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Story highlights Noise-canceling headphones can create a quiet world Load up on your favorite movies and music to block out others Prayer and meditation can also create personal space -- inside your head (a-LineTravel)The seats are too small, the meals are nonexistent, and the people across the aisle have taken off their shoes and socks to share their stinky feet…

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Story highlights Ne Quittez Pas' special menu features dishes made with dirt Soil is heated to kill bacteria Menu is anything but dirt cheap It reads like a palate-pleasing menu. You start out with a truffle soup, followed by oysters and then a main course of flounder with risotto and vegetables. There's a side of potatoes and you finish it…

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Story highlights With retro carriages, the Night Riviera Sleeper is one of Britain's last intercity cabin trains South West Coast path is one of the world's most spectacular ocean-side hikes Despite its comedic name, author Catharine Amy Dawson Scott described Booby's Bay as "somewhat eerie" If ever there was a place for ghost stories, it's Cornwall -- the rugged peninsula…

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Story highlights Extreme surf photographer Chris Burkard chases Arctic swells for work Latest project documented in stunning SmugMug video showing extreme conditions Favorite places to shoot include Iceland and Central California "I love to suffer," says extreme surf photographer Chris Burkard. That much is clearly evident from his incredible portfolio (see photo gallery below left), built up from shooting surfers…

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FOLLOW a-LineTravel Travel Follow @a-LineTraveltravel Manila (a-LineTravel)The old world ambiance of Manila's Cafe Adriatico is unmistakable. Wooden furnishings, brushstroke paintings and soft music are all a reminder of an era gone by. Located in the older neighborhood of Malate, Cafe Adriatico is a memento of what Manila once was. It's now obscured by the urban decay that epitomizes the bayside…

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Story highlights Chicago declares O'Hare International Airport "world's busiest airport" FAA stats show O'Hare tops Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson as No. 1 in takeoffs and landings Does that make O'Hare the "world's busiest airport?" Depends on whom you ask Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson handles more yearly passengers than any other airport, worldwide (a-LineTravel)Look out. The bragging war between two of the world's busiest airports…

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Story highlights Crystal waters, awesome local food and great views set these city beaches apart from others The turquoise waters of Waikiki Beach in Honolulu are good for snorkeling Ipanema Beach offers great restaurants and a party vibe Stressed colleagues, traffic jams, pollution. We're all familiar with the undesirable qualities of city life. So thank the gods of urban planning…

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(a-LineTravel)"Jurassic World" hit over 4,200 theaters last week, reintroducing the man-meets-dinosaur disaster to a new generation of fans. The movie has already smashed records, becoming the highest grossing global opening in history by bringing in $511.8 million over the weekend. While real-life scientists have yet to resurrect the terrible lizards from mosquito DNA, they have recently discovered remnants of what…

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Story highlights Gorilla tracking in Uganda takes you into the home of some of man's closest cousins A dining experience in Italy lets you ski by day, dine with Michelin-starred chefs by night World's largest buffalo roundup can be experienced in South Dakota (a-LineTravel)Scrap all those other bucket lists you've been compiling. Put away the brochures. We've just put together…

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