Off Season Travel: Beautiful Places to Visit In Winter

Not all adventures need take place in the summertime, just as not all trips need to be to tropical climes. Sometimes it can be cool (no pun intended) to visit a new place in the wintertime. When you think about it, it makes sense: You get to avoid the rush of tourists that travel in warmer weather; you have more beautiful cities to yourself; you get a potentially new perspective on your surroundings when you travel in winter. (more…)

Top overseas cities for shopping ’till you drop

As the holiday season approaches, one thing is on your mind: shopping. Whether you’re seeking new pieces for your own winter wardrobe or some unusual gifts for friends and family, here are some cities you should check out for some truly special buys. Milan is not to be missed – not only is it easy to navigate the pedestrian streets, but they are chock full of boutiques, showrooms and jewelers that are bound to have you whipping out your wallet. (more…)

Top Travel Headlines This Week: Travelers and Toiletries, Sky High Wi-Fi and Vertical Seating on the Horizon

Hilton on Hotel Toiletries: 73% of Travelers Take Them

Are you among the millennials who have taken toiletries from the housekeeping cart, re-gifted them, or used them while traveling? If so, you are not alone. According to data issued by Hilton Worldwide, millennials are significantly more likely (31 percent) to take hotel toiletries from the housekeeping cart than those that are 55 and older (13 percent) and 39 percent of millennials have used hotel toiletries to to remove stains. What’s more shocking is that 10 percent of Americans even confess that they have given away amenities as a present, (something to keep in mind as you start holiday shopping). (more…)

Email Error Update

Updated Thursday November 13 at 7:25PM Eastern Time:

We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for your patience and support over the last 24 hours.

The issue that caused the email to be sent was immediately resolved Wednesday evening. Rest assured that this was an isolated incident. (more…)

Solo Travel Today [Infographic]

Last year was a record-breaking one for travel, clocking over 1b tourists—a greater-than-ever proportion of whom travelled solo. From Toronto to Tasmania, researchers have identified travellers who live alone but travel in a group as the fastest growing type of ‘solo’ traveller. Here’s an infographic that maps this trend—follow its route to explore some of the factors at play, discover the nationalities most likely to travel solo, and take in a plethora of interesting stats about how and why people travel solo. (more…)