Destinations

Singapore made global headlines last year when the government announced that biometric processing will replace travel document verifications at Changi Airport in the first half of 2024. But the city-state is going “passport-free” in another area: its land border with Malaysia. From Tuesday, people traveling by car between Singapore and Malaysia can show self-generated QR
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Heli-skiing on virgin snow in Antarctica for a cool $2.2 million. A polar bear safari in an “off-limits” area of Norway’s Svalbard for $300,000. How about tracking snow leopards in the Himalayas with renowned explorers for $100,000?  Big-ticket travel experiences like those are indicative of the “quiet luxury” trend which began in the world of
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In this article BA Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 Max airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, on March 21, 2019. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Help wanted at Boeing. CEO Dave Calhoun on Monday announced he is stepping down from the aerospace giant’s
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Images Shutterstock When you finally snag tickets to a big game you’ve been chasing for months, you probably start planning the complementary vacation within minutes. People often assume that the experience of attending a sports game is only about being in the stadium for those hours of action. While the priority is enjoying the game
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W South Beach Iconic South Beach property maintains its stronghold as the pinnacle of luxury in Miami Nestled right by the Atlantic Ocean sits the world renowned W South Beach, a 5-star resort that embodies the essence of Miami’s vibrant culture. After undergoing a $30 million renovation in 2020—which included the redesign of 408 guest
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(credit: Weyland Ventures) The newly opened Myriad Hotel, nestled in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, is unveiling the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Experience. For the 2024 Kentucky Derby, which is the 150th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, guests can book the hotel’s $35,000 Ultimate Kentucky Derby Experience for an unparalleled opportunity. Guests who are
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Sani Resort The picturesque Kassandra peninsula of Halkidiki in mainland Greece is one of Europe’s most popular beach holiday destinations: with its pristine, white sandy beaches lapped by turquoise waves, coupled with stunning views of the crystal-clear Aegean Sea and majestic Mount Olympus, it is a veritable slice of paradise in the Mediterranean.   Sani Beach
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Mar. 28th, 2024 Sitting on the border of Switzerland and the Haute-Savoie, the tony French spa resort town Evian-les-Bains is renowned for its healing waters that lure health-conscious visitors from around the world. Founded in 1789, it became a noted spa town in 1824 when European aristocrats and dignitaries flocked here to recharge their batteries. Opened in
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On Tuesday, February 20, at 1:54 pm, an American Airlines flight took off from Albuquerque’s International Sunport headed for Chicago, a three-hour flight away. Roughly half an hour into the flight, a passenger, Emma Ritz, says that a man whose seat was next to the emergency exit “cracked open the window that was protecting the
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San Francisco’s mild weather makes it a consistent year-round attraction, which is a bonus for visitors looking for flexible travel dates. Our peninsula-shaped city is often covered with a comforting blanket of fog (known affectionately as Karl), formed by the hot sun evaporating ocean waters that then collide with cold air created from a coastal
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San Francisco makes it easy for visitors – dress codes are nearly nonexistent, and its self-aware, laid-back culture keeps formalities to a minimum. But there are a few things a savvy traveler can do in advance to make the most of their time, such as reserve restaurant tables. Tipping etiquette can be confusing if you’re
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From the indescribable west coast sunsets at El Matador Beach to the fun and vibrant electric energy in Venice Beach, Los Angeles is home to some of Southern California’s best beaches. The City of Angels’ beach culture is deeply ingrained in its identity, attracting local and tourist beachgoers, surfers, sunbathers, and outdoor enthusiasts throughout the
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The Spanish capital is a cultural and social behemoth that attracts visitors from around the world and they keep coming back for more. Madrid has something to tempt every traveler and will have many of them dancing until sunrise thanks to its thriving nightlife. With architectural wonders, world-class gastronomy, famed art museums and even an
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A world-class city, Athens is crammed with attractions and entertainment that can fill weeks of any visitor’s time. But a number of other outstanding destinations are located within easy reach of the Greek capital – whether you travel by boat, public transport or with your own wheels. From ancient ruins to island beaches, these day trips from
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Seoul’s public transport network is amongst the best in the world – clean, punctual and committed to accessibility – and getting around the capital of South Korea is now smoother than ever thanks to several smartphone apps that provide real-time information.  KakaoMap is available in English and can plan your journey from door to door, covering
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