Lonely Planet’s Top Picks For Places To Go In 2019
If you need a little vacation inspiration, the travel guidebook gurus at Lonely Planet have come up with the top 10 cities, countries, regions and value destinations for next year. All of the top picks — plus topics like best places to stay, best food experiences, best new openings and best attractions for kids — are compiled in the just-released “Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019.” Chicago Tribune
The 25 Most Comfortable Travel Shoes For Men
While shoes may seem like just another thing to pack, putting a little more thought into what your feet have to wear for the next week or two will always pay off tenfold.
We’re not saying you need to spend hours deliberating over footwear (we did that part for you!). The point is to find — and break in — the right pair of comfortable travel shoes beforehand. That way, on your trip, you won’t have to care about shoes at all. Travel + Leisure
How To Ski For Less This Winter
If I may borrow a phrase: Winter is coming. And with that comes holidays, family gatherings and vacation time. Ski vacations are certainly popular during the winter months, but they’re not always easy to plan. Furthermore, prepping for a ski getaway can vary wildly, depending on whether you’re a single professional or a couple with children. The New York Times
One Question Always To Ask Your Hotel Before Arrival
You’ve booked your hotel room. You’ve booked your airfare. You’ve spent hours carefully crafting an itinerary for your week’s adventures. Now what?
Ask your hotel (or vacation rental or airbnb host) this important, yet oft overlooked question: What’s the best way to get from the airport to the hotel? Coastal Living
A Low-Fare Loophole For International Travelers
Roberto Frigeni, a shipping executive based in Houston, had to make a business trip to Manchester, England. So why did he fly Singapore Airlines? He was taking advantage of a quirk in international aviation law and loving every minute of it.
“Not even comparable to United,” Mr. Frigeni says. He convinced a group of colleagues to take advantage of the rare chance to score a good bargain and fly comfy Singapore without getting within 6,000 miles of the airline’s home city. Wall Street Journal (subscription req’d)