Posts Tagged ‘news’

Travel News: Building A New Titanic

The tragic sinking of the Titanic is known worldwide through documentaries, books, news, and even pop culture. The Titanic was honored internationally in 2012 as it was the one-hundredth year since its descent into the icy wate...


Travel News: United Airlines Kicks Off Travel Writer for Taking a Picture of His Seat

About a week ago, travel blogger for UPGRD, Matthew Klint, was kicked off a United Airlines flight to Turkey for taking a picture of the back of the seat in front of him (pictured above). According to AMERICAblog, after snappin...



Infographic: 50 Most Popular Tourist Destinations

Every Wednesday, we feature a new infographic related to travel – ranging from fun facts to airline news. This week we find out which are the 50 most popular tourist destinations in the world. We were surprised to see t...


Travel News: British Couple Killed in Thailand While On Round-the-World Bike Trip

Last Wednesday, a British couple on a round-the-world cycling tour were killed in an accident in Thailand. Peter Root and Mary Thompson were both artists, aged 34 from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. They’d set off on ...



Solo Female Travel: Is It A Matter of Safety?

I spent 17 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, a bustling capital city in which crime, corruption, and poverty are visible on a daily basis. My brother, Eric, was allowed to go running on his own, walk to friends’ hou...