Lonely Planet Names the Top 10 Places to Visit in the U.S. for 2018

Nowadays there are lots of travel guides in the world, but few have a more credible and distinguished history than Lonely Planet. Transforming local knowhow from a global canvas into digestible, attainable and original destination guides is no easy thing, so when they offer their top ten places to visit in the US for 2018, as a travel lover I’m always keen to hear what they have to say. © welcomia / Shutterstock The sun flares through the majestic redwoods on California’s coast. 1. California’s Redwood Coast The Lonely Planet…

Trip Coach: “Shoulder Season” Bargains for Fall

Booking trips in the “sweet spot” between high season and low season can nab you a great vacation at a shockingly low price. Fall is on the way, and that means “shoulder season” bargains. We recently shared some fall travel secrets live on Facebook. As a result of that lively, informative conversation and some great questions from our audience, we’ve put together this cheat sheet for autumn savings: WHAT IS SHOULDER SEASON? We call this time of year “shoulder season” because, in a lot of popular destinations, it’s between the high…

Travel Tips for Miami

After spending 48 hours in the sun-soaked city of Miami. We picked a selection of Tony’s best tips from The Layover: Miami episode — be sure to check them out before your next trip. Arrivals and Departures “Flying into Miami, you have 2 options — Miami International and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The quickest way into the city is via taxi for $32. You’ll be at the beach in less than 30 minutes. On a budget? Try Super Shuttle for $19.” “When leaving Miami, use curb check. Avoid the line for a few extra…

Do your business in these 10 work-friendly bathrooms

Texting, typing and technology in the lavatory – will wonders never cease? With bathrooms equipped for such things, the idea isn’t as odd as you might think.  From outdoor shower outposts to tech-friendly toilet stalls, these hotel bathrooms are a working traveler’s dream come true. Scattered across the Southwest, here are 10 hotels (and the respective rooms/suites) with bathrooms fit for both working and washing. Garden of the Gods Collection | Colorado Springs The spacious Pinon Suite bathroom — Photo courtesy of Garden of the Gods Club Choice bathroom: The Piñon Suite…