A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors.
Not every pet travel story ends happily. One woman reports that her dog was diagnosed with heat stroke, a urinary tract infection and liver problems, following a United flight from Houston to Boston. (NBC Washington)
Over the past decade, Cyber Monday has morphed away from its tech-sale heritage and gradually become a season for the travel deal. Bargains are popping up everywhere, but unfortunately, sorting among the scattered offerings promises to be time-consuming. Luckily though, a few trusty sites have already done the Google work for you and wrangled in the best of them. Shop here for deals on hotels, foreign and domestic travel. (Condé Nast Traveler, International Business Times, Travel + Leisure)
If you've ever found yourself the captive audience of an obnoxious traveler, prone to loud displays of entitlement, and wished you had told that person off, look no further, Elan Gale is your surrogate. (Huffington Post)
Not comfortable with the idea of making small talk with that stranger sitting next to you on your flight? How about listening to them chat with all their friends? (The New York Times)
Five years after brutal terrorist attacks prompted many tourists to scratch Mumbai off their lists, India's most inhabited city is making a comeback. (The Independent)