WatchBoom.com's Travel Destinations of the Month

‘Sorry, lady, this flight is for men only…’

‘Sorry, lady, this flight is for men only…’

Find out what a wounded French soldier in the Napoleonic wars had to do with ending 17 years of men-only airline flights in the 50s and 60s. Aboard,  businessmen could stretch out, put on a pair of slippers, light up a stogie, browse through the latest issue of Playboy, catch up on the market, enjoy a thick steak and then light up again for a game of poker with the guys -- all without any of those pesky women around.

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THE LONDON PASS & THE OYSTER CARD: London’s Dynamic Duo

THE LONDON PASS & THE OYSTER CARD: London’s Dynamic Duo

Journalist Anne Z. Cooke and photographer Steve Haggerty jump the line in London for a VIP tour that you too can enjoy.

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From Hawaii with love: The music of Iz

From Hawaii with love: The music of Iz

He was called “Hawaii’s 750-pound angel.” Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – the state’s best-selling musician of all time – enchanted millions of fans who loved to hear his heavenly voice as his hands flew over the fret board of his ukulele. Known simply as “IZ,” the gentle giant may be best remembered for reminding us that we live in a “Wonderful World” (the title of one of his biggest hits). Photo courtesy of Hawaii Tourism Authority, Joe Solem.

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On the Riviera Maya: Tulum is still (mainly) Tulum

On the Riviera Maya: Tulum is still (mainly) Tulum

WatchBoom co-founder Bob Schulman takes us to an ancient Maya city on the Riviera Maya that’s stayed in remarkably good shape over the years. Find out how Tulum managed to keep the door open to tourists, but closed to developers. (Although right next door, in Tulum City, it’s a whole different story.)

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Addicted to Glaciers

Addicted to Glaciers

Travel Journalist Maxine Albert routinely travels to spas where she reviews essences and aromas. That is, until The Boyfriend got her to try a little Alaskan cruise to see the glaciers up close. Now, Albert is craving more of the chill travel.

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