Arizona Posts

The Best Airports for Not Flying

We don’t know anyone who gets excited about going to the airport because of all the delicious food and fun things to do.

That said, when I was in college and regularly flying in and out of Pittsburgh Airport, the plethora of mall-stores and decent eateries made it a nice place to get bumped.

Check out this list of five US airports that are doing a good job on the shops-and-eateries front. (Even a couple of lounges with free WiFi and pet parks! Get it together, Pittsburgh!)

The TSA’s Top Finds

There’s no shortage of end-of-year top-ten lists going around, but we think this might be our favorite.

The TSA – which has a much more entertaining blog than one might expect – has published its list of the Top Ten ‘Good Catches’ of 2011.

From adorable wildlife to plastic explosives, after reading this, it’s hard to blame them for making us take off our shoes.

The Last Vacation You’ll Ever Take

Here’s something to get used to – there’s going to be a LOT of talk this year about the Mayan prediction that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012.

One upside? It’s a terrific excuse to plan a once-in-a-lifetime vacation! The good folks at SmarterTravel.com have come up with a list of 10 places to consider when deciding where you might like to spend your last days on earth.

(Yours truly is opting for the underground winery.)

‘Tis the Season for ‘Best of’ Lists…

And we’re here go give you the Best of the ‘Best of’ in the world of travel.

Got that?

Here’s a great one from travel expert Wendy PerrinThis year’s Top Travel Specialists.

And when it comes to airport parking? We all know where those in-the-know go.

Sky Harbor Serial Thief Pleads Guilty

A woman thought to of stolen up to a thousand items of luggage from Phoenix Sky Harbor has pleaded guilty to 27 counts of theft. Originally arrested last November a search of her home found dozens of suitcases thought to of been stolen from the airport.