Tornadoes, Floods and Blizzard Conditions threaten post-Christmas Travel
The same storm that spawned multiple tornadoes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Saturday, killing 11, is likely to cause flooding and even blizzard conditions from New Mexico to the Northeast on Sunday. The post-Christmas travel rush makes Sunday one of the busiest travel days of the year in the United States.
Air travel is likely to be affected by heavy rain, thunderstorms and low clouds from Dallas to Houston, northeast to St. Louis and Chicago, and eastward to the Ohio Valley and northeast.
Read full article here: http://mashable.com/2015/12/27/tornadoes-flooding-blizzard-travel/
16 New Year Resolutions for the Avid Traveler
With the new year comes the dreaded question: “Got any resolutions?”
The answer among Travel + Leisure editors and writers is resounding “Heck yes.” It seems much easier to keep resolutions tied to the things you love, which means these travel resolutions—whether it’s nailing the art of healthy travel, booking flights earlier to save cash, or snagging elite status from our favorite airlines—are actually totally (really, in real life!) feasible to achieve.
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10 Unique Après-Ski Spots in the U.S.
Skiers and snowboarders can agree that half the fun of hitting the slopes is the après-ski experience that follows. Today, après means more than Hot Toddies consumed by a roaring fire: mountainside resorts across the country are stepping up their offerings for post-skiing fun.
From a ski-in, ski-out whiskey distillery to warm your bones in Utah to a spacious New Hampshire spa specifically devoted to working out ski-induced strains, these 10 stellar après-ski experiences are worth the trek this winter. —Alexis Korman Read full article here: http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/10-unique-apres-ski-spots-in-the-us
Trekking the Untamed, Secluded Beauty of Hawaii’s Waipio Valley
The hiking is a workout, but Hawaii’s Muliwai Trail—a 19 mile, three-day trek along the Big Island’s northern coast—rewards the effort with black-sand beaches, waterfalls and wilderness to call your own.