Travel Timeline

World’s Best Hotels: 10 Big Yesses And 10 Big Nos

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For nearly 20 years, Travel + Leisure magazine has shared hotel and resort ‘fan favorites.’ Readers are asked to evaluate value, food, service, rooms and location. But when Travel + Leisure issues its ‘World’s Best’ Awards, it’s not just stats, it’s trends. The magazine shares insight into what places are seeing an increase in tourism;… Read more »

Check Out Stockholm’s Amazing Subway, ‘Most Beautiful’ In The World

Dragunov's photographs caused an outpouring of thanks from Stockholm residents, who saw their subway system in a new light

Subways are not generally known for their beauty, but architectural photographer Alexander Dragunov’s work is highlighting one of the world’s most amazing subterranean transit systems, located in Stockholm, Sweden. BBC News filmed the St Petersburg-born Dragunov as he explained his passion for the Stockholm subway, which he believes is “the most beautiful metro in the… Read more »

The Super-Rich Are Customizing Jumbo Jets And You’ll Wish You Had One

Custom interiors can be extravagant, as in this concept design for a 747

Call it a sign of the times: the ultra rich are turning to airline manufacturers like Boeing and Airbus to purchase customized luxury 747′s and A380′s, not content to travel in relatively small private jets. As Wired reports, some of the richest people in the world, including Russian oligarchs and Saudi princes, are turning away… Read more »

DC Boasts Record Tourism Numbers

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In 2013, 17.4 million people visited Washington DC and those numbers are expected to stay the same, or even grow higher, in 2014. For residents, they’re torn between appreciating the economic boost and the chance to show off their city and the hassle that comes from millions of guests year-round. Stanley Horner, one recent visitor,… Read more »

All-Inclusive Vacations Benefit Most Travelers

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Summer vacation season is fast approaching, and an all-inclusive vacation may be the best way to go. The concept of the all-inclusive vacation goes way back to the Club Meds of the 1950s. Much has changed over the decades, however, and much to the consumers’ liking. For a time in the 1980s, the all-inclusive vacations… Read more »

Aviation Mysteries: Malaysia Airlines MH370 Is Not Alone

Aviation mysteries that have never been solved

As the days go on and the aviation mystery that has become Malaysia Airlines MH370 continues to be unsolved, we cannot help, but think of past disasters that either went unsolved or took decades to find a resolution. We still don’t know what exactly happened when the ill-fated Malaysian airliner went missing more than a… Read more »

St. Louis Offers Charming Historical Attractions Perfect For Spring Travel

St. Louis Attractions - The Arch

The great city of St. Louis is home to some of the finest and most unique attractions in the country. Founded in 1764, St. Louis’ prominent history has left behind pieces that we continue to enjoy today. Stately buildings with beautiful architecture, family restaurants that have been passed down from generation to generation, and monuments… Read more »

New York City Displaced As World’s Greatest City

London at Night

New York City is not the favorite place in the world for the rich and famous to call “home.” tThe city that doesn’t sleep has been displaced by a European metropolis: London. In previous years, the Big Apple has been chosen by those who travel the world and have the opportunity to own homes on… Read more »