TRAVEL TIPS: In a recent report out of Skyscanner, 61% of flight attendants said they've bumped flyers up from economy to premium class cabins, giving preference to well-dressed passengers, those with frequent flyer status, and good manners.
For people who really want to get away from it all, visiting an exotic location and renting a private villa may be just the answer. The list by online travel consultant TripAdvisor.com includes an extra temptation - each villa has a private infinity pool.
While the arrival of a new year often means diets and resolutions, it also means a slew of new vacation days. With their upcoming travels in mind, the members and editors of VirtualTourist.com have selected their "Top 10 Places off the beaten path".
If you’re travelling with golf gear, this beats any ol’ welcome sign. Flights descending into Lihue Airport on the Hawaiian island of Kauai cruise over Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, showcasing the longest continuous stretch of oceanside holes — four straight stunners stretched across a half-mile of cliff-top scenery — anywhere in the Aloha State.
A survey reveals that taking a road trip can be good for strengthening a couple's relationship. So claim 90% of respondents when asked if taking a road trip with their partner had proved beneficial, with 77% of couples saying they actively look forward to time spent driving together.
Owning your own idyllic island may be out of reach financially, but online boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have come up with 10 exotic locales where you can feel as though you're the king of your own small world.
The latest concept aimed at Silicon Valley's stressed-out tech junkies is California's Camp Grounded, a summer camp for adults who leave their gadgets behind and get back to basics with bunk beds and bonfires. For US$305, which includes meals and bunk-bed accommodations, campers check in their laptops, mobile phones, social media accounts, and work jargon for an "off-the-grid weekend of pure unadulterated fun."
If your idea of a nature hike involves driving an elusive ball over acres of meticulously manicured greens, then bookmark this list of premier putting destinations created with golf enthusiasts in mind, hand-picked by the boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith. Fore!