EGYPT: Is It Safe Yet?

The unrest of the Arab Spring has made many balk at the idea of traveling to Egypt, a benchmark experience for the true traveler. Here's our update from the frontline. *Editor's note: This post was originally scheduled to run last month. A new cycle of unrest in Egypt at the time convinced us to delay the piece. Recent reports, however, including this great update by veteran travel expert … [Read more...]

Viking River Cruises Now Going Green

As many great global cities sprung up along waterways, traveling by river boat can be a unique and relaxing way to explore the world’s architectural treasures and bucolic landscapes.  Forget the maps, train schedules and dragging luggage through the streets. Stash your bags for the duration and recline in your stateroom or perch on the deck for breathtaking cityscapes, sunsets and starry nights as … [Read more...]

Going, Going, GO: A&K To Auction Holidays Online

For all those fellow travelers out there seeking some excitement and spontaneity–as well as a bargain–Abercrombie & Kent is offering a "once in a lifetime" one-day sale auctioning holidays online with up to 60 per cent off selected trips. The action begins at 10am (AEST – that's Australian Eastern Time) on Wednesday, April 29, and finishes at 4pm on the same day or when sold out. And therein … [Read more...]