Travel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22775/all en Video of the Day: (Harlem) Shakes on a plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/video-the-day-harlem-shakes-plane The Harlem Shake has just joined the Mile High Club. Yes, the latest incarnation of the frenetic dance sensation that's taken the internet, and our hearts, by storm has reached a new height of popularity. And while the video has certainly received a fair share of attention on the web — it has also nabbed the attention of federal investigators.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/video-the-day-harlem-shakes-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quick Click Travel Travel/Tourism Quick Click United States Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:28:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5771027 at http://www.globalpost.com The 10 most visited countries in the world (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130509/the-10-most-visited-countries-the-world-photos <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130509/the-10-most-visited-countries-the-world-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tourism Travel Travel/Tourism Want to Know France Germany China Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy Italy Russia Spain Mexico United Kingdom United States Thu, 09 May 2013 19:56:00 +0000 Kyle Kim 5834618 at http://www.globalpost.com Pilot locked out of cockpit of Air India jet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130515/pilot-locked-out-cockpit-air-india-jet An Air India pilot was locked out of the cockpit of an Airbus A320 headed from Delhi to Bangalore after he took a bathroom break, forcing his co-pilot to make an emergency landing in the city of Bhopal. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130515/pilot-locked-out-cockpit-air-india-jet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Travel Travel/Tourism Want to Know Asia-Pacific Culture & Lifestyle India Wed, 15 May 2013 14:13:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5838261 at http://www.globalpost.com Emergency landing shuts runway at Heathrow Airport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130524/emergency-landing-shuts-runway-at-heathrow-airpor A British Airways jetliner with 75 passengers on board was forced to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow not long after it initially took off, closing runways and fueling speculation about what had caused the trouble. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130524/emergency-landing-shuts-runway-at-heathrow-airpor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> air travel Need to Know Travel Europe United Kingdom Fri, 24 May 2013 09:47:13 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5845338 at http://www.globalpost.com No Man’s Land: 3 territories that are still unclaimed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/offbeat/130621/last-unclaimed-land-earth-bir-tawil-antartica <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">When it comes to dividing up our planet, the politicians have pretty much thought of everything. But there are a few pieces of Earth that still need an owner, and they are up for grabs.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/offbeat/130621/last-unclaimed-land-earth-bir-tawil-antartica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Travel Travel/Tourism Strange But True Sudan Offbeat Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:53:00 +0000 Hannah Smith 5863645 at http://www.globalpost.com Air Passengers Will Pay the Price of Rising Oil: IATA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130703/air-passengers-will-pay-the-price-rising-oil-ia "These charges have to be passed on. For competitive reasons the airlines will be reluctant to be the first to do so. But as time goes on we will see upwards pressure on fares, if fuel prices remain high," he added.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/traveltourism/130703/air-passengers-will-pay-the-price-rising-oil-ia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oil Travel Travel/Tourism Geo Want to Know Asia-Pacific Global Economy Middle East United States Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:41:18 +0000 Ansuya Harjani, CNBC.com 5874826 at http://www.globalpost.com For just $10, you too can rent a tiny hotel room in China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130813/capsule-hotel-russia-japan-travel-tourism <p style="font-size: 13.333333015441895px; line-height: 20px;">Capsule hotels originated a few decades ago in Japan, and were originally meant to provide working men with an affordable option if they missed the last train home. Th<span style="font-size: 13.333333015441895px;">e&nbsp;<a href="http://capsulehotel-inn-osaka.com/" style="font-size: 13.333333015441895px;" target="_blank">first capsule hotel</a>&nbsp;was built in 1979 in Osaka.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130813/capsule-hotel-russia-japan-travel-tourism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Travel/Tourism Business Want to Know China Global Economy Japan Russia Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:31:00 +0000 Emily Lodish 5909153 at http://www.globalpost.com 20 reasons living in Delhi is awesome http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130819/20-reasons-love-delhi <p>Pack your bags, sell your house: It&#39;s better in Delhi, India.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130819/20-reasons-love-delhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle India Mon, 03 Feb 2014 06:17:00 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5912928 at http://www.globalpost.com The last days of Kenya's 'Lunatic Line' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131004/the-last-days-kenyas-lunatic-line-photos <p>NAIROBI &mdash; Were it not for a single, narrow-gauge railway track built more than a century ago, it&rsquo;s fair to say modern Kenya as we know it wouldn&rsquo;t exist. The idea of a massive rail project was considered so crazy back in 1896, when British colonizers began work on the track, that it was nicknamed the &#39;Lunatic Line.&#39;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131004/the-last-days-kenyas-lunatic-line-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Kenya Travel Travel/Tourism Want to Know Emerging Markets Kenya Sun, 06 Oct 2013 10:05:00 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5952266 at http://www.globalpost.com These are the top 10 most popular places in the world to take a selfie http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140519/top-10-selfie-cities-places-london-new-york-amsterdam <p>People take pictures of themselves the most in London, apparently.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140519/top-10-selfie-cities-places-london-new-york-amsterdam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Want to Know United States Tue, 20 May 2014 12:59:00 +0000 Allison Jackson 6151280 at http://www.globalpost.com