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Top 10 Destinations in the World

Top 10 Destinations in the World

TripAdvisor just announced the Top Destinations in the World, here are the Top 10 Destinations you must visit in 2017!

1. Bali, Indonesia
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2. London, United Kingdom
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3. Paris, France

4. Rome, Italy

5. New York City, New York

6. Crete, Greece

7. Barcelona, Spain

8. Siem Reap, Cambodia

9. Prague, Czech Republic

10. Phuket, Thailand

Make sure to plan your travel plans with our free travel planner here:

New U.S. Ban on Electronics on Select Airlines

New U.S. Ban on Electronics on Select Airlines

A new travel ban is currently in progress of being implemented, that would restrict large electronics on certain airlines. An inside source said the rule would be implemented on U.S. bound flights from certain countries, such as the Middle East and Africa.

Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national airline of Jordan confirmed in a tweet today that U.S. bound passengers would be banned from carrying most electronic devices in the main cabin starting Tuesday. However, this tweet was later deleted without any explanation.

The Department of Homeland Security said, “We have no comment on potential security precautions, but will provide any update as appropriate.”

Security measures from Homeland Security have been increasing, with the recent requirement for electronic devices to be powered up before passengers could board flights to the United States. This was implemented in the summer of 2014.

What are your thoughts on the increase of security measures? Do you feel more or less comfortable travelling? Let us know in the comments!

Top 10 Cities in 2017 to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Top 10 Cities in 2017 to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated on the 17th of March each year to mark the death of Saint Patrick. It has deep historical roots leading back to the 17th century, where it celebrated the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and is a public holiday in Ireland. Today, it is a widely-celebrated event with lots of entertainment, including parades, music festivals, and pub crawls across the nation. Here’s a list of the top 10 cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the United States.

1. Boston, MA

Boston is a city with the largest Irish population and is known to hold the best St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2. Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh also has a large Irish population, representing approximately 14% of the total population and has a well-known St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

3. Buffalo, NY


Most people are unaware that Buffalo hosts large city-wide celebrations, even showcasing two full St. Patrick’s Day parades compared to just one that other cities have.

4. Philadelphia, PA
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Make sure to check out Philly’s Erin Express, which is a free event with transportation to all of the best Irish bars.

5. Cleveland, OH


Cleveland hosts some of the oldest St. Patrick’s Day parades and is celebrating the parade’s 175th anniversary this year!

6. Tampa, FL
Tampa has a large number of Irish pubs and restaurants that you can be sure will be participating in this year’s events! Tampa also dyes the Hillsborough River green, like Chicago for the extra spirit!

7. Chicago
Chicago has already dyed the Chicago River green ahead of the big celebration where thousands gather after seeing the parade.

8. Rochester, NY
You just missed the parade on Saturday but you can be sure that Rochester will have all it’s Irish pubs celebrating this weekend! Just bring a coat, it is pretty chilly this week.

9. St. Paul, MN
St. Paul is having a block party at LuckyPalooza with tent parties, outdoor food, and live music. Don’t miss the 51st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17 at noon!

10. Cincinnati, OH
The annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Cincinnati takes place at the Fountain Square with Irish pubs, food and live music.

Make sure to plan your St Patrick’s Day trip with our free trip planner on our site here:

Free Flights from Qatar Airways, Ends Today!

Free Flights from Qatar Airways, Ends Today!

Qatar Airways is currently offering free flights if you can find their golden tickets on their site! This promotion ends today so act quick! Get searching for your key 2017 travel dates and you could get a free flight there! You will only have to pay for the taxes, fees and any extra surcharges.

Here are some sample destinations of availability:

Dubai, UAE (DXB) – February, March & April 2017
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (RKT)– February & March 2017
Yerevan, Armenia (EVN)– February & April 2017
Mahe, Seychelles (SEZ)– February & April 2017
Tbilisi, Georgia (TBS)– February 2017
Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) – March 2017

Don’t forget to find the top TripAdvisor activities and things to do on our site here:

Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Top 10 Cities to Visit for New Years Eve 2017

Here’s a list of the Top 10 Cities to visit while in the US for New Years Eve celebrations

  1. Miami, Florida

  2. You may be surprised New York City isn’t first but Miami Beach is the most sought after and expensive city to visit for New Years Eve. Known as a party city, it’s going with a big bang in 2017 with Pitbull ringing in the new year at Bayfront Park. Justin Bieber will also be performing at the popular Fontainebleau hotel with Skrillex making an appearance at LIV nightclub.

  3. Orlando, Florida
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    Home to the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World in Orlando is a top spot to be surrounded by live music, amazing fireworks, and
    lots of other entertainment!

  5. New Orleans, Louisiana
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    The pre-party begins on Bourbon Street for live music and drinks before people head over to Jackson Square to watch a giant fleur de lis drop from the top of Jax Brewery at midnight, with a fireworks show over the Mississippi river to top it off!

