My Oahu Travel Guide — ALEX CERBALL

There is no place like Oahu… and if you’re planning a trip to the island, lucky you! Here are some of my favorite things to do on Oahu. NORTH SHORE An hour drive from Waikiki, the North Shore is one of my favorite places in the world.  I absolutely love it here!  Start your day withContinue reading “My Oahu Travel Guide — ALEX CERBALL”

A few reasons not to hate the tourists in your city, even though you want to

There’s now one more reason to avoid Victoria’s tourist-swarmed downtown core this summer. Volunteers in 1940s-style British “bobby” uniforms — complete with egg-shaped hats — will be walking the beat “armed only with a smile, interesting historical facts and crime prevention information,” according to police. It’s an effort to make out-of-towners feel even more likeContinue reading “A few reasons not to hate the tourists in your city, even though you want to”

The Craziest Stuff People Tried to Sneak Onto Airplanes This Year

Originally posted on Deepak verma:
We may shake our heads at the TSA’s antics from time to time , but the men and women holding you up at airport security are actually dealing with some pretty scary prospects. Like loaded firearms. And grenades. And daggers. And for whatever reason, a hell of a lot of…

Skip the sausage at Disneyland’s new Village Haus Restaurant

Hold the sausage I was expecting a German-style sausage, but got instead what tasted to me like a very mild sweet Italian sausage instead. However German and Italian cuisine might blend, an Italian sausage on pretzel bread, topped with sauerkraut, doesn’t qualify. Italian spices just don’t get along with pickled cabbage. Nor do they sitContinue reading “Skip the sausage at Disneyland’s new Village Haus Restaurant”