World Travel Tips And News
Seychelles reopening on August 1 — but Americans won’t be allowed in
by Ethan Steinberg on July 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Editor’s note: This post has been updated to reflect that commercial flights to the Seychelles will be resuming on August 1, 2020. The Seychelles are thought of as a luxury destination by most, as evidenced by the country’s initial reopening plan which only allowed visitors traveling on private and chartered flights. Beginning August 1, the Seychelles …
How to ensure you have lounge access on your next flight
by Ben Smithson on July 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Airports can be stressful. Thousands of travelers all heading in different directions, boarding calls, overpriced food and drinks, duty free mazes, flights closing and lines everywhere. A great way to relax before your next flight is to spend some time in an airport lounge. These can be sanctuaries from the madness of the terminal and …
Road Trip Through the Scottish Highlands
by Jenn Vukojevic on June 18, 2020 at 10:15 am
General InformationNorth United KingdomUnited KingdomscotlandScottish Highlandsroad trip Scotland, UK is a breathtakingly beautiful country that can make you feel like you've taken a step back in time with the vastness of its untouched lands and the old style buildings you’ll see in the towns. The best way I think in which to see it all is a road trip to the Highlands. So, grab your snacks and buckle your seats for the ultimate road trip adventure. The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip Preparing Your Road Trip Route: Edinburgh to Inverness Distance: 318 km Driving Time: Around […]
Barcelona Off the Beaten Track
by Only-apartments on June 17, 2020 at 10:07 am
CultureSightsGeneral InformationBarcelonamarketstapasSpainoff the beaten trackTraditionalfoodbarcelonabeaches You've probably heard a lot of people give you 'insider tips' on Barcelona for when you travel there. The problem is that those 'insider tips' are probably so widespread nowadays that they are no longer what they say they are. However, the first thing you need to know is that Barcelona is a city that's ever changing when it comes to trends, so there are always new things to discover which, combined with the traditional elements, make Barcelona one of the most attractive cities in the […]
Asia & Oceania
MICRONESIA FSM – Things to do on Yap – island tour & how to get there
Visiting Micronesia is a delight and that also counts for a Yap visit. Yap is definitely one of the best places to visit in Micronesia. It’s very remote in the Pacific and difficult to reach from most places in the world. If you visit Yap, [read more] The post MICRONESIA FSM – Things to do on Yap – island tour & how to get there appeared first on Chris Travel Blog | CTB Global®.
TONGA – Sample 1-week Tonga itinerary: culture & beaches & island-hopping
The Kingdom of Tonga (in short just Tonga) is a perfect destination in the Pacific to sniff culture but also to do island hopping. It’s one of the last remaining absolute monarchies in the world but honestly, I didn’t notice much of that while travelling [read more] The post TONGA – Sample 1-week Tonga itinerary: culture & beaches & island-hopping appeared first on Chris Travel Blog | CTB Global®.
Best Pocket Wifi in Japan: Pupuru Pocket Wifi Rental Review
by asiatravelbug on April 3, 2020 at 5:32 pm
Best Pocket Wifi in Japan: Pupuru Wifi Rental Review If you are looking for the best pocket wifi in Japan out of the numerous Japan pocket… The post Best Pocket Wifi in Japan: Pupuru Pocket […]
Where to Stay in Kyoto [4 Best Places to Stay in Kyoto for Tourists]
by asiatravelbug on February 25, 2020 at 5:12 pm
Where to Stay in Kyoto Find out the best places to stay in Kyoto for tourists in this Where to Stay in Kyoto guide. To help you decide, I’… The post Where to Stay in Kyoto [4 Best Places […]
Other Travel News
6 days in Cabo San Lucas: an escape to Esperanza on the edge of a pandemic
by Jamie Edwards on July 12, 2020 at 10:48 pm
It’s March 11th. Our President has just announced that all US nationals must return from Europe. There is panic at airports, and at universities, where students are studying abroad. There is […]
A local’s recommendations for a luxury escape to wine country in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
by Lisa Mallett on July 11, 2020 at 12:26 pm
I consider myself a very lucky woman to be living in one of the most beautiful places in the world in my humble opinion. I live in Niagara, Ontario, Canada and as some of you may or may not be aware […]
Tours and Attractions Pursue New Hygiene Regimes to Coronavirus Recovery
by Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift on May 6, 2020 at 11:00 am
Tourism is now having its OCD moment in the face of the coronavirus. Will new sanitation protocols in the tourism sector buy peace of mind for travelers post-pandemic or usher in a new age of travel […]
Travel Agency Flight Centre to Shutter 800 Storefronts as Part of $1.2 Billion Savings Effort
by Matthew Parsons, Skift on April 6, 2020 at 1:05 pm
This cost-cutting package could be one of the largest we'll see in this crisis. On paper, the cuts look like they'll be enough, but there will be collateral damage to its brand with so many shop […]
Will Travel Advisors Be Last in Line for Bailouts?
