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A Trip Of A Lifetime: Move. Eat. Learn.

STA Travel Australia sent three of their friends, Rick Mereki, Andrew Lees and Tim White on an amazing trip around the world. A six week journey crammed into three videos, each one epic minute long. 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte […]

“Coffices” Are Around The World

Fortunately, 9to5 Travel has the freedom to travel on a whim, so we can take our work anywhere we please. But when we’re not jet setting around the world, we call Vancouver home – and when we’re at home in Kitsilano, we like to work at the “coffice”. Coffice is a portmanteau of “coffee” and “office” […]

Google Maps Street View Cars Continue To Map The World!

After enjoying some noodles at Wok Box in North Vancouver last week, Taya & I noticed a Google Maps Street View car zooming past us down the road. Although the majority of Vancouver, British Columbia has already been mapped out, Google’s back in full force around the globe routing more countries and adding to previous […]

Travel Channel Announces Anthony Bourdain’s New Show: The Layover

Chef, author, TV persona, Anthony Bourdain, is back in a new original series title The Layover. Here’s what to expect according to the Travel Channel: “With only 24-48 hours in each city, he is pressed for time to show viewers the essential ‘must see’ places, people and foods. Bourdain will travel throughout the U.S., Asia […]

Monte Carlo Comes To Abu Dhabi

Monte-Carlo Beach Club Saadiyat, located on picturesque Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi, celebrates the elegance of its renowned sister club on the French Riviera, with its own unique style. Opening September 1, 2011 and modeled after the 1920s Monaco counterpart, this new and luxurious members’ only club is perfectly at home amid Saadiyat’s natural beauty […]

Singapore’s Tanjong Beach Club Launches TANJONG FLY

Singapore’s ultimate playground, Sentosa Island, is home to one of the sexiest beach clubs in the world – Tanjong Beach Club (TBC). This iconic all-day beach escape boasts mixologists who are so fresh that they’ve even launched their own bottled beverage: TANJONG FLY. Introducing the TANJONG FLY, a drink that promises to send you into […]

Total Recall Remake Filming In Toronto!

The conference we were attending last week took place at the Toronto Convention Centre (near the CN Tower – the world’s tallest tower and home to the city’s newest extreme attraction – the EdgeWalk) the same location where Total Recall is filming. Set to be release in 2012, and starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica […]

Malaysia Airlines Bans Babies In First Class

Malaysia Airlines has banned babies from first-class sections of its Boeing 747-400 jets. It also plans to do the same in its yet-to-be-delivered Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, according to the Australian Business Traveller. Malaysia Airlines CEO, Tengku Azmil, says the carrier is responding to complaints from first-class passengers about crying infants. The CEO, who conducted […]

WIN One Of 12 Four Seasons Resort Stays

Four Seasons hotels and resorts are the ultimate in luxury and exemplify the perfect travel experience. From seaside retreats, to hillside hideaways, to a desert oasis, every Four Seasons resort is an experience unto itself. And now, you can be 1 of 12 lucky winners of a 4-day, 3-night stay at one of their 12 […]

Ritz-Carlton For $10 A Night. For Real.

It’s true, just ten dollars can get you a room at Florida’s Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne – hands down, Miami’s best full-service resort. Of course, there is a catch. The Ritz-Carlton has set aside only 10 rooms for this cheap rate; it’s available over selected dates in July (5-7, 10-13, 18, 25, 26); and to get […]

First Class for Less Than the Price of Economy

How can you fly first class for less than the price of an economy ticket? Here’s one trick all savy travelers know: Look for Front of the Cabin Bargains A couple weeks ago, Delta was offering an unbelievable deal – what they called “first/business” class flights from Boston to Amsterdam (and other U.S./European city pairs) for less […]

Should Travellers Hitchhike?

Only if your name is Bono, and you’re in West Vancouver! Say-what? That’s right, U2 frontman Bono and his assistant were visiting Vancouver, BC on Tuesday when they got caught in the rain and decided to thumb a ride. Who picked them up? NHL hockey player, Gilbert Brule, from the Edmonton Oilers! Sounds like a […]