Vault of Heaven

Vikkiana Jones & the Temple of Heaven – Visiting China

It’s been a long time since I wrote in here. Too much going on in my other life as a fat-cat wanna be, getting my MBA while trying to keep…

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Egypt stays on US travel advisory list

Riots, protesting and general mayhem has taken its toll on travel to Egypt (a place we would love to go to). Sadly, though, we’re still staying away from the land…

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TSA joins Instagram, continues propaganda

The Transportation Security Agency has created an Instagram account to its arsenal of propaganda tools to show off that it’s still really, really important. The group, best known for airport…

TSA save us from terrorists and bad fashion

Not only will a TSA officer check your idea, feel your sensitive spots and generally give you a difficult time if you say or do anything wrong, they are now…

Nonplussed traveler: Despicable way to run an airline

Usually when I name an airline in a sentence that contains the world “despicable” it’s almost always Spirit Airlines, the poster boy for airborne evil. However, after what I recently…

Paris writes manual for people to be nicer

The City of Lights knows that tourists bring with them millions and millions of euros every year. For good reason, Paris is more than the home to the Lost Generation,…

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Breaking news: Tourists killed in Pakistan

Really, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, but, sadly, 10 tourists were killed in the remote region of Northern Pakistan. According to ABC News, a dozen Pakistanis were dressed up…

Airline Hypocrisy: Plane delays and free concerts

It’s touching to see the Philadelphia Orchestra play a concert on a flight that was delayed to China. The band was in route to the Big Red One for a…

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Nonsmokers show smokers where to smoke at America’s airports

People should be nicer to smokers, they’re dying off in droves. So there’s some good news and some bad news: The good news is that there are still a few…

Adbeans.com takes the money and runs

Possession is 9/10ths of the law. Especially when it comes to money. In the case of Hipster Travel Guide, one of our vendors was AdBeans.com, an online company that bought…