Every December, top hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, travel agents, and members of the media descend upon Cannes, France, for the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), the travel industry’s version of the Cannes Film Festival. The gorgeous hotels … Continue reading 2017 Travel Trends for the Discerning Traveler
The lessions we learned when travelling with our teenage daughter and son: Involve your teen in trip planning – involving your teen in trip planning is key. Even though your son or daughter will likely respond with a casual “whatever,” … Continue reading tips for travelling with teens
Piedmont, Italy While Spain has its tomato-throwing, Italy’s biggest food fight takes place in the town of Ivrea, and involves oranges – lots of them. They are the weapon of choice in a re-enactment of a battle that took … Continue reading Some Great Carnival Alternatives in Europe
Travelers used to checking e-mail for free when hopping around the world are often hit by an unpleasant surprise when searching for public Wi-Fi in Germany. Many restaurants, cafes and hotels restrict access to their hotspots or don’t offer any … Continue reading What is it with Germany and public Wifi…?
To spend New Year’s Eve 2017 on Time Square in NYC that was the plan… Unfortunately this did not work out for 300 passengers on an American Airlines flight from Brazil. Instead they became part in a series of … Continue reading True Story – a 3 day plane journey from Brasil to New York City in Dec. 2016
Netherlands – from Jan. 1, 2017 onwards it is mandatory that riders of e-bikes, which are able to reach a speeds of up to 45 km/h, must wear helmets. CAUTION – the helmets used MUST be specially designed for … Continue reading Want to ride a bicycle? In Europe? Here are some changes starting 2017
Foreigners visiting the US under the visa waiver program will find a new question asking for their social media info in the travel authorization they have to fill out. It reads “Please enter information associated with your online presence,” … Continue reading U.S. Border Security Now Asking Foreign Travelers for Social Media Accounts
Uzbekistan – located in the heart of Central Asia, between two large rivers Amu Darya and Syr Darya. History of nations, living on this territory, is more than thousand years. This land became the motherland of civilization, which is … Continue reading Coming up in April 2017 – new visa regulations for Uzbekistan
The morning after AKA Doomsday. Waking up from the night before is something no one looks forward to. Alcohol can take up to 11 hours to leave your system, but these tried and tested tips will help you to … Continue reading Tonight we party…hangover cures that actually work…part II…the day after
A wise man once said drinking alcohol is like borrowing fun from tomorrow. He might’ve been right, but here are a few ways to help you through the hangover! Part I Line your stomach You’ve probably heard people waffling … Continue reading On Dec. 31 we party…hangover cures that work…part I…before & during your night out..
Every airline has their own baggage allowance rules and regulations, and if you’re transferring from one airline to another during your travels it can be hard to keep track of what’s allowed. To help travellers out, we have posted this … Continue reading Baggage Allowance Guide for EVERY International Airline
When making travel decisions, choose what is safest and most comfortable for your pet. For instance, unless you’ll be able to spend a lot of time with your dog, he’ll probably be happier at home than tagging along on your trip. … Continue reading How to Travel Safely with Your Pet…