Posted on January 20, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Even if North America has its charm, Europe (in my opinion) takes the crown as Road Trip Queen, because of its sheer diversity in culture and nature. Imagine driving six hours and crossing five countries and hearing four languages. Yeah, that’s Europa for you. This is why we’ve made a list of five European road trip itineraries that will make your head spin!
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Posted on January 19, 2016 by Jessica Buck in Travel
Budapest is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and is fast becoming one of the trendiest cities in Europe. Split into two parts, Buda and Pest on either side of the River Danube, the Hungarian capital is home to a multitude of historical landmarks, from the exceptional Chain Bridge to the magnificent Parliament Building. For those looking for a little bit of culture, you’ll find a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites dotted along the banks of the Danube, as well as plenty of beautiful thermal spas cementing Budapest as one of the most cultural and historical cities on the planet. This handy guide delves further into the city and tells you all you need to know for that all important trip… best get planning!
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Posted on January 18, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
During a recent trip to Maui, travel writer David Duran stayed at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Here’s his take on the experience.
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Posted on January 15, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
Travel becomes so much richer when you interact with the locals, learn about their culture, and immerse yourself in their community. Meeting people isn’t as difficult as you might think. Folks may be different, but deep down everyone seeks the same things: happiness and a sense of connection. If you’re comfortable enough to approach others, they will be happy to guide you, show you around, and even invite you in for a meal. You’re sure to return with a broader understanding about where you’ve been, and make a few new friends, too! Here, we’ve put together ten tips on how to start the conversation.
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Posted on January 14, 2016 by Violeta-Loredana Pascal in Travel
If you are planning a trip to Las Vegas you should know that apart from the famous attractions there are many out of the ordinary, quirky activities waiting to be discovered. Some are to be found at the famous hotels, while others take you outdoors for memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences. Fun, educational, unusual, these attractions are a great alternative or addition to the common places to visit and things to do in Sin City. And sometimes, what happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas – it needs to be shared! Especially when it’s an experience at one of these unusual attractions.
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Posted on January 13, 2016 by Scott Josephson in Travel
There’s no greater freedom than hitting the open road. Forget TSA pat downs, paying to check bags and frustrating flight delays. You’re in control behind the wheel, so why not transform the driver’s seat into a cockpit of comfort and convenience? With safety as your first priority and preparing for the unexpected, these 10 gadgets will make you tech-savvy and road ready for your next highway adventure.
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Posted on January 12, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
“We’ve gone ahead and upgraded your room type,” is one of the best phrases to hear when checking in at the hotel counter. There’s nothing more satisfying than being spoiled and taken care of, especially when it’s compliments of the house. Now unless you are arriving with an entourage and paparazzi, getting upgraded in a hotel doesn’t come easy, but with a little preparation, clever wording and some courage, there are a few potential ways to get bumped to a better room (or suite). Below are five hacks that are worth trying out the next time you want to trade in that mountain view for something more blue…and ocean like.
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Posted on January 11, 2016 by Jessica Buck in Travel
Sunny Cyprus; the country best known for stunning coasts, historical figures and all year round perfect weather – there are so many things to love about Cyprus! With such a rich culture and history, there’s little wonder why Cyprus attracts millions of visitors from all corners of the globe. There are plenty of tourist attractions found in far flung places across the country; from the family beach resorts of Paphos and Protaras to the lively destinations of Ayia Napa and Nicosia. Whatever your holiday needs, Cyprus offers sun, sea and sand right in the heart of the Mediterranean.
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