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The Bad News About Flights That Arrive Early

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/03/2013, 1:30 AM

Did your latest flight arrive early? Mine did and that's not necessarily a good thing. As a recent analysis in USAToday showed, airlines are padding their flight times to improve on-time stats. That means on-time and early arrivals, yes, but also more time spent just sitting on the darn plane. In fact, USA Today found that 93% of flights are now longer than they were in 1995.  So we'r...

It's Going to Be A Bumpy Ride: The Effect of Global Climate Change on Airplane Turbulence

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/02/2013, 1:15 AM

Here's an odd, and disturbing, bit of news. Scientists are predicting that as carbon dioxide levels rise, so will air turbulence for transatlantic flights. The bumpiness will be caused by the jet stream moving ever farther north, and disrupting flights. According to a study published by the journal Nature Climate Change both the frequency of turbulence and its strength will increase ...

It's Going to Be A Bumpy Ride: The Effect of Global Climate Change on Airplane Turbulence

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/02/2013, 1:15 AM

Here's an odd, and disturbing, bit of news. Scientists are predicting that as carbon dioxide levels rise, so will air turbulence for transatlantic flights. The bumpiness will be caused by the jet stream moving ever farther north, and disrupting flights. According to a study published by the journal Nature Climate Change both the frequency of turbulence and its strength will increase ...

Supporting Boston: Why We Should All Return to this Spectacular City

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/02/2013, 1:15 AM

London. Madrid. New York City. Mumbai. Bali. Washington, DC. Just a short list of the great world destinations that have been hit by devastating terrorist attacks in the last decade-and-a-half. All are thriving today, and all remain among the top places in the world for tourism. But that “happy ending” didn’t come all at once in some cases. Both Bali and New York City, in particular, s...

Supporting Boston: Why We Should All Return to this Spectacular City

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/02/2013, 1:15 AM

London. Madrid. New York City. Mumbai. Bali. Washington, DC. Just a short list of the great world destinations that have been hit by devastating terrorist attacks in the last decade-and-a-half. All are thriving today, and all remain among the top places in the world for tourism. But that “happy ending” didn’t come all at once in some cases. Both Bali and New York City, in particular, s...

Video Report: New York City on a Budget

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 04/16/2010, 12:00 AM

Pauline Frommer joins CNN's Richard Quest to demonstrate how travelers can make the most out of New York City by spending less....

How to Bid Blind for Big Hotel Savings in New York City

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/29/2009, 12:00 AM

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8 New York City Attractions Made Just for Kids

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/16/2009, 12:00 AM

While children will enjoy most New York City's attractions, there are a handful of museums, zoos, and aquariums especially geared to the tastes of the Sponge Bob set....

Getting Engaged in Vegas: Making a Proposal You (Hopefully) Can't Refuse

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/15/2009, 12:00 AM

There's no right or wrong way to pop the question, but here are some spots where the scenery may help sway your beloved in the 'yes' direction....

Video Report: Berlin 20 Years After the Fall of the Wall

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/12/2009, 12:00 AM

The entire world watched this week as jubilant Germans celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For many it was a keen reminder of what a vital, unusual and eminently visitable city Berlin has become....

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