It may be the last week of summer, but things didn’t slow down in This Week in Photos from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to the twerk seen ’round the world at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. While Miley successfully stole the spotlight in Brooklyn, here are some of the travel headlines that got our attention this week.
Gadling has a roundup of strange laws that can get you locked up abroad, which is entertaining and useful. At least now you know where it’s illegal to feed pigeons or chew gum on public transit.
Skift.com reports that we’re headed toward a regional pilot shortage — and why it may actually benefit business travelers.
CNTraveler brings us the wackiest travel accessories this week. Portable infrared sauna anyone? Hey, it’s only $400!
There’s a new restaurant critic on the block and it’s none other than rapper-turned-Yelp-reviewer Wale. DCist has some of his best reviews while on tour, including this gem about Mr. Chow’s in Beverly Hills, CA: “Pretty sure the Chicken Satay is made with crack.”
We’ll leave you with the most inspiring video we’ve seen this week. Watch Buzzfeed’s “Facts That Will Make You Want to Travel.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.