Where to travel this December

Stressful as holiday-time travel can be, at least you’re not having to stop at literally every house in the world on a sled pulled by reindeer. So when put in perspective to the kind of trip poor Santa Claus has to make, flying in December should seem downright painless. Which means the only barrier between … [Read more…]

Scenic train rides in the US in fall

Wow, where’d summer go? One minute you’re shaking the dust off your inner tubes and the next it’s like, “Hey, where are you parking for tailgates this year?” But don’t lament the end of summer; fall brings the nicest time of the year in many parts of the country — specifically, those parts where trees … [Read more…]

Best places to travel this October

October was once the month that brought the first chills of winter. When leaves began to change and we started pulling our sweaters out of storage. But it seems the last few years we’ve seen an unusually large number of people in cold-weather destinations posting pictures of themselves in shorts, enjoying a rooftop cocktail in … [Read more…]

Google to Congress: We’re Not a Travel Monopoly

A Google exec argued that travelers begin their travel searches on specialist websites, and not with Google. Robert Scoble / Visualhunt Skift Take: Travelers indeed shop all over the place when they are doing trip-planning. But to downplay Google’s dominant role, as an exec did Tuesday, when travel brands are spending billions of dollars annually … [Read more…]