Travel Blog

Fly to Australia's Top Spots with a Discount
Next trip to add to your bucket list for 2014? An adventure to one of Australia’s top destinations. Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand are offering vi... Read More
KAYAK Expands Abroad & Releases Holiday Travel Guide
KAYAK recently announced that it will be expanding its travel search site to eight new markets in the coming weeks. Having already launched in Australia a... Read More
Adventure Travel as Only Our Twitter Experts Know It
Our most recent T+L Twitter Chat covered the best new destinations, gadgets, tour guides, and more for adventure travel.  We started out by asking our ex... Read More
New Visitor Center Debuts at Macy's Herald Square
New York City and Macy’s Herald Square recently unveiled a new Visitor Center, housed inside the world's largest store. Over the past two years, NYC visi... Read More
New Emirates-Virgin America Partnership Allows Frequent Fliers to Earn Miles
In a boon for frequent fliers on two of this year's World's Best Award-winning airlines, Emirates and Virgin America announced yesterday that members of t... Read More
At Least It’s Not SpongeBob: Buddhist Fresco Restored in Cartoon-ish Style
It’s sad when an ancient painting or fresco becomes almost unrecognizable due to vandalism or just time. But it may be even worse when it gets fixed so ba... Read More
Danielle Steel's New Book Talks Travel With Her Dog Minnie
Danielle Steel’s new book, Pure Joy: The Dogs We Love (on sale Oct. 29th), highlights her travels with dog Minnie—perfect inspiration for the next trip wi... Read More
Irish Singer Declan O'Rourke Makes U.S. Debut
“Divine Intervention.” That’s how Irish folk-rock star Declan O’Rourke characterizes his foray into music. How else to explain the circumstances behind t... Read More
The New iPad Air: The Best New Tablet for Travelers?
Yesterday may as well have been declared unofficial tablet day: Microsoft unveiled its new Surface 2 (whose main selling point is an improved kickstand fo... Read More
3 Fun Getaways From San Francisco
Looking for a sunny getaway from San Francisco? T+L News Editor Amy Farley shares three of her favorites, from indoor camping in Lake Tahoe to biking acro... Read More
New MoMA Exhibit Highlights Surrealist Painter, Magritte
If you’re on the hunt for a thought-provoking dip into the Surreal, you can’t miss Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary exhibit at the MoMA (running thro... Read More
Fashion Line Shoplatitude Releases Travel-Inspired Clothing Collection has a new attitude. Starting November 1st, the armchair traveler’s favorite shopping e-tailer will sell its own collection of fashion and... Read More
Sweepstakes: Win a Trip to Borneo and Bangkok
Friendly Planet Travel in partnership with Tourism Malaysia and the Tourism Authority of Thailand are giving away an 11-day tour for two to Borneo and Ban... Read More
Now You Can Use American Express Rewards Points to Pay for Taxi Rides
Travelers and locals can now use their American Express Rewards Points to pay for taxi rides in New York City. As of today, American Express is letting c... Read More
Bake Your Favorite New York City Desserts at Home
It's more and more possible to bake your favorite desserts—from NYC or elsewhere—at home. Jet-setters travel worldwide for regional delicacies—Japan for ... Read More
Best Companies for Traveling Solo
Q: Can you recommend any companies that are good for solo travelers? —Carolyn Hall, Chicago, Ill. A: A couple of months ago, after my daughter had passed... Read More
Orbitz’s New Loyalty Program Puts the Focus on Instant Gratification
There’s a new currency in the travel industry, and it’s called the Orbuck. Today, Orbitz launches its long-in-the-works Orbitz Rewards, a loyalty program ... Read More
Low-Cost Airline to Fly from New York to London: Less than $250, One Way
Remember when you could fly round-trip to London for less than $600? Nope? Faded from memory already? Recalling the good old days, Norway’s low-cost carri... Read More
Enterprise Launches Harley Rentals in Vegas
This just in: Visitors to Las Vegas can now rent select Harley Davidson models. Motorcycle Rental by Enterprise launched October 16th, making it the firs... Read More
Guess Where? U.S. National Park
The U.S. National Park system is back open! Can you guess which one this is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer.... Read More