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Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII

Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII

13 days ago   |   Jalopnik   |   2 articles

As you likely know, it's the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 160,000 Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, undertaking the largest from-the-sea invasion in the history...
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Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock

Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock

17 days ago   |   Jalopnik

Well, I can go ahead and add “ giant cruise ship hauling ass directly toward me while I gaze over the ocean from a dock” to the list of things I need to be unreasonably afraid...
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U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster

1 month ago   |   Jalopnik

The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country's coal while importing heavy machinery and other...
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Massive Russian Cargo Ship With a Drunk Captain Plows Right Into Korean Bridge

Massive Russian Cargo Ship With a Drunk Captain Plows Right Into Korean Bridge

3 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

Watching this video of the 5,998-ton Seagrand , a Russian cargo ship, slowly crash into the Gwangan Bridge in Busan, South Korea earlier today is one of those kinds of things...
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These Ancient Warships Built For World War II Are Still in Service 74 Years Later

These Ancient Warships Built For World War II Are Still in Service 74 Years Later

4 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

The Second World War ended in 1945, but you wouldn't know it from the look of some navies. At least eight countries still operate warships built for service in World War II-and...
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Area Dog Knows What It Did

Area Dog Knows What It Did

5 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

A Tennessee man took his boat to the lake recently to practice for an upcoming finishing tournament, and launched more than he expected off of the boat ramp-his Dalmatian , who...
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A 71-Year-Old French Dude Is Going to Try to Cross the Atlantic in a Barrel

A 71-Year-Old French Dude Is Going to Try to Cross the Atlantic in a Barrel

5 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

I'm really not sure why, but something about what 71-year old Jean-Jaques Savin is doing seems really appealing to me, despite all rational judgement. Savin has built himself a...
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Please Enjoy Tugster, My Favorite Blog That's Not What You Think It Is

Please Enjoy Tugster, My Favorite Blog That's Not What You Think It Is

6 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

I assure you that tugster is very much not what you think it is about. It is, in actuality, a blog about tugboats in New York City.
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Divers Find a 1927 Chevrolet Coupe in a Lake Huron Shipwreck

Divers Find a 1927 Chevrolet Coupe in a Lake Huron Shipwreck

6 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

Divers in Lake Huron have recently discovered the wreckage of a ship named the Manasoo. While neat in an of itself, the wreckage revealed a perfectly preserved piece of...
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You Can Run a Cruise Ship on Dead Fish Just FYI

You Can Run a Cruise Ship on Dead Fish Just FYI

6 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

If you're like most of us, every extra bit of space in your home or apartment is crammed with bags filled with dead fish. In case you're not sure what to do with all those dead...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Thursday's Best Deals: AirPods, Logitech Gold Box, Roku Streaming Stick+...

Thursday's Best Deals: AirPods, Logitech Gold Box, Roku Streaming Stick+, BAGGU, and More

An exclusive deal on Japanese chef's knives , a Roav dash cam, Amazon activewear , and a Kindle Oasis discount lead off a Thursday's best deals. Read more ...

Travel and Transport's COO named to Radius Travel's Board of Directors

Travel and Transport's COO named to Radius Travel's Board of Directors

Tim Fleming, Travel and Transport's Chief Operating Officer, has been unanimously appointed to the Radius Travel Board of Directors, fulfilling the remaining two years of Bill... Read more ...

A friendly approach to traveling during the holidays

A friendly approach to traveling during the holidays

With the holidays fast approaching I got to thinking about how to relieve stress - both in your day-to-day life and while traveling. It occurred to me while driving to the... Read more ...

Turkmenistan Airlines orders Boeing 777-200lr

Turkmenistan Airlines orders Boeing 777-200lr

Turkmenistan Airlines said that it would be adding a single Boeing 777-200LR to its fleet. In fact, the national carrier of Turkmenistan will now have a total of four of the... Read more ...

China listing its villages to develop rural tourism

China listing its villages to develop rural tourism

The villages in China are popular among the international tourists for its scenic beauty. Now the Chinese government is looking to list a number of key villages for promoting... Read more ...

AC Hotels by Marriott Announces the Opening of its First Hotel in Jamaica

AC Hotels by Marriott Announces the Opening of its First Hotel in Jamaica

With the opening of AC Hotels Kingston, Jamaica, AC Hotels by Marriott brings the brand's forward-thinking design approach tothe island. Inspired by the signature vision of... Read more ...

Visa-free travel has impacted increase of Chinese tourists to Turkey

Visa-free travel has impacted increase of Chinese tourists to Turkey

Last year was declared as “Turkey Tourism Year” in China. Chinese pop song with lyrics referring to “romantic Turkey” almost doubled the number of tourists from China in 2018... Read more ...

Tourism is booming globally with China in driver's seat

Tourism is booming globally with China in driver's seat

While the world adjusts to the new world in global trade, tourism is flourishing with China in the driver's seat. As per data by Tourism Economics, 630 million foreign visitors... Read more ...

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking...

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him

Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using... Read more ...

Announcing My Summer Book Tour

Announcing My Summer Book Tour

Posted: 6/19/2019 | June 19th, 2019 Last month, I announced the release of my next book, Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home . It's about how I became a traveler, my... Read more ...