These are the best destinations for women travelling solo

These are the best destinations for women travelling solo

Solo travel is in the rise and statistics show that women are well and truly leading the way. According to Ampersand Travel, women account for 67 per cent of solo travellers and Google searches for the phrase “solo female travel” hit an all-time peak of 100 million searches last year. Not to mention, Pinterest has also noted a 350 […]

Time travel with bat guano

Time travel with bat guano

Parnell’s mustached bat, Pteronotus parnellii. Credit: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis To help determine forest restoration goals in Costa Rica, postdoctoral scholar Rachel Reid will travel to Central America this winter to explore a cave long inhabited by bats. The work is supported by WashU’s Living Earth Collaborative. What did the Costa Rican […]

You Were Here: The Emerging Holiday Destinations for 2018 Revealed

You Were Here: The Emerging Holiday Destinations for 2018 Revealed

by Greg Dickinson, The Telegraph, October 9, 2018 Destinations including Göreme, Tbilisi and Bergerac feature among the most popular emerging destinations of 2018, a new report shows. Search data from booking website Rome2rio reveals that, while the perennially popular destinations of Paris, New York and Rome remained the most searched-for places in 2018, lesser-known destinations […]

Fall travel deals and new baggage fees

Fall travel deals and new baggage fees

It’s that time of year when the weahter is cooling down, holidays are right around the corner, and folks are looking for a chance to get away and take a vacation. Denise Nowak for Doyle Travel in Chicopee joined Better Western Mass to tell us some of the best travel deals and some new baggage […]

How Travel Agent Trade Group Fought Its Way Back From Near-Extinction

How Travel Agent Trade Group Fought Its Way Back From Near-Extinction

The recently renamed American Society of Travel Advisors went through a bleak decade-and-a-half when it kicked off the 21st century. After reducing commissions for a few years, U.S. airlines eliminated them for then-flight-dependent travel agents in 2002, and thousands of storefronts disappeared. It didn’t help their national trade association at all when travel agents realized the […]

What My Year of Solo Travel at 64 Taught Me

What My Year of Solo Travel at 64 Taught Me

In August of 2016, at the tender age of 64, I gave away most of my possessions, rented my house to friends, and bought a small used RV, a nineteen-foot van conversion. I lived in the van for the next three months with my two dogs, learning the ropes of RV life before departing from […]

Create the perfect sleeping environment anywhere you go

Create the perfect sleeping environment anywhere you go

The Boneco Ultrasonic Humidifier is the perfect companion for your traveling needs. Simply hook up a standard water bottle to the device and you are good to go.  Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an […]