Destinations

Delta Air Lines adding a nonstop flight from Seattle to Osaka

Delta Air Lines is adding a nonstop route between Seattle, Washington and Osaka, Japan starting in 2019. The flight will be on a Boeing 767-300ER, which is equipped with 25 fully flat-bed seats in Delta One, 29 seats Delta Comfort+ and 171 seats in the Main Cabin. “As Seattle’s global airline, Delta offers service to […]


Delta Air Lines to to fly from Minneapolis to Seoul, South Korea

Delta Air Lines is launching a new nonstop flight from Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota to Seoul-Incheon, South Korea, beginning in 2019. The flight is a partnership between Delta and Korean Air. “Delta’s future is global and adding another nonstop flight to the joint venture’s Seoul-Incheon hub with Korean Air expands on our long-term vision,” said Delta’s […]


Carnival Cruise Lines to base a ship in Brisbane for the first time ever

Carnival Cruise Lines will soon have a ship based in Brisbane, Australia. Carnival announced earlier this week that the Carnival Spirit will be based in the Australian city starting in 2020. Carnival Cruise Line launches 24-day cruise from California to Singapore The 2,124-passenger ship is currently based in Sydney, Australia, and the new routes will […]


Visiting the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Marina di Pisa beach

The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy is truly one of the world’s greatest wonders. But Pisa is so much more than the tower — so if you are in the area to visit the leaning tower, then you will want to make sure to see some of the other amazing things the area […]


Carnival Cruise Line’s 24-day cruise from California to Singapore

Carnival Cruise Line is offering the longest cruise in its history — a 24-day journey between Long Beach, California and Singapore. It also marks the first time the cruise line will visit Guam, Vietnam, and Malaysia on a North American departure. “In addition to visiting some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, guests sailing on […]


Delta Air Lines will fly nonstop to Mumbai, India

Delta Air Lines has announced they will begin nonstop flights between the United States and Mumbai, India beginning in 2019. “It is exciting to be able to announce Delta’s return to India from the U.S. as part of our vision to expand Delta’s reach internationally,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “We are thankful to the […]


Princess Cruises ship changes course due to Kilauea volcano

Princess Cruises will be changing their itinerary for their Sea Princess ship due to the erupting Kilauea volcano. According to USA Today Travel, the 2,000 passenger ship will skip their stop at Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii, and instead spend an extra day at sea. The cruise port at Hilo is only 43 […]


Where to stay in Venice, Italy: Locanda Leon Bianco

Whether you use a travel agent, booking website, or airbnb, you will soon find that there are so many hotels and apartments available in Venice, and it can soon become overwhelming. Because of this, we wanted to share with you the one we experienced ourselves, because it was such an amazing stay. Locanda Leon Bianco […]


Visiting Ancient Pompeii, Italy and hiking Mount Vesuvius

If you are traveling to Italy, visiting the city of Pompeii and hiking Mount Vesuvius are must-see locations. There are so many Italian cities with amazing history, but none have been preserved the way Pompeii has. We have some tips on how to get to Pompeii from Rome, Italy, as well as everything you need […]


Hawaii volcanic eruption could affect tours in the area

UPDATE: The Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, May 3. Lava was seen running out of the ground on Friday, May 4, on the eastern side of the island, and residents were forced to evacuate. Authorities were telling both residents and guests to stay away from the area because of both high levels of sulfur dioxide […]


Southwest Airlines announces flights to Hawaii from 4 California cities

Southwest Airlines finally announced more details of their Hawaii flights, including that will be flying from four different California cities to the Hawaiian Islands. The initial cities that Southwest will be flying from are: Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, and Sacramento. The flights will be flying to: Honolulu, Kahului Airport on Maui, Lihue Airport on […]


Venice, Italy to ban tourists from certain areas of the city

Venice, Italy will be restricting tourists from visiting certain areas of the city during the busy holiday weekend of April 28 to May 1. Non-locals looking to visit popular destinations like St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge will be diverted to visitor-only routes. Unless you have a Venezia Unica pass, you will not be […]


Taking the Vatican Scavi tour: Visiting St. Peter’s tomb

The Vatican Scavi Tour, or a tour of the Vatican Necropolis, is one of the most exclusive tours in Rome, Italy, and maybe even in Europe! This is because they only let around 250 people in each day (compared with the more than 30,000 who visit the Vatican each day). You can only visit Ufficio […]


Visiting the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica

Visiting the Vatican can be an overwhelming experience — mostly because there is so much to do, and you don’t want to miss anything. From the Sistine Chapel to the Vatican Museums to climbing St. Peter’s Basilica Dome, you could spend days there soaking it all in. Here are some tips to seeing everything you […]


Oregon’s Tamolitch Blue Pool hike: How to get there

If you are looking for a great hike in the Western United States, a Tamolitch Blue Pool hike is an easy in-and-out trip with a beautiful destination. The Blue Pool is located on the McKenzie River Trail in Central Oregon, only about an hour outside of Bend. Learn more about the hike to the Tamolitch […]


Why you won’t want to visit London for the royal wedding

While it may seem tempting to visit Britain for the May 2018 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, there are some reasons you why you won’t want to visit London for the royal wedding — and why you should just stay home and watch it on TV. According to VisitBritain, the UK tourism industry got […]


6 Best places to stay in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho may be an overlooked destination, but it is quickly becoming a sought-after vacation destination. Whether it’s skiing, craft beer, floating the river, or catching a football game — you could easily spend weeks in the city and have plenty to do. Whether you prefer a hotel or bed & breakfast, there are plenty […]


7 Best places to stay in Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon is an outdoor lover’s dream. The town is full of adventure during all four seasons. But in order to really enjoy your experience, you need a great hotel. Here are our favorite places to stay in Bend, Oregon: Click the links below to skip to any of the following sections: Sunriver Resort McMenamin’s […]


Europe: Should I rent a car or take the train?

So you’re heading to Europe and have no idea how to get around? Transportation in a new country can be scary, especially knowing if you should rent a car or take the train. So which is better? Taking a car or renting a train is a very personal decision. There are pros and cons of […]