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Today, I learned about this incredible dining experience, and as a wanna-be-foodie, I couldn’t help but be intrigued. First thing I thought was: Leave it to Las Vegas to take something as simple as dinner and make it into a life-threatening, heart-dropping, stomach-churning experience. Enter: Dinner in the Sky. I poked around a little more into the phenomenon, and found that Sin City isn’t such an innovator, after all! The newest addition to Sin City’s roster of unique consumer experiences has actually debuted in a number of other cities and 40 countries around the world! This news sparked my curiosity: What are some of the other crazy dining experiences that I’ve never heard of? Here’s what I uncovered! Read more
Spring and summer seem to be festival seasons, and this time of the year, there’s plenty to celebrate. Warm weather, blossoming flowers, the ability to carry your wife long distances – wait, what? Across the globe, there are tons of strange and spectacular festivals commemorating everything from macaque monkeys to body painting. We’ve selected seven we find a little bit odd, but entirely awesome. Read more
The rapidly expanding network of Scandinavian-based Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (branded simply as “Norwegian”) is about to get a major boost, with the announcement of 34 soon-to-launch routes set to roll out throughout the Nordic region. The new offerings are scheduled to kick off in March 2012, and will feature flights between cities in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland and the rest of Europe, bringing the tally of the airline’s robust network to nearly 300 routes, which spans North Africa and the Middle East, as well.
Some highlights from the new service will include: Bergen–Edinburgh; Oslo–Reykjavik; Stockholm–Corfu; Stockholm–Amsterdam; Copenhagen–Milan; Helsinki–Paris; and more. In addition to the service debuts, Norwegian will be adding capacity to 40 of its most frequented flight routes, with a particular emphasis on Mediterranean destinations. Starting rates are advertised from €27 ($37) one-way. Read more
Fly to Finland this month and save hundreds with this round-trip air deal for $525, including tax. This flight from New York to Helsinki typically costs over $1,200. Spring is a great time of year to visit Helsinki. Temperatures hover in the mid-60s, and there’s plenty of daylight – about 14 hours a day – to enjoy lots of sightseeing in this chic northern capital.
THE VALUE: This deal saves hundreds on peak spring fares.
THE CATCH: These flights will get snapped up fast, so book now for the widest selection of dates.
THE DETAILS: Click here to book your flight online with our Travel Search price comparison tool.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Find a hot Helsinki hotel on our hotel reviews page, or check out what to do when you get there with our Finland travel guide.
I’ve always wanted to see the Northern Lights, but staring up for hours at the Arctic sky just didn’t sound like fun–until now. I recently read in The New York Times that Jussi Eiramo, owner of the Hotel Kakslauttanen, in Lapland, Finland, came up with the perfect solution for catching the Aurora Borealis. No more standing around with a stiff neck and freezing–you can view the Lights from the comforts of your private, glass-domed igloo–all while laying down. Read more
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