http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comLakeland, Fla. - The 38th annual Sun N' Fun Fly-In air show starts today in Lakeland Florida and is expected to attract as many as 160,000 visitors along with nearly 100 experimental aircraft plus the usual warbirds, and other flying craft. The event is at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport...
Need a short vacation that's easy on the wallet?  Puerto Rico could be in your future. The tiny island commonwealth territory of the United States, Puerto Rico, is easy to get to, has plenty of affordable accommodations, and there are plenty of relaxing and enjoyable things to do. Cheap, non-stop flights...
The National Park Service will reopen the Statue of Liberty this coming Sunday after undergoing a year of renovations and improvements. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France and was dedicated in New York City in 1886. This Sunday will be the monument's 126th birthday. Of the...
The tiny island nation of Kiribati has banned commercial fishing in the Phoenix Island’s Protected Area starting January 1, 2015, according to Anote Tong, Kiribati’s President.  The coral reefs and surrounding area is considered one of the world’s most pristine archipelagos. In comments during the announcement, Tong said the area...
Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service has said the Washington Monument will be closed until mid-2014 to repair the damage it suffered during the 2011 earthquake that measured 5.8. The bidding process began on June 29 and is expected to take between 12-18 months. According to the NPS, the worst damage...
Go Ahead, plan your mini vacation to NYC, it's cheaper than you thought.  If you're willing to be a bit flexible, you can enjoy New York City for a few days and do it with less.  The Big Apple awaits you. First, you need to be a bit strategic, plan...
Bristol, U.K. - A rare earthquake struck the town of Cornwall, England at 7:40 a.m. eastern time this morning and lasted for a few seconds. According to the British Geological Society, the quake measured only 2.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale but was felt as far away as Austell and Padstow. There...
Hey Germ-a-phone, you'll want to pay attention. Here's a list of the dirtiest places on airplanes and in airports. Charles Gerba, the University of Arizona microbiology professor who is also known as "Dr. Germ" has compiled the list toting his swab kits onto numerous flights across the U.S. On an...
North Korea has decided to allow tourism and is opening the door to the country, albeit just a crack. If you've ever wanted to visit North Korea but were afraid of having to illegally slip into the country and end up getting caught and accused of being a spy since...
As Hurricane Irene continues to make front page news and spirals closer to the densely populated northeast US, airports have begun preparations to close once the storm is close enough. While Florida airports readily handle such advance preparations almost as routine business, it is unusual for northeast airports and it...