Postcards from the Jet Set Generation

News and notes for today's traveller

From giant spiders to the Journey of a Foetus, Qatar’s top 10 sculptures will blow your mind

For travellers with an eye for art, Qatar offers some of the most unique cultural experiences in the Middle East. The country has a long-standing commitment to making exceptional art accessible to all and is home to a diverse range of some of the world’s most impressive public art by globally known, thought-provoking creatives, including Richard Serra and Damien Hirst. With a number of […]

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Mint House at 70 Pine

Plan your next trip with Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice list of best U.S. hotels of 2021

With a year’s worth of pent-up travel demand on the brink of bursting as summer approaches, Tripadvisor announced its annual Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards for Hotels, giving people the inspiration to turn their daydreams into real trips. Nearly half (45 per cent) of Americans in a recent Tripadvisor survey are planning to […]

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St-Martin resort

Make a plan for your clan on “The Friendly Island,” the Caribbean’s St. Martin

Travelling with your loved ones can be one of life’s greatest pleasures…provided, of course, you choose the right type of accommodation. Nothing derails the vacation of a lifetime faster than checking into a resort lacking the space and amenities needed to keep the kids and grandparents comfortable and entertained.

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Family on the beach

Q&A with a travel insurer: how travel insurance can protect you on your next trip

As people prepare for summer vacations, they may have more questions than usual concerning their travel plans as we continue to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Travellers are more concerned now with the safety and cleanliness of a travel destination, as opposed to the luxury or comfort. Additionally, all travellers are wondering how they can stay protected in the event of a travel emergency, like contracting COVID-19 prior to or during their vacation.

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Ugo Rondinone’s ‘Miami Mountain’ at Collins Park.

Art lovers invited to experience Miami Beach’s bustling culture scene this spring

Miami Beach is inviting travellers and art enthusiasts to take a step back from day-to-day stresses, headlines, and routines and experience the city’s extensive arts and culture offerings this spring. From Art Deco-themed hotels to world-renowned museums and art installations, Miami Beach is the picture-perfect option for a socially distanced getaway or staycation to celebrate the arts.

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Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana

Dominican Republic welcomes Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana all-inclusive this October

Karisma Hotels & Resorts will open the doors to the new five-star Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana in October 2021. This will mark the second resort for the Island Reserve brand created in partnership with Karisma and Margaritaville – and the first in the Dominican Republic.

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SOVA Hotel Dallas

SOVA “The Social Hotel” set for its summertime debut in downtown Dallas

A new type of hotel, fresh to the shores of America, is on the way and it is on the brink of openings its doors in downtown Dallas this May. Travel is frequently synonymous with adventure and SOVA Hotels has the singular goal of providing guests with more stories than anywhere else.

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COVID is still out there, so follow these tips to fly safe

The latest numbers from the TSA in the United States show passenger counts more than 1 million per day every day since March 9, 2021. This is good news for the travel industry, and the travelling public. But while consumers are increasingly ready for the excitement of travel to come back into their lives, heightened awareness of  hygiene-related safety protocols should remain top of mind.

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Our dual-pouch dry/wet bag is perfect for travellers

When you travel, you live out of a bag. Everything you need is contained in that bag so it’s important to select the right one.

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Costa Rica flowers

Discover the spring flowers of Costa Rica

As the saying goes, March winds and April showers bring May flowers. In Costa Rica, however, flowers – especially orchids – are always in season and travellers do not have to wait until the North American spring season to get their fix. This list offers just a few of the best locations to enjoy flowers throughout Costa Rica (virtually and in-person).

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