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Mexico:  Beneath the Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico: Beneath the Yucatan Peninsula

I?ve traveled from country to country visiting museums, seeing different architectures, experiencing different cultures, but I?m mostly drawn to the natural world. So, imagine my delight when I discovered the beauty of Rio Secreto, a subterranean...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:03:43
France: Douaumont Ossuary and Cemetery in Verdun

France: Douaumont Ossuary and Cemetery in Verdun

In late spring last year, Dutchman and I went on a long weekend road trip to the World War 1 battlefields of France.Perhaps not the most ideal and romantic weekend getaway, but the Dutchman has a longtime fascination with the wars in Europe,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:04:00
7 Cities in the Midwest You Need to Visit This Year

7 Cities in the Midwest You Need to Visit This Year

When it comes to the US, there are a handful of “darlings” in the tourism world. States like New York and California and Florida... The post 7 Cities in the Midwest You Need to Visit This Year appeared first on A Dangerous Business Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:05:49
Picasso Opens March 2 in Les Baux...and Paris News

Picasso Opens March 2 in Les Baux...and Paris News

The Carrières de Lumières (Quarries of Light) is a magical space in a vast cave-like quarry at the base of the hilltop village of Les Baux de Provence. There in the cool darkness,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:03:42
Why you should visit the most peaceful place on Earth: Antarctica

Why you should visit the most peaceful place on Earth: Antarctica

A place where the only sound is provided by nature, or the gentle hum of your transport, where the view in every direction is so sublime it is impossible to describe. The post Why you should visit the most peaceful place on Earth: Antarctica...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:05:35
GUEST BLOG: Four steps for managing business travel effectively

GUEST BLOG: Four steps for managing business travel effectively

According to the Global Business Travel Association, spend on business travel is expected to grow 6%  in 2018, ending an ?era of uncertainty? for corporates with regards to budgets. This is hardly surprising when you consider that for every $1...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:03:51
7 Essential Tips for Driving Abroad

7 Essential Tips for Driving Abroad

Driving abroad is a great way to explore beyond major cities, and when you?re traveling for business, it may be the best option for reaching colleagues or meeting locations. It can also be a stressful experience. In addition to dealing with...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:05:15
Visiting Dubrovnik" Here’s what to do, see, eat and drink

Visiting Dubrovnik" Here’s what to do, see, eat and drink

It\'s an impeccably well-preserved medieval city with enough natural beauty, incredible cuisine, and outdoor activities to keep even the most hard-to-please vacationers entertained. The post Visiting Dubrovnik" Here’s what to do, see, eat and...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-17 16:05:35
GUEST BLOG: How sentiment analysis will revolutionise how companies measure the true cost of travel

GUEST BLOG: How sentiment analysis will revolutionise how companies measure the true cost of travel

 Why is sentiment analysis important in understanding the total cost of business travel" If we look at our recently conducted Planes, Trains and Marginal Gains report, it is clear that business travellers have needs outside of a room for a...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:04:07
Why planting trees will be the highlight of your Iceland adventure

Why planting trees will be the highlight of your Iceland adventure

For the most part, Iceland is largely void of trees. But all that?s about to change. The post Why planting trees will be the highlight of your Iceland adventure appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:05:42
10 reasons why Costa Rica should be on your bucket list

10 reasons why Costa Rica should be on your bucket list

Would it be too extreme to say Costa Rica is the perfect destination for everyone" Short answer: no. Whether you\'re aiming to get active or looking to relax, this country has what you?re looking for. The post 10 reasons why Costa Rica should...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:05:42
Antarctica and Patagonia: An Adventure on the Seabourn Quest - Part XI (Reflections + Puerto Montt and Heading Home)

Antarctica and Patagonia: An Adventure on the Seabourn Quest - Part XI (Reflections + Puerto Montt a...

It is hard to express the emotional and learning journeys I encountered over my 21 day Antarctica and Patagonia Adventure on the Seabourn Quest. Seabourn Quest in Neko Harbor, AntarcticaWhat I do know is that after:The anticipationGathering up my...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:04:08
We Need Your Help! The Planet D Semi Annual Survey

We Need Your Help! The Planet D Semi Annual Survey

As 2018 gets off to a roaring start we wanted to harness your expertise once again for our semi annual survey.  And for your time, we are placing you into a draw for a $100 Amazon Gift Card. You will see a place to opt into this at the bottom of the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:06:16
From beach to baroque: 10 days exploring Italy?s heel

From beach to baroque: 10 days exploring Italy?s heel

Excuse the pun, but I?m head over heels for Southern Italy. To be more specific, I?m talking about the region of Puglia ? that intoxicating sliver of land fringed on two sides by the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. The post From beach to baroque: 10 days...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:05:42
Calendar of Events and Festivals 2018

