I'm a major travel junkie. I love to just jump in my car (or on an airplane) and end up somewhere awesome in a few hours with very little long-term planning. However, I'm not a fan of huge hotels which always seem to come with huge taxes and fees. Thus began my love affair with Airbnb. Not only can you rent an entire house brimming with thoughtful, homey touches and amenities for the same price as your average hotel room, it now offers a plethora of bizarre yet awesome properties you never dreamed of having the chance of experiencing. Curious about haunted castles in Russia? Bring your toothbrush! Always wanted to live like a hobbit? There are actually several shire-like options on the menu. While eccentric places are plentiful on Airbnb, these are the ones that make my personal bucket list.Read Full Story
As a certified wine enthusiast, I'm more often than not put off by the wine choices in many hotels. Sad-stocked mini bars with overpriced bottles of mediocre wine haunt me as I dream of sipping a 12-year-old smooth pinot with hints of blackberry and spice. That's why I've put together a little list of my favorite wine-central hotels. Twenty-four hour wine service, anyone?Read Full Story
Ready for takeoff? This week Frequent Flier is heading to the stunning southern Caribbean island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 32 islands (only eight of which are inhabited) that offer a unique escape for every type of vacationer.Read Full Story
If you’d like to do more on your next vacation than waste away, again, in Margaritaville, perhaps you’re ready to embark on a health retreat to detox and get fit. To help you plan, here’s a roundup of five healthy vacation destinations across the country.Read Full Story
Spending the Christmas season in Gothenburg, Sweden, is like spending your holidays in a real-life version of a Hallmark movie. People are outside caroling, the stunning European architecture is transformed with thousands of twinkling lights, Avenyn (the main boulevard) is alive with holiday music and every shop, restaurant and building is decked out in evergreen and mistletoe. And it's all as genuine and beautiful as the Swedish people themselves.Read Full Story
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