Having trouble getting into the spirit of Christmas? We have the solution for you: Whitley Strieber’s wonderful little book The Christmas Spirits. In his Journal, he writes: "When I wrote The Christmas Spirits, I was not really speculating, but rather trying to portray a level of being that I believe is entirely real, and to describe its interaction with us as I have lived it.read more

If you’re flying during the holiday season, this is something you should know. And it doesn’t just apply to tourists: As more women travel for business, these differences are being noticed by both airlines and hotels. While men still outnumber women frequent fliers, it’s getting close to half and half.

Men complain that women pack too much. She likes to check her bag, while he likes to carry his on. While bags are x-rayed (and sometimes searched), whether they are checked or not, women might like the idea that in a checked bag, no TSA agent is likely to confiscate her expensive cosmetic carryons.
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