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Fireworks in Madrid, Spain ring in the New Year
New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro on the Copacabana
Added by Nicholas Kontis on December 31, 2013 at 11:07am — No Comments
Each and every one of the 7 islands that make up the Canaries are an irresistible temptation for travellers at any time of year, but in winter in Europe, they’re in a league all of their own. The average annual temperature is more than 20ºC (in fact, UNESCO has classified the microclimate in Morgan, on Gran Canaria, as the best…Continue
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As we drove up into the clouds, it began to look not like Costa Rica anymore. Mist swirled around us.…Continue
Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on December 29, 2013 at 9:26am — No Comments
This is my third trip to the second biggest city in Thailand. In a small way I have become a local. The baristas at Starbucks remember my name. They also remember not to ask me if I want yak milk when I order a black coffee. The…Continue
Added by Forrest Walker on December 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The opening of Harbor View Hotel in 1891 was a major turning point for Martha's Vineyard. This island, 5 miles off the Massachusetts coast, was definitively transforming from whaling port to idyllic vacation destination.
Today, the Vineyard’s 122-year old Victorian “Grand Dame” is a coveted member of…Continue
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“Viva Venezia” – The Grand Canal with Dorsoduro and the Santa Maria Della Cathedral
Can a hotel inspire one to travel? In most cases, no. But the Sina Centurion Palace is that unique hotel experience that we all long for… a hotel stay that can change your entire perspective on a city or an…Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on December 26, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments
The end of the year in southern Costa Rica is time for one of the country’s biggest indigenous cultural events. This is when the native Boruca community celebrates their traditional “Fiesta de los Diablitos”, or…Continue
Added by Shannon Farley on December 26, 2013 at 8:26am — No Comments
Santa, baby! In the spirit of the season, for all you moms and dads out there here’s a quick international round-up of several key Kris Kringle korners -- theme parks built specifically around that jolly old elf and his crew. There are of course countless towns and cities (not to mention shopping malls) in various countries that toss up a little “Santa’s Village” for the kids during the Yuletide holidays, but these four in North America and one in Europe are dedicated theme parks that do…Continue
Added by José Balido on December 25, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments
Los pueblos blancos son para el invierno. Cuando llega el frío y el campo se vuelve verde, la Sierra de Grazalema, a media hora de …Continue
Added by Iberia Airlines on December 24, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments
Christmas is upon us once again. What is it about Christmas that brings out the inner child in all of us? For billions of people around the world Christmas is the biggest holiday or time-off of the year. The annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ is also one of most popular and busiest times of the year to travel. The holiday is most likened to Santa Claus and the North Pole, but while many will spend Christmas in the snow, not all Christmas destinations are filled with white…Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on December 23, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments
What are the most ethical travel destinations in the world? The California-based nonprofit Ethical Traveler group has just published its top ten for 2014.
The decision is based on a combination of its human rights and social welfare record, environmental protection including animal welfare, and its appeal as a travel destination. The list includes only…Continue
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|More people than ever are relying on just their smart phones when it comes to travel photography. And why not? Our smartphones are slim, portable devices that take up less space and attract far less attention than DSLRs or even compact cameras. And the results we can achieve with our smartphones are remarkable!…|
Added by Sara Cooke on December 21, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
OK, for those who travel a lot, you probably have the packing game down to a science. A routine. You know what to take, how much to take and how to pack it.
Maybe you can skip this article.
But, if images of jumping on your suitcase as your partner quickly snaps the locks shut, or sitting on the thing while you’re doubled over tying the straps is…
The city of Antalya lies on the Mediterranean coast in the south of Turkey, a truly vast country. Sheltered on one side by the Taurus Mountains and bathed by the blue waters of the Mediterranean on the other, in just a few years the region of Antalya has become one of Turkey’s top destinations for spa tourism.
Antalya is a region that…
Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on December 19, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments
Spending your Christmas holidays in Costa Rica and wondering what to do? The capital city of San José has a lot going on. So get your Santa hat and festive cheer ready, and let the rhythm of Christmas in Latin America dash you away!
Added by Shannon Farley on December 19, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
For two years, I had heard whispers of a mountain sanctuary in Eastern Tibet, around which circled a pilgrimage route unmatched for it's scenic beauty. So, in September 2013, I decided to take an expeditionary group on a journey of discovery. Here are some reflections on an amazing trip...
“Say that again?” I asked, completely…Continue
Added by Whistling Arrow on December 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The enchanting atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets scattered throughout Europe -- some of them starting this week or next -- is attracting more and more visitors every year. Under the spell of mulled wine, hot chestnuts, grilled sausages and marzipan sweets, it is hard to resist the various types of hand -made gifts. Half-timbered buildings are festively lit and the aromas of mulled wine out of the local vineyards and cinnamon permeate theair at traditional Christmas…Continue
Added by Velimira Velikova on December 18, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments