Budget Travel's Blog

The latest travel news, vacation tips & advice, travel apps, and more

oct 20 2008

Travel news roundup

Angry baby sculpture, Oslo (Courtesy amygentle/Flickr)

A few travel stories that caught my eye this past week:

Beyond the Bellman: Unusual, and Enviable, Hotel Jobs Duck master, vibe manager, and chief beer manager are a few of the titles [Peter Greenberg]

4 rules travelers should know for 2009 Mandatory passports, "transparent" airline pricing, and (quite possibly) a passenger bill of rights are all up ahead [Elliott.org]

Calexico named NYC's best street food vendor for '08 The "Cal-Mex" street cart plans to have a bricks-and-mortar store soon [NewYorkology]

Strange Statues Around the World Lots of creepy stuff is out there [haha.nu, via Happy Hotelier]

Walt Disney World's new dinosaur-themed restaurant opens What's the fossil-dig pit filled with? "It's nice dirt. It's clean dirt…. It's Disney dirt." [Chicago Tribune]

Get Inspired with more from BudgetTravel.com


Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

Video


Loading Comments...

Our newsletter delivers vacation inspiration straight to your inbox.

Check Prices