Top ski resorts for budgets and families
After looking at the cost of hitting the slopes across 30 resorts in Europe and North America, a newly released report found that Bulgaria offers the most affordable skiing this winter.
Ziplining takes winery tours to new heights
Wine lovers who also happen to be adrenaline junkies are being courted in an emerging trend with ziplining tours that soar above vineyard canopies. There is a disclaimer, however: don’t drink and zip.
Japan agency offers travel for your teddy bear
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
UNESCO adds new entries to 'intangible heritage' list
Traditional Japanese washoku cooking methods, Korean kimchi-making, millennia-old Georgian wine-producing techniques and the Mediterranean diet were among 14 new entries added to UNESCO's "intangible heritage" list.
Luxury travel professionals name Facebook top social network
The International Luxury Travel Market, a gathering of high-end travel industry professionals, is taking place in Cannes through December 5. In a real-time survey during the event's opening forum last night, some 1,000 tourism industry actors confirmed their confidence in Facebook as a customer relations tool.
Havana, Cuba tops list of rising destinations 2013
Relaxed travel rules to Cuba have resulted in a record number of Americans traveling to the island country over the last few years and have also placed Havana at the top of a newly released list ranking the top-rising destinations around the world.
Dutch kick off bicentennial festivities
Thousands of people braved cold and rainy weather in The Hague on Saturday to kick off festivities marking the 200th anniversary of the founding of the modern Dutch state.