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U.S Expats Rocked By Mexico Drug War

U.S Expats Rocked By Mexico Drug War

For many years, Canadian and American expats have come to the shores of Lake Chapala for its year round spring-like weather at Mexico’s largest lake. Even D.H. Lawrence the famous English author came to the area to find inspiration. All... 
Winslet and Branagh Head Honors List on Queen’s Birthday

Winslet and Branagh Head Honors List on Queen’s Birthday

Today, the Queen’s birthday is celebrated throughout the British Isles and the British Empire Medal is making a comeback after more than 20 years. The medal honors those who perform hands-on service in their local communities. Topping... 
California to Decide on GMO Labeling

California to Decide on GMO Labeling

The voters in California’s November election will decide whether a special label is needed on genetically engineered foods, announced the Secretary of State for California as part of the Right to Know initiative. The new historic... 
Saudi Princess Walks from Hotel Bill of $7 million

Saudi Princess Walks from Hotel Bill of $7 million

Princess Maha al-Sudairi tried to walk away from a Paris hotel without paying her bill. The Princess and her entourage were found trying to sneak out in the middle of the night and leave a bill totalling $7.4 million unpaid. Her entourage... 
Happy Days Headed to Court

Happy Days Headed to Court

A judge last week refused to throw out the case filed by cast members of the 1970s hit television series Happy Days. Four of the cast members sued to try to recover money from sales of merchandise they were never received. The Superior... 
J.R. Returns with Dallas

J.R. Returns with Dallas

Dallas had returned to television after nearly 20 years away. This month the Ewing family makes its return and will include some of its original cast from the hit show that aired between 1978 and 1991. Leading the return to the small... 
Bus Operators Closed Over Safety Concerns

Bus Operators Closed Over Safety Concerns

Federal Transportation authorities have shuttered 26 bus operators along the Northeast corridor following an investigation of over a year that found the companies were posing an imminent hazard to the safety of the public. The Transportation... 
Tourism on Gulf Coast Rebounds

Tourism on Gulf Coast Rebounds

Two years after the BP oil spill, the Gulf Coast is hot again, and not just because of the beautiful hot sun. Tourists are flocking to the white sand beaches in the region following two years of nearly no tourism. Helping bring tourists... 
The Avengers Drops to Second

The Avengers Drops to Second

Memorial Day weekend will be remembered by Sony as the weekend Men in Black 3 took the box office title away from Disney’s The Avengers. The sequel starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Josh Brolin took over first place in the... 
Now Even Flying Together Costs More

Now Even Flying Together Costs More

This year’s summer air travel will cost travelers even more. Airlines are charging more for both window and aisle seats, with some airlines charging as much as $25 for each way. It is not as simple as just buying your ticket, reserving... 
Former Housekeeper Sues Sharon Stone

Former Housekeeper Sues Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone was sued on Wednesday by her housekeeper. The former live in housekeeper and nanny, has claimed a number of things in her documents that were filed in court yesterday. The harassment lawsuit was filed by Erlinda Elemen... 
Tourism Returns to the Riviera Maya

Tourism Returns to the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is located along a stretch of 80 miles of Mexican coastline that borders the Eastern Caribbean. Just south of Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula, the area is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and the multi-hued... 
Three lose their lives on Mount Everest

Three lose their lives on Mount Everest

While descending the summit of Mount Everest, three climbers died over the weekend. Eberhard Schaaf, a German climber who was 61, was climbing with an expedition known as Eco Everest, which was there to remove old garbage that has... 
The Avengers Continues Its Incredible Run

The Avengers Continues Its Incredible Run

The Marvel Studios blockbuster The Avengers is like the Eveready Bunny, it just keeps on going and going and going. Three new movies hit the box office over the weekend and all three failed to get close to the $55.1 million the superhero... 
Raven-Symone says her Sexual Orientation is her own

Raven-Symone says her Sexual Orientation is her own

Actress Raven-Symone has never been one to talk much about her private life and said she will not be doing so anytime in the near future. The National Enquirer claims the actress is living currently in New York in a condominium with... 
Travelers Might Skimp During Summer Vacations

Travelers Might Skimp During Summer Vacations

The Memorial Day holiday is just a few weeks away and AAA said there should be an increase in the number of people who travel this year for the holiday as opposed to last year. However, that rate is not expected to be too much higher. The... 
Ex-Crew Member of Cruise Line Sentenced For Sex Offenses

