Category: Travel Tips

  • Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    Miles vs. cash rewards: When loyalty doesn’t pay

    It’s very trendy in the travel industry to earn travel rewards by joining every possible loyalty program and using credit cards with mileage rewards. Websites like the Points Guy base their whole brand around this concept. Airlines and hotels know this and offer their own loyalty programs providing discounts and miles or points that can…

  • Guide to Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena

    Guide to Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena

    The largest stadium in the Netherlands, the Johan Cruyff Arena, boasts a seated capacity of over 55,000, making it one of the premier venues for major sporting and musical events in the country and in Europe as a whole. Whether you’re in town for a UEFA Euro match or to see an international superstar in…

  • Guide to shopping in Japan

    Guide to shopping in Japan

    Japan is one of the best destinations to enjoy world-class shopping. They’re known for their incredible selection of the latest electronics and anime collectibles, but you can find high-quality souvenirs ranging from shoes to kitchenware. Best of all, if you’re a foreigner, you can enjoy tax-free shopping in both large retailers and small boutiques all…

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Foodie guide to Japan

    Foodie guide to Japan

    Forget Italy and France. There’s nowhere better in the world for a consistently excellent culinary experience than Japan. Japanese cuisine comes in many forms and can satisfy all kinds of appetites and preferences. To best experience all that Japanese cuisine has to offer, we bring you a foodie introduction to Japanese dining. Types of restaurants…

  • Things to do in Kyoto

    Things to do in Kyoto

    Kyoto has so many religious sites that you would probably have to spend a month there and visit two a day to see all of them. And though temples and shrines make up the bulk of the things to do in Kyoto, the city is also really cool to just wander around and soak up…