Boise, Idaho, a haven of restaurants, art, craft beer and outdoor activity

Boise, Idaho, a haven of restaurants, art, craft beer and outdoor activity

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What most of us know about Idaho largely falls into two categories – potatoes and Mormons. Yes, that particular crop is one of the Gem State’s greatest and most important crops, and yes, the state indeed hosts a rather large Latter-day Saints contingency. However, Idaho – and its rather vibrant capital city of Boise […]

The Swiss hotel with no walls, no roof, no room

The Swiss hotel with no walls, no roof, no room

From Travel Pulse Switzerland is fast becoming the Mecca of wall-less hotels. The company behind last year’s viral outdoor accommodation in the Swiss Alps, Null Stern Hotels, has opened another property under the stars on Appenzell, Switzerland’s Gobsi summit. Like the original, the new hotel features a queen bed, a pair of nightstands and sits […]

Finance the cost of a cruise?

Finance the cost of a cruise?

From Travel Pulse Carnival Cruise Line just introduced its new Carnival EasyPay program to more evenly spread out the cost of a cruise over time. Though it’s not quite a traditional financing model, there are some other options to consider. For those who define financing as a means of buying a product now and paying for […]

8 Rules for an epic road trip

8 Rules for an epic road trip

From Travel Pulse You’ve packed your bags and loaded your family and gear into the car. Now you’re off. Where to, exactly? Well, that’s negotiable. When you embark on a real road trip, all that’s required is a rough idea of where you’re going and how long you’ll stay. The magic is the spontaneity this […]

201 years later, America’s oldest seaside resort is in N.J.

201 years later, America’s oldest seaside resort is in N.J.

CAPE MAY — When you check in at the historic Congress Hall in Cape May, you’re handed a real, brass key to your room, not a plastic card. Hanging on a brass keychain emblazoned with the hotel’s insignia, the key jingles as you climb the main staircase to the guest rooms. Whimsical touches such as […]

Dr. Beach names the Top 10 beaches in America

Dr. Beach names the Top 10 beaches in America

From Travel Pulse Dr. Beach has announced his list of the top 10 American beaches for 2017. This list may be one of the most scientific lists of top 10 beaches. Dr. Beach is actually Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman a coastal scientist and a professor at Florida International University. He has a passion for sun, […]

Is Saudi Arabia opening up for tourism?

Is Saudi Arabia opening up for tourism?

ANALYSIS/OPINION: As President Trump touched down recently in the eagerly awaiting Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, rumors began flying, stoked by princes and palace intrigue, that the insular realm is getting ready to roll open its gates to tourism. That hope may only be half right, however, as tourism in Saudi terms may be focused mostly […]

The airports that are the worst for summer flight delays

The airports that are the worst for summer flight delays

From Travel Pulse Summer flight delays are oftentimes more frequent and debilitating than their winter counterparts. MileCards.com recently analyzed on-time arrival data from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the past 10 years dating back to 2007, uncovering the best and worst airports for summer flight delays. The comparison service examined the 50 busiest airports […]

U.S. travel ban: Airline computer-separation fears

U.S. travel ban: Airline computer-separation fears

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What price security? American travelers are about to find out when they plan a trip to, say, Amsterdam – not Amman – and find they have to surrender all electronics except their smartphone before boarding a plane back to the U.S. While the U.S. Department of Homeland Security holds that although there have been […]

Memorial Day travel expected to spike

Memorial Day travel expected to spike

From Travel Pulse The unofficial start of summer has many Americans eyeing a getaway. Approximately 39.3 million to be specific. That’s how many travelers AAA projects will venture at least 50 miles from home this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The estimate is the highest it’s been in 12 years and is up from 38 million […]