Visiting the French Riviera in Winter – Is It Worth Going?

Last year I had the unique opportunity to visit many spots along the French Riviera two different times while sailing on cruises. The specific itineraries were a little different, but each still stopped at the main cruise ports in Western Europe, including those picture-perfect getaways in the south of France and Monaco. While the routes were similar, visiting in both the summer and then winter months …

Comoros Tourism by Night: Live concert, nightclubbing and karaoke, storytelling, folkloric dancing, and a giant barbecue

Vicee President Djaffar AHMED SAID HASSNI of Comoros also holds the tourism portfolio for his island nation. Since assuming office, he has been working hard to reposition the island’s tourism industry and has been impressing many tourism ministers with his novel ideas. “Comoros by Night” is set to be held on the 21st and 22 […]Click on the headline to read the full article… – Submit your own story idea click here –

5 Great Ways to Spend a Day in Newcastle

If Newcastle has never quite made it onto your bucket list, maybe now is the time. Last year, after all, an estimated two million tourists visited the city. It’s no wonder, because whatever your interests, the city boasts heaps of attractions. Below you’ll find some of the most popular things to do in Newcastle, sometimes known among locals as “the Toon”. The Great North Museum: Hancock Culture lovers will enjoy this highly rated museum In 2009, following a £26 …

What Dune Bashing Tells Us About Life in the Desert

What is it like to go dune bashing? Through one window, the horizon tilts back and forth in shades of golden rose. Through the other, red dust blocks all that can be seen. And through the windscreen there is almost nothing at all. My work with the airline Royal Brunei highlighted an unusual travel destination to explore: the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the U.A.E. This article forms part of a project produced in partnership with Royal Brunei, RAKTDA and Ritz Carlton. As ever, as always, I kept the right to write…

Travel Plans This Summer? Don’t Let RA Symptoms Stop You

Categories: Best OfTravelingImage: The summertime may bring opportunities to travel for business or pleasure, but hitting the road may also bring on aches and pains if you live with rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. So how do you cope with common travel conditions that may lead to an increase in pain from RA?Here now to talk about ways to help managange travel triggers, are rheumatologist Dr. Grace Wright and Maria, a woman living with RA.   About Dr. Grace Wright Dr. Wright is a rheumatologist who has been practicing rheumatology …

6 Ways To Fail On Your Trip To San Diego

In spite of the thousands of pages on this site about how best to explore various parts around the planet, I think most people would be able to manage without a word of advice. I think that if magically transported into the middle of almost any city, the vast majority of us would be able to get around and be a good tourist. That being said, it …

Kuwait Airways halts all flights to Beirut over “serious security warnings”

Kuwait Airways, the country’s national carrier, has announced it will cease all flights to Beirut starting Thursday. The decision was made in light of a security warning that came from the Cyprus government, it said. The company announced on Twitter that it made a decision to stop all flights bound for Lebanon “on the basis […]Click on the headline to read the full article… – Submit your own story idea click here –

How Many Days Should You Spend in Tokyo?

With all the places to visit in Tokyo, you’d think you need an eternity to discover the city. That and its size—with an area of 845 square miles and metro area population of nearly 38 million, Tokyo is by most measures the largest city on the planet. The truth of the…

The Dorchester Hotel London: Sleeping Inside An Icon

There are some London addresses that tell stories before we reach them. The Dorchester Hotel London has an address with a thousand tales. This review of the Dorchester Hotel London comes as part of a series on Special Places to Stay in London that you can find over here.  Find Special Places to Stay in London The Dorchester Hotel London In Review: What It’s Like To Stay There Standing tall on the edge of Hyde Park on…

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 7, 2018 By Josh Garrick

Categories: Best OfTravelingBody: “Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 7, 2018 By Josh Garrick  Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad Mad Mad Mad Treasure Hunt at Orlando Rep  April 9 to May 13 In the latest from Orlando Rep, “Judy Moody” is known for her ‘flights of fancy,’ but a (for-real) adventure on a treasure-island begins when the Moody family drops anchor on Artichoke Island. ‘Welcomed’ to the island by a (for-real) PIRATE — Scurvy Sam, Judy Moody and her brother Stink begin an adventure with clues, codes, and puzzles in a race against the clock and other treasure-hunters. …

The Long Little Corn Island Chapter is DONE

Greetings from Corn Island, I hope this post finds you well and I’m writing to you from Corn Island aka Big Corn Island, Nicaragua which frankly feels a world away from Little Corn Island. For those of you who have been around a while, you’ll know I stumbled upon Little Corn Island at the end of 2011 and basically, fell in love. It was a feeling I had never had with a place before, one that made…

Everything you need to know about Xel-Ha Park in the Riviera Maya

Everything you need to know about Xel-Ha Park Xel-Há is an aquatic theme park where guests can snorkel, relax and enjoy the Caribbean waters in a safe, secluded inlet. The adventure park is located just north of Tulum in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, about a 1.5 hour drive south of Cancun. We…

5 Fun Things to Do In and Around St. Petersburg Clearwater

When I visited St. Petersburg Clearwater, it was on a business trip, so there wasn’t much time for sightseeing. However, there was a little bit of time to enjoy some of the fun things to do in and around the St. Petersburg Clearwater area, just enough to make me interested in more.Look for ManateesDid you know that manatees, also known…

Is Madrid Boring? My Thoughts on the Spanish Capital

I like Spain. I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Spain and Madrid was the first city in the country I visited. And yet, reading through my archives, I have almost nothing on the blog about Spain’s capital and I started to wonder why. I have Barcelona and even …