Vegan and vegetarian travelers are in luck, thanks to On Foot Holidays’ new vegan-friendly tours. The U.K. travel provider specializes in imaginative and creative, self-guided walking itineraries that reflect local, authentic cuisine. Each tour includes hotels that offer vegan dining and in locations nearby vegan restaurants. The tours are also suitable for gluten-free and lactose-free diets.
The first of the three new tours explores Italy’s Ligurian Hills. Travelers follow the Salt Road and you can choose between a five- or eight-night itinerary. Highlights include walks through vineyards and woods, following the footsteps of Hannibal during his march on Rome. Travelers end in Camogli, on the sea. Expect plenty of home cooking and local wines.
The second is a five-night journey that takes guests across the Greek island of Andros. This oft-overlooked island features the old Venetian capital of Chora, quiet beaches and hills, the Zagora archaeological site, monastery of Panachardou and beaches perfect for swimming. The sophisticated culinary scene makes the island a favorite with Athenians.
Lastly, there’s a new six-night itinerary along Turkey’s Lycian Way, featuring beautiful mountain views, remote villages, shorelines, beaches, lighthouses and archaeological sites. There’s plenty of Turkish home cooking and seafood to be had. While lamb and poultry are popular in the region, vegans can expect top quality fare part of the normal Turkish cuisine. Sample local beers, wines and tea. There’s an option to add a few nights to the beginning or end of your tour to further explore Istanbul.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Capturing a shot of ourselves in the most impressive, gorgeous places on earth can feel like an uncontrollable compulsion. But taking selfies can be dangerous, and even deadly without the right safety protocols in place. According to a selfies study from researchers associated with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, more than 250 people died while taking selfies over six years. And that number only accounts for people who lost their lives to the selfie craze and doesn't account for injuries.