Turns out, there is a nice way to say everything.
Jet lag, flight delays, crammed airplane seats: Getting from point A to point B doesn't always bring out the best in us. But to make it through some of travel’s most stressful scenarios, you have to stay calm and choose your words wisely. Speak like this for smooth sailing through any want-to-pull-your-hair-out-and-scream situation.
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Talking to people on planes is a hotly debated topic. Some stick with their plan to stay silent: wine, window seat, eye mask. Others open themselves up to conversation, and even end up meeting their soulmates. Bottom line? Most people have a story about meeting someone on a plane—good or bad.
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We've got spirits, yes we do.
We know the United States as the land of spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but it also happens to be the land of a million ghost stories. Take a coast-to-coast tour of the most haunted places in America, where lingering spirits roam through the halls of hotels, abandoned insane asylums, Broadway theaters, and even a city zoo.
The steaminess of summer has finally worn off and most of the country is getting that first cool nip in the air, which means it's time to crack open that pumpkin beer, break out your decorative gourds, and get outside to see America's annual show of fall colors.
The major move makes it easier to earn points for free nights at more than 6,700 hotels.
It's a done deal: Travelers who’d been in the Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalty programs are now Marriott Rewards members. The world’s biggest hotel brand wrapped the long-promised combination the three programs after setting an August 18 deadline for the cutover. “The programs now