by Rosie Spinks, Skift on March 20, 2020 at 2:15 pm
Airlines, cruise ships, and hotels rely on travel advisors to book a lot of their business. A lobbying effort is afoot to make sure that thousands of these small businesses don't get left out of […]
Teacher Feature: Living in The USA and Teaching ESL Online
by Dariece Swift on July 13, 2020 at 10:57 am
In this interview, we’re chatting with Nicola, an American teacher living in the USA while teaching English online and travelling around her home country! Nicola has taught English from her […]
2 Days In Taipei: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary
by Nick Kembel on July 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Taipei, the lively, hospitable, effervescent capital of Taiwan, is the kind of city that leaves all visitors wishing they had more time, no matter how long you go for. The city has all the makings of […]
Airbnb Coupon Code 2020 – Up To $55 Airbnb Discount
by Nick Wharton on July 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Airbnb Coupon 2020You must log-out of any Airbnb account on your device before clicking the button below. You will have to create a new Airbnb account with a new email to get this $55 Airbnb […]
Tui's first flights to the Balearics all 'almost full'
by Jennifer Morris on July 13, 2020 at 11:14 am
Tui’s Andrew Flintham is predicting late booking and a "two or three-week build-up"
Tui chief to govt: ‘Don’t wait 28 days to add safe countries’
by Jennifer Morris on July 13, 2020 at 10:53 am
Andrew Flintham said Cape Verde, Portugal and Bulgaria were the obvious omissions from the list, along with Tunisia and Morocco
In TTG: Tui chief says 'plans in place for all outcomes’; report from first Aus fam since bushfires
by Jennifer Morris on July 13, 2020 at 10:23 am
Features include a piece on South Australia’s first fam since the bushfires
Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Australia from home
on July 6, 2020 at 9:20 pm
We’re going out. Outback. This week, we’re taking our lockdown daydreams all the way Down Under. Travel Australia with 360° virtual tours, an interactive scuba... The post Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Australia from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
YOUR WEEKLY ADVENTURE AGENDA: EXPLORE THE USA FROM HOME
on July 1, 2020 at 6:13 pm
Just because we’re inside, that doesn’t mean we can’t explore what’s outside. Quaranstream America from the comfort of your couch. Think live big rig road... The post YOUR WEEKLY ADVENTURE AGENDA: EXPLORE THE USA FROM HOME appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Peru from home
on June 18, 2020 at 6:53 pm
As lockdown begins to ease for many of us and we start to think about getting back on the road in 2021, we’re taking you... The post Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Peru from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
12 Things I’d Tell Any New Traveler
by NomadicMatt on July 10, 2020 at 12:33 pm
When I left to travel the world, I didn’t know what to expect. I wasn’t well traveled and was as green as they come. No one I knew had ever done this before. To compensate for my lack of preparedness, I followed my guidebooks and wet my feet with tours. I was young and inexperienced, and I made a lot of rookie travel mistakes. But you don't have to. The post 12 Things I’d Tell Any New Traveler appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
How to See Alberta: A 10-Day Suggested Driving Itinerary
by NomadicMatt on July 6, 2020 at 9:19 am
Posted: 7/6/20 | July 6th, 2020 Dalene and Pete Heck, the duo behind Hecktic Travels is also the team at Road Trip Alberta! Dalene and Pete are Alberta raised and currently living in the province’s third-biggest city, Lethbridge. Alberta is one of the most scenic provinces in Canada and, today, Dalene shares a driving itinerary The post How to See Alberta: A 10-Day Suggested Driving Itinerary appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
My 6 Favorite Hostels in Panama City
by NomadicMatt on July 5, 2020 at 10:00 am
Posted: Panama City is known as the shipping and financial hub of Central America — but there’s much more to the city than that. Panama City is a bustling, lively city with a vibrant nightlife, tons of history, and delicious food. It’s a good hub to base yourself for a few days while you plan The post My 6 Favorite Hostels in Panama City appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.