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Millennials, Thinking About Seeing the Nation? Start Here

The classic conundrum for anyone young and full of wanderlust: traveling costs a lot of money. How many people forego traveling until they’re older because of student debt and other money issues? As far as I know, no one has studied this, and for good reason. A statistic of delayed dreams doesn’t make for good […]

How an Online Master’s in Education Opens up the World

This post is from guest author Amethyst Tagney. Amethyst spends her time writing on a variety of topics. She is an avid learner and loves to share what she discovers. You can find her @AmTagWrites To travel? Or to learn? That is the question. It can be hard to choose between traveling the world or getting an […]

Hotel Prices in Asia and Latin America on the Rise

The hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) indicates that hotel prices in Latin America and Asia rose in 2011 from 2010. Asian hotel prices rose 1 percent while hotels in Latin America increased rates 2 percent. The data contained in the HPI indicates that hotel prices in Latin America have increased for five quarters in a […]

Best Days to Fly Holiday Season 2011

With the holiday season approaching, many Americans are finalizing their travel plans, getting ready to see friends and family around the country. Priceline.com reports that there are some simple tips that travelers can follow to find better airfare on their trips. Priceline.com’s so-called Travel Ekspert, Brian Ek, notes that probably the best advice for people […]

GM Introduces Second Electric Car

On Wednesday, October 12, General Motors introduced its latest foray into the electric vehicle market, according to CNN. Unlike the earlier Chevy Volt the company introduced last year, the new Chevy Spark EV will be entirely electric with no second engine. The vehicle falls into the mini-car category, around the same size as the Mini […]

Google Travel Offers Another Option For Plane Tickets

Google has expanded steadily from its now well-established base in internet search, recently rejoining the ranks of social networks. Now the online giant has launched a new engine for finding airline flights, according to USA Today. The current service began earlier this year with the $700 million acquisition of ITA Software. The move brought a […]

Top Summer Travel Destinations for Young Money

You’ve probably seen a list like this list ten times already this summer. But you haven’t seen this one. If you’re young and looking to blow off steam from the weekly grind at work take a minute to review. These are the best cities for nightlife, live music, good times, and places where anything can […]

U.S. Approves First Flying Car

When the millennium came and went without HAL taking control, a lot of people began to wonder why the future everyone expected had yet to arrive. Some people had settled for the rise of smartphones and tablets, but now Americans will finally get what they have waited for so long. CNET reports that the U.S. […]

Nevada adopting driverless cars

Europe is taking steps to encourage the use of mass transit, or walking, in favor of automobile use, but at least one U.S. state is actually taking a step the other direction. Forbes reports that Nevada could soon see driverless cars rolling along its streets and highways. Last week, the Nevada state legislature passed a […]

Southwest Claims Highest Customer Satisfaction

The airline industry continues to suffer its steady decline, but more and more passengers are suffering along with them. Reuters reports that the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index survey found most airlines continue to post poor customer satisfaction. On the whole, satisfaction with airlines fell to 65 out of 100, a 1.5 percent drop and […]