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Smartphone the most essential travel item, survey finds

Worldwide, smartphones are travelers’ most indispensable items when they travel, even ahead of their toothbrush and driver’s license, according to the Expedia/Egencia Mobile Index.

The index, commissioned by Expedia.com and Egencia (Expedia’s business travel brand), was conducted by consulting firm Northstar. 220 more words


La Grande Bouffe

Whatever else one does in Paris one must eat and although we had a shaky start we certainly had some interesting meals.  On our first night we tried to take up one of the suggestions in the hotel’s own visitor guide to restaurants close by.  1,861 more words

Alarums & Excursions

6 Smart Ways to Plan a Great Vacation

With school holidays in full effect, we thought we’d share a few tips on how you can plan a good vacation. Here are some tips which we think you’d enjoy.  536 more words


Nine hotels in 16 nights

For most of my vacations, I’ve stayed in one hotel for the duration of the trip. After plotting out a rough route, James and I quickly realized our Ireland tour would require us to change accommodations frequently. 438 more words


Barcelona's Aerobus

Yesterday’s journey to Barcelona wasn’t the seamless journey that I had hoped for as I hit quite a few snags.

The first was a last minute gate change that wasn’t announced until boarding, preceded by a 30 minute shuttle ride to the plane and finally an additional hour delay on the runway before taking off. 382 more words


Don't get tricked by a fake hotel booking website!

Taking a vacation this summer? Be extra careful when booking accommodations online. Fake websites appear to offer travelers a convenient way to reserve hotel rooms, but they are just making money for scammers. 389 more words