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British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland instead of Germany

British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland instead of Germany

Passengers on a British Airways flight from London’s City Airport to Dusseldorf in Germany were met with a surprise Monday morning when their plane touched down — in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. The error was down to an incorrectly filed flight plan, leading both the pilot and cabin crew to believe the flight was bound…MORE

Buy your own Italian paradise island for just over $1 million

Buy your own Italian paradise island for just over $1 million

Ever dreamed of owning your own Italian private island? An aristocratic family is selling one in Sicily for a lot less than the price of a Tuscan villa or a Manhattan loft apartment. Isola delle Femmine, a wild pristine atoll near Palermo with a 17th century crumbling stone tower, is up for sale with offers…MORE

World’s 10 most scenic airport landings for 2019

World’s 10 most scenic airport landings for 2019

There’s nothing quite like touching down in a new destination, particularly if you’re flying to somewhere with a spectacularly scenic approach. But which airport offers the most picturesque landing view of them all? According to the 2019 edition of an annual poll by PrivateFly, Ireland’s Donegal Airport is the world leader when it comes to…MORE

A380 ‘Flying turtle’ ready for take off

A380 ‘Flying turtle’ ready for take off

The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft. Come May 2019, the airline will add a “Flying Honu” to its fleet: this quirky aircraft is painted bright sky-blue and designed to resemble…MORE

Marvel at the beauty of California’s wildflower super bloom as seen from space

Marvel at the beauty of California’s wildflower super bloom as seen from space

This year’s wildflower super bloom display in Southern California is so breathtaking, it’s drawing too many visitors. Faced with traffic jams, crushed flowers and overflowing public toilets, authorities temporarily closed access to Walker Canyon to the swarms of tourists who’d flocked there to take the perfect Instagram picture of those bright orange poppies. It has…MORE

Win a free summer vacation to the world’s happiest country

Win a free summer vacation to the world’s happiest country

Finland wants you to spend a memorable summer in its country to learn its methods for happiness and calmness. The country was just named the world’s happiest country for a second year in a row and its residents want to show you why. “Rent a Finn” is an initiative that aims to bring people from…MORE

The family of four who work, travel and live out of backpacks

The family of four who work, travel and live out of backpacks

For Astrid Vinje and Clint Bush, a vacation to Costa Rica was as much a chance for redemption as it was a family getaway. The couple, who wed in 2008, spent their honeymoon in the Pacific beachside town of Quepos. On their last day, as they waited to catch the bus to the airport for…MORE

British Airways announces its shortest flight yet — just 54 miles

British Airways announces its shortest flight yet — just 54 miles

British Airways is launching its shortest flight to date: a 54-mile, 50-minute flight from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The return flight will be even quicker, with only 40 minutes spent in the air. The brief flight succeeds the airline’s current shortest trip: a 62-mile hop between the Caribbean islands of Antigua and…MORE

Slopeside Taco Beast brings beachside cuisine to skiers

Slopeside Taco Beast brings beachside cuisine to skiers

Taco trucks. You imagine them beachside or street side. But slopeside? The Taco Beast is the new taco truck of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It has everything a typical taco truck has to make tacos; specialty meats, hot corn tortillas, cilantro, shredded cabbage, pickled red onion and queso fresco. It has four different tacos on the…MORE

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Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen made the lives of some remarkable New Englanders truly forgetable.  After finding out that Milford, Ma resident Fernanda Ferreira and her family were not only big fans of the show- but that they do SO much good in their community and beyond- Ellen decided to award them with ALL of the, “12 Days” giveaways-…

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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