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Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia} emailprint read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/27/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/27/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. This has got to take the title as the world’s biggest hotel room clock: a Japanese artist has designed a fully functional hotel room around the 100-year-old railway station clock tower in Ghent, Belgium. Travelers can actually sleep in the room for 105... read more
Santorini, Greece: Is this the world's most stunning hotel or what?

Santorini, Greece: Is this the world’s most stunning hotel or what?

Some people say that the Greek island of Santorini is actually the legendary island of Atlantis – and it’s not hard to see why. The cave-style buildings clinging to the volcanic cliffs, the blue-domed churches, the cobbled stairways leading to doors that open to a view of the sea… it really is the stuff that... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Fogo Island, Cape Verde} Fogo Island, which is located in the Atlantic Ocean, is almost entirely comprised of an active volcano. read more
The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

London might have a reputation as a notoriously expensive city, but the good news is that you don’t have to drain your bank account to have a great time. The British capital is home to plenty of cheap and even free sights and activities – you simply have to know where to look. Read on... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/20/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/20/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. A lot of subscriptions are purchased with good intentions but often end up going unused – magazines that you never get around to reading and gyms that you never get around to visiting are two that spring to mind. But what if your... read more
How To Choose A Safe And Effective Sunscreen

How To Choose A Safe And Effective Sunscreen

I don’t usually pack a ton of toiletries when I travel, but one thing that always makes the cut is sunscreen. While we should really be wearing sunscreen everyday – UV rays can penetrate the windows of your home/office/car after all – I think it’s especially important to wear a sunscreen while on vacation, since... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {A man enjoys the sunset in Western Australia} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/13/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/13/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Finding public toilets when you’re traveling is surprisingly, frustratingly difficult. I haven’t quite figured out why public toilets are so scarce – given the universal need to pee – but the fact remains, they are. This guide to finding public toilets is super... read more
In Pictures: London

In Pictures: London

With nearly eight million people calling it home, the city of London is a modern metropolis. Yet, despite all the contemporary structures that have cropped up — such as the London Eye or the bullet-shaped glass tower nicknamed the Gherkin — the city retains a kind of quaintness that’s hard to pinpoint. Perhaps it’s the iconic... read more
How To Stay Hydrated During A Long Flight

How To Stay Hydrated During A Long Flight

It doesn’t seem to matter how much water you gulp down during your flight – long haul air travel just has a way of leaving you dehydrated. Of course we’ve all heard the rules about avoiding (or at least limiting!) carbonated drinks, alcohol, and caffeine when flying (although the jury’s still out on whether caffeine... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{A man stands atop the Organ Pipes at Mt Wellington, Tasmania, Australia} The Organ Pipes are a geological structure made up of towering columns of rock. The towers were formed during the Jurassic period when Tasmania broke off from Antarctica. read more