Sunday Travel Section Recap May 20th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Just Me and My RV

NY Times: 36 Hours in Napa Valley 

LA Times: Seattle's secret is out: Lake Chelan, Washington

LA Times: Weekend Escape: The small-town charms of Arroyo Grande

SF Gate: Curacao: where art imitates ocean life

SF Gate: Nice, France, blossoms with beaches, culture

SF Gate: Jazz show at Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

Chicago Tribune: Islands you haven't heard of that you'll want to visit  (slideshow)

Miami Hearld: Africa in a flash

Miami Hearld: Flash sales: It's all in the timing

Denver Post: Gorges du Verdon (Verdon Gorge): "Grand Canyon" of Provence?

Dallas Morning News: Insider’s guide to Santa Fe’s International Folk Art Market

Dallas Mornign News: For beaches with the most space and solitude, consider Plan B


Sunday Travel Section Recap May 13th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Paradise Lost: A Mother-Daughter Spring Break

NY Times: A French Riviera Gastrocrawl

LA Times: Mother's Day: Carmel Valley Ranch, Cal-a-Vie, more escapes for Mom

LA Times: Portland, Ore., is a smaller, cleaner, wetter alternative to L.A.

SF Gate: Calgary Stampede is Canada's Mardi Gras

Chicago Tribune: Places of note for summer romance (slideshow)

Miami Herald: Touring South Florida's hidden gems

Miami Herald: New South Florida hotels range from earthy to ultra-lux

Denver Post: 2012 Summer Escapes in Colorado

Dallas Morning News: New Mexico - Aztec Ruins joins geotourism trail

USA Today: Portugal: Beautiful, soulful, affordable

 


Sunday Travel Section Recap - May 6th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Easy China, 3 Ways

NY Times: 36 Hours in Barcelona, Spain

LA Times: In Hong Kong, pockets of serenity amid the urban chaos

LA Times: On The Spot: Hotels and the Environment

SF Gate: Louisville offers plenty even after Derby is over

SF Gate: Waikiki rewind: Rebirth gives rise to Hawaiian sense of place

Chicago Tribune: Going beyond downtown Portland for cultural sights

Miami Herald: Steam boating returns to the Mississippi River

Miami Herald: A primer on hotel categories and star ratings

Miami Herald: In Britain, it’s an Olympic summer — and more

Denver Post: Traveling the world solo: Tips to discover new experiences

Dallas Morning News: A perfect golf getaway for women on Kiawah Island, S.C.

 


Pretty Girls Travel For Free... is it Prostitution?

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A variety of services can be found online, now male travelers (aka: Sugar Daddy) looking for a travel companion at MissTravel.com. The site says: "Beautiful but too broke to travel? Who needs money when beautiful people can  travel for free!" Check out the video below because not everyone can be in the Secret Service.

Promotional Video from MissTravel:

 

A comedy take on the MissTravel site.  (Warning: adult content)

 

Read more about the MissTravel site at Forbes.com


Sunday Travel Section Recap - April 29th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: - NA - I have reached my limit of 10 free articles per month.

LA Times: Bratislava, Slovakia: A velvety visit to old city with new touches

LA Times: The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms

SF Gate: Alaskan cruise aboard Disney Wonder

SF Gate: 5 places - big and small - to experience opera

SF Gate: New Zealand driving - it just isn't 'right'

Chicago Tribune: Most talked about attractions in the world - Slideshow

Miami Hearld: Kids on board - Expedition Cruises

Miami Hearld: The new old Louisville starts to hum 

Denver Post: Cartagena, a beautiful, ocean-bounded city thrives as drug violence fades

Dallas Morning News: Every day’s a holiday in Telluride

 


Sunday Travel Section Recap - April 22nd

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: - NA - I have reached my limit of 10 free articles per month.

LA Times: Hawaii's Big Island has more than beaches for vacationers

SF Gate: Solving Merida's mysteries with insider tips Yucatan, Mexico

SF Gate: Travel's secrets often found underfoot La Paz, Bolivia

Chicago Tribune: Earth Day: Are travelers concerned about their carbon footprint?

Miami Hearld: A city slicker gets all duded up Wyoming

Denver Post: Chile peppers Hatch a following in New Mexico valley

Denver Post: New Mexico hopes to shed negative image with new ads

USA Today: 'Mythbusters' brings sleuthing skills to Chicago museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sunday Travel Section Recap - April 15th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: - NA - I have reached my limit of 10 free articles per month.

LA Times: Titanic: For many victims, their final resting place is in Halifax, Canada

LA Times: New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors

SF Gate: Rick Steves: What's new in the Old World

SF Gate: Sumardagurinn Fyrsti soon in Iceland

SF Gate: Christopher Elliott: Hotel room canceled within rules, but penalty issued

Chicago Tribune: The Spirited Traveler: Mojitos reign over Miami's cocktail scene

Miami Herald: Tallinn: A capital where freedom sings - Estonia

Miami Herald: Find your bliss in waters off Kauai's Napali Coast

Dallas Morning News: Port Aransas lures us back

AZ Central: Rovos train line chugs through spectacular African countryside


The Global Scavenger Hunt

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The World's Greatest Travelers crown and title are up for grabs again.... The 8th annual around the world travel adventure competition that crowns The World’s Greatest Travelers™ is set to start.   It will begin at our opening Bon Voyage Party on Thursday evening, April 12th, 2012, at a top secret North American destination--okay, San Francisco! And then, over the next 23-days, our exclusive group of 20 will travel the globe completing highly interactive cultural scavenges in at least 10 nations—but which ten countries, we're not saying!—as the event is also A Blind Date With The World™ and a once-in-a-lifetime travel adventure like no other. (Okay, not so...

via www.globalscavengerhunt.com


Sunday Travel Section Recap - April 8th

Some of the best from Sunday's newspaper travel sections. TB

NY Times: Tunisia After the Revolution

NY Times: Monaco Adds Art to Its Seaside Allure

LA Times: Finding a bargain in Istanbul, Turkey

LA Times: Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth

SF Gate: Finding the quite side of St.Kitts

SF Gate: 5 places where neon is the highlight

Chicago Tribune: A one-night penalty that stuck - Hotels.com

Miami Hearld: Kayaking the Florida Everglades, if you dare

Miami Hearld: On Disney Fantasy, it’s a kids’ world

Dallas Morning News: Wildlife lovers will enjoy visiting the bears in Alaska's Katmai National Park