Ex-Crew Member of Cruise Line Sentenced For Sex Offenses

A former crewmember of Cunard Cruise line was sentenced on Friday in Swindon Crown Court to four years behind bars for sexually assaulting children who were in his care, while he was employed by Cunard.   Paul Trotter of West Yorkshire... 
Desperate Housewives’ Finale Ends Eight-Year Run

Desperate Housewives’ Finale Ends Eight-Year Run

The hit series Desperate Housewives ended its eight-season run on ABC with an affectionate, tidy ending. The ending was not characteristic of the racy, rocky, macabre series. Everyone on the show is destined to live a happy life after... 
Goober Pyle from The Andy Griffith Show Dies

Goober Pyle from The Andy Griffith Show Dies

The grinning gas station attendant from The Andy Griffith Show know to all those who watched as Goober Pyle, has died. George Lindsey, 83, was also for his role on the long running Hee Haw. Lindsey died, said a Nashville funeral home,... 
Difficult for Travelers to Maintain tabs on Tablets

Difficult for Travelers to Maintain tabs on Tablets

Travelers are finding they are leaving their electronic tablets and other personal electronic devices on board airplanes, in hotels and even near the pool while on vacation. One industry expert said that many people have two or three... 
Zoe Saldana on Children and Plastic Surgery

Zoe Saldana on Children and Plastic Surgery

Since her late teens, Zoe Saldana felt a maternal urge, however her career has led her down another path. The star of Avatar, revealed she wanted to have kids with Keith Britton, her ex-finance, early into the 11-year relationship... 
Visas and Unfriendly Security Hurting U.S. Tourism

Visas and Unfriendly Security Hurting U.S. Tourism

Increasing the number of foreign tourists visiting the United States would help to improve the economic outlook of the country. However, a costly process to obtain visas and a generally unwelcoming immigration and airport security... 
U.S. Launches Campaign to Promote Tourism

U.S. Launches Campaign to Promote Tourism

On Tuesday, the U.S. launched its first marketing campaign to boost tourism. Residents of Canada, the UK and Japan got a taste of the new marketing campaign. The campaign consists of web, video and print advertising and was created... 
United Nations Fighting Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Tourism

United Nations Fighting Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Tourism

Two United Nations heads have taken a firm stand against the problem of human trafficking, most importantly child trafficking in tourism. The two UN heads have pledged to eradicate this hidden scourge using joint efforts. The UN Director... 
Motel Uses Nudity to Survive

Motel Uses Nudity to Survive

One motel in Cocoa Beach, Florida has had a problem filling rooms and lounge chairs. In order to attract more guests, the Fawlty Towers Motel has had to resort to attracting guests that has raised the eyebrows of many local residents. Starting... 
Airport Security Needs Help

Airport Security Needs Help

The former Transportation Security Administration administrator Kip Hawley said the agency’s approach to today’s airport security is broken. Hawley was the TSA head between 2005 and 2009. He was the face the public saw of an agency... 
More Smartphone Users Accessing Travel Information

More Smartphone Users Accessing Travel Information

As smartphones become more and more popular, more and more users are accessing travel information from them. A recent study in the U.S. said that over half of all smartphone users accessed some form of travel information over the past... 
Volcano Alert Increased in Mexico

Volcano Alert Increased in Mexico

Because of the rumbling taking place at the Popocatepetl volcano south of Mexico City, government officials increased the alert level. The level is at the fifth level of seven in the warning scale. Inside the volcanoes crater, a lava... 
Hollywood Likes China’s Recent Openness

Hollywood Likes China’s Recent Openness

Hollywood is taking advantage of a new breach in the great cultural wall of China, albeit cautiously. On Monday, Disney announced that it would produce Iron Man 3 together with a company in China. This is just the latest sign that... 
When to Purchase Airline Tickets

When to Purchase Airline Tickets

Travelers always face the problem of when is the best time to purchase an airline ticket. Prices of tickets can fluctuate all the way up to the day of departure. A recent study conducted by the Airlines Reporting Corporation challenges... 
New Travel Clothing To Keep You Safe

New Travel Clothing To Keep You Safe

With more and more people travelling to foreign countries and unknown areas, clothing to keep travellers and their valuables safe has become big business. Recently, new clothing has been launched that has been given great reviews by... 
Baldwin Dined With Stalker in 2010

