5 unique luxury adventures to discover in Knoxville, Tennessee

By Heide Brandes on Dec 06, 2017 in Attractions, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, North America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Tennessee, Travel Miscellany, USA I was watching the bartender smoke my whiskey Old Fashioned, and the entire bar smelled like burningwood on a cold Appalachian day. On the bar top of the Drawing Room […]

Top 5 luxury ski resorts in Italy

Upscale hotels, indulgent restaurants and picturesque snow-covered slopes: Italy’s ski resorts truly embody this country’s love of the finer things in life. We pick our top five places to sample the very best that the Italian Alps has to offer. Corvara Nestled between the mountains of Alta Badia, Corvara is a perfect suntrap for your […]

Holiday Fun at the Best Christmas Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina

Get your sleigh ready to climb up the mountains to Asheville, North Carolina for holiday fun. Looking for the best Christmas hotel in Asheville to celebrate the holidays? Then look no further than the historic Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Take in the majesty of the holiday decorations and feast on the […]

10 reasons why Oman is more luxurious than Dubai

Oman is more Arabia than Armani, more Lawrence of Arabia than Levi jeans, more Sultanate than Starbucks: a dreamy destination increasingly on discerning travellers’ wish-lists. South of brash and glitzy Dubai, Oman is the quiet good-living neighbour. Sultan Qaboos, the Mr Nice Guy of the world’s absolute rulers, who deposed his father in a coup […]

A Five Minute Guide to Dubai: The Magical City In The Desert

Located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai has positioned itself as one of the most interesting places in the world to vacation. You’ll enjoy superb hotel suites and delightful cuisine. Although the city is only 25 miles across and you can easily rent a car or get a taxi to travel its breadth and […]

10 Best San Diego Christmas Events for Families 2017

While the warm and sunny weather feel like summer, there are many San Diego Christmas events offered around the city! Traditional activities like Christmas light shows and parades are given a Southern California twist and the local theme parks have their own seasonal offerings. Our Day Trips TravelingMom shares her essential San Diego holiday guide to […]

Christmas and New Year in Barcelona

By Sandra Roig on Dec 05, 2017 in Attractions, Clubs, Europe, Events, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Spain, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe If you’re thinking about spending the Christmas season in the European gem that is Barcelona, then think no further, as the city turns into a winter wonderland for both its visitors […]

9 Reasons Why a Ski Trip is the Perfect Winter Girlfriend Getaway

It’s winter. It’s cold. And dark. Tempted to crawl under a blanket, watch episodes of “This is Us” and text your friends? Why not make a date with your besties instead and take a girls ski trip. You can do all the girlfriend getaway things you love – shop, spa, cocktails – and add in […]

Staying relaxed… with a staycation

By Paul Johnson on Dec 05, 2017 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe We’re all familiar with the travel giant Expedia and how it serves as a one-stop shop for booking flights, hotels, car hire and package holidays. It’s led the way […]

Five fabulous eateries you need to visit in Montreal

Montreal – the largest French-speaking city in North America is a cultural junction — and its dizzying array of food choices from, from poutine to fine international cuisine, reflects that, in fact they boast the most amount of restaurants per capita in Canada! From spending a week here scouting out all the best places to eat, […]

Ten of the best hot tub hideaways in the UK

In this busy world, we must take time out to recharge our batteries and that doesn’t mean boarding a long-haul flight to a distant sandy beach or signing up to a silent, meditative treat. Sometimes, all we need is right on our doorstep and a weekend in the countryside especially with a hot tub to […]

December 11 #TMOM Twitter Party – Flying with Kids

You may have heard about “Flying the friendly skies,” but is it really so friendly when you’re traveling with kids? We’ve all heard horror stories about flights with screaming infants and obnoxious toddlers…but how do you handle it when you’re the mom? What strategies can you use to make the flight with your little ones […]

10 reasons to choose Puglia for your next holiday in Italy

By Jo Mackay on Dec 04, 2017 in Accommodation, Attractions, Europe, Food and Drink, Going Out, Italy, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe 2017 was a record season for Italy in terms of tourist numbers. According to figures released by Federalberghi and the Cultural Ministry in Italy, over 48 million people […]

Holiday Travel Inspired by Movie Locations

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Everywhere You Go!” Yep, the song is right, it’s prime time to get in the holiday spirit. What better way than to plan holiday travel inspired by the movies? Some of my favorite holiday movies are set in the most inviting locales. From New York to Chicago, […]

Best Things to Do in Pasadena with Kids

One of L.A’s best-kept secrets is the quaint town of Pasadena. Famous for its annual Rose Parade the city is exceptionally family- friendly with top-notch museums, exquisite gardens, and ethnic restaurants. Here are the top places to stay, dine and explore when visiting Pasadena with kids. Enjoying high tea with a view of the Pasadena […]