abandoned Places (PHOTOS): "Staten Island's Tugboat Graveyard has long intrigued--even frightened--local residents, including NYC-based photographer Chris Barreto, who grew up just a few miles away. "It took me years to build up the nerve to go," he admits. "The immense size of the shipyard is unfathomable--row after row of ships, just waiting their turn to sink into the murky waters. The stench of rotting wood and oil is almost unbearable. It's not a welcoming place." Barreto is just one of the many artists, photographers, travelers, and writers inspired by the act of human abandonment. "When any man-made structure is deserted and void of people, it leaves behind an unsettling energy," he says."

Va. tourism pitch seeks to capture 'Lincoln' fans
Fox News
State tourism officials are inviting fans of film and history to walk in the footsteps of Steven Spielberg and his "Lincoln" stars at the Virginia Capitol, the Confederate White House and the Dixie Restaurant in Petersburg, where the menu includes the ...

'Twilight' Tourism: 7 Awesome Places to Visit in the Real-Life Forks, Washington
The Twilight Saga ends its long and storied journey with the premiere of Breaking Dawn 2 this Friday, a bittersweet occasion for millions of Twilight fans across the globe. Though the billion-dollar franchise full of vampires, werewolves, and teen ...


Budget Travel Strategies To Ease Holiday Buying Pain
Travel during the weeks that include Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Years Eve and Day is traditionally priced higher than any other time of the year, and for good reason. More people travel during that time than almost any other weeks ...

Can You Travel Too Much?
Huffington Post
The irony of my predicament -- and, I would imagine, the predicament many long-term travelers who pay their own way into the nomadic lifestyle -- is that I don't travel for months at a time because I have endless supplies of money and nothing better to ...

United operations returning to normal after another computer problem
Related topics. Travel · United Airlines · Airlines · flight delays. Advertisement. Chicago-based United Airlines was working to get flights back on schedule Thursday afternoon after a system-wide computer failure caused numerous flight delays in the ...

Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches with These Tips from American Express
Don't forget to firm up your holiday travel plans—or else you'll be stuck getting socks (again!) at your aunt's house. By making plans right away, you'll get the most out of your holidays and avoid stress during a time that 75% of Americans feel ...

Thanksgiving travel tips you'll be thankful for
Boston Herald
Whether you're getting to your Thanksgiving destination by air or driving this year, you're going to have plenty of company. More than 24 million people nationwide plan to go over the hills and through the woods — and on the Mass Pike and through the ...

TSA to hold PreCheck information sessions at John Wayne Airport
Los Angeles Times
Travelers with questions about the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program can get answers at three information sessions planned this month at John Wayne Airport (SNA). The agency announced Wednesday that it would roll out the ...

Travel tips for a joyful holiday season
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
(BPT) - You've managed to navigate the holiday crowds at the post office, the mall and the office party, but you still need to get over the river and through the woods to gatherings with family and friends. Before you hit the roads, rails or skies this ...

Thanksgiving Travel in All Modes Set to Rev Up
Design & Trend
AAA predicts that close to 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, a 0.7 percent increase from last year. This includes people who will opt to drive than fly, as budgets remain tight, according to reports. "Many ...

Design & Trend

James Bond, Travel Guide: A Luxurious 'Skyfall' Itinerary
By The Huffington Post News Editors
When it comes to your movie heroes, there aren't many whose shoes--when you really think about it--you'd actually want to fill. Indiana Jones? Ophidiophobic Nazi target. Batman? Schizophrenic loner. James Bond on the other hand?
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5 Tips For Holiday Travel With A Baby |
By Meg Nesterov
With Thanksgiving days away, 'tis the season for screaming infants and squirming toddlers packed onto planes, right? Flying with a baby doesn't have.

Forecast: Even Busier Holiday Travel Season « CBS Detroit
By mfusinski
David Fishman with Cadillac Travel says many airlines have consolidated and merged, meaning there are fewer seats and flights available.
CBS Detroit

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