Archive | January, 2015

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

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Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

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January 28, 2015 by | Comments Off on Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

Top Photos of the Month: January’s Caribbean Island Dreams

Go horse-back riding in Ocho Rios

If you’ve got the winter blues, dream your days away with the beautiful sights of the tropical Caribbean with January’s Top Photos of the Month!

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January 22, 2015 by | Comments Off on Top Photos of the Month: January’s Caribbean Island Dreams

Exploring Brussels with a Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop

At our chocolate workshop

When in Belgium, eat as the Belgians do – which, if tourist lore is to be believed, is a diet consisting of fries and waffles, washed down with beer and polished off with a buffet of chocolate. And so I had two goals when I arrived in Brussels. To try all the local delicacies on […]

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January 12, 2015 by | Comments Off on Exploring Brussels with a Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop

20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

If you aren’t partied-out after New Year’s Eve, the rest of January awaits you. Consisting of some of the world’s most interesting – even controversial – festivals, the rest of the month puts New Year’s Eve to shame.

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January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off on 20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

What the US’s New Stance on Cuba Means for Tourism

Cubans hanging out after a days work in Havana

One of the biggest political surprises of 2014 was the Obama Administration’s decision to “chart a new course” in US relations with Cuba. While social media buzzed with chatter that the US was “lifting the embargo,” the new policy towards Cuba is at most a step towards that. Lifting the embargo requires the approval of […]

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January 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on What the US’s New Stance on Cuba Means for Tourism

Where to Go in January: 20 Great Spots for Winter Travels

After the excitement of Christmas and the champagne-fuelled celebrations of New Year’s Eve, you might be ready to hang up your party shoes, but now is a perfect time to snag a travel bargain. Whether you want to shed your winter woollies at a tropical beach resort or hit the ski slopes in the Swiss […]

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January 7, 2015 by | Comments Off on Where to Go in January: 20 Great Spots for Winter Travels

Top 10 Travel Photos: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

We bring you the 10 Best Travel Photos of 2014, as chosen by our own Viator Travel Team.

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January 5, 2015 by | Comments Off on Top 10 Travel Photos: 2015 Viator Travel Awards