Category: Travel

Common Sense: Bargain Hunting With a Strong Dollar in Europe, but Finding a Mixed Bag

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

With the euro approaching parity with the dollar, it seems to be time for a shopping spree on the Continent. But currency fluctuations are complicated. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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In Transit Blog: A New Hike Explores the Bay of Fundy

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

World Expeditions is offering a new hiking trip that includes four days on the less-populated portion of the Fundy Footpath in Canada. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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The Getaway: Getting to the Front of the Visa Line

March 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Frustrated by visa applications for destinations like Brazil, Russia, China and India? Here’s a three-step plan for success. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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In Transit Blog: A New Look for a Laguna Beach Hotel

March 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The Laguna Beach House in California has been redecorated with a surf and skate theme. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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A Luxury Liner Docks, and the Countdown’s On

March 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The profitability of today’s giant cruise ships depends on a tightly choreographed routine that’s part Nascar pit stop, part Noah’s Ark. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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In Transit Blog: Oh, to Stop and Smell the Local Flora

March 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

­Botanists and horticulturists are being hired by hotels to help their gardens grow, with an increasing focus on indigenous flora. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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In Transit Blog: A Site for Sophisticated Family Travelers

March 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Feather+Flip is a new site designed for parents who are interested in vacations beyond traditional family destinations. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Ryanair Retracts Trans-Atlantic Plans

March 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

In a surprising reversal, the board of the budget airline, Ryanair, said it had not approved plans to offer flights between North America and Europe. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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Q&A: The Virtues of Microadventures

March 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The author Alastair Humphreys preaches the gospel of short, perspective-shifting bursts of travel closer to home. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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The Getaway: Hotels for the Next Generation

March 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Marriott, Hilton and other big chains are appealing to “lifestyle” travelers, with lower prices, industrial design and high-tech everything. NYT > Travel *Content is copyrighted by it’s respective owners* Advertisement: Looking for a rental home, condo or apartment? www.PutnamRenter.com Buying or selling a home in Putnam County? www.MovingToPutnam.com

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