Virgin America, the newest U.S. start-up airline, has launched service from its home base at San Francisco International Airport, with three daily flights between San Francisco and New York Kennedy Airport, and five daily flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles International Airport.
The Point Reyes Hostel and the Redwood National Park Hostel are both pleased to announce that they have expanded their hours to offer day access to guests, through October 31. Registered guests will have access to the hostels at any time of the day, to have lunch, peruse the library, or enjoy the hostel common areas. These expanded hours apply every day of the week at the Redwood Hostel, and on Saturdays and Sundays at the Point Reyes Hostel.
World Nomads is seeking applicants for a Video Documentary Scholarship, which offers one college student a one-week trip to Kenya where s/he will work with a professional filmmaker to create a video documentary on the theme of community project travel. The winner will also receive a travel video pack from Lonely Planet, which includes a Sony HDR-HC5 video camera.
The Point Reyes Hostel welcomes one and all to a free barbecue and open house on Sunday, July 8. Check out the hostel, meet the staff, and enjoy lunch in the peaceful wilderness surroundings of the Point Reyes National Seashore.