Oddly Enough Blog

Sir, that carry-on bag is too large! Sir!

May 17, 2008

police-2-160.jpgHandy Summer Travel Tip #42: Airlines are clamping down on carry-on luggage regulations. If you have a hanging bag for your suits, you may meet resistance in carrying it aboard the airplane. 

Two first class tickets to hell, please…

May 16, 2008

ukraine-180.jpgYou know, I like top ten lists as much as anybody else, but I have to wonder who thought this one was useful. We have this story on somebody’s list of the top ten “Hell on Earth” spots.

Tell the back row to pass the toilet paper!

April 18, 2008

Blog Guy, you give great travel advice. I would love to go overseas, but I’ve always been worried about, well, you know…

Hello, I am looking for bombers…

April 1, 2008

bombers-140.jpgBlog Guy, it’s well known that you are a man of the world. I plan to visit Japan soon, and since I don’t speak the language. I’m wondering if there are any quick shortcuts.

Bare in the air, if you dare…

January 29, 2008

Sometimes I hear a new idea and all I can do is see flaws. We have a story about this travel agency offering a $735 airplane flight for nudists who want to fly buck naked to a Baltic Sea resort. But read the fine print.

Now, get credit for your fantasy life!

January 22, 2008

Welcome to today’s episode of “Fun With Statistics.” A widely-reported story tells us that two out of three Australian travelers are members of the Mile High Club, or would like to be members.

Landmark? This jade shop is a landmark!

December 5, 2007

macau-tourists-300.jpgThey call it the “Shop Till You Drop Tour.” It began as a nice visit to Macau,  but ended with riot police, arrests, and a bunch of very cold and angry sight-seers.

Enjoy, and don’t send me a postcard!

November 23, 2007

skywalk-300.jpgBlog Guy, some of your postings  offer vacation  tips.  Are you a travel agent? Can you help plan my holiday?

China’s Great Wall: no wonder?

May 31, 2007

In case you’re unaware, voting is going on for a new list of seven wonders of the world, since most of the old seven wonders no longer exist. There are 21 finalists, so it’s too late to nominate Pamela Anderson or your neighborhood Ben & Jerry’s.

Join the club? This could get ugly…

March 25, 2007

sign.jpgSomething is getting lost in translation here.

One of our photographers took a bunch of pictures of the ‘Ugly Club’ in the town of Piobbico, Italy.