Tourism is coming… Northern Ireland turns into a Game of Thrones hotspot

Tourism boon for country as fans flock to visit sets and locations of the award-winning fantasy sagaThe group, tourists from Britain, Germany, the US and half a dozen other countries, followed the guide deep into Tollymore Forest and gathered around a tree stump.“Ladies...

Planning A Family Caribbean Vacation To St. Thomas, USVI

The US Virgin Islands are a popular vacation spot for families. US citizens don’t need a passport to travel there, yet it feels a world apart from mainland USA. St. Thomas makes an excellent base for families looking to explore the idyllic USVI, so here is our guide to planning the best...

Wild weekend: a family activity break in Yorkshire

Raft building, zipwires, archery, buscraft skills … Kingswood adventure centre in South Yorkshire offers families a whirlwind of organised fun‘We don’t have to join in with other people, do we?” said Gracie, my 10-year-old daughter, as she swiped through photos of helmeted folk engaged in outdoorsy activities....

How to Combat Pre-Travel Anxiety

I will let you in on a little secret. I love to travel, love being on the road, rarely relish the idea of coming home but once I do, I turn into a homebody and getting up the will to leave again is hard to do.I have self-diagnosed...

A New Coral Reef Was Just Discovered Off the Coast of Italy

For travelers, southern Italy just got even more appealing: The country’s first coral reef has been discovered off the coast of Puglia, near the seaside town of Monopoli.Researchers at the University of Bari, led by department director Giuseppe Corriero, discovered the extremely rare mesophotic (meaning it can exist in low light)...

How to Choose the Right European River Cruise for You

Planning your first European river cruise? Picking a waterway, dates, and budget seem easy enough. Then you find there's an overwhelming choice of boats out there, and with seemingly similar appearances, routes, amenities—even cost. What to do? Read on for our river cruising guide, which will help you learn the distinct personalities and...

A bride said her bachelorette party was left stranded after American Airlines deemed her mom too intoxicated to fly

A 15-member bachelorette party intended to fly from Sacramento to Cabo San Lucas to celebrate, but they got stranded during a stopover in Phoenix.According to the bride, her mother hadn't flown in 20 years and was nervous, so she had some alcohol before the first flight and became nauseous upon landing.She said...

‘Fire and Ice’ Vacations Are the Latest Travel Trend. Here’s How to Plan One

Planning a vacation can be stressful. With limited vacation time and infinite destination options, many prospective travelers bear the burden of making the right choices.Luckily, for those who are admittedly indecisive, a new travel trend could help alleviate some of that pressure.Fire and ice...

6 Surefire Ways to Actually Unwind on Your Next Vacation, According to Science

Vacations are supposed to be a way to unwind and relax. But for many Americans, they are a source of stress. More than one-third of vacationers recently surveyed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals admitted that they’d delayed or canceled a trip before due to the pressure of planning it.

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Giving Free Cruises to Teachers This Spring

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a campaign to show its appreciation for educators by giving away free cruises to inspirational teachers.Ahead of Teacher Appreciation Week in May, the cruise line is seeking nominations of educators who are “spreading the joy of learning” in their classrooms. From now through April...

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