Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (May 16-29, 2010)

Image: churl Here’s a double dose of the best travel blog posts of the week.  Apologies for missing last week, but the best won’t be overlooked! 26 Hours in Paris: If you only had one day to spend in Paris and hadn’t been before, what would you do?  The Brooklyn Nomad did quite well — [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Best of Your Hometown!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, we focused on the best of each of our hometowns!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! (Before I begin, apologies in [...]

Venice: Best in Winter

Cool, dark, misty and mysterious. Flooded streets. This is how Venice should be seen. I’ve been to Venice twice: once in November and once in June. It was like visiting two different cities. Venice in November is quiet.  It’s flood season, and every local will be clad in tall boots.  You might need to cross [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Budget Travel!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, we focused on budget travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for this week: Q1. How do [...]

Travel Advice: All-Inclusive Spring Break

I recently received a note from my friend Jess: Hi Kate! I know you are the travel queen, so I figured I’d ask you first about potential spring break destinations. A couple of my girlfriends and I were looking to travel (somewhere warm) during our spring break next year. We want to go all-inclusive for [...]

Travel to Mend a Broken Spirit

Sometimes, when you need it the most, travel sweeps in and heals you in a way that nothing else can. Winter 2008 was a tough time for me.  My relationship had ended suddenly and bitterly, leaving me an emotional wreck.  On top of that, I couldn’t shake a monthlong sinus infection.  I was bored and [...]

Photo of the Week: New Mexico Mountains

The wild landscape of New Mexico, just outside the city of Las Cruces.

Here are a few of the best travel posts of the week: Nellie at Wild Junket has incredible pictures of Hot-Air Ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey.  If you haven’t seen pictures of Cappadocia, you need to take a look at this post.  Who knew that it was one of the most popular places in the world [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Green Travel!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, we focused on green travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for this week: Q1. What is [...]

The Friends We’ve Made in Vegas

My favorite thing about Las Vegas is that everyone there is in a fantastic mood.  Whether you’re dancing in the clubs, hanging in the casinos, or just walking down the Strip, you’ll always end up making friends. And if you’re lucky, you’ll get pictures with them! Below, a tribute: The Friends We’ve Made in Vegas! [...]