15 Best Asia destinations in October of 2017

Most of the most popular Asia destinations have their rainy season in summer, so October is an ideal month when things are starting to dry up and cool off a bit. In fact, October might be the best month of the year in many of the destinations below because this is still the low season for tourism, even though the weather is quite nice.

The high season in most of southeast Asia begins just before Christmas, so those with time off in October will find themselves nearly alone in some beach areas and tourist hangouts that will be jammed at the end of the year. Hotel prices are at or near their annual lows as well, with flights into Asia being unusually cheap at the same time. Click to read more

Things to do in Montego Bay: Best excursions, attractions, golf courses, beach, shopping

A well visited island that's known around the world, Jamaica plays hosts to several different seaside towns that provide lots of different activities for vacationers to take part in. One of these such towns is Montego Bay. Here you'll find excursions, beautiful beaches, shopping opportunities, attractions and a few golf courses.  Though it should be noted that not all of these features are located right in Montego Bay. Like most of Jamaica's attractions, many of the things to do are found just outside of town, making for some great little trips.

If you're visiting for a long weekend, you'll find that a stay in Montego Bay is near perfect, as there are lots of half day activities you can join in on. If you're planning on staying a week or more, you'll still find plenty to do and see that will keep you busy the entire duration of your trip.

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Asia 3-Star Traveler Index for 2017: 32 cities from cheapest to most expensive

SingaporeCity1Asia is home to more than half of the world's population, and it's also home to most of the world's great travel bargains. Even its big cities tend to cost half or less compared to those in the West for hotels, attractions, food, and drinks. Most of the popular cities are also in the Tropics, so they are ideal for sunshine holidays any time of the year.

Below you'll find 32 of the most popular destinations in Asia ranked from cheapest to most expensive for 3-star travelers. They are ranked by a daily total that includes a well-rated and well-located 3-star hotel room (double occupancy) as well as an allowance for transportation, attractions, food, and drinks/entertainment. You'll see below, that once you are on the ground, many things can be shockingly cheap, even in Asia's most popular tourist cities. Click to read more

15 Best Europe destinations in November of 2017

No one will be surprised to learn that Europe is getting fairly chilly in November, but there is still plenty to see and do. There is actually one place where you can still work on your tan, but most people will be better off focusing on the larger and most famous cities, and especially those in the southern countries.

Below you'll find our 14 best picks for places to go in Europe in November. The crowds will be smaller than in summer and hotels are usually quite a bit cheaper, so you can actually see more of Europe on the same money if you come this time of year. If this is your first trip to Europe you may also be interested in our recommendations for best first-time Europe itineraries of your own. Click to read more

London Explorer Pass 2017: We review prices and value here

London is one of the world's most expensive cities, and many of the most famous attractions here such as the London Eye (Ferris Wheel) and Madame Tussauds are some of the most expensive city attractions anywhere. If you want to experience those things then a London Explorer Pass should save you money.

Many people will be better off with the original London Pass, which is discussed below and is offered by the same company. However, if you prefer to focus on the famous and expensive attractions that are featured as part of the London Explorer Pass, it's cheaper and is almost guaranteed to save you money with very little effort. Click to read more

23 Cheap destinations in 2017 with great weather in November

If you have a flexible schedule, or if you just happen to have some time off in November, you are in luck. This is honestly the best month of the year for finding cheap destinations that also have fantastic weather. Since most people don't start their winter travel until mid or late December, it means crowds are small and hotel prices are low through huge sections of the travel world. Those wondering where to go on holiday in November have many great choices at bargain prices, although airfare may cost a bit.

Of course in November you can pretty much forget about Europe if you want warm weather and little chance of rain. Fortunately you can go almost anywhere in Latin America and through many parts of Southeast Asia on a cheap flight, and you'll be in the sun with shockingly low prices, easily making the flight duration and cost worthwhile. The best holiday destinations in November are found all over the world, which you'll see on the list below. Click to read more

20 Best Europe destinations in October of 2017

October is one of the best months of the year to visit the cultural capitals in Europe, and there are still a few beach destinations that are warm enough in the first half of the month. This is the first month since March when you will start getting some really good hotel rates, even in the most famous cities.

Airfares to Europe are less expensive in October than they are in summer as well, so those who can wait until mid Autumn like this will be rewarded with smaller crowds and noticeably lower prices on flights and accommodation. If this is your first trip to Europe you may also be interested in our recommendations for best first-time Europe itineraries of your own. Click to read more

Things to do in Mexico City: Attractions, neighborhoods, and best sights

With its reputation for crime, most first-time visitors are surprised at just how safe they feel whilst strolling the streets of Mexico City. The majority of tourists enjoy a trouble-free visit to this cultured, colorful and often overlooked metropolis. If you take the precautions that you would in any major city, you are likely to have an enlightening, fun and fascinating time.

Mexico City is blessed with an abundance of museums. In fact, it is home to more museums than any other city in the world. Furthermore, many of them are free or cost a mere few pesos to enter. The city offers exceptional value to visitors, whether it be accommodation or delicious street food and the Metro is one of the cheapest underground systems on the planet (the equivalent of 28 US cents per trip). It’s easy to use and the perfect way to get around the sprawling capital.

It would take months to experience everything this absorbing city has to offer. The chances are that when you discover Mexico City’s delights, one visit won’t be enough. Click to read more

Cheapest cities for 5-star hotels: 104 Global destinations by price

Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi HDRAre you a budget traveler who has wondered where in the world you'd actually be able to afford a 5-star hotel room? You are not alone. Those of us who prefer to (or must) sleep cheap can easily get tired of tiny rooms with few frills, and we dream of what it would be like to be staying in that swanky 5-star with the perfect location.

Well, wonder no more, because we've checked prices in 104 of the most popular tourist cities and destinations around the world to find the cheapest 5-star hotel rates. There are some encouraging results, but of course it's a complicated situation. Click to read more

11 Best Asia destinations in September of 2017

If you've been researching where to go in Asia in September you probably already know that most of the famous destinations such as Bangkok and Phuket are extremely hot and also very rainy this month. That is true in most of Southeast Asia as well, but there are some good places with very little rain to consider instead.

Below you'll find our list of the 11 best cities in Asia to visit in September. A few of them are a bit rainy early in the month, but even in those you still might be okay because the wet season can end early and it's not nearly as bad as July and August. A few other cities are a bit wet, but they are so well built for the quick tropical showers that it won't slow you down much anyway. Click to read more