According to Pitchup.com, an outdoor accommodation booking website, bookings for outdoor winter trips are up more than 60 percent from last year. That said, travelers aren’t letting chilly temperatures and snowy forecasts stop them from spending time in the great outdoors. Dan Yates, outdoor expert and founder, Pitchup.com, shares his favorite gear for outdoor adventures like cross-country skiing, seeing the Northern Lights in Norway and snowshoeing through the Appalachian Mountains.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
From hurricane winds in Florida to sandstorms in Dubai, holiday car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com put together tips for drivers to keep in mind for any weather condition while out exploring the world. Keep reading for what steps to take if you find yourself caught driving in dangerous conditions.
If you don’t ski, but you’re headed to a cold-weather destination this season, you might be wondering where exactly you’ll go and what you’ll do. You might come across a lot of ski resorts in your research. Likewise, if you have a skier in the family or your friend group, they might press for a ski resort vacay — but what are the rest of you going to do while they’re on the slopes?
Whether it's the people, the craic (fun) or the coasts, travelers always find something to love about the island of Ireland. What fills your heart?
Traveling with a pet internationally isn't exactly easy, but Aruba recently drew attention to its dog-friendly offerings. “Aruba is a destination that not only allows you to bring your dog but welcomes them with open arms,” said Ronella Croes, CEO, Aruba Tourism Authority, recently.