Hyatt has added a new resort to the list of properties available for award stays, and the price for a free night is off the charts. Literally. Not a good sign.For participants in travel-loyalty programs, award-pricing transparency means a published award chart. If you want to fly … [Read more...] about Higher Award Prices Coming to World of Hyatt?
Big changes are coming to Uber.This morning’s big story: Uber’s embattled CEO Travis Kalanick today resigned from the company he helped found and built into the world’s largest rideshare service. The move follows months of stories depicting Uber as a hotbed of … [Read more...] about Coming to Uber: Tipping
Thanks to lowered weight, new energy dense batteries and reasonable prices, drones are becoming more popular everywhere. The coveted toy with cool cameras and GPS is fun for hobbyists, but the FAA quickly added the restriction of unauthorized use near airports for security … [Read more...] about Will Drones on a Leash Come to an Airport Near You?
Drones, also known as un-manned aerial vehicles (UAV) have been undergoing a quiet transformation from the crash-prone toys and expensive high-end instruments of five years ago into the fully-featured, reliable and relatively inexpensive survey tools of today.The new drone … [Read more...] about Here come the drones
The world's largest obstacle running series has arrived in Japan: Warrior Dash! With its debut weekend at Sagamiko completed and its next run scheduled for July 27-28, 2013 in Chiba, the Warrior Dash is a great new addition for thrill seekers. This funky 5k run while in costume … [Read more...] about 2013 Warrior Dash Comes to Japan!
As soon as I got off the train at Kansai International Airport, colorful signs signaled the path to Peach. I soon reached the second floor of the Aeroplaza, where purple-clad staff members smiled as they guided passengers to the similarly-colored self-check-in kiosks. Peach … [Read more...] about Come fly with Peach
A shocking story from the Hakone Check Point In February of 1702, a young girl was captured by authorities in the mountain area behind the Hakone Check Point (barrier station). She didn’t have legal permission to pass through the gate and so she tried to secretly cut … [Read more...] about Hakone Check Point
If you're a climber, you know nothing comes close to the feeling of putting hand and foot to rock, gritting your teeth, and fighting your fears up the face of a mountainside. But watching people do the same (and take ridiculous falls while they're at) from the safety of a … [Read more...] about Reel Rock Coming To Your Town
It’s been said by many that it’s impossible to attend a Bioneers conference and not leave inspired, and on Friday, the annual Bioneers conference commences in San Rafael, CA, and at 20 satellite sites around the country. But what exactly is a Bioneer? More than just … [Read more...] about Bioneers Are Coming
National Trails Day (June 3), is as good as they come. Organized by the American Hiking Society, the holiday brings together hikers of all experience levels to hit the trail for everything from ranger-guided nature walks to festivals to trail work days. Visit one of these 11 … [Read more...] about 10 Weird and Wonderful Hikes to Check Out on National Trails Day 2017