This week in travel news…

2014-10-18

RoadTrips5 gorgeous road trips for fall
Brandon Griggs, CNN
In many parts of the United States., the autumn months are an ideal time to hit the road. Temperatures are mild, kids are back in school and the highways — except for fall-foliage hotspots such as the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina — are less crowded. Click image to read more.

Two men run past a couple strolling by the River Thames10 of the world’s best city running trails
Tamara Hinson, CNN
These days, some of the best running trails can be found in the world’s busiest places.
Which is great news for time-crunched business travelers who want to keep up with their fitness routines while seeing a bit of the city they’re visiting. Click image to read more.

GermsFive myths about germs on aircraft
Everett Potter, USA TODAY
It’s hardly news that many travelers are concerned about germs and diseases when they fly these days. But in the airborne petri dish that contemporary aircraft have become, fliers may well be worrying about the wrong things. Click image to read more.

DesertDesert Detox: 6 Stunning Remote Resorts
Billions of twinkling stars, breathtaking views, and miles from crushing crowds of tourists – if you’re hoping for a true escape during your next vacation, the desert may be the destination of your dreams. Click image to read more.

MeThe ‘me’ tourist: Social media, selfies and travel
Mark Murphy, FoxNews
When you think about travel, the word “experience” comes to mind. But it’s hard to “experience” what’s all around you when you’re spending every moment with a smartphone in front of your face. Click image to read more.

HondurasHonduras Confirms New Cruise Port on the Pacific
Cruise ships could be calling in at a brand new Honduran port — on the Pacific side of the Central American country — in two years time. The port of Amapala on Isla del Tigre — which lies just off the Pacific coast of Honduras — has been earmarked for cruise port development, a Honduran tourism official has confirmed. Click image to read more.

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