December 2012

A Taste of Zurich

With 20 Michelin-starred restaurants, the city of Zurich has surely become a culinary hotbed, defined by a combination of modern cuisine and old world charm. While a modernist style of cooking may have recently taken root, the city’s culinary allure began hundreds of years ago.

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Top Flight Deals for December 27: Perfect Winter Escape

Nothing can top Hawaii for the absolute perfect winter escape, especially with prices this low. If I had to sum up 2012 in airfare, I’d likely say that Hawaii saw the most consistent drop in pricing across the board. With flights from the East Coast well below $600, it is [...]

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A couple of months ago Reggie (a.k.a. ContentiousBenjamin) was able to take advantage of a unique airfare opportunity to Puerto Rico that he found through Here are his personal recommendations on where to go and what to see.

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A Different Approach to Cruising: New Zealand and the Orion Expedition

Guest contributor David Wishart, a well-known international travel writer and cruise expert, shares his recent New Zealand travel experience aboard the Orion.

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Top Flight Deals for December 19: NY State of Mind

Plan a trip to the Big Apple in 2013 with these great deals found by our experts this week.

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Plan a Vacation that’s Fun for the Whole Family

As Christmas break draws near, family vacations are on many travelers’ minds. Getting together with the family means spending time with loved ones, but also seeing relatives who have varying ideas of fun. How can you plan a family vacation where everyone has a great time? Here are a few [...]

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Diving into Malta

In this latest instalment from guest contributor Navjot Singh, a well-known British author, journalist and photographer, we are transported to the magical diving world of Malta.

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas: 5 Travel Gear Essentials

With the holiday season upon us, it is time to start shopping for that special traveler on your list. Inside are five travel gear essentials for modern vagabonds, including some great stocking stuffer ideas, from Mike Richard, founding editor of Vagabondish.

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$437-$635 — Flights to Europe from New York City (R/T incl. Tax)

This morning our experts came across tons of great fares to Europe, shaving $400 off the regular cost in some cases. There are plenty of options, catch the tail end of ski season in Switzerland and Italy, or perhaps the very beginning of spring in France or Germany.

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Top Flights Deals for December 12: Escape to Alcatraz

Having finally visited San Francisco for the first time this summer, I have a new-found appreciation for the city by the bay. Winter is pretty mild there (high 50’s most of the time), so don’t let that scare you away from visiting over the next few months. To round out [...]

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