Destinations

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 […]

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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 […]


Norwegian Airlines launches $169 flights from the Bay Area to Rome

Norwegian Airlines has launched a nonstop flight from the Bay Area to Rome, starting at $169 each way. The route will fly from Oakland to Rome, and means Norwegian is the only airline to offer year-round, nonstop service from the San Francisco area and California to both Barcelona and Rome. They also offer more routed […]


Fly from the U.S. to Madrid, Amsterdam, and Milan for as low as $199

Norwegian Airlines is launching new flights from Los Angeles and New York to three European destinations. The low-cost airline is launching flights from New York City and Los Angeles to Madrid, Spain; New York City to Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Los Angeles to Milan, Italy. The flights will begin at $199 and $229 each way. […]


7 Fun things to do in Boise, Idaho

Idaho was named one of the top 10 places to visit in 2017 – and the only one in the United States. In the last two or three decades, the city of Boise has gone from a small western town to a hot spot for culture, beer, and music. The city also offers numerous options for […]


How to visit all the Star Wars: The Last Jedi filming locations

If you have seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi, you may be wondering how you can travel to some of the locations seen in the movie. But where was Star Wars 8 filmed? Here is how to visit all the Star Wars: The Last Jedi filming locations (because it’s not always easy): Warning: There may be […]


Alaska Airlines launches service between San Diego and Mexico City

Alaska Airlines has launched nonstop service between San Diego and Mexico City, their ninth destination from the United States to Mexico. Passengers can already currently fly from Los Angeles and San Francisco to the Mexican capital. Alaska Airlines currently operates more than 100 flight a week between Mexico and California, to nine destinations, including Cancun, […]


Alaska Airlines discontinues flights to Havana, Cuba

Less than a year after Alaska Airlines began their historic flights to Havana, Cuba, the airline has announced they will be discontinuing the route. Alaska currently has a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, but will be redeploying their aircraft and staff to routes with higher demand. “Travel is about making connections, and we […]


Nude restaurant opens in Paris

There are a few sites in Paris that are clothing optional, but until now, none of them included a restaurant. The first-ever nude restaurant opened in the City of Lights last week, to very differing opinions. According to Paris, France newspaper Le Parisien, the new restaurant is (cleverly?) called O’Naturel — and is located int […]


United Airlines adds flights to Europe from SFO, NYC, and D.C.

United Airlines is giving North American passengers more options to fly to European destinations. The airline announce new nonstop seasonal service to Reykjavik, Iceland; Porto, Portugal; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Zurich, Switzerland. The flights will travel nonstop from Newark, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. — but connects to more than 100 North American cities. “As we […]


Hilton planning to open 100 hotels in Africa

Hilton is growing significantly in Africa over the next five years, with an announcement of a $50 million investment into the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative. The initiative’s goal is to convert around 100 hotels in multiple markets in Sub-Saharan Africa — or around 20,000 hotel rooms — into Hilton hotels, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, […]


Florence’s initiative is hoping to teach tourists how to behave

The city of Florence, Italy is looking to inform tourists about proper behavior while visiting their city. The campaign, known as #EnjoyRespectFirenze, is a part of the #enjoyrespect campaign being developed by five art cities in Italy: Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, and Naples. “People come to Italy thinking they can do whatever they want here, […]


5 Fun things to do in Portland, Oregon (for a first-time visitor)

Portland, Oregon has become more of a tourist mecca in recent years, and there is plenty to see there. But if it’s your first trip to the Rose City, you will want to make sure to see the things tourists flock there for, as well as a few not-so-obvious landmarks. Here are our tips for […]


Delta Airlines will soon fly nonstop from Indianapolis to Paris

Indianapolis residents will soon be able to fly nonstop to Paris, thanks to Delta Airlines. The airline announced the new route, which will travel from Indianapolis to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle airport beginning May 24, 2018. Delta operates to 13 destinations from Indianapolis, and this new flight is a joint venture with Air France KLM. […]


Fly from Las Vegas, Toronto to London beginning in 2018

British Airways is adding two new flights from the London area to North America, beginning in 2018. The first, from Heathrow to Las Vegas, will begin March 27 with three flights a week — Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. British Airways will also be launching service from Gatwick to Toronto, beginning on May 1, with three […]


Things to do in Seattle without a car

Seattle is an eclectic city, with plenty to see — both historically and culturally. But if you find yourself in downtown Seattle and don’t want to leave, there are plenty of things to do in Seattle without a car. Here are our top 6: Space Needle The Space Needle is an obvious tourist destination, especially […]


Delta Airlines to expand service from the U.S. to Africa

If you are looking to visit Africa, you will soon have more options thanks to Delta Airlines. The airline announced they will be offering service from JFK Airport in New York City to Lagos, Nigeria beginning March 24, 2018. Delta currently flies from Atlanta to Lagos four times a week. “JFK is one of Delta’s […]