Travel News: Week of July 17, 2013

Travel news: July 17, 2013

Top Travel News Croatia Joins EU but Keeps Own Currency and Customs Airlines exploit your fear of getting a bad seat Delta hiring 225 flight attendants Gay tourists in Russia could now face two weeks in jail US Airways to move concourses at Las Vegas airport ‘World’s largest building’ opens in China San Francisco Hotel […]

City Insider: Tanja Bosnic

Tanja Bosnic

Ever wish you knew the inside scoop before visiting a new destination? Now you can! We’ve reached out to our favorite locals and tour guides from all over the world for their insider tips. In the City Insider Q&A, they’ll let you in on the spots that should be on your must-see and do list! […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 9 (Rovinj, Croatia)

View from Seabourn

I can’t believe how fast our cruise has, well, cruised by.

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 8 (Sali, Croatia)

Sailing Triluke Bay

Today was a lazy day aboard Seabourn Spirit. We sailed Triluke Bay, which is an uninhabited cove on the southernmost coast of Pasman. We dropped anchor about a half mile from Sali, Croatia, which is a small town but the largest on the island of Dugi otok. It turns out Dugi otok is the seventh […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 7 (Split, Croatia)

Seabourn Spirit

Dobra večer (good evening)! We just split Split, Croatia and Natalie and I had an incredible full day. So far Split is our favorite port of this cruise. For starters, the Adriatic Sea has been so smooth we were able to spot dolphins from our balcony at 6:30am. We pulled into port around 8am and […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 6 (Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Breakfast on Seabourn

I woke up this morning at 6am and the Adriatic was so smooth I couldn’t tell if we were moving or not. We were indeed moving and about two hours later we were moored just off the coast of Dubrovnik. Woo hoo! It was our first time to Croatia so Natalie and I were excited […]

‘Game of Thrones’ in the Real World: See Where the HBO Hit Was Filmed

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge (Photo: iStockphoto)

By Josh Roberts: When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. When you watch the Game of Thrones on HBO, you just plain win. The hit series, based on George R.R. Martin’s massively popular A Song of Ice and Fire novels, is that good. To celebrate its second-season premiere, we’re taking […]