Author

Travel + Design

Browsing

How to Make Travelling with Kids Stress-Free

Heading away on a family vacation soon? Getting ready for a vacation with children? We’ve rounded up three ways to make travelling with kids one even easier. Pack in Style Doubling as a suitcase and a toy children can ride, children can pack Trunki with all their favourite belongings while the parents can carry with handles or shoulder strap and even tow tired tots on long journeys making long lines and travelling through the airport even easier. Dress Comfortably Keep your little traveller comfortable on the early morning flights and long train rides with the right outfits. Jill Yoga is available for infants, sizes 2-6x and for girls in sizes 7-16 making functional athletic wear fashionable. Travel in style and comfort in one of their matching outfits made in fun kid-friendly prints that will make lounging in an airplane even easier. View this post on Instagram A post…

Intrepid Travel Releases Their ‘Not Hot List’ to Combat Overtourism

TRAVEL NEWS — Combating the escalating issue of overtourism, Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest adventure travel company, is releasing its annual ‘Not Hot List,’ which highlights a selection of lesser-discovered destinations that deserve the spotlight — from Canada’s Haida Gwaii Islands, the ‘Galapagos of the North,’ to Indonesia’s Tana Toraja Trek for going beyond Bali’s beaches. The world’s largest B Corp certified travel company ensures all of its tours are led by local leaders who can guide travellers away from crowds. On a larger scale, Intrepid Travel also regularly makes changes to its itineraries and launches new products to introduce travellers to new communities in a sustainable way, aiming to alleviate the negative impacts of tourism while still spreading its economic benefit. There’s no reason travel can’t enrich local communities, instead of overwhelming them. Where to Travel in 2020: Dakhla, Morocco Largely inaccessible until a couple of years ago, Dakhla’s…

Find a Little Bit of Canada in Las Vegas

For Canadians, heading to Las Vegas is the mecca for glitz, glamour and gambling. While what happens in Vegas might stay in Vegas, it’s always nice to find a touch of home there too. Luckily for you now you can with the D Las Vegas new hockey-inspired space, BarCanada. Located in downtown Las Vegas, D Las Vegas will transform its second floor with a new bar venue that celebrated Canadian sport and culture. Debuting this March, the hockey-inspired tavern will merge modern design, specialty cocktails and an intimate game-day viewing space as part of the hotel’s second-level expansion project. Additionally, the D will refresh its 9,000-square-foot second-floor casino, with the renovation adding 800 square feet to its current sportsbook and high-limit slot areas. Finally, all of the practice and good luck you’ve had at home with Canadacasino.ca will pay off. BarCanada will also deliver the Canadian spirit of hockey and…

How to Plan a Romantic Vacation in Charleston

When you think of romance, one of the cities that comes to mind is Charleston. The perfect setting for romantic films like The Notebook, Dear John and the classic Gone With the Wind  (set in the nearby town of Mount Pleasant), Charleston exudes southern charm and romance.  Make your vacation to this colourful city with someone special one to remember by booking your stay at the HarbourView Inn. A Waterfront Escape in Charleston As Charleston’s only waterfront hotel in the Historic District, the HarbourView Inn brings out the age-old charm of this port city. Each of the Inn’s 52 rooms is uniquely decorated to let visitors travel through time to the Antebellum era. The historic wing houses six rooms that are in high demand because of their unique architectural features. Transformed from a former 1930s cotton warehouse, this hotel is a shining example of how Charleston embraces the charm and design of its past in a modern…

Enjoy a Luxurious Weekend Away at the Fairmont Winnipeg

Located just steps away from Winnipeg’s most famous intersection, Portage and  Main, the Fairmont Winnipeg is a luxurious escape in this historic Prairie city.  The hotel has 340  rooms and suites which includes the option for guests to upgrade their stay by staying in one of the Fairmont Gold suites and rooms. One of the best features of the Fairmont Winnipeg is the view. The large windows in each guest room allow you to see some of the best areas in the city from the historic Exchange District, the famous corner of Portage and Main and the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, now known as The Forks National Park, where fur traders met centuries ago. From the Fairmont Gold lounge, you can even catch a glimpse of the impressive architectural gem, the Canadian Museum of Human Rights. Dine On-site at the Fairmont Winnipeg Treat yourself while in town at…

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.…

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…