In which the eyes of a long term traveler are opened in a new way and layovers go from being the bane of Jennifer Miller's existence, to a magical block of time in which anything is possible, and the unexpected is allowed to blossom. How did you spend your last layover? More importantly, how will you spend your next one?
Have you booked a bargain flight with one of Europe’s low cost airlines only to be stung by one extra charge after another? Flying can be one of the cheapest ways to get around Europe, but only if you know how to make the most of the airlines’ rules and avoid the tricks that bump up the cost. Jo Fitzsimons shows you seven simple steps for making the most of Europe’s low cost airlines.
Eastern Europe is filled with newly-popular destinations, and you might not think getting from place to place would be complicated, but it usually is. Cristina Puscas is a native travel writer who offers expert advice on how to do it cheapest and best.
Festivals in Europe are great because you can shop, eat local foods, listen to music and make friends…all in the same place and at the same time. Cristina Puscas guides you around 10 of the best festivals and events in Europe.
Shoulder seasons:those delightful wedges between high and low seasons that offer decent weather, smaller crowds and a healthy potential for deals on hotels and airfare. Shoulder seasons indicate a drop in tourism demand, but not in intrinsic value. Melanie Waldman offers up tips for booking shoulder season deals in five regions around the world.
In BootsnAll's new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip - highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week, BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel shares stories from an epic trip to South Africa.