Flying Virgin America

I flew Virgin America for the first time today for one of my semi-regular trips from San Diego to San Francisco. Normally I fly US Airways or Southwest, but Virgin was actually the cheapest option and I had been wanting […]

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5 Events To Attend In England

When people think about traveling to England, the first things that come to mind are typically the sights and landmarks. The whole country is filled with them: ancient castles, picturesque countryside, historic churches, and an endless array of burial sites, […]

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5 Must Sees in Naples, Italy

Photo of Castel dell’Ovo by Riccardo on Trover Naples is Italy’s third largest city and home to some of the best food in all of Italy – while it’s a less common tourist destination compared to more popular cities like Rome, […]

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Tuscan Wine Tasting in Florence (Firenze), Italy

Photo by Earth Trekkers on Trover Tuscany is home of some of the best wines in the Italy (and perhaps the world), so a trip to Florence may not be complete without trying some local wine. Florence is also a […]

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Florence Wine Tasting

Best Luxury Hotels in Downtown LA

Photo by Doug R on Trover Los Angeles is home to the stars – so when visiting it can be fun to live like a star, too. Check out these luxury hotels in Los Angeles for your next visit to […]

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Flying Virgin America

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I flew Virgin America for the first time today for one of my semi-regular trips from San Diego to San Francisco. Normally I fly US Airways or Southwest, but Virgin was actually the cheapest option and I had been wanting to try them out, so I gave it a whirl as they advertise as having one of the best traveling experiences. Ultimately other than nicer seats with outlets, Virgin is much like any other airline, just with a little more lipstick on the pig that is the American flying experience.

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5 Events To Attend In England

Palace of Westminster from the dome on Methodist Central Hall v2

When people think about traveling to England, the first things that come to mind are typically the sights and landmarks. The whole country is filled with them: ancient castles, picturesque countryside, historic churches, and an endless array of burial sites, museums, monuments, and much more. You can easily fill a whole trip to England with a guidebook directing you to the sights you’re most interested in, whether that means Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, or a tour of major castles from the country’s history.

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5 Must Sees in Naples, Italy

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Photo of Castel dell’Ovo by Riccardo on Trover

Naples is Italy’s third largest city and home to some of the best food in all of Italy – while it’s a less common tourist destination compared to more popular cities like Rome, Florence, or Capri, there are lots of great gems the city has to offer. Located in Southern Rome, it is best to avoid summer when visiting as it can get very hot and humid, with Spring and Fall being the best times to explore. Whether you plan to stay for just a day or your entire holiday, Naples has plenty to offer and is just two hours south of Rome if you plan to continue your journey from here, and best of all there are plenty of cheap hotels in Naples that will make your stay easy on the wallet, too.

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Tuscan Wine Tasting in Florence (Firenze), Italy

Florence Wine Tasting

Photo by Earth Trekkers on Trover

Tuscany is home of some of the best wines in the Italy (and perhaps the world), so a trip to Florence may not be complete without trying some local wine. Florence is also a short drive from Chianti, so wine enthusiasts can opt for a full day or half-day trip to Chianti to enjoy breathtaking vineyards of that region. If you’re planning a trip to Florence, here are some of the best ways to experience amazing wine, as well as explore the local wine culture.

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Best Luxury Hotels in Downtown LA

Downtown LA

Photo by Doug R on Trover

Los Angeles is home to the stars – so when visiting it can be fun to live like a star, too. Check out these luxury hotels in Los Angeles for your next visit to get the full “LA experience” without breaking the bank. Expect to pay anywhere from $200-$450 a night when you visit, with rates staying pretty consistent throughout the year (except for during major sporting events or movie premiers where availability may be more limited).

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5 Tips for Planning a Trip to Rome

Colosseum in Rome

Photo by Steve K via Trover.com

I’ve recently written a travel guide for planning a trip to Rome on Hipmunk.com, and wanted to share my top five tips for readers who visit this breathtaking city. Whether you’re most interested in the history, the food and wine, or the culture itself, use these tips to make your next trip more enjoyable, efficient, and safe.

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