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Follow Me On A Different Sort of Holiday Getaway

Over the course of the last 8 years, I’ve developed a kind of holiday tradition of traveling to Europe the week or two before Christmas. It started as a way to take advantage of an air deal, but since then developed into a full-blown habit. I’ve stayed in rented condos, taken river cruises and enjoyed …

Travel News: December 14, 2018

The Independent Cádiz in Spain has pledged to remove 5,000 pigeons after local hotel owners claimed they were “menacing” tourists and putting people off visiting. Horeca, a federation of hoteliers in the Spanish city, first brought up the issue two years ago, highlighting in particular that Cathedral Square, a popular tourist destination, was rife with the birds. …

Travel News: December 13, 2018

Travel Pulse Industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A) announced Tuesday that it projects 45.7 million passengers will travel on United States airlines over the 18-day winter holiday travel period. This year’s holiday travel period runs between December 20 and January 6, and officials believe the busiest travel days will be (in order), December 21, …

Travel News: December 12, 2018

Washington Post The State Department is sending out a seasonal message of good cheer — and safe travel — to the millions of Americans who will travel internationally this holiday season. Last December, according to National Tour and Travel Office data, nearly 8 million Americans traveled out of the country, making it the fourth-busiest month of …

Travel News: December 11, 2018

Yahoo News Shops shuttered in the run-up to Christmas, chaos on the roads: France’s “yellow vest” protests are dealing a blow to the economy which the finance minister says is no less than a “catastrophe”. As riots flared in Paris on Saturday, Livio Forte, a tourist from New York, could only watch on as police …