Get a little closer to the cosmos to commemorate man’s greatest leap.
July 20 will be the 50th anniversary of the moon landings: and Washington, DC, would appear to be the number one city to celebrate the semicentenary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s literal and proverbial giant leap.
If there has ever been a time to skip taking the stairs, it’s now! Carnival Cruise Line is providing fans with a more playful mode of transportation to make their game days even more fun with a Choose Fun slide at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. The slide will be open to fans for all Braves home games through July 25 and for the Atlanta Wine Walk on June 22.
Allowing guests to bypass 38 stairs, and inspired by Carnival’s Kaleid-o-slide at its sprawling WaterWorks aqua parks, the Choose Fun tunnel slide at The Battery Atlanta is bright orange with multi-color stripes and three bends. Next to the slide entrance on the pedestrian walkway, there is also a Carnival-branded hopscotch lane encouraging the young and young at heart to embrace their inner child.
Those who take a ride down the Choose Fun slide also gain access to a Carnival GIF booth where they can create an entertaining social media post or keepsake photo. Fans will also have the exclusive opportunity to interact with popular Atlanta radio and television personality Darian Morgan, better known as “Big Tigger,” on June 18 from 6-8 p.m.
Atlanta is within a day’s drive or short flight to many of Carnival’s East Coast homeports, including five Florida ports: Miami, Port Canaveral, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, and Jacksonville, as well as Charleston and New Orleans. It’s estimated that roughly half of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive of a Carnival homeport.
And it could signal a new direction for the watchmaker.
Vacheron Constantin debuted a seriously hot new Overseas Dual Time watch this week in New York City’s Greenwich Village, along with new brand ambassador Cory Richards. The National Geographic photographer and adventurer wore the watch on a recent attempt to summit a new route on Mount Everest—he has already reached the peak twice, once without oxygen in 2016—but Mother Nature proved a formidable opponent when the weather prevented the completion of his ascent.
During his climb, the new Dual Time watch allowed him to tell time both in Tibet and back home in the States, while its über-tough and ultralight case was able to withstand the extreme conditions of the world’s toughest mountain. For the rest of us, it simply offers a beautifully executed sports watch.
So apparently this is becoming a thing, and people clearly need a guide inside airplanes. A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still on the ground.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 702 was due to fly from Manchester, UK, to Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday but suffered a delay of seven hours. Seven hours for someone opening an emergency exit, and this was BEFORE take off. Talk about an inconvenience!
If you’ve ever been to Paris, you know that each arrondissement has its own charm, personality, and a treasure trove of cultural and culinary treats to offer anyone who’s looking for them. Different neighborhoods have different tastes and stories to tell which is why I try to join food tours in every major city I visit.
Technology has taken hold of our lives in such a way that it is increasingly difficult for us to disconnect. Why not take advantage of it. Here are eight essential apps to use during your holidays!
I see this debate come up quite often on different travel groups online and often with friends. When does it make sense to cruise and when does it make sense to just take a land vacation?