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Archive: December 16, 2007 - December 22, 2007

Kids and Travel: A Guilty Plea

I haven't been a member of the Post Travel section a terribly long time, and thus haven't gone on many trips yet, but recently I was lucky enough to spend a week at a far away destination that I'll be writing about soon. There, I became acquainted with a new...

By Scott Vogel | December 21, 2007; 7:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Bah, Humbus: The Ride From Hell

So we all know that flying is a trial. But there are worse ways to travel. My daughter flew in from college in St. Louis and the flight went like a charm. In less than four hours door-to-door she had traveled about 900 miles. She should have stopped while she...

By Carol Sottili | December 20, 2007; 1:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

It's Showtime: In-Flight Movies and Oscar

It's the most wonderful time of the year: awards season. It all starts with the Golden Globes nominations, which were announced last week, and ends with Oscar Sunday. In between -- for me anyway -- is a frenzied schedule of watching as many of the nominated films as is humanly...

By Christina Talcott | December 20, 2007; 7:12 AM ET | Comments (3)

The Latest on JFK Int'l: Change Is Coming

It's a done deal: To improve the terrible delay problems, airlines will bring no more than 81 to 83 flights an hour into New York's JFK International, down from 100 or more at peak times, according to an announcement today by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Even if you never...

By Cindy Loose | December 19, 2007; 3:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

Vote Now: Your Take on Holiday Travel Tunes

How many times can you hear Jose Feliciano's "Feliz Navidad" before you want to bash in your radio? Hopefully, it's a lot, because that's the No. 1 holiday song that was playing last week nationwide, according to Mediaguide, whch keeps track of such things. In today's Escapes column in the...

By John Deiner | December 19, 2007; 7:03 AM ET | Comments (11)

That's One Fly Pie

Yes, you can have your pie in the sky. Those who recall Piegate, however, might say otherwise. In that situation, a man hoping to fly back with his Thanksgiving cherry pie was stopped by Sacramento (Calif.) airport security and told to surrender his dessert. Though cherry pie was not listed...

By Andrea Sachs | December 18, 2007; 7:04 AM ET | Comments (4)

U.S. Airports: Mistletoe, Anyone?

So Washington Dulles does have something going for it: According to a recent study, it's among the Top 5 airports when it comes to making a love connection. So missing flights and sitting around hours waiting for your delayed plane to leave actually does have a payoff. According to a...

By John Deiner | December 17, 2007; 10:20 AM ET | Comments (11)

 

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