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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Last month, Mastercard released its Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. Measured by the number of international overnight visitors, the study, now in its seventh year, predicts which countries will be the most visited in 2016. From the AsiaPacific region to Europe to the Middle East and Africa, here are the 20 cities set to see the most visitors this year.
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.
If you plan on traveling abroad over the upcoming holidays, you should probably do a little research on what may or may not be considered acceptable behavior. Culture runs deep and there are a number of customs and gestures that Americans use without thinking twice, but that are considered extremely rude in other countries. Here are some of the most common, everyday things Americans do that are seen as offensive elsewhere.
Now with autumn being well under way, it’s time to celebrate one of the greatest beauties nature has to offer during this time of year: fall foliage. Leaf peeping, while certainly a seasonal pastime, could almost be considered a fall sport. To be good at it, you’ve got to plan your strategy, and execute it swiftly…. View Article
At least one woman was killed and 108 were injured after a commuter train crashed into a train station in Hoboken, New Jersey, during Thursday’s morning rush-hour, causing part of the highly trafficked terminal to collapse. Previous reports indicated that three people had been killed in the crash, but Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said only one… View Article
On Monday Google launched Google Trips, a new mobile application aimed at helping people better plan their vacation and travels. The free app — which is available on Android and iOS — serves as a trip planner and travel guide that is capable of organizing your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offering editorial guides to more than 200… View Article
China’s new record-breaking Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon glass bridge closed last Friday after being open just 13 days due to an overwhelming number of daily visitors. With a total price tag of 22.5 million Yuan (over $3 million USD), the world’s longest and highest glass bottom bridge opened to the public on August 20. Since opening, the Zhangjiajie… View Article
On Wednesday, the first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the U.S. and Cuba in over 55 years successfully arrived in Santa Clara, marking a new chapter in the Obama administration’s effort to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. The historic JetBlue Flight 387 flight departed Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Wednesday morning and… View Article
The world’s tallest and longest glass bridge opened to the public on August 20 in China’s Hunan Province following months of several safety tests. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is suspended 980 feet above the ground floor of the deep, tree-lined gorge. The walkway is more than 1400 feet long and 6 feet wide, and… View Article
The commercial space company is the first private organization approved by the federal government to land on the moon with a robotic spacecraft Moon Express has officially become the first private company in the world to receive permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit. After months of conversations with U.S. government officials, the U.S. startup announced… View Article
Earlier this week, JetBlue announced they are considering expanding their service to include trans-Atlantic flights to Europe for the first time. The details came amid the New York-based airliner’s second-quarter earnings report on Tuesday. During the earnings call, JetBlue revealed details about a purchase agreement with Airbus for 30 more A321 aircrafts over the next… View Article