Travel

Selfie-seeking tourist scales Brooklyn Bridge

A Tennessee tourist may have crossed off one item on his summer bucket list, but the stunt could land him in hot water. David Karnauch posted a selfie of himself on an outer beam of New York’s Brooklyn Bridge to Instagram Monday, using hashtags that included: #newyorkcity #nyc #again #gopro and #adventureaddiction. “You could just get on a beam and it ...

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Air passenger’s awful sandwich goes viral

Traveler shames EAT restaurant at Edinburgh Airport with a picture of his lame sandwich. (Reuters) Airport food has made great strides in recent years, with more healthy selections and a greater variety of restaurants. Apparently, the memo didn’t reach the Edinburgh Airport in Scotland. A Reddit user posted a picture of what could be the world’s worst airport breakfast sandwich — ...

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Ocean City retains title as New Jersey’s most popular beach

Ocean City won the online vote for best beach; best day-trip beach; best family vacation beach; and top beach for ecotourism. (Reuters) OCEAN CITY, N.J. –  The winner and still champion of New Jersey’s Top Ten Beaches contest is … Ocean City! The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as “America’s Greatest Family Resort” was named the state’s most ...

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The gross truth about germs and airplanes

There’s a reason you might feel after traveling at 30,000 feet. (iStock) Every single time I board a plane for a long-haul flight, I know I will catch a cold on board. It happens pretty much without fail. And no amount of Vitamin C, echinacea, or hand sanitizer seems to do the trick. In some cases, the runny nose, headache, and ...

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