Travel Style: Barbara McNally

Barbara McNally

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Barbara McNally Occupation: Founder of Mother Lover Fighter Sage foundation and author of “Unbridled: A Memoir” Hometown: Coronado, California Residence: San Diego, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Stay Out of the Bike Paths

Manhattan Beach

Stay Out of the Bike PathsYesterday’s tip was about watching out for bikers in cities like New York, since many ride on sidewalks, down the wrong way of one-way streets and through crowds. Well, when traveling to Europe, especially in bike-crazy cities like Amsterdam, make sure to stay out of the bike paths while walking. […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Watch Out for Bikes

Zurich

Watch Out for Bikes Yesterday’s and last Thursday’s tips were about crossing the street (one in New York and the other in Ho Chi Minh City). Well, here’s another traffic-related tip: When I cross the street, no matter where I am (but especially New York), I always do triple-takes—even when I’m headed down a one-way street. That’s […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 27, 2014

United

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: British Airways Customers Can Now Pay $10 To Hold Their Flight Bookings United Airlines launches self-service kiosks for luggage Hilton Now Allows Guests to Select Their Exact Hotel Room Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline Delta growth spurs hiring of more flight attendants Airline Releases […]

Travel Style: Chris Backe

Chris Backe

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Chris Backe  Occupation: Self-publishing consultant, travel blogger, and freelance photographer Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA Residence: Khon Kaen, Northern Thailand […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 27, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests include: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a Catalina Island getaway Win a two-week holiday to amazing Thailand with Anantara (on Facebook or Instagram) Win a 3-night stay at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in the #TBT Facebook giveaway (on Facebook) Win a wine-themed trip […]

Travel Product of the Week: SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

If you’re a frequent camper, or spend time in exotic destinations with limited infrastructure, you’ll love the SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger, which offers a unique all-in-one package for the modern traveler. It works as a reading lamp, a ceiling lamp, a flashlight, and as a mobile phone charger. It has a rechargeable LiFePO battery that […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Cross the Street with a Local

Light Asian traffic in Bali

Cross the Street with a Local Last Thursday’s tip was about not relying on the person in front of you when crossing the street, especially in cities like New York, where locals are almost always in a hurry and often take chances by jaywalking. However, in cities like Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City, where […]