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Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Perching design fits four passengers into a space previously occupied by three
London to New York: Who should you fly with?

London to New York: Who should you fly with?

Few airline routes are as cutthroat as the one between London and New York. Here's how the different carriers stack up
New boat rental sites try to be 'Airbnb for yachts'

New boat rental sites try to be 'Airbnb for yachts'

New boat-sharing sites are trying to make boat ownership more affordable and boat rentals more accessible
What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

British travel writer Lois Pryce's 3,000-mile solo journey revealed a nation divided between an authoritarian regime and friendly, welcoming people
Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat created by an active volcano below Yellowstone caused the road surface to bubble with oil
Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Onlookers shout as a pontoon plane nearly clips a surfacing whale
Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

The Brazilian government says the World Cup was a triumph for the country’s tourism industry
Classic confectionery: Europe's oldest pastry shops

Classic confectionery: Europe's oldest pastry shops

Proving they're what's really important, the world's best pastry shops have survived survived sieges, revolutions and World War II
Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Built at a cost of $442.2 million, Universal Studios Japan hopes its magical new attraction will bring in the big bucks
Best romantic summer getaways

Best romantic summer getaways

10 good-weather escapes ready-made for love and affection
8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

Jesse James' home and Al Capone's grave are two of the top sites for fans of America's former outlaws
And the world's best airline for 2014 is ...

And the world's best airline for 2014 is ...

Emirates airline loses its crown as UK-based airline consultancy Skytrax names a new top commercial carrier