Wonderings: rambles through and reflections on travel… this month, James Kay explains why wildlife watching is a pleasurable pursuit even when the animals don’t show up © Joe Davis / Lonely Planet Hundreds of feet above us, a troop of howler monkeys swung through the canopy, their progress betrayed by a fall of leaves and
Imagine trading crowded commuter trains for a job that starts with a peaceful chairlift each morning. Waving goodbye to the usual nine-to-five grind and clocking on to powder days with all-expenses-paid benefits. Sound too good to be true? Well not now, with what is being advertised as the Epic Dream Job, the chance for one
With hypnotic beats and soothing melodies floating over sweeping cliff-top mountain views, a captivating new film follows the journey of seven musicians on a dramatic mountain climb. Their mission? To capture the most natural live music sounds in the spectacular surrounds of the Austrian Alps. The musicians, all of whom carried their own instruments (including
Passengers and crew on two American Airlines flights arriving from Europe were held away from other travelers upon arrival in Philadelphia on Thursday after several showed signs of “flu-like symptoms,” federal officials said.
Blankets, checked luggage, seat assignments, early boarding, Wi-Fi. Is there anything else airlines can charge passengers for?
A Southwest Airlines jet taking off July 23, 2013 in Imperial, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) It often seems that the travel industry is moving in two directions. One is the trend towards economy travel, with ULCCs (ultra-low-cost carriers) like Norwegian Air, Primera Air and WOW offering deals like $159 one-way to Brussels from Newark
LROOM’s signature dessertsCredit: Michael Creagh Taking a cue from other online brands – like millennial favorite Glossier’s showrooms or, on a much grander scale, Refinery29’s 29rooms – that bring their brand to life via interactive (and, most importantly, highly photogenic and FOMO-inducing) experiences, online flower boutique LROOM’s first brick-and-mortar location is more than just a
Destinations like Hocking Hills, Ohio remind us that we don’t necessarily have to travel far to discover beauty that runs deep. In a least expected place, about 1.5 hours southeast of Columbus, travelers discover a captivating Midwestern landscape marked by soaring cliffs, craggy caves and spectacular waterfalls. Get a dose of mountain culture in Hocking Hills,
Not all flight price comparison platforms are created equal, according to new research from Which?. The product review experts tested five of the leading comparison websites by searching for 10 different flight routes – and the results were surprising. The routes included London to Malaga one-way, Edinburgh to Athens return and London to LAX return.
(CNN) — Creaky wooden floors, teak antiques, afternoon tea, marble staircases. There’s just something magical about a hotel with some history. From Yangon to Hong Kong, many of Asia’s most beautiful heritage hotels emerged during the 19th and early 20th centuries. France and Britain still lorded over several colonies and the Suez Canal — a
Visitors to Florence’s historic city centre could face fines of up to £450 for eating in the streets. The new ruling, which came into force on 4 September, is part of an effort to reduce congestion in the narrow streets of the city. Tourists tend to crowd around food outlets in these areas, making access difficult.
If Norway were the size of your right arm, Oslo would be your thumbnail, Bergen and the fjords on your wrist, and the Arctic city of Tromso perched on your tricep. Finally, there is the region of Finnmark going over the top of Finland, until Norway actually touches Russia at your shoulder joint. This is
(CNN) — Mikey Lythcott has friends all over the world. That’s mostly due to the fact he’s been all over the world. There are postcards and the occasional letter, but Lythcott mostly keeps his friends up to date on his world travels via social media. When a scooter wreck sent Lythcott and a traveling companion
School’s back in session and autumn is fast approaching. Things like fall foliage, corn mazes, the apple harvest and Halloween come to mind. Help us create the ultimate autumn attraction guide by voting for your favorites in nine categories. You can vote once per day in each category until polls close on Tuesday, October 2
E coli has been found at the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died 15 days ago, Thomas Cook has confirmed. But the tour operator says the results of wide-ranging tests shed no light on why John and Susan Cooper from Burnley died at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada. The couple, who were
Dozens of notable chefs are serving up deliciousness on Saturday at an event on the lawn at UCLA’s Royce Quad.L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Every year at this time in Los Angeles, my mouth starts watering for the finest annual food event of the season, and it is happening this weekend. L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade, set
(CNN) — What’s the most germ-filled spot in an airport? The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? The passport checking counter? Surprisingly, none of the above. A new study from a team of experts from the UK’s University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, published in the BMC Infectious Diseases journal,