Baldwin Dined With Stalker in 2010

On Monday, the Canadian woman accused by authorities of harassing and aggravated stalking of Alec Baldwin, Genevieve Sabourin, was arraigned in a New York City court. Baldwin, spoke about the incident on Tuesday. He said, “Isn’t... 
Captain America to return in 2014

Captain America to return in 2014

Captain America will be redeployed. Marvel Studios and its parent Disney announced the sequel would be scheduled for release in April of 2014. Captain America originated in the 1940s as a scrawny weakling who is chemically enhanced... 
New Film About Jobs To Feature Kutcher

New Film About Jobs To Feature Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher will now become a wealthy techie on the big screen. Currently Kutcher plays the role of a very rich techie on the television series Two and a Half Men. In the not so distant future that experience will come in handy... 
Brazil Wants to Eliminate Sex Tourism

Brazil Wants to Eliminate Sex Tourism

The tourism ministry in Brazil had indentified over 2,000 sites on the internet that promote sex tourism in Brazil, back in 2011. Many of those sites were hosted in the United States. The ministry said it found 2,169 sites that contained... 
Price of Gasoline to Hurt Summer Travel

Price of Gasoline to Hurt Summer Travel

The rise in gas prices will likely cut summer travel for many vacationers as well as business travelers. A recent survey by the U.S. Travel Association of 2,500 U.S. households found that over 44% said higher prices of gas would curb... 
Low Cost Airline Venture Being Explored By Quantas Airways (PINK: QUBSF)

Low Cost Airline Venture Being Explored By Quantas Airways (PINK: QUBSF)

Qantas Airways announced the formation of a partnership with China Eastern Airlines to create a low-cost airline based in Hong Kong.  Many airline ventures have sprung up in Asia lately as carriers jockey for position in anticipation... 
Jimmy Kimmel Will Host Emmys

Jimmy Kimmel Will Host Emmys

The 64th annual Primetime Emmys will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The show will air on ABC on September 23. It will be his first time hosting the Emmys. It is surprising since he has hosted for a number of awards shows such as the ESPN... 
Unruly Air Travelers May Get Sued

Unruly Air Travelers May Get Sued

New York air travelers that use one of the three main airports in the area may soon be paying for the cost of delaying flights for their unruly behavior. A spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York said that a number of planes... 
Hunger Games Wins BIG

Hunger Games Wins BIG

Hunger Games took a huge bite of the box office worldwide in its debut weekend. The film took in an incredible $214 million worldwide. In the U.S. alone, the movie earned over $155 million. That take by the movie was even higher than... 
Tingo Offers Rebooks

Tingo Offers Rebooks

Tingo, like Hotels.com and Expedia.com offers online hotel bookings. Where Tingo is different is it will rebook the reservation of a traveler if the room rate drops on their reservation. Travelers can set a minimum rate of savings,... 
Gay Cruise Sees Two Arrested

Gay Cruise Sees Two Arrested

On the Caribbean island of Dominica, police entered a cruise ship and arrested two men from the U.S. The two men were from California and were passengers on the gay cruise. Local police said they boarded the ship because of reports... 
Room Rates Increase At Hotels Across North America

Room Rates Increase At Hotels Across North America

Statistics show that the average rate for hotel rooms in North America increased by 5% during 2011. The HPI is an annual survey of hotel room rates in major destinations around the world. It is based on bookings through hotels.com.... 
Altitude Sickness Helped By Taking Ibuprofen

Altitude Sickness Helped By Taking Ibuprofen

Researchers from Stanford University have found that an easily accessible over the counter medication may aid with AMS – acute mountain sickness or altitude sickness. The study’s lead researcher, Dr. Grant Lipman says that... 
Judge Asked To Rule On Gabor Case

Judge Asked To Rule On Gabor Case

A judge who currently is overseeing the conservatorship of Britney Spears’ has been asked to appoint a conservator for Zsa Zsa Gabor’s medical care and finances. A hearing was scheduled for May 2 by Judge Reva Goetz of the Los... 
Disney To Lose Millions On John Carter

Disney To Lose Millions On John Carter

Disney has announced it will lose millions of dollars on the Martian adventure movie John Carter. The film cost Disney nearly $350 million to produce and the company believes it could lose up to $200 million. When the movie was being...