This week in Travel News…


NightlifeWorld’s best nightlife cities

Mark Manson, CNN

But for some of us, travel is best expressed through celebration.

We prefer to exchange culture over the clinking of glasses and between the flashes of strobe lights.  Conversations punctuated by “Prost!” and “Salud!” show us more than any guidebook.  Click photo to read more.

GirlfriendsGreat girlfriend getaways to the Caribbean

Melanie Reffes, USA Today

A diamond may be a girl’s best friend but a women’s-only getaway in the Caribbean is worth gold.  Here are some of the best.  Click photo to read more..

HotelsWe Found The ONE Reason Why Your Hotel Bed Is So Perfect

Suzy Strutner, Huffington Post

You know the feeling: you wake up after a long night’s sleep in a hotel bed, slip into your fuzzy hotel-issued slippers and hotel-issued robe, step onto the fluffy hotel carpet and think “WHY is this so amazing?!”  Click photo to read more.

FoliageFall Foliage Travel Turns Adventurous

Julie Weed, The New York Times

Leaf viewing has moved off-road, sometimes far off-road.

Last fall, Meredith Boissoneault’s family, including her teenage nephew and her 67-year-old father, tried zip-lining at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire’s Bretton Woods.  Click photo to read more.

FrequentFlyer9 ways to improve the odds you’ll book a flight using frequent flyer miles

Amanda Walker, Fox News

Is playing the frequent flyer redemption game worth it? “It’s a mistake to think of frequent-flyer miles as an extra,” Tim Winship of said. “The cost of frequent-flyer miles is included in every ticket issued.  Click photo to read more.