Buckingham Palace is open to the public for about two months each year, generally the summer months when the Queen is not in residence. This year, the Palace is open to visits from July 21 to September 30. While Buckingham Palace contains an impressive total of 775 rooms, only the 19 State Rooms are open
The popular Italian food hall, Eataly, will have some competition in 2018 as a new Spanish version of the popular eatery will open at the new Hudson Yard complex in midtown Manhattan. Washington DC-based chef Jose Andres, along with the Adria brothers, will bring authentic Spanish cuisine to New York in the fall of 2018.
Eat your heart out San Francisco! Denver has one-upped your yoga room, where travelers have a quiet place to perform their own self-guided practices, with Yoga on the Fly, the first airport-based private yoga studio. Yoga on the Fly’s first location opened on November 6 in Denver International Airport’s Concourse A and offers travelers guided
Perhaps not surprisingly, 360-degree cameras are changing the landscape of how we record our travels. Outfitted with multiple lenses to capture life in all directions, these cameras surpass the technology that made panoramic photos possible in previous generations’ cameras. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new wave of 360-degree cameras were
Arguably, one of the largest hidden costs of traveling is data usage on our smart phones. For many travelers, connecting to the free WiFi at their hotel is simply not enough; network connectivity is always necessary. But data roaming charges can add up quickly – and in many cases, without you even realizing. Should the
Dubai has become synonymous with opulence and ground-breaking technology, but the city’s newest development relies on some old-world flair. By 2020, a miniature version of Venice will float less than three miles off the coast of Dubai. The project is being overseen by Dubai developer Cityscape Global and will be known as The Floating Venice.
Hilton Hotels’ full-service brands have created a new genre of rooms in which the fitness center is brought into the guest room. With over 11 pieces of fitness equipment located conveniently inside these “Five Feet to Fitness” guest rooms, travelers are free to have private workouts whenever they choose. This type of room is ideal
Port of Miami is the world’s busiest cruise port. If you’re an avid cruiser, chances are you have or will disembark here; however, the last thing you want is to ruin a great cruise with a frustrating and stressful morning disembarking from your ship. In order to master cruise disembarkation, here are a few tips
The cruising industry has drawn criticism from environmental protection activists for years; however, the industry’s leading cruise lines are making big investments to make their ships eco-friendlier. Royal Caribbean is spending close to $100-million to retrofit its ships with advanced wastewater treatment technology. Already installed by Norwegian and Celebrity, the technology treats waste water so
Finland: Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi, Lapland The magical world of Santa Claus is brought to life through this North Pole workshop. Tourists are invited to enter Santa’s shop as well as experience the surrounding wilderness through reindeer and dogsled rides. To top it all off, the view of the Aurora Borealis gives the village a