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Loving My Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

I want to make something clear. My son loves helicopters. Really loves helicopters. He’s obsessed with helicopters. So when I wanted my family to see a once-in-a-lifetime view of Niagara Falls, I reckoned it was great opportunity to give him his very first helicopter flight – one that he’ll never forget.

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December 7, 2009 by | 0 Comments

Making the Most of a Toronto City Break

So you’re planning a Toronto city break. The flights and hotel are booked, you’ve bought a guidebook and you’ve even read a few pages. It’s a fine line though. You do want to make the most of your trip, but you do also want to leave time for relaxation and those all-important travel discoveries. Here’s how we tried to do it in on a recent tour to Toronto.

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December 3, 2009 by | 0 Comments

Matsuri in Las Vegas

What’s the latest in Las Vegas shows? It’s called Matsuri, at the Imperial Palace on the Strip. Matsuri means “Festival” in Japanese, and that’s exactly what this show feels like – a festival of Japanese dancers and acrobats, full of dazzling color and bravado. For a limited time we’re giving away 2 free tickets to Matsuri…

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November 10, 2009 by | 1 Comment

[contest] Win 20 Free Nights at any Hampton Hotel!

Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed. Thanks again for contributing such fantastic answers, and stay tuned for the announcement of a winner! Enter our Hampton Hotel contest to wins 20 FREE nights at any Hampton Hotel (you’ll have 1,700+ locations to chose from… Manhattan to New Orleans, San Francisco to San Antonio, Puerto Rico to Mexico to Canada and beyond!). And you’ll receive a $200 gift certificate. All you need to do is answer one question: What do YOU wish in life came with a 100% guarantee?

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October 21, 2009 by | 163 Comments

[contest] Win 2 SF Helicopter + 2 Academy of Sciences Tickets!

[Editor's note: The contest is now closed! Thanks again for entering, stay tuned and we'll announce a winner soon.] We’re giving away two free tickets on a San Francisco helicopter tour plus two free tickets on a behind-the-scenes platinum tour of the California Academy of Sciences. We are asking everybody who enters the contest one simple question. Why YOU?

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October 20, 2009 by | 59 Comments

15 Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling with little and big kids, ages five and up, can really be a hoot. Whether taking my 18-year-old niece on her first New York City trip or Burning Man festival, or planning a Crater Lake expedition with my 6-year-old stepdaughter, adapting my usual travel habits makes trips different and more enjoyable for me, too.

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October 7, 2009 by | 2 Comments

Atlas Obscura: DYI Temples, Castles, Cathedrals

For those of you anxiously awaiting this next installment of wonder-inspiring, off-the-beaten-path places that don’t make it into traditional guidebooks. This week’s Atlas Obscura theme is self-built temples (in Italy), castles (in the U.S.) and cathedrals (in Spain)!

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September 30, 2009 by | 2 Comments

Funeral & Vigil for Edgar Allan Poe

Hon, you may know Baltimore as Charm City USA. But did you know ‘Bawlmore’ is also home to Edgar Allan Poe? OK OK so Poe was actually born in New York City. Whaddabout it?

Baltimore’s claim to fame is that Poe died here. He was found unconscious in the streets of Baltimore and admitted to the Washington College Hospital. He died on October 7, 1849, and was buried in an unmarked grave. An unmarked grave?? Now that’s something to celebrate, Baltimore!

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September 16, 2009 by | 1 Comment

Hipster’s Guide to the San Francisco Mission District

A modern hipster’s weekend is mainly spent in one of the City’s sunniest and most colorful neighborhoods – The Mission District, named after the Spanish Mission San Francisco de Asis or Mission Dolores, the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco.

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September 4, 2009 by | 3 Comments

An Open Letter to Complainers

Being a frequent traveler has its memorable moments, and one of them occurred recently when I had the chance to dine at a well-known Georgian restaurant in Moscow, Russia. It was a great meal, and the restaurant’s location combined with the balmy summer weather provided the perfect opportunity for a late-night stroll through the streets […]

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August 31, 2009 by | 20 Comments

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