If you spend your days avoiding ladders and refuse to fly without your lucky charm, you’ll be glad to know you’re not alone. The world is full of superstitions, from age-old omens passed down through the generations to quirky good luck rituals, and even hotels and airlines take heed of the unwritten rules. Here are some of the world’s most common travel superstitions to take into account on your trips. Ignore them at your own risk!
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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching – it’s May 12 this year — and for those who haven’t yet planned something special there is still time. Instead of simply getting a gift or taking mom to dinner, think about treating her to a special experience you both can enjoy together. Here are our top picks for things to do with mom on Mother’s Day.
San Francisco is no stranger to beautiful sunsets, but while many people head to the beaches of California to catch the sunset, San Francisco offers a wide-range of different views because of its contrasting landscape that includes rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and recreational areas that rise above the city. Below you’ll find the five best views to watch the sunset from San Francisco.
Even workaholics can enjoy great vacations; in fact their fear of being away from the office for too many days at a time may even work in their favor. Here are my three key rules for workaholic vacationers…
If you’re visiting the Hawaiian Island of Moloka’i you have to look a little harder for things to do than you might in a more touristy destination. Here are some tips for seeing the beautiful island.
Making your honeymoon a great experience doesn’t mean you have to break out the passport.There are many great honeymoon escapes in the US. If you’re looking to explore the wild unknown with the love of your life, here are some great options.
For the ultimate bird’s eye view of your destination there’s no more thrilling way to get your bearings than zooming over the landscape in a helicopter. Whether hovering over a kaleidoscope of corals at the Great Barrier Reef or soaring around the Statue of Liberty in New York, here are 10 of the best places in the world to see from above.
To Yankees, Savannah may seem a sleepy Southern town stuck in a time warp—all antebellum mansions, Spanish moss, and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. But those in the know have a different picture of the Hostess City, one that heats up when the sun goes down.
During the one hour flight towards Santiago de Compostela from Madrid, the landscape changes from dusty squares to chartreuse fields and jagged-edged mountains; however, it’s only upon landing that the difference between the Spanish capital and Santiago de Compostela, located in the Autonomous region of Galicia in Spain’s far northwest corner, really shows.
While it might seem like a strange thing to add to your vacation to-do list, visiting cemeteries when you travel can be an interesting way to learn about a place’s history – not to mention see some of its most beautiful landscapes. Of course, what constitutes a “beautiful” cemetery will depend on the viewer’s opinion. Some will be painstakingly landscaped, some will be historically meaningful, some will be haunting, and some will have stunning views. But in this selection of final resting places around the world we think everyone will be able to find one that deserves “beautiful” as a descriptor.