Tiny House Village, Oregon

The tiny house movement has had a lot of buzz lately, and the "tiny living" scene is actually living large in spite of the self-imposed space constraints. While there are national events and tiny house conventions for adventurers interested in the minimalist lifestyle, testing out the tiny house...

Best days to book a cruise ship vacation

Thank God it's Thursday? According to new data from search engine CruiseWatch.com, travelers looking for a discount are better off booking their next cruise on a Thursday. The study, which analyzed more than 600,000 data points, found that cruise prices drop lowest during the middle of the week,...

Breather office space

Road warrior business travelers, you know how it goes. You end up holding business meetings wherever you can when you or your client doesn't have an office in the location. Maybe you're meeting in the lobby of a hotel, trying to be productive over the chimes of elevators and the din of guests...

Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut designed by Le Corbusier

After nearly a decade of work, 17 of the structures designed by architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris—known as Le Corbusier—were awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in July 2016. The joint application was filed jointly by state parties in France, Germany, Argentina, Belgium, Switzerland and...

Rod Laver Arena, Australia

Driving around the streets of Melbourne with Anthony Grace of Melbourne Sports Tours, it’s easy to understand why Melbourne has been crowned the “Ultimate Sports City of 
the Decade.” It seemed every few minutes Grace pointed out yet another sporting ground or landmark associated with a major...

Street art in Sydney, Australia

It’s a dreary rainy Saturday in Sydney when I head out for a morning of exploring the streets of the inner-west. I am embarking on a street art walking tour with Culture Scouts, a cultural walking tours company who offer expeditions throughout Sydney’s funky inner-city suburbs. By the time I...

Where Pass

The new Where Pass London offers an easy visitor pass that incorporates transportation, discounted attraction admissions and dining and retail savings all via one contactless Visa debit card.  To get started, users visit Where Pass London’s website to build their card by purchasing discounted...

Wynwood Art District, Miami

Although we watched from afar the Zika outbreak that began in Brazil last May (1.5 million cases) and spread to Puerto Rico (5,500 reported cases), the mosquito-borne illness has made its way to the United States, descending upon a one-square mile area in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, north of...

Nodpod, travel invention

Trying to sleep while traveling in a seated position like a car or airplane is admittedly difficult, and that's why it has been a perennial problem many inventors have tried to solve. From simple U-shaped neck pillows to padded helmet-like devices and even inflatable airbags you lean forward on,...

Singapore Hainanese Chicken Rice

Michelin Guides, known by upscale travelers and foodies, tend to deliver followers to the doors of some of the most elegant restaurants, places where multi-course affairs empty your wallet as easily as they please your palate. But there's another side of Michelin Guides, and that's recognizing...

San Francisco Muni

Streetcars lost favor with the American commuting public, but they are making a comeback—slowly. Cincinnati and Detroit will be launching new streetcar lines soon, and the 2000s saw a slow build up in the popularity of this mode of transport, starting with the launch of Portland’s successful line ...

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