World Travel Tips And News
8 ways to be a more eco-conscious traveler
by Juan Ruiz on April 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm
In theory, being an environmentally responsible traveler is simple. In practice, it requires a purposeful effort to reduce your carbon footprint and to abide by responsible travel pledges put forth by destinations. In 2019, Booking.com found in its annual Sustainable Travel Report that 73% of travelers worldwide intend to stay at least once in an …
How far in advance should you book a flight?
by Zach Griff on April 6, 2020 at 11:30 am
It’s a question everyone wishes they knew the answer to — when is the best time to book a flight? And unfortunately, there’s no right answer… In short, in depends. But there are some general trends to understand in order to find the lowest fares. The advice differs whether you’re planning a domestic or international …
Self-Isolation: Here’s How You Can Keep Yourself Busy at Home
by TravelDudes on March 17, 2020 at 1:49 pm
General InformationEurope Social distancing and self-isolation are now becoming very real for everyone across the globe. If you are not already self-isolating, or considering it, there is a high chance you will be in the coming months. As we’re adjusting to a more homebound lifestyle – at least for the time being – we need to start looking at the positives that it can bring. As travel lovers, the thought of staying put for the next few weeks/months sounds rather intimidating. However, self-isolating is the most responsible thing to do at this stage. So, as we’re all […]
Historic Bars and Restaurants in Barcelona
by ApartmentBarcelona on March 9, 2020 at 4:08 pm
Bars & NightlifeBarcelona Barcelona is a place that is known for having a history dating back over 2,000 years. In recent times, the city has become world renowned for offering fantastic food and drinks in its restaurants and bars. Nothing seems better than having a taste of the city´s history and culinary wonder in one sitting. Therefore, we bring to you the most historic bars and restaurants in Barcelona! Els 4Gats This wonderful restaurant opened its doors in 1897. The founder, Pere Romeu, wanted to imitate the Parisian style eatery that he had worked at in the French […]
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
Top tips for responsible travel in a post-virus world
by Christopher Hill on April 7, 2020 at 9:26 am
When we emerge from the COVID-19 lockdowns and start to travel again, it is important to do so in a responsible way. We have already seen the positive environmental effects of the virus: fish visible […]
Supporting the recovery of tourism in Asia: Villa vacation destinations to visit in the near future
by Silvan Kitma on April 6, 2020 at 8:26 am
One way or another and in varying degrees, the shockwaves of the COVID-19 pandemic are definitely felt by all industries worldwide. Yet, the effects on travel and hospitality are particularly both […]
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 […]
Asia’s Travel Advisors Caught in the Middle of Cancellation Quandary
by Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift on March 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm
The coronavirus crisis accentuates the value of travel advisors as much as it highlights their plight as go-betweens in the tourism sector. But a bigger question looms: Will these travel […]
10 Dream Destinations to Visit After Lockdown
by Nick Wharton on April 6, 2020 at 12:51 pm
Right now is a pretty difficult time in the world. If you’re like us, you’ve been sitting in self-isolation for a month by this point and besides trying to fill your time with online […]
Taking The TEFL Pros Course: A Complete Guide
by Nicola Rae on April 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm
These days, more people than ever are staying home, working remotely, and using their free time to complete online courses that will benefit them later. Maybe you’d like to teach abroad in the […]
20 Essential Travel Items Everyone Should Pack
by Dariece Swift on April 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Every year there are new travel gadgets and gear upgrades coming on the market. A quick “travel” search on Amazon will almost always lead to 10 or 15 purchases. But not all of these […]
Richard Dixon: 'EasyJet should use govt loan for refunds'
by Jennifer Morris on April 7, 2020 at 4:08 pm
"It is not fair for tour operators to shift the burden down to agents when the agent has paid the money to the tour operator, in the same way it’s not fair for the airlines to pass that down to the tour operators"
Tourism minister throws 'at-risk' DMOs £1.3 million lifeline
by James Chapple on April 7, 2020 at 3:50 pm
"We must act now to help the tourism sector be as strong as possible when we get through this pandemic," said Nigel Huddleston
Advantage Travel Partnership 2020 conference postponed
by James Chapple on April 7, 2020 at 3:34 pm
Event, which was due to be held in Madeira over 15-18 May, will now be held in 2021
10 traveling pets of Instagram you need to follow
on March 18, 2020 at 4:50 pm
It’s a tough time for us travel-loving humans. As more and more countries close their borders and go into lockdown in a bid to help... The post 10 traveling pets of Instagram you need to follow appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
Travelling around Coronavirus (COVID-19): All you need to know
on March 11, 2020 at 4:32 pm
It’s fair to say that so far, 2020 has been a tough, and for many, a tragic year. Since the first case of the coronavirus... The post Travelling around Coronavirus (COVID-19): All you need to know appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
Porto travel guide: what to see and do
on March 9, 2020 at 11:56 am
Hey friends! Alexx here again from Finding Alexx and I’m back with a Porto travel guide. I did a whirlwind extended weekend Portugal road trip last... The post Porto travel guide: what to see and do appeared first on STA Travel Blog.
12 Books to Take You Around the World
by NomadicMatt on April 6, 2020 at 5:25 pm
Posted: 04/07/2020 | April 7th, 2020 At a time when we can’t travel the world, the next best thing we can do is pick up a good travel book. As Emily Dickenson said, to shut our eyes is travel. Books transport us to distant lands and cultures. They nourish our wanderlust, entertain us, inform us, The post 12 Books to Take You Around the World appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
How to Be a Travel Hacker in Canada
by NomadicMatt on April 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The U.S. is known for its awesome travel credit cards. How does Canada compare? Many outside observers would probably guess that the Canadian travel credit card market is less lucrative than the US and, while that’s true in some ways, there are also ways in which Canada is the more favorable place to be. The The post How to Be a Travel Hacker in Canada appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
How the Coronavirus Will Change Travel
by NomadicMatt on March 31, 2020 at 8:20 am
Posted: 03/31/20 | March 21st, 2020 On a breezy fall morning, I was walking home from my university’s humanities department after trying to get out of my Spanish language requirement to no avail. On the way, I ran into one of my roommates. He mentioned he had heard that a small plane had crashed into The post How the Coronavirus Will Change Travel appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.