Breaking Travel News from The Onion

The Onion: “Southwest Airlines Now Taking Passengers To Destinations By Shuttle Bus” DALLAS—In what the company is calling a “bold new leap” in comfort, convenience and overall quality of travel, Southwest Airlines announced Monday that it would be replacing its entire fleet of passenger jets and planes with daily shuttle buses. The shuttle buses, which […]

Bangkok By the Numbers: Family Visit 2008, Early Numerical Status Report

My mom and step-dad arrived in Bangkok yesterday for a visit from the US. Here’s how their visit has shaped up, numbers-wise, so far: Thai Foot Massages Hour-long Thai foot massages enjoyed in the last 24 hours: 2 Combined hours of full-body massages planned for them for tomorrow: 4 Thai Cuisine Consumed Approximate number of […]

Austin Bush on an Extraordinary Seafood Joint in Koh Samui

Thailand expert/foodie photog Austin Bush has this to say about Bangpo Seafood, located on the northern coast of Koh Samui: Throwing around superlatives can be a scary thing, but I think I’m justified in this case. I’ve been to many, many restaurants in Thailand, and have eaten some pretty amazing food, but Bangpo Seafood particularly […]