Polar Bears Shut Down Airport, Packing Advice from Google Home Bot, Where Holiday Traffic Will Be The Worst


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Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with you.  Here are the articles for Tuesday, December 19, 2017, that we think you should read.

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Amtrak Cascades train derails in Washington, Casualties reported. – Truly scary experience.  I love riding the trains because that means I don’t have to drive… and you don’t have to stop if you want something to eat or have to use the restroom.  Hopefully, it was the train going too fast and not a case of someone intentionally trying to derail the train.

Polar Bears Halt Airport Operations in Barrow, Alaska. – Atlanta wishes that their problems were this cute.


Could You Be Screened Without Stopping at Airport Security Checkpoints in the Future? – Technology like this will help eliminate today’s problems.  But, just like hackers, terrorists are motivated creatures and their tactics will evolve as well.  We have to keep trying to minimize the impact to travelers while increasing our effectiveness in stopping them.

KLM bot offers packing advice on Google Home. – Very useful application of technology.  And I’m sure Google will also be willing to sell you anything you’re missing.

Here’s When Holiday Travel Delays Will Be the Worst. – Over 100 million people will be traveling during this holiday season, so the roads and airports will be jammed packed!  Avoid traveling during these two days and times to avoid most of the drama.

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