A map of the route taken by the Vikings which arrived in England from Denmark, Norway, and southern Sweden in 865. Photo by Hel-hama CC BY-SA 3.0 Digging into your family history? Your surname contains a wealth of information about your family line and an important starting point on your ancestral journey. A new study … Continue reading Your Likely To Have Viking Blood If Your Surname Is On This List!
Just because they are ‘easy-to-accomplish’ doesn’t mean they won’t make an impact on your life! It’s tempting to start your new year's resolutions with large and ambitious goals. Of course, big-picture goals are important but you also want to make sure you toss some easy-to-accomplish ones in the mix too. Not only are small goals … Continue reading Easy-To-Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions
December is a season of food. Lots of it. Chances are you have leftovers for days from the holiday meal you hosted. Or stacks of containers that were sent home with you. We are so lucky to have this abundance and so many delicious holiday food traditions this time of year. Something that you might … Continue reading Life Kit On 5 Quick Ways To Reduce Your Food Waste
Those unfamiliar with Fashion Santa let me paint you a picture. Imagine Santa, but if Santa was a runway model. Paul Mason is the man behind the very groomed Santa beard, red velvet suit, and oxblood leather boots. The character was born in 2014 after a devastating loss in his life. In an interview with … Continue reading The True Story Of Fashion Santa
Your ugly Christmas sweater could land you priority boarding. That is if you are flying with Alaska Airlines on National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! This is the third year in a row the airline has been having fun with this unusual holiday and celebrating with guests by giving priority boarding to anyone wearing their ugliest … Continue reading Ugly Christmas Sweater Priority Boarding Pass
Shuteye is vital to feeling and performing your best. This is especially true when traveling. Timezones change, regular schedules and routines all go out the window and it can be hard to get the proper restorative sleep. At Vollebak designers use science and technology to make innovative clothing for now and with eyes into the … Continue reading Sleep Anywhere On Earth Or In Space With The Deep Sleep Cocoon
Inevitably when you travel things get lost. That is why it is always a good idea to pack smart, pack light and avoid bringing anything irreplaceable. But even with that good measure forgetting an umbrella, jacket or cellphone on a train is still a bummer. The weekend following Thanksgiving in the US is the peak … Continue reading Inside Metro-North Railroad’s Lost & Found
Arguably one of the best perks about travel days is diving into a good book to pass the time. And for us travel junkies, what could be better than reading about travel stories while traveling? Quiet hours on a plane, train or bus can be the perfect setting to get lost in a literary adventure. … Continue reading Best Books About Travel 2019 Round Up
Lilou is the latest staff member of San Francisco's Airport Wag Brigade. Since 2013 the San Francisco International Airport has been bringing trained dogs to the terminals to ease travel stress (check out the full Wag staff and bios here). This furry brigade takes shifts bringing joy to the terminals and interacting with travelers. And … Continue reading World’s First Airport Therapy Pig!
Every passport in the world is either red, blue, black or green. Why is that you ask? While there are strict guidelines and rules when it comes to these official documents nowhere does it specify the actual passport color. The folks over at Traveller speculate on why then only four passport colors are used on … Continue reading Passport Colors Explained