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Do you always travel with a camera?

And What's the best conversation you've had with a stranger on a plane? The Travel Belles talk about their camera addictions and share the best conversations they've had on a plane.  Weekly Question #18: Do you always travel with a camera? It seems that we…

Do you still buy traditional guidebooks?

…And do you have a favorite Paris hotel? The Travel Belles tackle the practical question of travel information-gathering, and dream about best places to stay in the City of Light.   Weekly Question #14: Do you still use traditional guidebooks? Considering we’re a committed group…

Wearable Luggage and Other Things I Love this Week

History of travel – an animated view of the story so far (Infographic), Tnooz, by Kevin May via HotelClub This is an absolute travel and history lover's dream! Shared over on Tnooz this week, this fantastic animated infographic highlights the History of Travel. The graphic proposes…
Norwegian flights

UK Editor Round-up: Transatlantic flights, Easter and Tea

Norwegian's summer flights from the UK to the US It’s so tempting. So tempting to just press ‘book’, because Norwegian are launching a new service this summer of direct flights from London Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, New York and LA. Prices are ridiculously low…
Lago di Orta, Italy, piedmont

Around the Belle-es-sphere: March Edition

Good morning from Queensland, Australia! In this month's edition of  Around the Belle-es-sphere we're heading to  Provence, Budapest, California, and Italy through the words and photos of our Belle friends from around the globe. We start with a beautiful weekend getaway in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence by Tuula:…
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Around the Belle-es-sphere: February Edition

This is Krista, writing to you from Queensland, Australia this morning as I share a round up of great posts from the Belle-es-sphere, the blogs written by some of our favorite past Travel Belle contributors. We start in Canada with a tour of a festival…
confused hometown with downton abbey

UK Editor Update: Looking for Downton Abbey

American tourists flock to wrong village in search of Downton Abbey The Telegraph, 02 Sep 2013 I laughed out loud when I came across this article – my parents have recently moved to Downton in Wiltshire, so it just tickled me to think of confused…

Yacht Week and other travel stories

Beyond the Party: The Booming Business of The Yacht Week Forbes, December 3, 2013 I didn't know such a thing as Yacht Week existed until recently. The idea is you gather your friends and plan a  "yacht week," where you'll charter a sailboat and travel…