Category: Destinations

Destinations: Best Mexican Restaurant in Sacramento (and best Carnitas in the World)

Here’s where to find the best carnitas in Sacramento (and the best Mexican food in Sacramento, too!). I love Mexican food. I pretty much live in THE mecca for Mexican… Read more »

The Top 5 Grand Rapids Breweries – the beer scene is strong!

The Beer Scene in Grand Rapids, Michigan is strong. There are a significant number of Grand Rapids Breweries mixing up tasty brews (like a Guava infused IPA!). So, if you like… Read more »

5 Amazing New Orleans places to take clients for cocktails and food (Guest Post)

Mention “New Orleans” and readers probably immediately call to mind images of Bourbon Street, people walking around with larger than life cocktails served in fish bowls and crazy bead-tossing Mardi… Read more »

Thai officials say Phuket selfie snapping tourists get death penalty

New restrictions will soon be in place on the infamous “selfie runway” at Phuket International Airport. Readers are probably familiar with the photos of tourists on a beach snapping a… Read more »

Airbnb reports solo females booking 2x as many Experiences as Males

Airbnb recently reported that solo female travelers are booking twice as many Airbnb Experiences than males. Airbnb Experiences are: “…activities designed and led by inspiring locals. They go beyond typical… Read more »

San Diego building Museum of Beer – sure to be popular with tourists and locals

The hoppiest city in America, San Diego, is building a Museum of Beer. A group of locals  with museum experience are raising funds to build a new museum focused solely… Read more »

Travala.com Property of the Day: Monte Santo Resort, Algarve, Portugal (save up to 40%)

This place doesn’t suck! In the next installment of our Travala.com Property of the Day series we are highlighting a unique and stunning property in Portugal: Monte Santo Resort where… Read more »

Airbnb and Pinterest team to offer Summer “experiences guide” to inspire travelers

Powerhouse rental property company Airbnb has teamed with visual search engine company Pinterest to create a guide for Pinners planning their next travel “experience.” In a blog post published yesterday,… Read more »

Poppy Apocalypse Creating Major Problems for Lake Elsinore & Tourists

The California rainy season was especially strong this year which has created an almost unprecedented wildflower bloom. The Poppy, in particular, has bloomed in abundance blanketing Southern California mountainsides and… Read more »

Travel Tip Tuesday #6: Research your destination’s history!

In this week’s Travel Tip Tuesday post we are talking about history! As our readers know, our new “Travel Tip Tuesday” series publishes one interesting (and often funny) travel tip. Here’s what… Read more »

7 Things You Should Know When Visiting Australia for Business

While business trips and traveling for fun aren’t the same, they both require you to do some similar preparation before you hit the road. Australia is a beautiful country and… Read more »

Obscure places (Part 1) I’ve traveled for business (or Magic City, Monk Fudge & Zuni, NM)

When you live the #businesstravel #roadwarrrior life you just might find yourself in some pretty obscure or unique places. This has certainly been the case for me over the years…. Read more »