Dec 5, 2006 / 11:48am / in Accomodation, General, List, International Travel
Continuing our list of popular transporation methods, we're diving into less conventional ways of international travel.
Dec 4, 2006 / 1:11pm / in Flights, General, List, International Travel
Now that we know the top hotels and airports from around the world, the next question is, "How do I get there?" Well, you have a couple different options: flying, boating, or for the more adventurous, driving to your destination. For most of us, flying is the primary choice as it is the quickest and most convenient way to travel. When it comes to airlines, the United States consistently fall behind their international counterparts in almost every category. This year's airlines are rated by
Dec 1, 2006 / 6:28am / in Air Travel, Asia, Flights, General, List, Travel Tips, International Travel
After surfing the web, I noticed that many travelers are turning to Asia upon late. This isn't surprising, since the new emerging markets throughout China, Korea, and Singapore, just to mention a few, are booming. Along with their impressive economic growth, many tourist opportunities have opened up, and a lot of people are recognizing it, thinking of their exotic, Eastern appeal.
Nov 30, 2006 / 10:56am / in Accomodation, General, Hotels, List, Pacific, International Travel
The Rialto Hotel takes the crown for top hotel in the Australia/Pacific region. This 5-star, 244 European style bedroom hotel is situated in the center of Melbourne and only a short stroll from the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Telstra Dome, theatres and well-known shopping areas.
Nov 22, 2006 / 1:27pm / in Europe, General, Hotels, List, International Travel
Not a surprise that nearly half the British Isles' top hotel properties are located in London. However, the number one pick is Buckland Manor settled in the Cotswolds. The hotel dates back to the thirteenth century and is set in glorious grounds featuring immaculate gardens with running stream, small waterfalls, croquet lawns and tennis courts. Golfing guests can enjoy the private putting green and there’s an 18-hole course in nearby Broadway.
Nov 22, 2006 / 11:32am / in Asia, General, Hotels, List, International Travel
Asia has bloomed this year to house 75 world class properties, led by the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore with a rating of 96.6. The Fullerton is located in the heart of Singapore’s arts and financial districts, a 25 minute drive from Singapore Changi Airport. The 400-room award winning hotel, built in 1928, successfully blends the old and new to give an unsurpassed five-star accommodation experience for business and leisure travellers.
Nov 21, 2006 / 12:45pm / in Europe, General, Hotels, List, International Travel
Planning to travel to Europe in style? Conde Nast recently published their Reader's Choice Top 100 "The Best in the World". The segment rates the best of the best for Cruises, Hotels, Airlines, Islands, and Cities on a scale of 1-100. This will be the first of a series of posts. We will start with hotels. The categories in which they are rated are:
Oct 25, 2006 / 8:19am / in Backpacking, Europe, General, List, Travel Tips, International Travel
For any of you who are interested in backpacking through Europe, whether you are a college student, a vacationer, or just a free-spirit, below is a list of 33 necessary things to take with you on your journey.