16 hotel pools that made a splash during our travels this year
by Lori Zaino on October 19, 2019 at 9:30 pm
TPG staffers are, as you may have guessed, pretty frequent travelers. When we travel to review properties, we’re working, but part of that work is testing out everything a property has to offer — including the pool, of course. Our editors and writers have experienced some pretty incredible resorts this year, from the Caribbean to …
Denver Airport 101: A guide to the lounges at DEN
by Benji Stawski on October 19, 2019 at 9:00 pm
Denver International Airport (code DEN, though often referred to as DIA) is the largest airport in the United States by land size and the fifth busiest in the country, serving some 64 million passengers each year. United and Frontier both use the airport as a hub and it’s a focus city for Southwest. Today, we’re …
Top Functional & Stylish Daypacks
by TravelDudes on October 17, 2019 at 8:38 am
General InformationFrancetravel tipspacking tipsluggagebags Functional or stylish? We’ve all had to make that decision before regarding what type of daypack we should get for our next big trip. While deep down we know we should go for functional, the strong desire to still look good while traipsing through the airport duty free section often over-rides. What ultimately happens is sore shoulders from bad straps and frustration when you can’t find anything in your bag and have to unpack everything just to find your passport! Luckily, those days are over with a huge range of both […]
Great Alternative Bars in Raval, Barcelona
by ApartmentBarcelona on October 14, 2019 at 9:36 am
Bars & NightlifeSightsBarcelonabarcelonabarsSpainthings to do in barcelona This blog looks to introduce you to alternative bars in the neighbourhood of El Raval that the average tourist would never see. The aim being that you can mix with locals in environments that welcome people from all walks of life. These reccommendations are for open-minded people that are searching for unique experiences when they walk into a bar, here in Barcelona. Here are 5 great alternative bars in Raval, Barcelona 33/45 33/45 is one of the most intruiging bars you can see in Barcelona, situated on […]
Asia & Oceania
VANUATU – Must do day trip: Coongoola cruise from Port Vila
A Coongoola day cruise is something I recommend everyone to do if visiting Vanuatu. You’ll visit secluded beaches on Moso island, learn about turtles at the turtle sanctuary, have a BBQ on the beach, go snorkeling and see dolphins play. It’s a great day out [read more] The post VANUATU – Must do day trip: Coongoola cruise from Port Vila appeared first on Chris Travel Blog | CTB Global®.
SOLOMON ISLANDS – Savo Island day trip from Honiara (Guadalcanal)
A Savo Island day trip is a must-do if you’re visiting the Solomon Islands. The island is just 14 kilometers off the coast of Guadalcanal but is remote and has some unique features. These include megapodes which are a kind of oversized chicken that lay [read more] The post SOLOMON ISLANDS – Savo Island day trip from Honiara (Guadalcanal) appeared first on Chris Travel Blog | CTB Global®.
Unique Things To Do In Queensland
on July 2, 2018 at 9:09 am
Known for its stunning beaches and wildlife, Queensland in Australia is paradise on earth, and packed full of unique things to do. Queensland is somewhere that’s been on my bucket list […]
Six Of The Most Instagrammed Places In Australia
on April 15, 2017 at 10:26 am
It’s time to find out Australia’s top travel destinations, according to Instagram. If you didn’t Instagram it, then did it really happen? Err yes, of course. But we have […]
Where to Stay in Tokyo First Time
by asiatravelbug on October 18, 2019 at 4:05 am
Where to Stay in Tokyo First Time Are you traveling to Japan soon and thinking where to stay in Tokyo first time? In this blog, I will answer… The post Where to Stay in Tokyo First Time […]
Where to Stay in Kyoto [4 Best Places to Stay for Tourists]
by asiatravelbug on June 16, 2019 at 1:12 am
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
The top 5 honeymoon experiences in Africa
by Marc Harris on October 20, 2019 at 11:32 am
Nothing is more special than falling asleep to the wild hum of the African bush; couple this with a honeymoon and you have yourself the most romantic adventure this world has to offer. Any experience […]
Ecuador and Galapagos to suit every time scale
by Marcel Perkins on October 19, 2019 at 5:32 pm
Visiting the Galapagos Islands is on the bucket-list of many traveling to South America, and rightly so! Visiting Darwin’s ‘living laboratory’ and witnessing the extraordinary flora […]
Travel Advisor Group Supports Resort Fee Transparency
by Maria Lenhart, Skift on October 16, 2019 at 4:05 am
Congressional legislation in the United States that would bar hotels and short-term rental sources from advertising rates that don't include resort fees is getting support from the American Society […]
Travel Agency Group ASTA Aims to Shield Hotel Guests From Resort Fee Pain
by Maria Lenhart, Skift on October 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The American Society of Travel Advisors' show of support for the Hotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019 indicates growing distaste among agencies, as well as the general public, for resort fees, […]
Cost of Living in Beijing: An Insider’s Guide
by Tara Burgess on October 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Blending ancient history with sophisticated urban life, Beijing is one of the fastest-growing cities in Asia. Although the cost of visiting and living in Beijing has recently become more expensive, […]
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: The Complete Travel Guide
by Sasha Savinov on October 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm
You know those places that you visit for a day and immediately want to stay forever? Puerto Vallarta Mexico is one such place. This charming town in Banderas Bay is one of the most popular places to […]
Entries open for Travel Marketing Awards 2019
by Franki Berry on October 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm
There are 40 accolades up for grabs at the 12th annual Travel Marketing Awards.
Shearings Holidays to launch Walking Breaks
by Franki Berry on October 18, 2019 at 3:56 pm
Shearings Holidays will launch a new set of walking breaks in various locations around the UK from 2020.
Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes Winner Interview
on October 16, 2019 at 4:08 pm
Our Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes winners, Cara and Steph Bono are here to dish out all the highlights from their time in Thailand, after... The post Thailand Shot by You Sweepstakes Winner Interview appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
6 of The Spookiest Places You Must-Visit in Europe this Halloween
on October 16, 2019 at 11:26 am
If you’re looking to lift your spirits (and not just with trick or tequila) then these 6 spooky places to visit in Europe this 31st... The post 6 of The Spookiest Places You Must-Visit in Europe this Halloween appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
The Best Tour Companies in Ireland
by NomadicMatt on October 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Posted: 8/17/19 | October 17th, 2019 Ireland. It’s a scenic country full of rolling green hills, photogenic cliffs, impressive castles, cozy Irish pub, friendly locals, and a lot of Irish charm. I’ve loved every part of my experiences in Ireland. My first trip was a quick 24-hour visit to Dublin, but, I loved it so The post The Best Tour Companies in Ireland appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
Travel, Vacations, and the Issue of Time
by NomadicMatt on October 14, 2019 at 1:08 pm
Posted: 10/14/19 | October 14th, 2019 When I was growing up, my family didn’t “travel.” Like most modern, middle-class American families, if we went anywhere, it was because we were on vacation — short leisure trips with a fixed start and end, tied to the calendar of the working year, centered more often than not The post Travel, Vacations, and the Issue of Time appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.