The cheapest way to ‘own’ a superyacht? Buy an apartment on one

Travelers who fantasize about owning a superyacht may be able to turn their dreams into reality — at a much lower price. Residential yachts, as they are called, are essentially apartment buildings at sea. Buyers purchase apartments on massive yachts, rather than own and operate their own smaller vessels. Once most of the apartments are …

These travelers moved to Europe despite knowing no one — here’s how they make a living

Many people dream of starting a new life in a new country. But problems, such as earning money, finding a place to live and meeting people, hold them back. Here are two women travelers who didn’t let these details stop them from moving to Europe — and how they feel about their decisions today. From …

A buried building near Jerusalem’s Western Wall is opening to travelers – here’s what it looks like

Christian travelers visit Jerusalem to retrace Jesus’ final footsteps along the Via Dolorosa, Muslims to revere the Dome of the Rock, and Jewish people to insert written prayers into the cracks of the Western Wall. Some people do all three. Come December, travelers will have a new option available to them when visiting Jerusalem. They …

Want to get away from it all? Try the 10 most ‘underrated’ national parks

McBride Inlet in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park, which ParkSleepFly rated as America’s most underrated national park. Andrew Peacock | Stone | Getty Images Ever since Covid-19 first made social distancing a thing, Americans looking to escape lockdown boredom and work-from-home isolation have sought out open spaces at the country’s 63 national parks — and …

The ‘Orient Express’ is a real train — and taking a ride is not cheap

Before the dawn of private jets and business class flights, royalty and high society members traveled through Europe onboard luxury trains. Now anyone can do it — if they are willing and able to spend £1,700 ($2,300) for a one-night trip. That’s the starting rate to go from Florence to Paris aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, …

Here’s a ranking of the world’s 50 best restaurants for 2021

An annual list of the world’s 50 best restaurants is back — and for the first time, one city dominated the top two spots. Two restaurants in Copenhagen, Denmark — Noma and Geranium — ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, at “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” awards ceremony held Tuesday in Antwerp, Belgium. This …

The Philippines has thousands of islands — here’s a guide to 6 of them

At first glance, the more than 7,100 islands that make up the Philippines may appear to be similar. Those islands — of which some 2,000 are inhabited — differ by history, culture and religion, meaning they draw tourists for different reasons. Here are six — some well-known, some not — and the types of travelers …

Expedia Group to merge loyalty programs across travel brands, expand member benefits

Mike Coppola | Getty Images Online travel powerhouse Expedia Group plans to unify and expand customer loyalty program offerings across its portfolio of brands. The move will result in “the most complete travel rewards offering in the industry,” according to the Seattle-based firm, with member discounts and reward earning and redemption on flights, hotels, vacation …