Calendar of Events and Festivals 2018

Stockholm Views, photo by Henrik Trygg/mediabank.visitstockholm.comI am now back from my vacation with my batteries recharged! I thought that my annual calendar for events and festivals in Stockholm would be a good first post-vacation article....
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-16 16:03:49
The Best Photography Locations in Southern Iceland

The Best Photography Locations in Southern Iceland

For beginner and expert photographers alike, traveling in Iceland provides an opportunity to capture some truly mind-boggling natural locations on camera. Here are the best photography locations in Southern Iceland! The post The Best Photography...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:07:24
Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday

Gary and Grace, Linda and I, grabbed separate busses and made our way into Barra for an evening of Mardi Gras action. Our bus arrived first and once we gathered our two friends we walked down to the water taxi and crossed over to the Grand Bay.Over...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:04:24
GUEST BLOG: 2018?the year of assistance"

GUEST BLOG: 2018?the year of assistance"

 Google has just announced a new term ?the age of assistance.? So what does this mean"According to Google this term refers to the customer service of today; the new multi-faceted and multi-layered way brands communicate with customers, rather than...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:04:43
Crawling Around Crumbling Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

Crawling Around Crumbling Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

As the North Coast 500 corners the northeastern highlands and travels through Caithness, a host of ancient sites scatters before you. Coming from the west, this is a nice change of pace as the west coast of the North Coast 500 is firmly focused on...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:06:13
Why to consider solo travel in Colombia (and what to expect)

Why to consider solo travel in Colombia (and what to expect)

Since returning, I\'ve boasted about the country so much that if the tourism board was charging me commission on trips sold, I\'d be able to retire early. The post Why to consider solo travel in Colombia (and what to expect) appeared first on...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:06:12
Laurens six picks from Superbalist.com

Laurens six picks from Superbalist.com

Travel, fashion accessories and online shopping – it’s a love triangle. Superbalist.com recently invited me to create a wishlist of my favourite picks from their Accessories departments (it is truly just a wishlist, we won’t be sent these...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:07:24
Medical Issues, Neat Gadgets and Good Friends

Medical Issues, Neat Gadgets and Good Friends

At Lake Conroe Thousand Trails, Willis, Texas...Not too long ago, I mentioned in a post that our health seems to have improved after we began fulltiming. I didn\'t knock on wood at the time, although I knew better. So what do I get for that...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:04:24
Tough skin and a soft heart: what being fearless means to one solo traveller

Tough skin and a soft heart: what being fearless means to one solo traveller

Fearlessness is the complicated dance of giving fear less power over you. The post Tough skin and a soft heart: what being fearless means to one solo traveller appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:06:12
Lady’s Guide to a Beautiful Day Trip to Windsor Castle

Lady’s Guide to a Beautiful Day Trip to Windsor Castle

It’s been a long time since I took a day trip to Windsor Castle. A decade, in fact. But given there will be no less than two royal weddings at St George’s Chapel this year, I figured it was time to go back again. Day Trip to Windsor...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-15 16:06:13
LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from January 2018

LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from January 2018

New year, new travel experiences! Our intrepid Pathfinders have kicked off 2018 with a host of incredible snapshots, framing everything from the world’s busiest beaches to its most serene landscapes with their well-honed photography skills. Here...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:07:06
Summer vs Winter: the best time to visit Iceland’s Golden Circle

Summer vs Winter: the best time to visit Iceland’s Golden Circle

Iceland\'s landscapes change dramatically with each season. So when\'s the best time to go" The post Summer vs Winter: the best time to visit Iceland’s Golden Circle appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:06:53
6 hottest food destinations in Europe for summer 2018

6 hottest food destinations in Europe for summer 2018

Where will your taste buds be delighted most this summer" What cuisine will have your Instagram glowing and your friends green with envy" We\'ll tell you. Here are Europe\'s top foodie destinations for 2018. The post 6 hottest food...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:06:53
Pathfinders: video of the month, January 2018

Pathfinders: video of the month, January 2018

A beautiful afternoon at the Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland. ©Chee Seong/Getty Images. Every month, we curate the best blog posts and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month?s feature is from videographer Zach Murray...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:07:06
Solo in the Seychelles: Visiting a Romantic Destination Alone

Solo in the Seychelles: Visiting a Romantic Destination Alone

“Your water, miss,” the waiter said as he placed a gigantic bottle of sparkling water down on my table at the Savoy Seychelles Resort... The post Solo in the Seychelles: Visiting a Romantic Destination Alone appeared first on A Dangerous...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:07:06
A guide to Varanasi, the can’t-miss spiritual heart of India

A guide to Varanasi, the can’t-miss spiritual heart of India

If you?re short on time in Varanasi, try to knock off the following five experiences from your list. The post A guide to Varanasi, the can’t-miss spiritual heart of India appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:06:53
Antarctica and Patagonia: An Adventure on the Seabourn Quest - Part X (El Brujo Glacier, Galley Market Lunch and Castro, Chile)

Antarctica and Patagonia: An Adventure on the Seabourn Quest - Part X (El Brujo Glacier, Galley Mark...

