IN TRAVEL :
Destination Hotspot: The Emerald IsleJANUARY 30TH, 2013
What better place to welcome in the year of green than in the Irish countryside? Rolling emerald hills and lush landscapes are the perfect escape for any season. Oh, yeah, and then there's the beer. If boutique hotels are more your style, check out the Hampton Hotel in Dublin, only thirty minutes from the city center! Looking for tips to have the most perfect trip? Check out 20 Great things to do in Dublin to plan your most epic emerald adventure!
Jaw DroppersFEBRUARY 22ND, 2013
There are staggering moments when life itself is too beautiful to process. At times like those, awestruck and immobilized by existence, I have to check my pulse, pinch myself even, and make sure it’s not just a dream. Run through a few of the photographs on this blog. Even though you’re seeing pixels on a screen, at least the image of these organic, mystifying, and literally stunning places can leave you in a majestic wake of the natural world.MORE »
Open the Travel DoorsAPRIL 17TH, 2013
When one door closes… wait, maybe a closed door will spark a trip. All it takes sometimes is a little photo inspiration to ignite your travel bug. Doors of Paris, maybe? Check out this short and sweet photo collection of romantic Parisian doors to knock on that sleeping wanderlust.MORE »
Valentines Weekend in New YorkFEBRUARY 5TH, 2013
New York holds a certain ‘big’ quality that screams big things, big romance… and big, amazing, beautiful hotels. But with countless options and hotel specials, selecting the perfect place to spend your New York Valentine’s weekend can be overwhelming. Tablet Hotels makes the process less daunting and shows you all of the most worthy hotels and boutique B&B hotspots around the globe. Check out their New York boutique favorites and get your romantic getaway underway!
Explore New TerritoryMARCH 25TH, 2013
Got the travel bug? So do we! With the sun waving hello it’s time to start planning your perfect summer getaway. Toss out the boring list of top ten traveled places (Paris is totally overrated, right?) and familiarize yourself with new destinations to ogle over. From coastal castles on the Black Sea to beautiful beaches in Malawi, National Geographic’s list Best Trips 2013 packs some of the most uncharted hotspots around the globe, equipped with seriously helpful information including where to stay, when to go, and even what to read before you take off!
Big Weekend at Big SurFEBRUARY 6TH, 2013
Just because it’s technically still Winter doesn’t mean you can’t camp like it’s Summer. Long weekends were practically made for adventurous destinations, epic landscapes, and Summer-style bonfires. Big Sur is one of California’s best kept secrets, so embrace your President’s weekend in nature’s theme park. Find your perfect Big Sur campground and get your weekend underway. Needing inspiration to leave the warmth of your heated home? Listen to Songza’s playlist Bonfire Nights: Indie Americana to get you pumped for your outdoor trip.
Street Art in LisbonMAY 15TH, 2013
So many different things can ignite your travel bug, and exploration inspirations can come from unexpected sources. As the weather warms we’ve got our eye on new travel destinations. Case in point: Lisbon. Check out the growing street art culture in Portugal, with some of these fantastic examples of high-concept, large-scale street art pieces in Lisbon.
Unusual things to do in NYCFEBRUARY 25TH, 2013
Honestly, New York is probably one of the last places on earth where you would struggle to find something cool to do. But having too many options can often leave us at a loss for anything to do! Yes, it is counterintuitive, but true. With countless places to see and experience, narrow it down with this list of unusual things to do in New York City for under $100. From brewery tours to laughing yoga (what?!) find the perfect nook of NYC that was made for you.MORE »
Not all who wander are lost!MARCH 4TH, 2013
Still looking to awaken your hunger for adventure? Get some firsthand travel inspiration from the girls who go “backpacking in heels” at Travelettes. With suggestions, advice, and plenty of eye-catching images, this all girl travel blog always gets me itching to explore!MORE »
Amplify AccommodationMARCH 4TH, 2013
Used to be, when you went on vacation, hotels, campsites, or your cousin’s couch were your only options. Well welcome to the future, because in this day and age you can stay in someone else’s, fully furnished home. Yes, it’s true. People are renting out everything from shacks to castles; all you need to do is sign up on airbnb.com and you’ll have access to people’s properties anywhere in the world. Lakeside villa in Tahoe? Done. Penthouse in Bangkok? Why not. Guest Bedroom at Buckingham Palace? If it’s on this site, then it’s yours to barter. All you need is a profile and the audacity to...MORE »
Take That Spring Jacket On SafariMARCH 15TH, 2013
Now that you’ve got the jacket, time to put it to good use. For those of you seeking true adventure, Wilderness Safaris offer over 8 million private acres of protected, wildlife reserve across nine, African countries. They boast luxury ecotourism while protecting the areas they support, ranging in accommodation with seventy, diverse, camps. Got the courage for the Congo? Bold enough for Botswana? These safaris put the most intrepid to the test. Check their website for more information and expose yourself to a world known mostly through the Discovery Channel. One look at photos on the...MORE »
Beat The BlackoutsMAY 23RD, 2013
So you want to get outta town (or hell, even stay in it) and spend a night or two in a decent hotel with proper amenities. But how the eff are you going to get a reservation this late on one of the biggest three-day weekends of the year? Fret not. Hotel Tonight has got your under-the-wire back. They’re the hotel hookup for last minute deals on unsold rooms. And it’s all done with your smartphone. A few clicks later and you’ve got the getaway you wanted, at half the price. Sometimes, when you snooze . . . you win. Download the app here and check it out before you check on in.MORE »