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Travel and Design Holiday Gift Guide

Stumped on what to buy this holiday season? Travel + Design has pulled together gift ideas for everyone on your list to make your holiday shopping easier this year. For the host on your list… Give that host on your list that looks great on their table this year from the Grange of Prince Edward. Their botanical series is a great option with a Chardonnay ‘Sur Lie’ that is as bright and lively oaty and honey nut aromas, an Ombré Gris ‘Skin Contact’ orange wine with notes of honeysuckle, apricot and spice and a Pinot Noir ‘Unfiltered’ with complex notes of sour cherry and spice. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Grange of Prince Edward Winery (@grangewinery) on Nov 6, 2019 at 7:18am PST Hand-poured into high quality hand-blown Polish glass vessels, KANDL has five unique signature fragrances that any host is bound to love…

13 Cookbooks to Give At Christmas This Year

This year, why not give the gift of a cookbook to someone on your list. Not only do they spark wanderlust taking you through food to far off destinations,  but they help you achieve one of your resolutions have more balance and eating well as you work your way through the cookbooks. To help you find a cookbook for a gift this year, we’ve rounded up 13 of our favourite books on the shelves this year. Where Cooking Begins by Carla Lalli Music The indispensable recipes and streamlined cooking techniques in Where Cooking Beginsare an open invitation to dive into Carla Lalli Music’s laid-back cooking style. The food director at Bon Appétit, her intuitive recipes are inspired by the meals she makes at home for her family and friends and the joy she takes in feeding them. Here, too, is her guide to the six essential cooking methods that will…

Lunar living: What would life on the Moon be like?

Fifty years on from the first Moon landing, humans want to return by 2024. With plans for a permanent Moon base by 2028, hopes of lunar colonisation have been rekindled. The late Stephen Hawking claimed that Moon colonisation was potentially “the only thing that saves us from ourselves”. Meanwhile, others believe that Earth is destined to become uninhabitable in our lifetime, leaving humans no choice but to move to the Moon. Either way, lunar living seems like it could be on the horizon—but how would this work in practice? Betway Online Casino have put their finest minds together to work out just how practical, or even possible, life on the Moon would be. Lunar living conditions As environmentalists push for urgent action to save our planet, some people are setting their sights beyond Earth itself. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has his eye on the Moon, dedicating one of his other…

How to Plan a Cruise Vacation

Opting for a cruise holiday can prove to be a healthy combination of both adventure and fun. Regardless of whether you are sailing along a river or in an ocean, you’d never want to leave the site of water again. In most cases, people often plan their next cruise even before de-boarding. Cruises have emerged as the ultimate getaway as everything you require is available on board, yet you are completely isolated from the rest of the world. Furthermore, there’s a lot more to cruising then what is commonly thought by people. There are all kinds of cruises you can go on, casino cruises, adventure cruises, river cruises etc. Let’s acquaint you with some of the popular types below: Adventure cruises These are ideal for people who want all-out fun and some amount of adrenaline rush during their cruises. You will witness plenty of activities planned on smaller boats, focused…

Best Entertainment Options on a Cruise

Are you considering planning your next vacation? Do you want to combine excitement, fun and relaxation? Skip your usual resort-based beachside or the top European cities and opt for a cruise vacation. You may decide to explore a series of new places to have fun with your loved ones. The Caribbean beaches, the Baltic, or the Mediterranean countries from Italy and Spain to the Greek islands and Malta have always been the most popular destinations. However, this is also an opportunity to make friends by meeting new people at your dinner table, at the piano bar while drinking a glass of wine, or by the pool while looking at the sunset. Nowadays cruise ships fulfill all types of desires and almost everything is included, from accommodation and food to entertainment and transfers. Most of the cruise vacations involve a wide range of activities for all age groups, including adrenaline-fuelled activities, cinemas, theatres, casinos,…

