Michael Torres

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Around the world with Inflight Video, YouTube’s most soothing aviation channel

Once upon a time, YouTube came with pretty strict video length requirements. In 2006 you couldn’t upload anything longer than 10 minutes.<p>To put that …

Fly Around the World for Just $1063

What if we said you could travel the world for just $1063 USD? Whatever your reaction, we kind of just did.<p>Airfare Spot has come up with one wicked …

Woman seriously burned after intestinal gas catches fire during surgery

A patient in Japan was hurt mid-surgery when she passed gas that caught fire causing serious injuries to her body, a university hospital in Tokyo said on Friday.<p>The woman, in her 30s, was undergoing an operation that involved applying a laser to her cervix, the lower part of the uterus at the Tokyo …

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8 Stunning, Glass-Enclosed Hotel Suites & Villas

The world is filled with some pretty unique hotels, many of which feature incredible suites boasting everything from large pools to private …

Behold The Ultimate Guide to the World's Wildest Superyachts

117<p>SHARES<p>Being a billionaire isn't always a cakewalk. For instance, you could spend a significant portion of your life just deciding what cool stuff …

The 10 Best Budapest Restaurants 2018

Avatar Airlines Raising Money to Start 747 Domestic Service to Albuquerque and Beyond

One of the stranger things about the last few years in the airline industry, with low fuel costs and easy profits (even Virgin America has been …

People have all sorts of conspiracy theories about Denver's airport -- here's why

Even before the current Denver International Airport opened in 1995, even when it was a mere blueprint, it was the subject of countless conspiracy …

Ride Along Next to the Largest Airliner in the World as it Takes Off From LAX

Escorting the A380 through LAX in a Chevy Caprice<p>Chris Cantle/TheDrive.com<p>Chris CantleView Chris Cantle's …

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First look inside Dubai's $1bn indoor theme park

A new US$1 billion (£758m) indoor amusement park in Dubai will boast a Marvel Comics-themed zone; a first-of-its-kind 3D ride featuring 18 IMAX projectors; and a hair-raising Haunted Hotel where visitors must be aged 15 and over.<p>At first glance, the dusty surroundings of IMG Worlds of Adventure – …

This First Class Luxury Airplane Cabin Will Fill You With Rage

😡 😡 😡<p>We’ve all experienced that twinge of irritation when a flight attendant whooshes the curtain shut between first class and coach. Maybe you’ve felt a flash of anger as you pass luxury pods in first class on your way back to the land of little leg room. A recent study showed that walking …

Dubai's skyscraper rainforest will create its own tropical climate

Designed by ZAS Architects Dubai, the US$550 million project (up from an initial cost estimate of $300 million) is described as "a first-in-kind, …

Visiting the Big Apple? These are the luxurious hotels you need to check into

Ever sat on a beach and wondered what's across the ocean? It may not be what you think.

Have you ever sat on a beach on wondered what's across the ocean?<p>If you think you can answer this question just by looking at a map, read on. You may be surprised.<p>To ask the question more concretely<i>, what's across the ocean from New York?</i> It doesn't really matter what beach in New York you choose, …

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Stunning Mar Adentro Hotel in Mexico

Mexican architect Miguel Ángel Aragonés is behind a stunning hotel located in Baja California, in the North of Mexico. The <i>Mar Adentro Hotel and</i> …

There's a $99 Flight from L.A. to Iceland and Here’s Exactly What It’s Like - Los Angeles Magazine

There’s a $99 Flight from L.A. to Iceland and Here’s Exactly What It’s Like<p>We flew on super-cheap WOW Air’s inaugural transatlantic flight<p>A nine-hour …

A Real-Time Map of Earthquakes Around the World

Track them as they happen.<p>More than 9,509 tremors have been felt worldwide in the past month; 1,789 in the past week; and 192 in the past 24 hours. And these numbers may have risen by the time you read this story.<p>Whena new earthquake is recorded by any monitoring station around the world, it shows …

Tracking Retro Jets and Airline History

Tracking special aircraft, especially those with unique liveries, is a great way to use Flightradar24. In a previous post, we showed how to track …

Air France’s bizarre pseudo-CIO 777 config now live

There’s a new Air France 777 configuration set to fly next month and, well, it is definitely interesting. In some ways it is reminiscent of the CIO …

Black Swan Superyacht by Timur Bozca

In the James Bond film <i>Tomorrow Never Dies</i>, media mogul and super villain Elliot Carver–played by Johnathan Pryce–cruised around in a fairly …

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Could you endure the world’s longest nonstop flight? Find out who’s king of the long haul.

As long flights go, Singapore Airlines’ epic almost-19-hour, 9,534-mile journey from Newark to Singapore was once the ­standard-bearer against which all others were measured. But the all-business-class Flight 21 was scrubbed in 2013, some nine years after its first voyage in 2004. The airline had …

City guide: Bangkok

A place of great beauty, <i>Prathet Thai</i>, “land of the free,” this country has stunning landscapes, tropical vegetation, idyllic beaches, shimmering …

Gay New Delhi city guide

Delhi is one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in the world. Bursting at the seams, it teems with sights, sounds and smells; its vibrancy and …

Gay Crete in a nutshell

Say “Greece” to the travelling LGBT community and chances are most of them will think of Mykonos or Lesvos (aka Lesbos), but Crete — birthplace of …

Vietnam from top to bottom

It isn’t about big name attractions, but Vietnam has quietly claimed its rightful place as one of Asia’s most satisfying destinations. Offering …

City Guide: Budapest

Most first-time visitors are surprised to find that Budapest is actually two cites: colorful Buda and hard-working Pest. They are separated by the …

The South American City I Couldn't Help But Fall In Love With

"This is your first trip to Colombia, and you've chosen to focus on Medellín? That'll save you a lot of time. This is the place to be in this country right now..."<p>That's how one of the real estate agents my husband and I met on our first visit to Medellín eight years ago put it.<p>Lief and I were …