[All Photos Courtesy of Virgin Australia] Virgin Australia announced on 30 June that Velocity Frequent Flyer members can now earn frequent flyer miles for traveling on domestic flights with pets. Those of you who have ever wished you could benefit from your furry and four-legged travel companions, rejoice. Velocity Members will now earn a minimum … Continue reading “Virgin Australia Awards Frequent Flyer Miles to Pets”Read more..
Do you ever just wish you were suddenly in an exotic locale sipping on a special cocktail? We’ve rounded up our favorite recipes to help you have a quick staycation while you sort out the details for your actual trip. Plus, we’ll get you set up with the best gear to make and serve each … Continue reading “Jetset From Home: Make Your Own International Cocktails”Read more..
There’s nothing worse than spending a small fortune on air travel tickets and then boarding an old plane with less than acceptable seats and amenities. To help you avoid this, industry experts have agreed on a special few carriers that boast the best first class experiences cabin products possible. With these carriers, not only can you … Continue reading “The Best First Class Airlines 2013 (Choose Wisely!)”Read more..
Our top picks for hotels and restaurants (2013) Developing country Laos may not be a mainstay on the Southeast Asia luxury travel circuit just yet, but once capital city Luang Prabang is quickly blazing the trail in the development of the country’s tourism industries. The tiny peninsula city, situated on a thumb of land where the … Continue reading “Luxury on the Rise: Luang Prabang, Laos”Read more..
Facing the question of which spa treatment is right for you really isn’t a bad problem to have, but we know how it feels to stare at the spa menu and feel overwhelmed. We’ve decoded some of the most popular massage options from around the world, so you don’t have to try next time you … Continue reading “Spa Treatments: Pick the Perfect Massage”Read more..
Wine tasting has always seemed so complicated, (and even intimidating or stuffy, to little-knowing beginners) but a trip to the vineyard would make much more sense if you could actually take something away from the tasting. You may not be able to completely grasp every flavor and scent that’s coming your way from the start, … Continue reading “Tasting Wine: Three Important Steps”Read more..
We’ve all heard of the same beautiful beach escapes in Thailand like Koh Samui, Phuket, and Koh Phi Phi. But, let’s face it: these spots are becoming overrun and overdeveloped. Tourist traps, if you will. We’ve mined the rest of Thailand to bring you an updated list of the country’s best beaches minus the oppressive … Continue reading “Thailand’s Six Most Underrated Beaches”Read more..
Tel Aviv is Israel’s second largest city, but it’s second-to-none when it comes to a night of dancing, drinking and socializing. The city is known worldwide for its party scene, and is sometimes compared to New York as being a city that never sleeps. Tel Aviv offers huge night clubs with internationally famous acts and … Continue reading “Tel Aviv is for Night Owls”Read more..
Planning your dream trip to the islands of Greece can seem daunting. Not only are all of the islands geared towards different types of travellers, but the sheer number of choices can seem daunting as well. Depending on where you’re travelling from, different islands are more easily accessible than others, and whether you want to … Continue reading “Greek Holidays: There’s an Island for Everyone”Read more..
Looking for great Thai and Asian food but don’t want to eat on the streets? Bangkok certainly has something to suit, whether you’re here on a layover or solely to explore the frenetic metropolis. Adventurous Eaters: Supanniga Eating Room Opened just in October 2012, this newcomer located in a cozy-chic upgraded shophouse has made a … Continue reading “Bangkok’s Best Restaurants (2013)”Read more..
That trip to a turquoise beach with a stellar reef just won’t be complete without an awesome scuba dive session. Here are the best places in the world to get certified as an Open Water diver and enjoy awesome sea-life and top-notch dive conditions at the same time. 1. Hat Sairee, Koh Tao, Thailand Koh … Continue reading “World’s Top Five Spots to Get PADI Certified”Read more..