With winter approaching fast, it is time to think about where you will spend your winter holiday this year. These days, when traveling is so easy and affordable, you have almost unlimited choices of destinations for your winter holiday. And if you are not sure what might be the best option for you, keep on reading because this post will help you decide where to go this winter. From isolated tropical islands to freezing cities located north of the Arctic Circle, here are 25 Unique Places to Spend Your Winter Holiday.
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AAA predicts this year will be the busiest Thanksgiving travel season since 2007, with more than 27.3 million Americans expected to take to the skies between Wednesday, Nov. 23 and Sunday Nov. 27, an increase of 2.5 percent compared with last year — roughly 55,000 more passengers. While you won’t be able to avoid the millions of Americans traveling to their Turkey Day destinations, there are some ways to make the trip a little less stressful. Here are a few airport and flight travel tips that will help save you both money and time, and keep you stay healthy and sane this Thanksgiving holiday.
Earlier this year, I traveled alone across Europe. In some cities I knew a friend from college, in others perhaps a friend of a friend, but for all intents and purposes I wandered around by myself with no plan for about a month. Even for someone a close friend recently referred to as “the most… View Article
With just eighteen summer holidays to look forward to as parents, it’s important to think very carefully about where you’re going to spend each one. It may be easy to spend your family vacation in your beach home or at the local amusement park, but it pays to think outside your comfort zone and think… View Article
Summer weekends are the perfect time for family bonding. The kids are out of school and often out of extracurricular activities. The weather is typically gorgeous. Even parents sometimes have a bit more work flexibility during the summer months when lots of people are vacationing. Add those together and you have weekends of togetherness that just… View Article
If there’s one regulation that airlines hate more than anything, it’s the 24-hour rule. Can you blame them? In 2012, the Transportation Department required air carriers to allow you to hold a reservation without payment or cancel a booking without penalty for 24 hours after your reservation, with some exceptions. That allowed passengers to fix… View Article
(CNN) — Our bikes rattle over the cobbles as we leave Grote Markt in central Ypres and nose our way toward the Menin Gate. On July 9, this stone arch memorial to the thousands killed in battles around this pretty Belgian market town between 1914 and 1918, will see the riders of the Tour de… View Article
When an airline loses your luggage, it can take hours or even days to get someone to tell you where it ended up — if it ever turns up at all. Wouldn’t it be easier to hear from the luggage itself? That’s the promise of “smart luggage,” in which GPS tracking chips are embedded in… View Article
Kampala, Uganda (CNN) — The U.S. Embassy in Uganda said that it had been warned of a “specific threat” Thursday evening against Entebbe International Airport near the Ugandan capital, Kampala. An embassy statement, which said the warning came from Ugandan police, based on intelligence sources, said the threat involved an unknown terrorist group. “Individuals planning… View Article
JetBlue will add two new routes from Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA), saying service to the Florida cities of Fort Myers and West Palm Beach would begin Dec. 18. JetBlue’s announcement comes on the same day it launched three other routes from DCA, inaugurating nonstop service to Charleston, S.C.; Hartford, Conn.; and Nassau in the… View Article
Tarin Cardamone, 67, and her husband, James, 71, retired to Sierra Vista, Ariz., seven years ago, but now they want to move to a country in Central or South America for “a different lifestyle — something that’s more exciting and adventurous than going to the local grocery store or taking a trip to Tucson,” Tarin… View Article