LifeStyle: Travel

How to find a good restaurant when you're travelling: The 10 signs of a terrible restaurant

Wednesday  04:21,   25 january 2017

Eating well on the road may be something of a lottery without prior research. The restaurant you wander into on a whim may be great, and may be awful. It is, alas, difficult to identify the former on sight. But you can read the warning signs about[...]

12 Things You Should Never Do on Airplanes

Wednesday  04:20,   25 january 2017
Cosmopolitan (UK)

12 Things You Should Never Do on AirplanesYou already know what not to do on a plane if you don't want to be a giant jerk. (Exhibit A: Man watching iPad movie without headphones. Exhibit B: Woman eating pungent tuna wrap.) But best practices can be[...]

Seabourn Encore cruise ship review: Lapping up luxury in oceans heaven

Tuesday  04:35,   24 january 2017

Opulence, indulgence, luxury: what's not to like on this new cruise option?On an afternoon when Singapore shimmers beneath a 38-degree sun, a bottle of champagne sitting in an ice-filled bucket never looked so[...]

The real-life Portuguese village that's been living under a rock

Tuesday  04:35,   24 january 2017

The real-life Portuguese village that's been living under a rockRather than attempting to move or hack through them, the residents of this real life Bedrock have built their lives around the rocky landscape; stairways circle around clusters of[...]

This Post From Chrissy Teigen About Airplane Food Is Twitter Gold

Tuesday  04:35,   24 january 2017

For some reason, airplane food has long served as material for cliche stand-up jokes. For some reason, airplane food has long served as material for cliche stand-up jokes. So much so, that if you heard a comedian start a routine with[...]

Tasmania Giving Couples Willing To Move There Jobs

Tuesday  04:05,   24 january 2017
Cosmopolitan (UK)

But could you survive six months without TV or internet together?For “safety reasons,” they are actually encouraging couples to apply together if they “can demonstrate they have spent time together in a remote setting,” according to the[...]

Ultra-luxe round-the-world travel package launches at a value of $13.88 million

Tuesday  04:00,   24 january 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

You know a round-the-world trip is jaw-droppingly extravagant when even the swizzle sticks come encrusted with white and blue diamonds. At an eye-watering $13.88 million, "Passport to 50" is dubbed as a trip for the billionaire client, the[...]

For a Modest Price, the Streets of Paris Can Be Yours

Tuesday  04:00,   24 january 2017
The New York Times

Cobblestones have lined Paris’s streets since the 12th century. When the city began selling used ones, an entrepreneur saw a chance to make unique souvenirs.And now you can own one. Used Paris cobblestones are being offered for sale online at Mon[...]

Bali has changed and here's what you need to know

Monday  05:05,   23 january 2017
Australian Women's Weekly

Here’s your real talk guide to Bali in 2017… SeminyakOnce dubbed by Lonely Planet as “Bali’s cool corner” Seminyak may have just got a little too popular for its own good. The inevitable urban sprawl that clutters Kuta has expanded its reach and[...]

People are freaking out about American Airlines' new 'basic economy' tickets - but it may not be as bad as it seems

Monday  05:05,   23 january 2017
Business Insider Australia

These days, few terms engender such strong and visceral reactions from US airline passengers than "basic economy".These days, few terms engender such strong and visceral reactions from US airline passengers than "basic[...]

Traveller letters: Simple plane seat recline etiquette isn't that hard

Monday  05:05,   23 january 2017

As I was bending over my tray table to eat my meal, the passenger in front decided to fully extend his backrest, hitting my head. Asking him to be more considerate, he barked back, "I always do it that way".On the 10 flights I took last year just[...]

The habits of irritating fliers, ranked

Monday  04:50,   23 january 2017

Millions of people fly on airplanes each day, but many passengers leave their manners on the ground. Just ask anyone who’s had to put up with an aromatic or overly chatty seatmate, or who’s had to sit in an economy seat behind an aggressive [...]

Is this the world's most dangerous beach?

Monday  04:35,   23 january 2017
AOL Travel UK

While beaches are usually the scene of sunbathing bliss, they're not always the paradise they appear to be. From deadly creatures lurking in the water (hello sharks and jellyfish) to dangerous undercurrents, several beaches around the world are[...]

A Return to Guadeloupe: Tropical Life, French-Style

Monday  03:05,   23 january 2017
The New York Times

A food traveler went back to the Caribbean island amid growing recognition for its cuisine. That wasn’t the only draw.Returning to Guadeloupe, a butterfly-shape 630-square-mile island duo, which is a department of France, was something of a[...]

Ballyfin House, Ireland: What it is like to stay at Conde Nast Traveler's best hotel in the world

Monday  03:05,   23 january 2017

The hotel recently named the best in the world doesn't want guests to feel like they're at a hotel.Perhaps a brisk stroll through the "pleasure grounds", or a horse ride through autumn-coloured woodlands, a spot of clay pigeon shooting, a[...]