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Presidential Holidays: How Travel Destinations Can Polish a Presidency

It’s been a tough week for President Obama’s public relations team. A series of family holidays have been turned into a political talking point, with opponents of the government claiming that overseas travel … Continue reading “Presidential Holidays: How Travel Destinations Can Polish a Presidency”


WikiTravel Offers Simple Travel Information, Raises Issues for Publishers

It’s been named one of the World’s Best Websites, championed by open source advocated, and feared by the traditional travel publishing industry. The subject matter is, of course, WikiTravel, one of the largest … Continue reading “WikiTravel Offers Simple Travel Information, Raises Issues for Publishers”


Acclaimed Southwest Airlines to Expand, Offer Bigger Planes

The North American airline industry isn’t one that attracts excess praise. With industry giants and tired monopolies dominating the skies, customer service for most of the continent’s major airlines tends to range from … Continue reading “Acclaimed Southwest Airlines to Expand, Offer Bigger Planes”


Cross-Europe Rent-A-Car Trips: How Should You Plan It?

It’s everyone’s travel dream – driving through Europe’s most scenic and historical countryside. For years the cost has deterred even the most affluent traveller from venturing towards the rental booth, asking for a … Continue reading “Cross-Europe Rent-A-Car Trips: How Should You Plan It?”


The World Tango Championship: Argentina’s Star Cultural Draw

There’s no place like Buenos Aires, especially if you’re a keen tango fan. The capital and largest city in Argentina, Buenos Aires has gained a reputation throughout the world as one of its … Continue reading “The World Tango Championship: Argentina’s Star Cultural Draw”


Rio de Janeiro’s ‘Unsafe’ Reputation: Is it Really Deserved?

Brazil’s most popular city is neither its capital nor its largest. Located between the Atlantic and one of the world’s most impressive mountain ranges, Rio de Janeiro is widely regarded as a breathtaking … Continue reading “Rio de Janeiro’s ‘Unsafe’ Reputation: Is it Really Deserved?”


Travel to Antarctica: How You Can, and How Much it Costs

With the green travel practice of ecotourism rapidly gaining ground, few destinations offer as much to the environmentally conscious explorer as Antarctica. Home of the world’s South Pole and all but completely uninhabited … Continue reading “Travel to Antarctica: How You Can, and How Much it Costs”


Ruisrock: A Trip to Finland’s Oldest Rock N’ Roll Festival

South Finland’s Ruissalo island certainly isn’t the nation’s party capital. The island is home to just over one-hundred people, housing relatively few travellers and catering to a permanent population that’s fairly quiet and … Continue reading “Ruisrock: A Trip to Finland’s Oldest Rock N’ Roll Festival”


Another One Bites The Dust: UK Travel Firm ‘Kiss’ Closes

An estimated seventy-thousand travellers could face cancellation or holiday disruption after travel agency Kiss Flights announced it would cease operations. The firm is one of Britain’s biggest fare and holiday comparison companies, employing … Continue reading “Another One Bites The Dust: UK Travel Firm ‘Kiss’ Closes”


South Florida Travel Could Suffer ‘Long Term’ Due to BP Oil Spill

It’s the peak of Miami’s warm summer, and tourists are nowhere to be seen. The city, usually one of the United States’ top summer tourism destinations, remains almost completely devoid of travellers or … Continue reading “South Florida Travel Could Suffer ‘Long Term’ Due to BP Oil Spill”


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