There is so much of the world left to see, and so little time to do it. I have to rein in my enthusiasm for travel. Although I didn't say anything, I was already thinking about our next trip as we were leaving London on our last trip. My wife is
We spent two days in Siena, Italy. It was the off season during holy week, so there weren't a lot of people around, but enough that it didn't look like a ghost town. We arrived late in the day, and by the time we found our hotel and got settled in,
With a little work, I saved $700 on air fare. I am constantly looking at airfares to find the cheapest flights. Lately I have been a little fixated on the Canary Islands, mainly because it is so cheap to get there from just about any place in Europe. Not to mention that
The chances are pretty good that when you travel by plane, public transport, or in a hired car, something is going to annoy you. You're not alone. Traveling gives you the opportunity to learn about new cultures, eat different foods and explore some of the most beautiful places on earth. And thanks
10 Emerging Places to Visit in Europe For a Crowd-Free Vacation By Jamie Ditaranto This article was originally published by Smarter Travel. As the relentless crowds flock to major tourist sites in cities like Paris and Venice, travelers need to face the truth—we’re wearing each other (and the cities we’re visiting) out. It’s
London and Paris woo American millennials with first ever joint marketing campaign. For the first time ever, London and Paris are joining forces to show how easy it is to discover both as one amazing destination using the Eurostar which takes travellers between the city centres in just two hours 15
It's not unusual to ask, "How safe is my airline?" The number of fatalities attributed to air travel has been declining rapidly over the past 30 years. Considering that the number of flights and passenger miles has increased nearly as quickly, the actual rate of fatalities continues to fall dramatically, by
What is PIA and why do I need it? Because every time you go online, your information is exposed. I use PIA on all my devices, including my phone. PIA is my choice of VPN (Virtual Private Network) because it does everything I want it to, without tracking my activities online,
Psychedelic images of Salar de Uyuni, South America’s most surreal landscape. By Jen-Rose Smith With an ancient island of giant cacti, boiling mud pools, and hotels made entirely from salt, Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni looks like something from a fever dream. The world’s largest salt flat might be one of Bolivia's most popular
The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) carry-on rules can be confusing and do sometimes change. And sometimes it seems weird that you can bring some things in your carry-on baggage right on to the plane (like dry ice – you can bring that in your carry-on!). Here are answers to five common
I had never heard of a repositioning cruise until The Travelling Boomer posted about it. Paul Marshman writes an excellent blog, one that's a must-read for me. Full disclosure. I am not a big fan of cruises for a number of reasons. My style of travel is more seat of the pants.
Copenhagen is Best in Travel. Effortlessly cool Copenhagen is known for its striking spires, cutting-edge design and cycle-friendly streets. Every year Lonely Planet lists the hottest must-visit destinations, and in 2019, Copenhagen comes out on top as the number one in the city destination category. The avid travelers at Lonely Planet have
Here are a few tips that will make your trip a little bit more bearable. Mind What You Eat The kind of food you pick on the plane will determine how you feel through the trip. It is scientifically proven that insulin helps reduce jet lag which is a good thing. This
Unfortunately, our visit to Palermo was much too short. This video was taken at Seven Restaurant atop the Hotel Ambasciatori, Via Roma, 111 90133, Palermo. We flew from Malta to Palermo where we picked up our rental car, an Alfa Romeo Giulia. We found our Airbnb without much trouble. It was located in the central
This is my favorite piece of luggage. Here's a picture of my bag. I love the color orange. Unfortunately, they don't make the orange one any more, but it comes in a bunch of different colors. First, it's a backpack. It's comfortable to carry while you're walking, and it holds a lot.