Archive for the ‘Weekly Travel News’ Category

The LG Travel News Roundup: World’s Largest Crocodile Now a Tourist Attraction

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Philippine Town Catches Largest Crocodile A remote Philippine town of 27,000 people has caught the world’s largest crocodile measuring...
November 18th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Turtle Riding Surfer Inspires Controversy

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… A Wave of Controversy North Shore pro surfer Jamie O’Brien recently posted a photo online of himself riding a turtle in Hawaii to spread awareness...
November 11th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Hotel Staff Trained to Read Body Language

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Hotel Staff To Read Body Language A high end hotel chain has trained its staff to read body language so that they can figure out what their...
November 4th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Toilets Proposed on Everest

The LG Travel News Roundup: Toilets Proposed on Everest
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… New Toilets on Everest An environmental group has asked the Nepali government to install toilets on Mount Everest to minimize littering. Currently,...
October 28th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: 100 Year Old Marathoner Breaks Record

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… 100-Year-Old Fauja Singh Completes Toronto Marathon 100-year-old Fauja Singh earned a spot in the Guinness World Records for completing...
October 21st, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Taj Mahal Collapsing?

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Taj Mahal Collapsing? Could the Taj Mahal be collapsing soon? According to Britain’s Daily Mail, it very well could- in as little as two...
October 14th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: World’s Deepest Hotel Suite Opens in Mine

The LG Travel News Roundup: World’s Deepest Hotel Suite Opens in Mine
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here World’s Deepest Hotel Suite Opens A new hotel in Stockholm is offering suites 155 meters under ground in a mine. The experience involves taking...
October 7th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Man Crosses Alps With Helium Balloons

The LG Travel News Roundup: Man Crosses Alps With Helium Balloons
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… A New Way to Travel the Alps 38-year-old adventurer and helium balloonist Jonathan Trappe has successfully crossed the Alps using nothing but...
September 30th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Angry Birds Inspire Theme Park In China

The LG Travel News Roundup: Angry Birds Inspire Theme Park In China
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Angry Birds Spread Their Wings to China China’s Hunan province opened up an Angry Birds theme park at the Window of the World theme park...
September 23rd, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: Vampire Cruise To Take Bite out of Alaska

The LG Travel News Roundup: Vampire Cruise To Take Bite out of Alaska
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Will There Be a Blood Buffet? You can thank the Twilight Saga for the week-long vampire cruise that will be coming to Southeast Alaska next June....
September 16th, 2011 | Weekly Travel News | Read More