Ah, romantic Venice! Every day is Valentine’s Day when it comes to our love for you. No matter the tourists, we never tire of your canals, gondoliers, palaces – and that magical light.
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We’re totally jazzed! Our SandInMySuitcase.com blog won Silver for “Best Travel Blog” in the 2015 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) annual awards.
Halifax is one of the top Eastern Canadian destinations to visit. Elsewhere in Nova Scotia, see the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides and explore Lunenburg, a pretty UNESCO site.
We’re not often impressed by economy airline service. But EVA Air was a bargain and pleasant to fly on 2 international trips. The free hot ginger tea at check-in was a nice touch.
Sporting massive Parliament buildings, uniquely designed museums and a thriving downtown core, Ottawa is a great place to visit in winter! Bonus – you can ice skate on the Rideau Canal.
Tired of lugging around my old laptop when traveling, I bought a Dell XPS 13. It’s the best travel laptop! And I’m not getting paid to say this :-).
Alila Villas Uluwatu does it. So do Belmond, andBeyond and Soneva. A growing number of luxury hotels/tour operators are involved in travel philanthropy.
Have you been bitten by the Instagram bug? It’s fun, right? We’re loving this visually creative way to share our travel experiences. Here are our 10 best travel Instagrams.
You may think the “great white continent” of Antarctica is white. But its icebergs are blue. In Iceberg Alley, icebergs seem to radiate blue light.
Why visit Los Cabos? How about great beaches, eye-popping resorts and swimming with whale sharks? Here are 5 new reasons to go.
Check your hand, bet, bluff and win (or lose) big. Oh, and travel to great poker destinations. Here are five of the world’s most obscure (and richest) poker-playing destinations.
They charge for bottled water, WiFi and pool umbrellas? Shame. Yet, these are just some of the ways hotels annoy guests. Find out which hotels are guilty.
Why travel? Well, you have better sex on holidays. And here are another 5 good reasons to travel: it supports jobs, bridges cultures and is fun.
“Why do you fly on Alaska Airlines?” we’re asked when flying to Mexico from Canada. Because it’s cheap. Yes, flights are longer because of the U.S. layover. The Priority Pass lounge access helps.