Focal Point: 7 Pictures of Grand Central Terminal

Since Teja just did a post on the excellent Westin Grand Central, I thought it was only appropriate for Focal Point to showcase the historic Grand Central Station.  Did you know that we almost destroyed Grand Central multiple times?  Grand Central Terminal was built alongside the historic Penn Station at the start of …

Focal Point: 5 Pictures of Cannon Beach

The Haystack Rock of Cannon Beach is probably one of the most recognisable sights of the Pacific Coastline.  At 72 metres (234 feet) high, Cannon Beach claims it to be the ‘third largest monolith’ in the world.  This claim is a bit dubious since there is another Haystack rock on Oregon’s …

Damning Investigation into Allegiant Air

When we do reviews of airlines and their various aircrafts/flights, we tend to focus on seat pitch, in-flight entertainment, meals, etc.  – basically, First World Problems.  However, the one thing we take for granted in the West is: safety.  Apparently, our confidence is entirely misplaced.  The excellent Tampa Bay Times, …