A local mom’s tips for traveling with kids – Boston.com

Traveling with kids can be tricky. Whether you’re trying to keep little ones occupied on a plane, or you want to save money when sightseeing with your brood, it helps to get tips from a parent who’s been there. “I really enjoy traveling with my family,” said Jenn Mitchell, a mother of two who has trekked […]

Travel the World with a Total Stranger for Free – Lifehacker

Travel the World with a Total Stranger for Free – Lifehacker

Photo: TourRadar There’s nothing more sobering than traveling with a friend for the first time. You very quickly learn their travel “quirks” like they hate walking too much or their teeth grind when they sleep (I’m not saying I know someone who does this, but I’m also not not saying that). Well, why travel with […]

Cancellation of Pakistan Trip Revives Debate Over Taliban’s Ability to Travel – The New York Times

The United States has enlisted Saudi Arabia to aid the Afghan peace process, but the Sunni kingdom’s rivalry with Iran and tangled relations with other regional countries, including Qatar, where the Taliban’s negotiators have an office, has complicated the process. Prince Mohammed arrived in Pakistan with a pledge to invest $20 billion in the country, […]

Both Employees and Employers Can Benefit From Travel Loyalty Programs – PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — While it’s easy to enroll and typically free, a surprising number of business travelers don’t sign up for loyalty programs offered by travel suppliers. In an article entitled “Why Use Loyalty Programs,” the experts at ViewFrom36k explain why companies may want to encourage their employees to do so. “It’s unfortunate […]

Where Amanda Seyfried Wants To Travel To Next – Forbes

Amanda SeyfriedBest Friends Animal Society/Lori Fusaro You can’t pigeonhole actress Amanda Seyfried. She toggles from somber drama (First Reformed) to comedy (Gringo) to musical (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) to thriller (You Should Have Left, due out this year co-starring Kevin Bacon). “The smaller, character-driven movies are the most attractive to me,” Seyfried says. […]

13 Surprising New Rules For Off-Season Travel in Europe – Forbes

Cherry blossom time in Paris.Getty Off-season in Europe once meant a blissful stretch of months free from crowds, lower hotel prices and reasonably predictable weather. But with greater numbers of people on the move and warmer temperatures stretching peak season in certain countries well into fall, what’s a traveler to do to escape the hordes […]

Check It Out: Travel by train, scan the skies with books – The Columbian

Check It Out: Travel by train, scan the skies with books – The Columbian

Jan Johnston is the Collection Development Coordinator for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. Email her at readingforfun@fvrl.org. “Amazing Train Journeys: 60 Unforgettable Rail Trips and How to Experience Them,” by Lonely Planet (Lonely Planet, 304 pages) My husband and I love riding on the train. We have taken Amtrak to Seattle on numerous occasions, […]