Google’s Pixelbook is my new favorite travel buddy – TechCrunch

Google’s Pixelbook is my new favorite travel buddy – TechCrunch

The Google Pixelbook is a bit of an odd duck among notebooks, or among tablets – or even among notebook/tablet hybrids. It’s a Chromebook, which by now is an established category, though one with very specific appeal; and it runs Android apps, which makes it feel very much like an iPad competitor. It’s a great […]

Manafort’s 3 US Passports and Travel Alias Make Him a ‘Serious’ Flight Risk – New York Magazine

Homeward bound. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is a globe-trotting millionaire with a nebulous net worth who holds three U.S. passports and has traveled under an alias to China, Ecuador, and Mexico this year, all of which makes him a “serious” flight risk, prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday. […]

Record Thanksgiving air travel could boost US airlines – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. airline profits in the first nine months of 2017 fell 20 percent year over year, but the busiest Thanksgiving travel period in more than a decade could give carriers a boost, according to an industry trade group on Wednesday. Despite posting a collective 3.8 percent revenue increase, steep upticks in […]

Trump’s newest travel ban still wouldn’t have prevented any terrorism-related deaths – Washington Post

President Trump attends a meeting on tax policy with business leaders at the White House on Tuesday. (Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto Agency-EFE) President Trump’s response to terrorist attacks is fairly predictable. Shortly after the attacks occur — assuming they’re presumed to have been committed by individuals who might be linked to the Islamic State — Trump […]

Solo travel savings tips for retirees – Norman Transcript

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good travel companies that offer good deals for single travelers? I’ve taken a couple tours since I retired a few years ago, but the single-supplement fee really cuts into my budget. Solo Sally Dear Sally, Solo traveling is a growing trend among baby boomers […]

Traveling to Portugal? Consider the Off-Season – New York Times

Photo The Martinhal Sagres resort, on the Algarve Coast of Portugal. Credit Martinhal Sagres Summer may be Portugal’s peak tourist season, but more travelers from the United States are heading to the country this fall and winter than they have in recent years. The travel search engine Kayak has seen searches to Lisbon for this […]