Category: Nature & Tourism

You’ll Soon Be Able to Use Mobile Passport in Puerto Rico

Culebra calling: Thanks to Mobile Passport, U.S. citizens arriving internationally in Puerto Rico can skip the long lines at customs. Getting to that Puerto Rican beach vacation is about to become faster: As of August 27, U.S. fliers arriving at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport from an international

Hotels.com Will Pay for Your Dream Honeymoon If You’re Willing to Shout It Out in Your Wedding Vows

Let’s be real — one of the best parts of getting married is getting to go on a honeymoon. The only potential downside to that dream trip may be the cost. In fact, the average couple spends around $4,466 on a honeymoon, which is most certainly a lot of dough.

Hubble Telescope’s Gorgeous New Jupiter Views Could Help Demystify Shrinking Great Red Spot

An amazing new image of Jupiter captured by the Hubble Space Telescope could shed light on the gas giant’s mysterious atmospheric dynamics. One of the most prominent mysteries involves Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot, which has been shrinking since at least the 1800s. The centuries-old enigma is very complex, said

South Florida, in effort to save tourism industry, spending millions to remove seaweed invading beaches

MIAMI BEACH –– For the Ayers family, it should have been a picture perfect day on the beach. But then they smelled it, and they saw the mountains of seagrass. “We came from Naples yesterday, and we were shocked when we walked on the beach. We had no idea, and

Elon Musk shares behind-the-scenes pics as SpaceX Starship

The twins are coming along nicely. SpaceX is building two space-bound orbital prototypes for its next-gen Starship spacecraft, one in Texas and one in Florida. SpaceX founder Elon Musk shared some intriguing photos from the Texas build site on Monday. “Very proud of progress SpaceX team has made!” Musk tweeted

You Soon Won’t Be Able to Buy a Plastic Water Bottle at San Francisco Airport

If you’ve been putting off buying a refillable water bottle before your next trip, you may want to hurry up. San Francisco International (SFO) has decided to ban the sale of plastic water bottles at the airport, effective August 20, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The ban is coming because

Hong Kong Airline Ends Its Skirts-Only Policy For Female Flight Attendants After 70 Years

For the first time since Cathay Pacific went into business 72 years ago, the Hong Kong airline will allow its female flight attendants to wear trousers. According to BBC, flight attendants first requested a revamping of their workwear in 2014, citing that they were too revealing. The change comes after

Mom’s Viral Rant Calling for Disney World to Ban ‘People Without Children’ Spurs Online Debate

One parent’s vented frustration spurred a heated debate: Should guests without children be allowed into Disney World? It all started when a Twitter user shared a screengrab of an old Facebook post made by an upset mother lashing out at childless adults for visiting the Walt Disney World theme park.

Southwest Airlines Forced to Pull Service From Newark Airport as Boeing 737 Max Remains Grounded

After months of ongoing flight cancellations related to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing 737 Max following two deadly crashes, Southwest Airlines has announced that it is pulling service from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. Southwest Airlines CEO Gary C. Kelly announced the move during the company’s second

Think the heatwave was bad? Climate already hitting key tipping points

It was an odd title for a comedy night, but British stand-up Carl Donnelly turned out to have chosen an environmental theme with impeccable timing. With temperature records tumbling daily in last week’s European heatwave, a crowd in an east London bar seemed uniquely primed to appreciate his darkly humorous

The World’s First Guitar-shaped Hotel Is Now Accepting Reservations

The door to living out your rock ‘n’ roll fantasy is about to swing open. The Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida — also known as the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel — will start taking reservations this week, and you might want to mark your calendar. The new, $1.5-billion Seminole

You can sleep in a replica spaceship for $11 with Airbnb’s moon landing anniversary deal

  Stargazers and astronomy buffs have the chance to book an out-of-this-world sleep experience in a replica spaceship and flying saucer for just $11 this weekend. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Airbnb has partnered with five hosts who offer space-inspired lodgings in the US,