Twice in my life I've nearly drowned, or thought I would.
Summertime is practically synonymous with road trips. But before you toss everyone (and everything) in the car, read up on these expert tips.
Hilton is offering 2,500 bonus HHonors points to members that register and make a reservation for a stay between now and September 30, 2013 by 10:59AM EST tomorrow, Friday, May 24. To be eligible you first have to “Like” the Hilton page on Facebook and go through this link. You can earn the bonus points [...]Show More Summary
Be careful what you wish for. Has anyone ever said this to you? That sometimes what you think you want may be delivered but probably not in the way that you imagine? Some say that we receive what we wish for only to the extent at which we are clear about what we really want. [...]
Here's a random peek inside the home airport lounge of Cambodia Angkor Air, the national carrier of Cambodia. On a trip from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, we booked ourselves in Business Class and headed to their international lounge at the airport. Show More Summary
Over at Ancestors in Aprons, I’m trying to track down houses in New York where my Great Uncle lived during the Gilded Age. That got me thinking about my own trips to NYC, and I thought I’d devote Travel Photo Thursday to a few shots of New York. Some of these are repeats that I [...] The post Travel to NYC for Travel Photo Thursday appeared first on A Traveler's Library.
ThanksAgain is the service you link your credit card to and then you earn miles automatically when shopping with participating merchants. It’s like making purchases through an online shopping portal to earn miles for what you’re buying anyway, only it’s for in-person retail purchases. And it functions like Rewards Network (formerly known as iDine but [...]Show More Summary
A family trip to Hawaii's Big Island would be one filled with outdoor thrills, animal adventures, and educational experiences. Top it off with great food, and you've got unforgettable memories, too.
Courtesy of Shriti Bannerjee, ProjectBly.com If you are the kind of traveler who lives for digging through flea markets and wandering through souks, you might want to travel over to ProjectBly.com, a new lifestyle website featuring a rotation of world street market collections. Show More Summary
While I was in Europe earlier this month, I finally managed to visit Madrid. Years ago I went to Madrid but was deathly sick and didn’t do much while I was there. So as I spent spent week riding the rails around Europe, I made my Madrid a definite stop on the tour. Show More Summary
Opera and theatre lovers throughout the world are rejoicing as the amazing 19 billion ruble Mariinsky II theatre (one of the most expensive cultural projects ever built) has finally opened its doors, after years of problems and delays with its financing and construction. Boasting a huge auditorium with a capacity of 2,000, the new theatre [...]Show More Summary
I visited Singapore last February to latch on to the end of my husband being over there with work. For the first 2 days I did next to nothing ? jet lag and humidity were enough to deal with that – I just parked myself at ?Privé? in Keppel Marina while my husband worked nearby. [...]Show More Summary
It’s rare that I get really, truly f&^@$% angry at a loyalty program. Hilton had a more or less unprecedented devaluation of their HHonors program earlier in the year, though I still couldn’t really be mad at them. They made an extreme business decision, but at least they provided a bit of advance notice, and [...]Show More Summary
Czech transport company Ropid wants to set aside carriages for unattached people, a concept that could launch by the end of the year.
Mammoth Mountain Good news for mountain bikers looking to hit a trail this long Memorial Day Weekend. The fabulous Mammoth Mountain Bike Park will open to riders this Saturday, kicking off another great summer season with a variety of...Show More Summary
With a reputation as one of the world?s foremost party destinations, it?s no wonder that Ibiza boasts some of the most fantastic, talked-about nightclubs around. In fact, some of the island?s most popular clubs have won awards and attract not just international party-goers, but celebrity party-goers as well ? not to mention some of the [...]Show More Summary
Summer travel can be harrowing; here's a guide to what you need to know.
Our trip to Boston last month obviously turned out to be quite horrifying. But before it all went down - before the madness - we were rather impressed by how big of a draw the marathon was for the city. Hotels were full, restaurants were packed, and visitors were welcomed from around the world. Show More Summary
According to Mother Nature it?s not technically summer for at least another month, but we go by the calendar and the season starts with Memorial Day weekend. Thankfully theme parks also seem to follow the calendar, so the last few weeks of May are always a good time to enjoy that new roller coaster smell. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: ORLANDO -- Twenty-one years after SeaWorld blended dark rides and live animal exhibits to take visitors to the North Pole with Wild Arctic, SeaWorld Orlando's completed the journey to the other side of the world. Antarctica:...Show More Summary