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Save big this Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals all around the world.  Save big this Cyber Sale with IHG  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) announces its Cyber Sale, which gives guests the opportunity to save at least 20 percent, on the Best Flexible Rate, at participating hotel stays this season (eligible for stays beginning November 14, 2019 through May 31, 2020).  Guests across the globe will have the opportunity to save at least 20 percent on hotel stays in thousands of IHG hotels. IHG® Rewards Club members save an additional 5 percent throughout and 10 percent during Black Friday/Cyber Monday time period from November 29, 2019 – December 6, 2019. Guests will automatically receive the discount when booking from ihg.com/cybersale. Save on all 2020 Departures with Intrepid Travel With over 1,000 itineraries in 120+ countries, Intrepid Travel offers authentic experiences while helping travellers minimize their footprint. From foodie trips…

Tips for Keeping Your Hair Healthy on a Warm Vacation

While you may love coming back with a vacation glow, all that time in the sun can be hard on your hair. From the changes in the water PH levels and chlorine from the pool to styling your hair in a warmer destination that may have more humidity than back at home. To help keep your hair healthy while you travel, we sat down with a Dyson hair scientist tp learn how to better take care of our hair while on vacation. Protect your scalp Your hair can give the scalp some protection from ultraviolet radiation, the melanin inside the cortex absorbs the UV radiation from the sun to stop it from reaching the scalp and causing damage such as sunburn. However, any exposed skin is not protected, such as where your hair is parted. Consider applying sunscreen to these areas to protect your scalp from UV and its effects.…

The Best Supplements to Feel Great While Travelling

With all the good things things that come from travelling, spending time on the road hoping off and on planes can take a lot out of you. From not getting a good rest of the plane to adjusting to a new time zone, don’t let the effect of travel wear stop you from enjoying your vacation. To help you prepare for your next long-haul flight or backpacking trip, we’ve rounded up the best supplements to help you feel great while travelling. To help you with aches and pains on the road… Have you ever gone on vacation and wanted to cram it all in a few days? Hiking, cycling and scuba diving all in a few days can be the highlight of your vacation but can wear on you.  Niyama Yoga Wellness has a Vinyasa Forever Joint Care Supplement that is an all-natural, once-daily solution to help relieve pain and…

Margaret Atwood Joins Adventure Canada’s Atlantic Canada Explorer Expedition

TRAVEL NEWS —  Adventure Canada, the leading provider of small-ship and land-based expeditions to the world’s wildest destinations, is pleased to announce Margaret Atwood, acclaimed Canadian author of The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace and this week’s newly released The Testament, will be joining the iconic Atlantic Canada Explorer expedition in June 2020. This will be her 18th year travelling with Adventure Canada. Earlier this week, Atwood released her highly anticipated novel, The Testament, a follow-up to The Handmaid’s Tale, a classic work and Emmy Award-winning TV adaptation. Altogether, Atwood has penned more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and critical essays, including Stone Mattress: Nine Tales, a collection of short stories inspired by Atwood’s experience aboard another Adventure Canada expedition. “There’s nothing quite like Adventure Canada. Really nothing. That must be why their expeditions attract so many multi-trippers: the experience they offer is profound, but also entertaining,” says Atwood. “Adventure Canada takes…

How to Stay Comfortable During a Long-Haul Flight

For flights longer than a few hours, finding that ideal position to get comfortable and sleep for a little bit can be tough. That slight recline that economy airline seats offer might not be enough to relax. The Montreal-based travel company Volprivé has designed the travel essentials to keep you cozy in-flight made of the finest Italian merino wool.  To help you stay comfortable during a long-haul flight, here are some of our travel essentials. A Comfortable Blanket On most overnight flights, that little blanket the airline gives you adds a touch of warmth but not enough to keep you cozy overnight. The AVENTURE blanket was designed to be big enough to wrap your whole body with warmth, yet lightweight and easy to transport.  Pop yours into one of their BON VOYAGE Volprivé travel bags that easily attach onto a carry-on bag keeping your items dry and easy to access when you…