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What to pack for Machu Picchu & Inca Trail packing list

A detailed list of everything you need to pack for Machu Picchu, including an Inca trail packing list.<p>So you decided to see Machu Picchu and possibly …

Inca Trail Fitness Level

Fitness levels are often mentioned when planning for a trek to Machu Picchu. Many times travelers book their trip including flights, hotels, tours, …

Photograph: Mauricio Arriagada<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435923121057/d5fe20b8-4bf3-4b73-8300-9fccf81b8bc5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mauricio …

South America

Amaze Yourself With This Step-by-Step Card Trick From an Off Broadway Magician

Helder Guimarães is not interested, he says, in magic that’s “just trying to entertain.” Instead, the 33-year-old magician and Portuguese native — …

Andrew Sullivan: My Distraction Sickness — and Yours

I was sitting in a large meditation hall in a converted novitiate in central Massachusetts when I reached into my pocket for my iPhone. A woman in …

Travel search sites angry over redistribution restrictions from airlines

Evidence is emerging of a growing tension between airlines and travel search engines over how prices for air tickets are displayed to users in …

Pat Hickey says he is ‘completely innocent’ of all charges

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president says he intends to fight charges laid against him<p>Sun, Sep 11, 2016, 18:47 Updated: Sun, Sep 11, 2016, …

Those itching for conflict like to portray Putin as a grandmaster. In reality, his country is weak and his strategy is one of desperation<p>These days it is en vogue in Washington DC to be itching for conflict with Russia. Politicians and pundits alike are outdoing each other for how they can describe …

Russia

Map of SF's ugliest buildings, according to Curbed readers - Curbed SF

While San Francisco is home to some of the cutest darn architecture in the country—e.g., Victorians galore, cottage row in Pacific Heights, the "Four Seasons" in the Haight—we also have a few worrisome, downright unsightly structures.<p>We asked Curbed SF readers to chime in with their least favorite …

Watch this depressing Giants video from 1985

On Tuesday night’s broadcast, Mike Krukow and Duane Kuiper started talking about day games vs. night games, and they referenced the 1985 experiment …

28 historic photos of Yosemite to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NPS

Happy birthday to the National Park Service!<p>On Aug. 25, 1916, the keepers of America's great natural spaces were created when President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill that gave the organization the responsibility "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and …

How to Get a First Class Upgrade Every Time

Until recently, if you had even mid-tier elite status with an airline, you could bet on getting upgraded from economy to business or first class on …

Has The Hillary Clinton Campaign Been Lucky Or Good?

In this week’s politics chat, we talk about whether Hillary Clinton has run a “good” campaign. The transcript below has been lightly edited.<p><b>micah</b> …

Rio pickpockets caught robbing tourists in broad daylight in astonishing video

A video has emerged apparently showing 27 separate incidents of pick-pocketing and daylight street robbery of tourists in Rio.<p>Highlighting the widespread problem of street crime in the city currently hosting the Olympic games, the video shows instances of brazen theft of tourists at a busy …

Brazil

Marketers come under fire for exploiting a Singapore swimmer’s Olympic victory

This photo showing the Singapore Airlines congratulating Joseph has been criticized for being self-serving.Swimmer Joseph Schooling made history by …

Olympian Christine Magnuson Visits Glassdoor And Talks Life After Swimming - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Lenny Gonzalez<p><i>Commentary by Scott Dobrowski and the Glassdoor Team</i><p>Glassdoor has Olympic fever! From the U.S. to Dublin to London, …

Employment

Fun Facts You Didn't Know About the Boeing 757

• <i>Eastern Air Lines operated the first commercial 757 flight on 1/1/83 on an Atlanta (ATL) to Tampa (TPA) route.</i>• <i><br>After completing a short conversion</i> …

Getting United compensation for delayed flights

Today’s question comes from reader Jeff, who writes in about getting compensation for delayed flights on United Airlines<p>Do you know where to send the …

This one map shows what everyone says is theirs in the South China Sea

With territorial claims by Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Taiwan, and China, the South China Sea — rich in natural resources and crisscrossed by shipping routes — is one of the most disputed places on the planet.<p>Here's a look at what each nation claims in the region.<p>On …

Giants as much a team of destiny in 2016 as the Cubs

When you put the Chicago Cubs up against the San Francisco Giants, you might get caught up in a simple comparison: the fun, young Cubs, overloaded …

Baseball

14 Tips on How You Can Prevent Theft in Hotels and Aboard Airplanes

I f recent reports are any indication, theft of the property of travelers while aboard airplanes and staying in hotel rooms have been increasing — …

Is the Air France Duo Seat the Biggest Hustle in Airplane Seat Sales?

I was prepping for my upcoming Africa trip which starts with Chad. I booked an Delta SkyMiles economy award New York (Virgin Atlantic)-London-Paris …

The most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

From experiencing the thrill of adventure to taking amazing vacations at little or no cost, there are a lot of unique perks to being a flight …

Aviation

Virgin America Fans Ask if Alaska Airlines Takeover Will Mean Loss of Cool

For younger business travelers like Nicole Bansal, Virgin America’s mood lighting, customer service and technology have filled a niche not found on legacy airlines.<p>Ms. Bansal, 29, flies Virgin America nearly monthly for her job as a Silicon Valley marketing manager and has become one of the …

11 apps that can help you get through the airport as quickly as possible

Thankfully, there are apps that are designed to helps travelers get in and out of the airport as quickly as possible.<p>We've come up with a list of 11 apps that can save you time at the airport, from apps that can give you up-to-date information on security lines to those that will let you pre-order …

John Oliver successfully trolls Yankees with the help of some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Out of the sewers, and into Yankees premium seats.<p>No one had a better time at the Yankees' Opening Day game than Joe Spillo and John Welch, who got …

Tape II Tape NHL Podcast: Are these San Jose Sharks for real?

On this week's show, Ryan and Rory talk about the MVP race and are joined by Bret Hedican who discusses why these San Jose Sharks are the real deal.

Bizarre Drama Unfolding At United Airlines Born Of Bruised Egos And Years Of Frustration

There’s likely never been another corporate CEO who has had as unusual a start to his tenure at the top of a major American corporation as United Continental Holdings’ Oscar Munoz.<p>Elevated from a board seat to replace an unpopular chief executive who had stumbled into af small scandal, Munoz …