04 Jan Travel Talk: Safest Places to Travel in 2019, Asian’s Hottest City, and more
Check out our top travel news stories below!
Top places to visit in Asia: luxury for less in Singapore
According to the Singapore Tourism Board, Singapore saw around 17.4 million visitors in 2017, and that number is projected to increase between one and four percent this year. Another contributing factor to Singapore’s growing poopularity? The fact that this year’s box office hit “Crazy Rich Asians” was set here. Read on for more reasons you should be booking a trip to this island city-state in Asia.
The best places to travel with falling prices in 2019
Budget airlines might be slowly squeezing you into tighter and tighter spaces like the Death Star trash compactor, but they’re making flights to Europe cheaper than ever. If you’ve never been able to afford the airfare in previous years, now might be the time for your first European trip (in which case we have tips!) January is the cheapest month for buying flights overall in 2019, but there are also a lot of specific destinations where flight prices are dropping steeply compared to what they were in previous years. Read on for all of the best – and cheapest – places to visit in 2019!
Five strategies for a stress-free travel experience
This travel writer shares all of her best tips and tricks for combating stress and anxiety during travel. Now that we’re finally over the hump of scary holiday travel, we can focus on a more relaxed getaway. Her pro tips include packing less and even planning less. Yep, you heard right! Stop scheduling every minute of your day while on vacation. Slow down (another one of her tips!) and let it be. Enjoy your time away and take a deep breath. In addition, be prepared for anything by keeping your phone charged and installing the right apps before travel. Read on for the full list of the best stress-less tips.
30 of the safest places to travel in 2019
Safety should always be a top priority when traveling the world and the good news is that there’s no shortage of safe and secure destinations worth visiting in the New Year. Topping the list this year is Zambia, renowned for the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. Japan is also on the list of the safest places to travel in 2019. In fact, The Economist ranked Tokyo as the safest city in the world in 2017. Traveling to Europe? A few European countries also made the list, including Austria and Norway. Even some American cities made the list, like Scottsdale, Arizona. Read the full list here and then book your safe trip in 2019!
The craziest travel mishaps of 2018: finding a human heart to a fight over flatulence
A Southwest plane had to turn around mid-flight recently after a human heart was discovered on board the aircraft. According to the Seattle Times, the captain told passengers that the heart, which had been left on the plane following a previous flight from Sacramento, was supposed to have been delivered to a local hospital in Seattle. Read more of these crazy travel stories here.
Sick of the same old travel photo? Read on.
“Where did you take this picture?” and “How do I get there?”: two of the most common questions asked on social media. This new app will help answer those questions. In addition, it will help you differentiate your travel photos from the rest of the stuff you see on Instagram daily. The number one tip is to remain authentic! You will see many “influensters” these days posting shots of Amsterdam while they’re sitting on their couch in Dallas. Read on here.
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