IF you are looking to start the year with a new adventure, here are some suggestions that would help you kill the travel bug. Fabulous' team has compiled a list of the top travel spots to visit in 2019. Matera, Italy WHY IT’S HOT: Thanks to its incredible cave homes, this southern Italian city is a popular day-trip destination. As a 2019 European Capital of Culture, it’s got more reasons than ever to stick around. WHAT TO EXPECT: After being named culture capital, Matera got busy converting its higgledy-piggledy piles of limestone cave dwellings into bars, restaurants and hotels — and some locals even rent out their own grotto homes on Airbnb. Lonely Planet expert Tom Hall tells us this makes staying in Matera a no-brainer: “By the time it gets to late afternoon, the day trippers have gone home and you have it to yourself,” he says. Our hot tip? Britpop and Negronis at cave bar Area 8. GO: Avoid peak crowds and prices with an autumn trip – September … [Read more...] about Ten hottest destinations across the globe from Bali to Italy and Panama and all the best travel tips for 2019
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Courtesy of the Padron Family ICELAND: Daly City resident Claire Padron, left, and her sister, San Jose resident Joni Padron spent a week in Reykjavik this fall “with side trips to the Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon (pictured), while we chased the Northern Lights during our stay,” Joni says. Travel tips: “Be prepared for the initial shock of how expensive food is there! Find accommodations that have a kitchenette where you may be able to prepare a few meals, and do your food shopping at Bonus Grocery Stores — great assortment and prices. Book your reservation to the Blue Lagoon well in advance — every time slot fills up quickly! And splurge for the premium package. A terry cloth robe comes in handy when you have to run between the indoor lockers and the warm water and it’s 36 degrees outside! Check with the tour desks daily to ensure you get optimal viewing of the Northern Lights. Overcast or rainy conditions can affect whether the Northern Lights … [Read more...] about Wish You Were Here Extravaganza: Our readers’ travel tips and adventures
18 Nov Travel Tips to Have a Hassle-Free Adventure Posted at 21:49h in Blog by Victoria Many of us love to travel. We like to explore newer and newer destinations. It can be a life-changing experience. However, in order to ensure that your trip is nothing short of an adventure, you need to plan in advance. When you are able to plan each and every aspect of your trip in advance, it will automatically become easier for you to have the experience of a lifetime. We will share with you 8 simple tips which you can follow in order to make each and every one of your trips a memorable adventure. 1. Get the right company: The first and foremost thing which you have to do is to get your partner right. For example, when you’re relaxing in Santorini, you would like to be with your partner rather than a group of friends. That is why you have to choose the companions always as per the destination. When you are able to do that, you can embark on a memorable trip. Some of the … [Read more...] about Travel Tips to Have a Hassle-Free Adventure
09 Nov Paris Travel Tips: 6 Things to Know Before You Go Posted at 18:53h in Blog by Victoria Don’t let the crowds get you down on your trip to Paris. Check out these top insider Paris travel tips to make the most of your stay in the city of lights. Whether due to history, movies, or cultural significance, Paris has always been a hotspot for tourism. In recent years, tourism continued to climb with some of those numbers reaching an all-time peak of around 40 million visitors. Without a doubt, people are embracing the City of Lights and for a very good reason. Whether it’s the romanticized view of the Eiffel Tower, the mouth-watering cuisine, high art, or historical significance, France’s capital has plenty to offer. But with so much to do and so many visitors knocking on the door, it’s important to plan well. Today, we’ll take a look at 10 important Paris travel tips you need to keep in mind before your next trip. 1. Plan for As Long As … [Read more...] about Paris Travel Tips: 6 Things to Know Before You Go
Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series, or news. Today (November 9, 2018): Travel tip: how to become an Amanjunkie? It is no secret that I am a devoted ‘Amanjunkie’ (in addition to being a Soneva addict). I am often using this term in my blog and my Youtube clips, but I realize that not all of you may be familiar with the term. The term includes the century old word “aman”, which means “peace, security, safety, shelter, protection” in the Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Arabic, Ge’ez, Amharic, Urdu and Persian languages. Today, Aman is better known as the world’s most exclusive hotel brand, operating 33 uberluxurious resorts and hotels in 21 destinations, ranging from the desert sands of Marrakech and the snowy peaks of Wyoming to the jungle-clad ruins of Siem Reap and the white sandy beaches of the Caribbean. The story of Aman goes back to … [Read more...] about Travel tip: how to become an Amanjunkie?