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Happy SPRING from the staff at TravelingBoy
We have designated SPRING as the month to think
of those who suffer from great misfortune. Here are some of our
Celebrity Cruises Reveals Celebrity Edge
The team at Celebrity Cruises recently arrived
in Los Angeles, showcasing a first look at the transformational
Celebrity Edge, whose dramatically expanded staterooms, ship-climbing
Magic Carpet platform and stunning suites set a new standard for
modern luxury travel.
A Book Review: D-Day Through German Eyes
By John Clayton
As a longtime travel journalist, and someone who
was born in London back in the days when Great Britain was fighting
for her life and because I've always been, well, "mesmerized"
by various aspects of the Nazi "military machine," I
found this unique, intriguing, fascinating book totally awesome.
The 'Trump Slump' A Devastating Drop in Tourism
to the United States
Experts across the travel industry are warning
that masses of tourists are being scared away from visiting the
United States, and the loss of tourism jobs could be devastating.
By Arthur Frommer
Though they may differ as to the wisdom of the
move, the travel press and most travel experts are of one mind:
They are currently drawing attention to an unintended consequence
of the Trump-led efforts to stop many Muslims from coming to the
U.S., pointing to a sharp drop in foreign tourism to our nation
that imperils jobs and touristic income.
It's known as the "Trump Slump." And I know of no reputable
travel publication to deny it.
Peter Sellers takes us on a hilarious tour
of British accents. PS: Thats him doing all the accents.
Mount Etna, Europe's Largest Active Volcano,
Erupts on Sicily
Bright lava lit up the night sky on the Italian
island of Sicily recently as Mount Etna erupted for the first
time this year. Etna, which sits at 3,330 meters (10,926 feet),
is also the highest volcano in mainland Europe, and typically
erupts several times a year, according to Reuters.
Take the Road Less Traveled through northern
You'll have another chance to travel with Leftheris
Papageorgiou this fall, with an opportunity to walk in the
footsteps of Alexander in northern Greece, explore less traveled
traditional villages in the Greek Alps, trail Odysseus to the
island of Ithaka, and finish on Captain Corelli's Kephalonia.
10 European Airlines Rated on Value: Buy Low,
2. Wow Air
Winston Churchill's Family Helped Re-Design This London Luxury
If you're going to renovate a luxury London hotel, there's no
better inspiration to turn to than one of the most famous Brits
of all time: Winston Churchill. The five-star Hyatt Regency London-The
Churchill, which has bared his name since 1970, just reopened
after a multi-million-dollar refurbishment and it now pays even
greater homage to the former prime minister. And since they couldn't
consult the bulldog politician himself on the design process,
they turned to his family for the first time to make sure every
detail was spot on. And the staff places a fresh rose in the Churchill
statue's lapel, just as his wife Clementine did every day.
Carnevale di Venezia, Rio Carnival and New Orleans Mardi Gras
2017 in Review
Carnival is a tradition that takes it name from the Latin term
"carnem levare," which translates to "remove the
meat" a reference to the holiday's timing, as Carnival
ends just before Christians' fasting for Lent begins.
Here's 2017's most famous celebrations:
Carnevale di Venezia 2017
Carnevale di Venezia allows people in various
classes to mingle without inhibition, wearing masks and partying
without regard to gender or religion.
Rio Carnival 2017
Samba, the traditional music of Brazil that is
synonymous with Carnival, is played almost entirely throughout
New Orleans Mardi Gras 2017
The streets of New Orleans were filled with costumed
revelers, dazzling floats featuring kings and queens, and people
of all ages screaming for trinkets and beads. Lots of beads.
Made Here, Buy Here: What You Can't Leave Paris Without
How do you narrow down the universe of beautiful
and delicious things to buy in Paris? Start with this list.
Norwegian Air Announces New Routes from U.S.
to Europe, With Fares from $65
Norwegian Air has announced dirt- cheap fares
across the Atlantic on flights launching this summer out of less-traveled
airports in the Northeast to points in Ireland, Northern Ireland,
and Scotland. But if you want to snag a deal, you'll have to act
fact: tickets priced at $65 one-way (taxes included) are now on
sale, and as is usual with these teaser deals, the supply will
Is Capital One's Venture Rewards the Best Travel
Card on the Market?
