When Oprah filmed her show in Sydney, she had native Australian actor Russell Crowe and his wife, Danielle Spencer, show her the ropes. But she’s hardly the only celebrity we’ve spotted sailing the high seas.
While still-freezing winter temps may have you dreaming of sunbathing like these stars, chances are you wouldn’t be traveling in the lap of luxury on a private yacht or with a supermodel girlfriend like Leonardo DiCaprio — but you can dream. And if that isn’t enough, you can click through our slideshow of Celebs Caught on a Yacht and get inspired by the hot photos for your next warm weather trip.
See Jennifer Lopez in Monaco, Kim Kardashian in Miami, Kate Winslet in Puerta Vallarta and sail Sardinia with Paris Hilton. Though we’ve heard the famous heiress is a celeb you wouldn’t want to travel with.
Photo: Martin Luther King and his wife Coretta Scott King lead a civil rights march
in Selma, Alabama, March 1965. (Getty Images)
On January 17, 2011, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the holiday recognizing one of America’s greatest heroes — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events are planned all around the nation to honor Dr. King’s commitment to nonviolence and social justice. Check out mlkday.gov for a central clearing house of all MLK Day of Service volunteer opportunities in your local community.
Many museums are also recognizing Martin Luther King with special exhibits and presentations. Check out our article Spots to Follow M.L.K.’s Life for links to some of the museums associated with King’s legacy such as the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN.
Other major events are planned at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, the King Center in Atlanta, The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit and the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago.
With all the recent hoopla around Arianna Huffington’s cell-phone etiquette and Charlie Sheen’s wild weekend in Vegas, we thought it might be fun to present our own Celebrities You Wouldn’t Want to Travel With Hall of Fame. Whether they’re throwing hissy fits on planes or trashing hotel rooms, this group of winners could make a badger look like a more desirable traveling companion. Are they being treated unfairly because they’re high-profile celebrities, or are they simply acting badly because they suffer from inflated egos and a sense of entitlement? You make the call.
Find out why you shouldn’t travel with Charlie, Paris, Naomi, Lady Gaga and other stars in our fun slideshow.
Just when you thought the bedbug panic was dying off, they’re back in the news. A Michigan couple is suing the famed Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, claiming they picked up bedbugs during their stay in May and carried them home. Known for its affluent clientele, including politicians and celebrities, the iconic hotel would do well to avoid any future bedbug invasions, as well as other travel pests.
Check out our Top 10 Travel Trends for more fun with bedbugs!
Subway riders around the world dropped their drawers in support of an international improv movement, Improv Everywhere, last weekend. Riders in chilly New York City and Mexico City celebrated the “No Pants Subway Ride,” and less proper Londoners traveling on the Underground took part in “No Trousers on the Tube.”
Men and women simply stripped down to their underwear during their normal commute. Participants were instructed not to reveal the reason for their exposed private parts. When asked, most responded by saying, “I forgot my pants.” We think it’s important to note that several pranksters were cited by the police for “forgetting their pants.”