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TEN Bar in the historic Northern Hotel, Billings Montana (Photo courtesy of the Northern Hotel - used with permission)
TEN Bar in the historic Northern Hotel, Billings Montana (Photo courtesy of the Northern Hotel - used with permission)
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The Northern Hotel In Billings Just Added To National Register Of Historic Places [PHOTOS]

I'm a big fan of PARTS of Billings and the Northern Hotel on North Broadway is one of my FAVORITE parts. I was thrilled to see a press release come down naming the Northern Hotel to the National Registry of Historic Places. Take a look for yourself and stop in the next time you find yourself in Billings.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
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An Airline Is Now Charging People by Weight

I can't even imagine how embarrassing this would be.  To have someone look me up and down and then charge me more to get on the plane depending on how much I weigh.   Unless they ask me to get on the scale with my luggage, they're getting the wrong weight, because I lie about it.

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What Country Is Friendliest to Tourists? (Hint: It’s Not the U.S.)

If you’re looking for a little international adventure, there’s one place you may be surprised to learn will welcome you with open arms.

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Republican Lawmaker Seeks to Cut Tourism Tax On Montana Hotels

 

A Republican lawmaker says a cut to the tax on hotel rooms could attract more budget-conscious travelers.

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Category: Montana News, Taxes, Travel
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For Just $7K You Can Vacation With the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

The old addage that "money won't buy you happiness" is mostly true, that is unless you have just under $7k in your pocket and an urge to vacation with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

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Category: Sports, Travel
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Why Do We Need Oxygen Masks on Planes? This Scary Video Gives the Answer

Anyone who has flown commercially knows the instructions the flight attendants give prior to take off. The main emphasis is on the oxygen mask. In the event of depressurization, oxygen masks will drop from the ceiling and they demonstrate how to securely fasten it over your mouth. I've always wondered just how important the oxygen mask really is.

After watching this video I quickly realized why it is a very good idea to put that mask on as soon as possible. 

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Category: Travel, Videos
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Video of Drunk Plane Passenger Restrained With Duct Tape Surfaces

Hey, remember this picture of the drunk guy on a flight from Iceland to New York City who had to be restrained with duct tape and zip ties? Allegedly he started screaming on the flight and tried to choke a fellow passenger after drinking a bottle of duty-free alcohol. The crew had to get a little...inventive to resolve the situation. Their solution certainly restrained him, but didn't do much to shut him up, as we now know, thanks to this video of him trying to scream through the duct tape over his mouth.

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What Are America’s Busiest Airports on Thanksgiving Weekend?

Even though the price of holiday travel is on the rise, nearly 24 million people will still be shuttling across the friendly skies this Thanksgiving weekend.

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Check Road Conditions – Phone #’s, Websites, & Free Mobile App

If you have travel plans that you just can't change, we want to make sure you are prepared.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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TSA Reveals List of Weird and Scary Items Confiscated This Year

We all gripe about having to take our shoes off when we go through airport security, but according to a list of items confiscated this year by the TSA, footwear may be the least of its concerns.

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The Best Time to Buy Plane Tickets Is Almost Upon Us — Dollars and Sense

With all the fees airlines have been packing on in the past couple years, it may seem that tickets are impossibly expensive.

But there are times when it’s cheaper to buy them — and those times are fast approaching.

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Cameron Spencer, Getty Images
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Cruise Lines Cut Prices to Attract Skittish Vacationers — Dollars and Sense

Ever wanted to take a cruise? Bargain shoppers might find this to be the perfect time to book a seafaring voyage.

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