Looking to stay somewhere interesting and unconventional? Not feeling the conventional hotel alternatives like B&B, inns or homestays? Something more thrilling? Do you fancy ghosts, vampires, or werewolves? The supernatural always intrigue some thanks to the movie industry! For the ghost-seekers out there looking for a hotel, perhaps a haunted hotel would be the perfect […]
Moscow Moscow is often a mysterious and imposing city for American travelers. The city is also known to have some of the most expensive hotels in the world with average rates of $400 per night. The good news is this is offset by cheaper flights, which can be as low as $468 round-trip from New […]
The best way to get a feel for a country and its culture is through its food. So it is not surprising that culinary tours or cooking vacations are on the rise…and the locations and options are limitless. There are one-day cooking workshops, week long cooking classes and cultural tours, or even a gourmet day tour without cooking.
The island of Chiloé, in southern Chile, is a place that you probably have never heard of.
Chiloé has a cool breezy climate which is a pleasant alternative to the dry heat of Chile’s big cities.
The pristine island and its diverse ecosystem, which has remained largely free from colonialism and capitalism, attracted Charles Darwin to explore in 1834 and the island has not changed much.
Lisbon is known as “The City of Seven Hills,” and there are plenty of nice vantage points from which you can scope out the broad cityscape and the adjacent Rio Tejo, or Tagus River. Right on the Rio Tejo is a UNESCO World Heritage site and bastion of the city since 1515, the ornate Belém Tower, with its white Moorish-style architecture. While you’re here, it’s also worth visiting the Jerónimos Monastery, another World Heritage site with sculpted columns depicting sea monsters and coral.
One of the most exciting adventures for a traveler is trying the local food. Some of the best foodie cities are found in Asia and often, the tastiest foods are found on the streets. In our Best Street Food series, we will put together a list of some of the best street foods in Asia’s top foodie cities.
Hanoi is considered by many to be one of the world’s greatest food capitals and a street-eater’s paradise with plenty of options for those who want to eat like a local.
There are so many sights to see in the bustling metropolis of Shanghai, from the Bund on Nanjing Road to Yuyuan Garden. Make sure you add one or more of the city’s top tourist locations to your itinerary. It also helps to keep a few Shanghai travel tips in mind during your trip…