Travel news – November 9th 2012 to November 15th 2012:
- Frommer’s Deal of the Week: Seven Nights in Ireland from $1, 019 per Person with Air – posted this over on Frommer's : Count the 32 shades of green this spring in Ireland and save $224 per person.
- Frommer’s 5 Deals for November 14, 2012 – posted this over on Frommer's : Our weekly round-up of nifty vacation deals includes an eight-day escorted tour of Ecuador, a ten-day luxury safari, a land-only Peru tour, a great rate at a hip Chicago hotel, and an 11-day Italian itinerary.
- Travel Troubleshooter: The Great Airline Fee Grab – posted this over on Frommer's : The domestic airline industry as a whole is in the process of re-imagining its business model, moving away from one in which the price of a ticket covers the basic cost of air transportation to one in which optional fees account for much of its profits.
- 5 Things You Don’t Know About Emilia-Romagna – posted this over on Frommer's : The region of Emilia-Romagna is known for its elegant medieval cities, sun-soaked Adriatic beaches, and some of the best cuisine in Italy: Bologna has its pasta and meat sauces, Parma its famed ham and parmigiano cheese, and Modena the world's finest balsamic vinegar.
- 5 Things You Don’t Know About Florida – posted this over on Frommer's : Once you dust off the sand and dig deeper, you'll discover that there's more to Florida than meets the eye, attractions and stories that have managed to fly under the radar. We dug up a few of the coolest for you.
- Germany Faux-Pas; Ferenc Mate’s Real Life; Becoming a Road Trip Pilgrim – This week on the Travel with Rick Steves Podcast:
If texting a phone message is the biggest workout your hands get all day, Ferenc Mate shares the rewards of relying on one another, instead of our gadgets. Dan Austin describes his journey into becoming a "road trip pilgrim," and how a low-budget bike journey changed his view of the world. Plus, listeners share teachable moments they encountered while traveling in Germany.
- Another VIA Rail Half-Off Sale – Smarter Travel has posted some info about via rail canada: By now, another VIA Rail Canada half-off sale should come as no surprise. But this sale ends soon, so hurry!
Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.