See if you agree.
Dubai to Build the World's First Rotating Skyscraper
Dubai's skyline already features the world's tallest
building and a five-star hotel located on its own island, but
the city is set to get yet another distinctive structure in 2020:
the world's first rotating skyscraper.
Planning a trip to such a vast and diverse country
can present you with a bewildering array of choices. Frommers
scoured all of Canada in search of the best places and experiences,
and here we share our very personal and opinionated choices.
Unexploded 500-pound World War II Bomb Found
in UK Harbour!
Scientists Dig Up Earth's Oldest Fossil
This newly discovered fossil is 3.77 billion years
Walkable Cities in America
Can you get there on foot? Walk Score, a Redfin
product, measures the walkability of addresses throughout the
United States. (Type in any address to see its walkability score).
Acclaimed Wildlife Film Makers Join One Ocean
Expeditions to Antarctic and Canadian Arctic
Award-winning wildlife film makers, Karen Bass
and Neil Nightingale, will be joining One Ocean Expeditions
(OOE) on three of its forthcoming small ship adventure cruises,
to offer expert advice and personalized workshops for passengers
wishing to enhance their holiday videos.
Wanderu Amazing Deals for Last Minute Travel
Wanderu is an amazing new app to find and book
bus & train travel across North America & Europe. You
can book the best deals on the go with the official Wanderu app,
featured as "Best New App" by the iTunes App Store &
The TSA Has Been Spying on You (And Worse)
An unsettling report from the ACLU details patterns
of dubious tactics from the TSA. The report is based on the TSAs
own materials, obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request,
which show the evolution of the behavior detection program
and make clear the extent to which it is a program of surveillance
of unsuspecting travelers based on unreliable indicators."
The Best Cities in the World
Condé Nast Traveler readers cast more than
100,000 votes for their favorite cities in the world.
Gas-Saving Road Trip Tips
Courtesy Travel and Leisure
Sure, average gas prices are already $3.97, according
to AAAs Daily Fuel Gauge Report, and climbing toward the
highest recorded average of $4.11 that crippled travel back in
2008. But that doesnt mean you have to give up your summer
Random Acts of Canine Kindness
Cedric the Dog takes a well-earned break after
organizing a protest at a Kansas puppy mill.
Three on March
"It was one of those March days
when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when
it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."
"I would I had some flowers o'
the spring that might
Become your time of day... daffodils,
That come before the swallow dares, and take
The winds of March with beauty; violets dim,
But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes...
O, these I lack,
To make you garlands of, and my sweet friend,
To strew him o'er and o'er!"
"It is the first mild day of March:
Each minute sweeter than before...
There is a blessing in the air,
Which seems a sense of joy to yield
To the bare trees, and mountains bare,
And grass in the green field...
We from to-day, my Friend, will date
The opening of the year.
Love, now an universal birth,
From heart to heart is stealing,
From earth to man, from man to earth:
It is the hour of feeling"
Deb your favorite travel poems.
We Are All Terminal We Just Dont
Know Our Expiration Date
Addressing the elephant in the room about your
own death is something most couples avoid doing together and it
is a big mistake.
SnapTravels On-Demand Hotel Deals
Get 30-50% off hotels with exclusive pricing over
SMS or FB Messenger.
10 Strange Laws from Around the World
From a stiletto ban in Greece to the pinball crackdown
in South Carolina give travel a unique flavor.
Being on the ground in over 180 countries means you get
the full story.
Top 25 Most Interesting Webcams
Selected from hundreds of nominees by a panel
of EarthCam producers, EarthCam announces the most unique and
compelling webcams of the year.
Last-Minute Airfare Deals
Find the latest last-minute Web fares for flights
departing from within the United States and Canada.
Worldwide Vacation Rankings
U.S. News Travel's Best Vacations rankings identify
the top destinations by region and vacation type.
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads
more than 4,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide
emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service
members and wounded warriors.
Together in Spirit The Best Friends
At the core of Best Friends Animal Society's work
is the dream that one day animals will no longer be killed in
The Best Place to Find Cheap Flights
7 Frequent-Flyer Tricks Worth Learning
Master the art of earning miles, attaining elite
status, and working the system to earn free flights and other