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Past articles by Danielle:

Short People Problems: We Tried 4 Products That Promise a Better Flight

From swinging foot hammocks to inflatable footrests, TPG decided to test out four products that could help make the inflight experience better for short people. → Read More

The Bellagio Has a Game of Thrones Fountain Display

The final season of Game of Thrones is coming, and with less than two weeks until the long-awaited start of season eight, the Bellagio is bringing winter to Las Vegas. The world-famous fountain show will feature a nearly four-minute Game of Thrones spectacle that will run three times per night between now and April 13 — the day before the season premiere. Projections of snowfall, flames, flying… → Read More

TPG Special Report: The 2019 List of Best and Worst US Airlines

Delta, Alaska and Southwest Airlines rule the American skies, while budget carriers Frontier, Spirit and Allegiant have some catching up to do, according to our third annual survey of the best and worst domestic airlines. How well an airline operates its business is not esoteric AvGeek stuff. Whether an airline has a 6% delay rate or a 25% delay rate seems less abstract when you’re trying to… → Read More

11 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Cape Town

Go ahead, book that dream trip to South Africa with your points and miles. These photographs of the Mother City will have followers swooning all over your Insta feed. → Read More

This Talking Gargoyle Is Embracing the Conspiracy Theories at Denver Airport

Denver International Airport (DEN) may be one of the most mysterious airports in the world. For years, it has been the subject of a number of elaborate conspiracy theories. While the wild rumors have circulated since the airport’s opening in 1995, DEN has recently embraced its notoriety — even devoting an entire page of its website to highlight them. In September, the airport poked fun at the… → Read More

Japanese Airport Staff Dresses Up as Ninjas for International Ninja Day

At the ceremony, airport director Masato Kondo said, "We want Chubu Airport to be known as ninja airport." → Read More

Amstel Lights: A Review of the InterContinental Amsterdam

I felt like a princess in this historic hotel on the river in my favorite city in Europe. Pros: full of history, elegant and attentive staff. Cons: could be pricey, not in the prime tourist area. → Read More

Japan's New Instagram Hotspot Is a...Poop Museum

The Unko Museum, which will be open from March 15 to July 15, will offer Instagram-friendly photo ops and interactive spaces. → Read More

Forget the Card — 10 Cheesy Valentine’s Day Puns Every Traveler Will Love

The price of a Valentine’s Day card nowadays is out of control. Who wants to pay $6.50 for a folded piece of paper that your significant other will look at for 35 seconds? What a rip-off! Instead, we’ve come up with a cheaper alternative for you to share with your Valentine. We may not be Hallmark, but at least you’re not spending a dime. So, forget the card. Here are 10 cheesy travel puns your… → Read More

Hurry, Here's How to Get TSA PreCheck Before the Next Government Shutdown

With less than a week left until the next potential shutdown, there are a few last-minute steps you can take to prepare for the travel nightmares that may ensue. → Read More

Dream Job Alert: You Can Tour the US While Eating Endless Amounts of Chocolate

If you thought touring the country in a giant wiener truck sounded like a fun job, you’re going to love this. An Amsterdam-based chocolate company, Tony’s Chocoloney, is hitting the US with a 10-city Chocotour this Spring. The company is on the hunt for chocolate aficionados willing to travel around the country on its over-the-top vehicle, dubbed the Chocotruck. The best part? This dream job… → Read More

Elephant Seals Took Over This Popular California Beach During Shutdown

When government workers returned to reopen Point Reyes National Seashore on Sunday following the 35-day shutdown, they discovered that a colony of seals had taken up residence on Drakes Beach. → Read More

This Sandwich on Emirates May Be Worse Than Fyre Festival's

The Cajun chicken sandwich was quite scant on the chicken. → Read More

David Neeleman Shares a Sweet Note From JetBlue Crew

Although he is the founder and original CEO of JetBlue, David Neeleman is longer a part of the company. But appreciation from the airline's staff seems timeless. → Read More

You Can Fly to Iceland for Free If Your Name Is Valentine

Fancy a Valentine's Day dinner under the Northern Lights? Well, you better find yourself a date named Valentine. → Read More

Cathay Pacific Now Offers a Yoga and Meditation Space at HKG

Looking to get in a solid stretch before jetting off on a 16-hour flight from Hong Kong? Well, you're in luck. → Read More

You'll Soon Be Able to Scuba Dive Alongside an Underwater 747

It looks like the Queen of the Skies may soon become the Queen of the Seas. The world’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park is planned to open in the Middle Eastern country of Bahrain. The park, which is set to span over 100,000 square meters, will feature a decommissioned Boeing 747 as its centerpiece. The Jumbo Jet is reportedly the largest aircraft to ever be submerged. In addition to… → Read More

LEGOLAND New York Is Recruiting Kid Reporters, Perks Include Free Annual Passes

Have your kid turn their iPhone video making skills into free annual passes and other perks at the yet-to-open LEGOLAND New York as they recruit kid reporters. → Read More

Earn Points, Miles or Cash for Yourself While Shopping for Work

A look at how you can earn bonus points, miles or cash-back for yourself when you shop online for your company or boss, even if it isn't your credit card. → Read More

How to Visit the Magical Castle That Inspired Walt Disney

Once upon a time, a Bavarian king was stripped of his powers after his empire was conquered by Prussia. King Ludwig II was so distraught that he no longer held any authority, he commissioned an extravagant castle where he could live like royalty in his own fantasy world. → Read More