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Brits will have to pay to enter Europe after Brexit

Brits will have to pay to enter Europe after Brexit

In post-Brexit Britain, trips to the European Union will get a little more expensive for millions of Brits in search of a continental break. The European Commission confirmed on Friday that UK travelers will be required fill out an online form and cough up €7 ($7.90) for visa-free travel, which will be valid for three…MORE

The best of ancient Egypt

The best of ancient Egypt

Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life — in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut’s tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries…MORE

Pigeons banished for threatening tourists in Spanish town of Cadiz

Pigeons banished for threatening tourists in Spanish town of Cadiz

It’s always nice to share a meal with the locals on vacation, except when the locals steal your food, smash your plate, defecate on the table — and then fly away. That’s the situation in the southwestern Spanish port town of Cádiz where pigeons have been terrorizing tourists to such an extent that local authorities…MORE

Spend the night in the world’s tallest treehouses

Spend the night in the world’s tallest treehouses

It’s the stuff of childhood dreams. As the sun begins to break through the darkness in Laos’ Nam Kan National Park, the cries of wild, black-crested gibbons echo through the jungle air. Crawling out of our mosquito-net covered beds, perched high in wooden treehouses that tower over the jungle floor, we grab our binoculars for…MORE

Delta Air Lines bans young puppies and kittens as support animals

Delta Air Lines bans young puppies and kittens as support animals

Booking a flight on Delta Air Lines? You may have to leave your fur babies behind. In keeping with a recent industry trend, the airline is placing more restrictions on service and emotional support animals on its flights. Delta will ban service and emotional support animals under four months of age from all their flights…MORE

The most eco-friendly airlines, according to Atmosfair

The most eco-friendly airlines, according to Atmosfair

We all know that flying isn’t great for the environment, but some airlines are better than others at keeping their carbon footprint as minimal as possible. But which is the most CO2 efficient? Environmental group atomsfair says its 2018 Airline Index has the answer. The German organization has ranked the carbon emissions of global airlines…MORE

Boeing launches business jet capable of world’s longest flight

Boeing launches business jet capable of world’s longest flight

Boeing has unveiled its newest line of business jets, which the company says will allow VIP travelers to fly non-stop between “any two cities on earth.” The BBJ 777X planes will have a range of 11,645 nautical miles (21,570 km), enabling them to offer the longest commercial flight in the world. Depending on which routes…MORE

Skulls, salt and snow: 200 years of ‘Silent Night’

Skulls, salt and snow: 200 years of ‘Silent Night’

“Silent Night” might be one of the sweetest Christmas carols there is, but following the trail of the man who wrote it exactly 200 years ago involves an unexpectedly macabre twist. “The skull is embedded behind there,” says guide Sepp Greimel, pointing at a nativity scene over the altar of the chapel we’re stood in.…MORE

Danube escape: Budapest’s Margaret Island

Danube escape: Budapest’s Margaret Island

Floating regally in the middle of the Danube separating Buda from Pest, Margaret Island, or Margitsziget, is one of the jewels in Budapest’s crown. Sandwiched between Margaret Bridge and Árpád Bridge, this beautiful two-and-a-half-kilometer long and 500-meter wide island serves as a tranquil retreat within the city for both travelers and locals. Although it’s largely…MORE

Airlines enforce Australia’s 7-kilogram cabin bag limit

Airlines enforce Australia’s 7-kilogram cabin bag limit

Flying home for the December holidays can be a stressful experience, with passengers carrying gifts for their nearest and dearest as well as their own luggage. Now Australian airlines have announced a renewed push to enforce hand luggage weight limits at the busiest time of the year. Both Virgin Australia and Qantas have told domestic…MORE

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10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

Every state has their stereotypes, public misconceptions, and claims to fame. So, when an out-of-stater interacts with a local, naturally they have questions. And these are the questions we dread.

Where in RI To Take An Out-of-Stater

Where in RI To Take An Out-of-Stater

As a North Kingstown resident, I knew this tour required traveling outside of my neighborhood. Given five days and my minimal college student budget, here are the places I took my West Coast visitors:

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