WATCH: Drone Footage Takes You Soaring Over the Swiss Alps

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/17/2017, 8:45 PM

As any Instagrammer will tell you, it's not easy to capture the majesty of the Swiss Alps with a camera. But a new short film made from drone footage sure comes close.  Dubbed "Elevations," the roughly 3-minute video zips up and down snow-capped peaks, past waterfalls and jagged cliffs, to eye-popping panoramas you'll wish were your screensaver.  The film was created by Gabriel Kocher, a Montr...

Hotel Chain Brings Real-Time Sign Language Interpretation to Guests

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/11/2017, 8:30 PM

Travelers who are deaf or hearing-impaired can now make use of a cool new free service at Room Mate Hotels, a Spain-based chain with 22 properties in cities around the world, including Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Florence, and, in North America, New York, Miami, and Mexico City. Developed in collaboration with a company called Comunicados en Lengua de Signos, Room Mate's new program offers real...

Airline Releases White Noise Album of Jet-Engine Sounds to Hum You to Sleep

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/24/2017, 12:00 AM

Do you sleep well on a plane?  How? The seats are so cramped, and the temperature is never right, and you can't recline more than a couple centimeters, and the lack of neck support means that you either get a cramp from going chin to chest or your head continually does that thing where it nods and then involuntarily snaps up, waking you with a start. About the only thing snooze-inducing about th...

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Rental Car with Upholstery for Kids to Color On During Road Trips

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/22/2017, 12:00 AM

On long car trips, many parents end up becoming the highway equivalent of cruise directors, arranging an endless program of games and activities designed to keep their restless passengers from staging a mutiny. Hertz UK is helping out those beleaguered drivers with a brand-new offering: a rental car with special upholstery for kids to color on. Dubbed the Colouring-In Car (complete with superfluo...

Toppled Rock Formation in Malta Now a Popular Scuba Diving Site

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/16/2017, 12:00 AM

The Mediterranean nation of Malta lost one of its most recognizable—and most Instagrammable—landmarks in March, when the Azure Window, a 92-foot limestone arch(pictured above) on the island of Gozo went tumbling into the sea after heavy storms. But the natural icon didn't just vanish into thin air. It now lies in enormous boulders under the surf at depths ranging from 16 to more than 100 feet. T...

8-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Female to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 07/31/2017, 12:00 AM

AUGUST 1, 2017 FLORIDA GIRL SETS KILIMANJARO RECORD (Travel + Leisure) An 8-year-old Florida girl has made history as the youngest female ever to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. After a weeklong ascent, Roxy Getter reached the summit of the 19,341-foot Tanzanian peak alongside her 10-year-old brother, Ben, and their parents, Sarah and Bobby. The family trained by trudging up and down stairs at parki...

8-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Female to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Zac Thompson

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