Spring Travel Tips

Prev Next We’ve got spring travel tips and tools with travel expert, Laura Begley Bloom. #PaidForContent Posted at 1:07 PM, Mar 19, 2024 and last updated 2024-03-19 16:07:17-04 Spring travel season is here. If you are looking for beautiful places to go and ways to prepare for your trip, Travel Expert Laura Begley Bloom is…

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Braga, Portugal, Named Europe’s Next Emerging City

Santa Barbara Garden | Image credit: THEGIFT777/Getty Images Portugal is having a major moment in the (Iberian) sun. In 2023, the smaller European nation welcomed more than 30 million visitors, a tourism record for the country. But, it’s not just its major cities of Lisbon and Porto that are getting their time in the limelight.…

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inspiration will last longer than the trip

It seems like a lot of work: don’t you have to apply for competitive grants, jump through hoops of bureaucratic red tape to abide by international visa short-stay protocols and then deal with the pressure of creating in a foreign land? And what about the possible language barriers to overcome as well? And yet the…

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6 Last-Minute Travel Tips for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

In less than a month, people will look to the sky as the moon passes between the sun and the Earth in a celestial event known as a total solar eclipse. The phenomenon is set for April 8, 2024, and the next one that can be seen from contiguous United States will be August 2044,…

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Seven of the world’s best destinations for solo female travellers

Solo travel is on the rise and almost 85 per cent of lone travellers are women, according to a recent study. Supporting the report by ferry operator Condor Ferries, the main reasons women love to travel alone are freedom and flexibility, the opportunity to relax and enjoy “me time” and to challenge themselves, finds Statista.…

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How to Use Google Flights and Wikipedia to Plan Your Trip

It’s rare you hear somebody recommend Wikipedia as a formal source of information—well, publicly, at least—and especially not as a resource for travel planning. However, the web’s free encyclopedia offers detailed information on every major airport (and most minor ones) in the world. That info includes all the global destinations that can be reached directly…

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Be flexible, pack light and bring a spork: Top tips for Interrailing in Europe

While the prospect of travelling internationally via train might seem overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be. ADVERTISEMENT As the days get ever longer and the mercury creeps up, many of us are thinking about summer travels. With sustainability increasingly to the fore, train travel is becoming more popular. Europe boasts one of the world’s best…

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