Destinations

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 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 Tamolitch 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 […]


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 in Boise or bed & breakfast, there […]


7 Best places to stay in Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon is an outdoor lover’s dream, and the town is full of adventure (and adventurers) during all four seasons. But in order to really enjoy your experience, you need a great hotel — and there are plenty of hotels in Bend. Here are some of the best places to stay in Bend, Oregon: Click […]


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. […]



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 […]