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AAA names its newest Five Diamond Hotels

  Eight hotels made it to AAA’s new list of Five Diamond Hotels. A total of 121 hotels have earned the prestigious status. “As more mid-scale and even budget properties are adding amenities for comfort and convenience, hotels that aim for a Five Diamond Rating must stay far ahead of the curve to differentiate themselves through […]

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Take Me Away: Castles and cuteness in North Wales

Wales is home to more than 600 castles, including several within a day’s march. Beaumaris Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built 1295-1330, but never finished.(Photo: Curious Traveler) Wales boasts more castles per square mile than any other country on earth. More than 600, in just a small country. Why so many castles? Well, because of […]

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The most anticipated theme park attractions of 2018

Last SlideNext Slide At 170 feet, it will be the world’s tallest pendulum ride and will hit a potent 75 MPH as it swings passengers to and fro.(Photo: Six Flags Entertainment) One of the most anticipated theme park developments of any year, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge lands coming to both Disneyland and Walt Disney […]

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Photo tour: Inside Viking Ocean Cruises’ newest ship, Viking Sun

Last SlideNext Slide The 930-passenger Viking Sun at anchor off Cienfuegos, Cuba, in December 2017. It is now sailing the world as part of Viking’s first-ever World Cruise, a journey lasting 141 days.(Photo: Aaron Saunders for UT) Thinking about a voyage with Viking Ocean Cruises? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers […]

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Five famous world landmarks reimagined

Last SlideNext Slide The Arc de Triomphe, reimagined.(Photo: gocompare.com) The famed Arc de Triomphe in Paris has becoming an enduring symbol of the city. But if design decisions had gone differently when it was built, Paris could have been left with a monumental elephant. Graphic artists from gocompare.com looked at alternative proposals for great buildings […]