Wednesday, March 31, 2010

children to face body scanners

It looks like nobody is exempt from airport body scanners!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Good reads

For those that need a bit of inspiration for their next trip check out Taschen's latest offer, Great Escapes around the world pt.2. This is armchair travel at it's best!

trailer park chic

Trailer park living has never looked so good! For those of you who want to enjoy a hit of mid century modern for your trip why not head to Bisbee Arizona where you can check out The Shady Dell. The folks there will offer you a fun choice of vintage aluminum travel trailers.
Be sure to check out the authentic 1950's Dot's diner which is only a stone throws' away!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

London on the cheap and free app

London has the reputation of being an expensive city to visit. Yes you can really blow a wad of pounds, but that doesn't have to be the case thanks to the Free & Budget London app.

behind the travel bug

Yes many of us have to travel for work by why is it when we have a few weeks off we hit the airport queue again?
Here is some information behind why we itch to explore, escape and relax.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

masked sleep

For those fashionistas who just cannot get enough Lady Gaga, check out these latest travel masks from folded laser cut parchment. Surli Recht's latest is guaranteed to turn heads!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

luxury layover

It used to be that a layover at an airport hotel would mean a rather unpleasant experience. Well not any more! Here are just a few...
1. Citizen M, Amsterdam Schipol
2. Hyatt, Dallas Forth Worth International
3. Sofitel, London Heathrow
4. Raddison SAS, London Standstad
5. ALoft, Montreal-Pierre Elliott Treadeau
6. Novotel, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
7. Farimont, Vancouver International

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Me no speak!

These handy dandy language guides take a different approach!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Air India celebrates International Woman's Day

What a great idea! Why don't we see more of this more often?

Saturday, March 6, 2010

sweet tooth

Having a sweet tooth follows me where ever I go and licorice is one of my favorites! With chocolate liquid licorice, Lakrids is a sure bet to make it into my carry-on.

packing list

There is nothing relaxing about waiting in line at airport security. The folks at Molton Brown have come up with just the solution. Their new line of men, woman and unisex travel kits get two thumbs up!

Wide open spaces

While a jaunt to a large city is always fun, sometimes what you really need from a trip is to get away from the crowds.
Here is a list of Europes least populated countries:

1. Iceland -3 people per sq. km
2. Russia - 8 people per sq. km
3. Norway - 15 people per sq. km
4. Finland - 16 people per sq. km
5. Aland Islands - 17 people per sq. km
6. Sweden - 21 people per sq. km
7. Estonia - 30 people per sq km
8. Faroe Islands and Latvia - 35 people per sq. km
9. Montenegro - 45 people per sq. km
10. Belarus - 47 people per sq. km

Bottled at source

The Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea has some of the heaviest military presence on the planet. This 248 km strip of land has become an untouched wildness area and what better source for, you got it....drinking water. DMZ water is hoping that you too will agree! Cheers!