  7. New York City, New York
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    New York City is always a top spot for ringing in the new year, just be prepared to wait hours to watch the ball drop from Times Square at midnight with thousands of other people! Hint: If you have a previous hotel room card from Marriott, you can bypass some of the lines and say you’re heading back to the hotel near Times Square 😉

  9. Las Vegas, Nevada
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    New Years Eve is one of the most popular times that people visit Vegas and the hotel prices reflect that! You won’t be disappointed with the Vegas strip being closed down for over 300,000 people to celebrate the new year with fireworks and performances. Lyft is actually offering free rides this year in Vegas, New Lyft users get $50 in ride credit between 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and 3 a.m. Jan 1 using the code “LVNYE.” The first 1,000 existing Lyft users get $5 off of one ride with promo code “EMXPLASWDNYE” when added between Dec. 26-31.

  11. San Francisco, California
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    Thousands of visitors come to San Francisco to ring in the new year with fireworks at the Ferry Building. You can also see the fireworks from the Bay Bridge for an amazing display.

  13. Chicago, Illinois
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    Watch the fireworks over the Michigan River from the Navy Pier along with lots of outdoor entertainment and activities with nearly 100,000 other people

  15. Austin, Texas
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    Austin is a more affordable and family friendly city with it’s free New Years Eve event hosted at the Vic Mathias Shores, full of live music, art, and fireworks

  17. Honolulu, Hawaii
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    Enjoy the fireworks over Waikiki Beach and the Aloha Tower Marketplace for a more family friendly way of ringing in the new year

  19. Nashville, Tennessee
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    Watch Nashville’s signature Music Note Drop at midnight from the Tennessee State Capitol building while listening to live music and another firework show at the Cumberland River.

Check out our travel planner on our site to help you organize your 2017 New Year Eve plans!

How to Move to Canada and Become a Canadian

How to Move to Canada and Become a Canadian

Not happy about the way the 2016 Presidential Election turned out? Here’s a quick guide on how to move to Canada and apply to be a Canadian!

1. To apply, you must be at least 18 years old or older
2. Speak one of Canada’s official languages- English or French
3. Have a permanent residence in Canada
4. Lived as a permanent resident for at least four years in the six years before the application date
5. Provide proof of income taxes filed over the four year period

For more details, you can visit the Official Canadian Immigration Website if the website stops crashing from all the traffic.

Double thinking your decision to move to Canada and become a Canadian citizen? You could always just take a trip down to Canada and experience it first-hand before making any long-term decisions! Build your trip to Canada on our site here:

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

The Top 10 Travel Destinations to visit in 2017 according to Lonely Planet has just been announced! Here’s the list below:

1. Bordeaux, France


Bordeaux is most known for it’s wine region and historical architecture. It is a port city in southwestern France, located on the Garonne River. Every other year, it also hosts the Vinexpo, which is the world’s largest wine exhibition. Top things to do in Bordeaux include visiting the Place de la Bourse, The Water Mirror, Grand Theatre, St. Andre Cathedral, and Pont de pierre. To see more things to see in Bordeaux, visit our site here

2. Cape Town, South Africa

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3. Los Angeles, USA
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4. Merida, Mexico
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5. Ohrid, Macedonia
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6. Pistoia, Italy
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7. Seoul, South Korea
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8. Lisbon, Portugal
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9. Moscow, Russia
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10. Portland, Oregon, USA
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Remember to plan your travel itinerary on our site here:

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Boarding Pass Online

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Boarding Pass Online

Thought it was harmless to post a photo of your boarding pass to let others know you’re all about that travel life? It turns out, your boarding pass contains a lot of sensitive information! Hackers can figure out your name, loyalty program, and possibly even alter your travel itinerary.

Each boarding pass has a loyalty number on the boarding pass which can be used to log into your personal profile. It also contains the Passenger Name Record (PNR) which can provide data such as the travel route, payment information, phone number, data of birth, and passport data – all very valuable to criminals and hackers. You can even take a photo of an old boarding pass and upload it on this site here to see what info can be pulled.

Better think twice before sharing a photo of your boarding pass, but if you still ignore our advice you should at least cover up the barcode and your loyalty number.

Free Wine Fountain in Italy

Free Wine Fountain in Italy

Free red wine from a fountain in Italy too good to be true? It’s rare to get free alcohol, but this is actually true! The red wine fountain just opened up this Sunday in Caldari di Ortona, in Abruzzo so make sure to add this to your bucket list! Courtesy of the Dora Sarchese Vineyard, which installed the fountain and made it accessible 24/7 but note “drunkards” are not welcome here.

The reason behind this wine fountain was to increase awareness and promote the popular pilgrimage route known as Cammino di San Tommaso. Each year, thousands of pilgrims make the journey from Rome to visit The Basilica of St. Thomas the Apostle, where St. Thomas’ remains are kept and now this free fountain is on the way.

We bet this made you plan a trip to Italy, make sure to plan your Italy trip on our site here:

Free Airport Wifi Passwords

Free Airport Wifi Passwords

Looking for free wifi to the airport you’re travelling to? This interactive map built by computer security engineer Anil Pota shows you all the wifi passwords for airports across the world. Make sure to check out his blog and contribute to the crowd sourced map to make sure it’s updated! It’s 2016 and wifi should be free at the airport with all the taxes you pay! #freewifi