Planning a vacation takes a lot of work. Kayak has distilled 1.5 billion searches into these convenient lists to help make that planning a little easier. I have to give Kayak a lot of credit for their 2018 Travel Hacker Guide. You can select from a lot of different ways to
Where do you want to go? It's a big, big world out there, and it's hard to choose. Sometimes a few suggestions will help you. That's why I look forward to the New York Times 52 Places to Go issue every year. This year's list is very interesting. I do not
Avianca is a very large airline primarily serving Central and South America with international routes to North America and Europe. They have hundreds of short hop routes in Latin America. Avianca merged with Taca, so some of these routes may be on Taca airplanes. These are excellent prices and this
Consistently rated as one of the top 10 vacation places in the world, Cape Breton Island is a short three hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax (YYZ) has regularly scheduled air service by United, Porter, Air Canada and WestJet and is a short 2 hour flight from New
A mistake fare, sometimes known as an error fare, is when somebody or some computer messes up and you see flights for a ridiculously low price. When they happen, you have to be quick to book the flight and then wait to see if the airline cancels it. Sometimes they
This is a pretty good sale on WestJet airfares. I say it's a pretty good sale because not all the fares are all that great. For example, Halifax NS to Varadero Cuba in April 2018 was more than 20 hours flying time and a little over $600 CAD roundtrip. So, click here
It's always fun when you run into a local festival while you're traveling. I was enveloped by a street festival in Lima as I wandered the historic city center. There were hundreds of marching bands and dancers competing as a tribute to some saint. I never did find out that saint's
Step one: get your travel arranged by Zoonie Travel for just $50. A money back guarantee comes with that offer. I only have one small quibble with the advice in this piece by Lucas Peterson in the Frugal Traveler. And that is AARP. It's fine for people who want to pay
Posted Thursday January 4 2018 I'll leave these up for 48 hours. They may be gone sooner. From Airfare Spot: New York, San Francisco Or Boston To Rome, Italy From $346 R/T [Star Alliance] Chicago or Boston to Greece: Mykonos for $588 R/T [Oneworld] Chicago or Boston to Greece: Santorini for $561 R/T [Oneworld] Los Angeles to
When I travel, I am constantly famished. I have no idea why. And there's nothing better when you travel than having a great breakfast. When I have to, I will eat the hotel's day old croissants and the wilted berries with yogurt that's usually loaded with sugar. But I never touch
I learned something by reading this post. There are more than 200 coliseums around the world. And I'm sure some coliseumphile somewhere has seen them all. I have only seen the one in Rome, but I've always wanted to visit Croatia, so maybe I can make this one second on my list. Read
This piece only includes 12 North American airlines, so it's not exactly a comprehensive review of airline food in general. However, if you fly these airlines, it's quite interesting to read about what they serve, the nutrition information, and how co-operative the airlines were with the reporter. It has been my
Have you ever missed a flight? It can be a minor inconvenience or a major headache. Either way, you may have some options. So, don't give up. Read the informative piece on Skyscanner.
How many times have you had a purse, backpack or other item sitting on top of your roller bag, only to have it fall off, and usually at the worst time? Well, I have, many times. I was so happy when I found this Travelon Travel Bag Bungee. It holds just
That's no exaggeration! 101 actual travel tips provided by My Itchy Travel Feet. Thank you. These tips are so good that everyone, not just boomers, can use them.
Whether you are visiting the US or looking for ideas for your next road trip, there are some terrific ideas here. Of course, the 50 Best Places to Visit in the U.S.A. list is subjective, and many people will have other suggestions, but this is a great place to start
The question I get asked all the time is, "Does it really matter which one I use?" In a word, yes. Let me explain. Comparison shopping is important, and it can save you money and time. Here's a sample search for one person flying from Denver to London Tuesday September 25 returning
In this town, it's OK to play with your food during La Tomatina. La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located in the East of Spain 30 kilometres (19 mi) from the Mediterranean, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in
Cory Lee is a self described 27 year old travel addict. He's also in a wheelchair. But he doesn't let that stop him. His web site is Curb Free With Cory Lee, an obvious reference to the obstacles people with mobility issues face daily. What I like about his site is
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You can make up your own jokes about the best crappy restaurant in the world. I'm trying to keep it clean here, so I'll let the video speak for itself.
I finally broke down and spent more than $50 on a pair of walking shoes about 15 years ago. Living in New York, and doing a lot of walking while traveling, I found Ecco black leather slip ons to be worth every cent. I put a lot of miles on my
The language barrier is a big deterrent for many. You may know people who will not travel to any country that doesn't speak their language. Now, there's a translation solution to the language barrier, and it seems to work very well. It's called Google Pixel Buds. They're basically a pair of wireless
You know how you visit a place and you enjoy your time there, but a couple of months down the road you think back and say to yourself, "No, I don't really want to go back there."? Copenhagen isn't one of those places. Most people speak very good English, so there
This man is an inspiration. Tony Giles is a young British man, totally blind and 80% deaf in both ears without his hearing aids. He also had a successful kidney transplant in December 2008. Yet, he has visited the world’s seven continents, all fifty states of the USA, crossed the Arctic