|Book a stay at New Zealand’s most unusual lodgings|
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New Zealand boasts some of the most singular scenery in the world with plenty of left-of-field accommodation options from which to enjoy the views. We share a round up of unusual places you can stay at. Charming incarceration: The Jailhouse, Christchurch Built in 1874, Christchurch’s The Jailhouse has served a variety of functions: men’s prison, women’s …
|Take a Second Look When You Go to an Airport Bathroom|
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Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Tom, who shared this story of...
|Block Island’s Best Beaches|
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With 17 miles of beaches encircling Block Island, beachcombers and solitude seekers need not worry about excessive crowds, even in the height of summer.
|Traveling by Bush Plane in Alaska|
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Traveling by small plane is a thrilling glimpse into another way of life or an exotic way of reaching the next adventure. Of course, the act of getting into a small plane can be either scary or exciting, because it’s so unlike any jet you’ve ever flown in. With that in mind, here are a few things you should know about traveling in small aircraft.
|Buying travel insurance: what you need to know|
Added: 20.07.2017 23:19 | 1 views | 0 comments
Yes, it’s a tad boring, but it’s oh-so important. Sally Francis, senior writer at financial advisory site MoneySavingExpert.com, shares some expert tips on buying that all-important travel insurance. Researching places to stay, buying guide books, booking excursions – these are all the fun parts of pre-holiday planning. The not-so-fun part? Buying your travel insurance. Yes, …
|How tea is sipped around the world|
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A morning cuppa, or mid-day pick-me-up. The humble cup of tea has many avatars. Depending on the part of the world you are in, a cup of tea could be hot or iced, with or without milk, steeped with spices, or simply straight up. Tea leaves could also differ in variety, blend, texture (leaves or powdered) …
|How True Blood actor Joe Manganiello became an accidental globetrotter|
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American actor Joe Manganiello tells SilverKris how he fell in love with seeing the world. Joe Manganiello did not get your typical introduction to jet-setting 101. While many novice travellers may start with a trip to a nearby country, the actor’s first big foreign adventure was on the idyllic isle of Santorini, where he was …
|How to make the most of London’s 24-hour Tube service|
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New York has one, so does Berlin: now London is the latest city to open a round-the-clock Night Tube train service. Here are the best stop-offs and what to experience from dusk until dawn. 9pm: Cahoots, Oxford Circus A short hop from both the Central and Victoria Lines, this Tube-themed bar (above) is just the ticket …
|Alaska Breweries and Books: A Perfect Pairing|
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Everyone knows that a cup of coffee and a good book are an iconic duo—but an ice-cold pint gives the ol’ cup of joe a run for its money. And if there’s one single thing that unites Alaska, it’s beer. It houses 5.3 breweries per 100,000 adults, making Alaska the eighth densest state for breweries in the nation. With a brewery practically around every corner, you’ll always have a spot to cool off and cozy up with whatever you’re reading at the moment. And it just so happens that many of Alaska’s best breweries are just a stone’s throw from wonderful independent bookstores that showcase Alaska’s rich literary culture.
|Camping in Badlands National Park|
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If you're camping in Badlands National Park, get ready for an adventure through otherworldly landscapes. The park itself houses two campgrounds that operate on a first-come, first-served basis—so plan on an early arrival during the busy summer months—or head to one of the excellent options just beyond the park.
|Printable Camping Checklist|
Added: 20.07.2017 17:26 | 2 views | 0 comments
Whether you're planning your first camping trip or your 50th, Tom Stienstra’s list of camping essentials will help you cover all the bases. Download our printable camping checklist, or copy and paste to create your own personalized packing list.
|Don’t Ever Do This on a Plane|
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Yesterday, a woman tweeted the below scene from her flight. It’s making the rounds (see here and here). Needless to say, don’t ever do what the...
|Seeing Alaska’s Northern Lights|
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The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are among Alaska's most awe-inducing sights. One moment they're there, curtains of green, white, purple and even red light dancing in the sky, a visual display of charged solar particles colliding with the Earth's atmosphere. The next moment, they're reduced to a few thin candles of light or gone altogether.
|Best Hikes in Alaska|
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The hiking is phenomenal throughout Alaska, but the deeper you go into the wilderness, the higher the level of skill and preparation you’ll need. Here are the best hikes in Alaska that combine scenery, interesting terrain, and reasonable access all in one.
|Pack Clothes From One Color Family Only|
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Last week, long-time Nevadan and writer A.D. Hopkins filled out a Travel Style Q&A for us. He offered a clever tip: “Carry wash-and-wear of one color...
|9 things you may not know about Raffles Hotel Singapore|
Added: 20.07.2017 6:25 | 1 views | 0 comments
The iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore will soon be diving into the second phase of restoration works that involves some of its hotel suites. But before that, guests and members of the public can attend a tour and exhibition of the 130-year-old colonial landmark from August 1 to 12. Entitled “A Last, Lingering Look at …
|A Summer Road Trip Through North-Central Arizona|
Added: 19.07.2017 17:05 | 0 views | 0 comments
As summer starts to heat up, the noses of Arizona’s desert rats point northward, searching for the scent of water on the hot wind. Lucky for us, it’s a short drive to a land of trickling creeks and shady forests. This three-day, approximately 300-mile road trip will take you to the lush Verde Valley, the otherworldly red rocks of Sedona, and the pine-covered mountains around Prescott.
|Three Great Road Trips from Monterey, California|
Added: 19.07.2017 16:56 | 1 views | 0 comments
Perched on the southern end of the Monterey Bay, Monterey is one of the California Central Coast’s most popular visitor destinations. Though there’s plenty to see in Monterey—including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey State Historic Park, sea otters, and more—the city is an ideal place to head out on a road trip to explore the Central Coast, whether it’s a day trip or an overnight excursion. Here are three ideas.
|Two-Day Best of Niagara Falls Itinerary|
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For this itinerary, base yourself on the Canadian side of the border for excellent views while remaining close to all the area's major attractions.
|National Parks Lifetime Pass for Seniors on Sale Through August 27|
Added: 19.07.2017 11:00 | 0 views | 0 comments
Attention U.S. citizens 62 years and older: The U.S. National Parks Lifetime Senior pass is a great deal for the next few weeks! It’s just $10...