My adventure through Antarctica and Patagonia on the Seabourn Quest continued with two days at sea after departing Punta Arenas.We were, as usual, followed by a number of birds that were just so beautiful to watch fly behind, beside, and in front of...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:05:08
GUEST BLOG: What if this was one of your employees"

GUEST BLOG: What if this was one of your employees"

What if an employee had been wounded in a far-flung corner of the world" What if he needed urgent medical care, but the local hospital was at bursting point and refusing to admit patients"  What if it was difficult to reach the nearest city or...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:05:08
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Central America

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Central America

Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica After a cultural and naturally stunning tour to Morocco, it?s really hard for the traveller to stay between the hustle and bustle of the city. It seems as you are dragged back to the hell from the oasis of...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-14 16:09:27
Travel and Twisp: the perfect combination"

Travel and Twisp: the perfect combination"

It?s no secret that I vape. I prefer vaping or twisping over smoking in every single way. Seriously, smoking is just yuhhhkk. It?s stinky, lingering, and, in my opinion, just completely unattractive. Smoking cigarettes today is like using a dial...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:06:56
A Lifetime of Hope and Regret

A Lifetime of Hope and Regret

It?s easy to get lost. To look around and suddenly find yourself wondering how you got here ? and why it seems so far from where you thought you?d be. What wrong turn did you take" Is there still time to go back and start again" To be the person...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:06:16
GUEST BLOG: Expenses: a waste of time" 10 reasons you might want to consider automation?

GUEST BLOG: Expenses: a waste of time" 10 reasons you might want to consider automation?

Automating your expense management process brings with it a number of benefits. If you?re still not sure we hope this list might change your mind?1) Reduced CostsBy connecting various sources of expense data, and reducing the need for manual data...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:04:21
25+ Helpful Ireland Travel Tips for a Stress-free Trip

25+ Helpful Ireland Travel Tips for a Stress-free Trip

With over 20 percent of Americans claiming Irish heritage, travel to Ireland is on many bucket lists. Everyone has heard stories of kissing the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and driving the Ring of Kerry — but when it comes to visiting Ireland,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:06:22
New Orleans Food Fun – A Tour of the Best Eats in the City

New Orleans Food Fun – A Tour of the Best Eats in the City

If you tell someone you are going to New Orleans, you\'ll immediately get a list of all the great places to eat from them. We put a question up on our Facebook page asking what people loved about New Orleans and nearly everyone mentioned their...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:06:43
LP Pathfinders: top posts from January 2018

LP Pathfinders: top posts from January 2018

This month’s blog round up includes a post on Penang’s street food scene with an innovative twist © Carlina Teteris / Getty Images The beginning of a new year is a time for both reflection and preparation, and this month?s blog post submissions...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-13 16:06:17
The Harry Potter Studio Tour London

The Harry Potter Studio Tour London

"Miss Diana, can we go to Harry Potter Studio in London""This is what my two students requested when we went to London two years ago for International Girl Guides and Girl Scouts camp held in Leicestershire. Although I\'m not big fan of this...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:05:40
Lady’s 9 Perfect Date Ideas for London

Lady’s 9 Perfect Date Ideas for London

Valentine’s Day is coming. As if you didn’t know. If you’re like me, you’re scrambling for a date idea at the last minute. Or trying to find romantic places in London. Or boycotting the whole thing. But once the rose-infused chaos subsides,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:07:41
14 national parks in Europe you probably haven’t visited yet (but should)

14 national parks in Europe you probably haven’t visited yet (but should)

If the term "national park" conjures up images of snow-capped peaks, crystal-clear lakes, secluded hikes and unlimited adventures, we\'re happy to report that you\'re spot on. The post 14 national parks in Europe you probably haven’t...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:07:39
Panorama Photo Gallery of Gulangyu Island and Xiamen City Skyline

Panorama Photo Gallery of Gulangyu Island and Xiamen City Skyline

These panorama pictures of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gulangyu Island, and Xiamen City skyline and coastline were taken from the top of Sunlight Rock.Panorama view of Xiamen City from the top of Sunlight Rock in Gulangyu Island.Gulangyu's...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:06:15
GUEST BLOG: 2018 Outlook ? the impact of Brexit, traveller safety and geopolitical

GUEST BLOG: 2018 Outlook ? the impact of Brexit, traveller safety and geopolitical

Brexit will have positive effect on business travel Travel managers need to start focusing on the direction their company?s business may have to move towards in terms of trading post-Brexit. Now is the time to start reviewing their travel...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:06:05
7 fears you’ll have as a solo traveller & how to overcome them

7 fears you’ll have as a solo traveller & how to overcome them

This excerpt has been reproduced with permission from ‘The Solo Travel Handbook’, © 2018 Lonely Planet. You can make a million excuses for not wanting to travel on your own,
 The post 7 fears you’ll have as a solo traveller & how to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-02-12 16:07:39
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