Bartosz Gieczewski

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Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

Grotta Palazzese has drawn praise for its atmosphere and beauty, but some visitors say the food was overpriced and lacked flavor. Traveler readers suggest where spend Valentine's Day instead.<p>Objectively speaking, the Grotta Palazzese in Puglia, Italy, is sweeping with romance: Tucked inside a …

11 Amazing Travel Adventures To Have in 2016

Traveling abroad can be adventure enough for some people. However, I want to take you a step further than just stepping off that plane in a foreign land. I want to show you some of the adventures that are available during your travels that can add new experiences that you will remember for a …

The 10 worst days to fly in 2016

This week we revealed how being clever with your annual leave could turn 23 days off into 53 - but there are 10 dates this year on which you should avoid travelling altogether.<p>That is according to Flight Centre, a travel comparison website, which has analysed flight data over the whole of 2016 to …

24 Trips That Actually Changed People's Lives

The power of a transformative trip.

14 Travel Tattoos That Will Give You Wanderlust

Those four weeks you spent traveling in Turkey last year were ah-may-zing, but that little trinket you brought back to remind you of your trip just isn’t doing it for you anymore. You’ve tried everything you can to incorporate travel decor into your home and display your souvenirs proudly, but …

How NASA Is Helping Rovio's Angry Birds Explore The 'Solar System'

Rovio’s <i>Angry Birds Space</i> game gets an update today that adds 15 Solar System levels. Each level features a different planet, comet or satellite in our Solar System.<p>Following recent news of the Lego Angry Birds collaboration, this aims to combine the entertaining Angry Birds game-play with classroom …

Austin’s Outsider Art

The Texas capital’s many music clubs host live performances every night of the year—and multiple times an evening during March’s annual <b>South by Southwest festival</b>. But Austin’s <b>HOPE Outdoor Gallery</b> showcases a very different creative output: artists legally spray-painting on a three-story abandoned …

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8 Gorgeous Spring Getaways Near NYC to Book Now

This will-it-ever-end winter has us all more than a little bit eager for spring to arrive. And spring is <i>almost</i> here. That morning will come when you don't hear the clanking heaters or shovels scraping the snow off the sidewalks and you'll know it's time to pack a bag for your weekend escape to one …

Fall In Love With Hawaii With These Gorgeous Paragliding Photos

Alright, Hawaii, let's just cool it with the never-ending bucket list of awesomesauce.<p>How is anyone supposed to get to it all? Between the awe-inspiring scenery, the life-changing hikes and the ridiculously fun natural phenomena, we barely have enough time to shovel some poke down our gullets and …

6 Aviation Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

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Cape Town's controversial (and free) public art

During early 2015 it’s still possible to view several temporary public art works that were official projects of Cape Town’s stint as World Design Capital 2014 (WDC2014), along side permanent pieces that grace the Mother City. Some have provoked heated reactions from Capetonians, others address …

Eat, Drink and Drive in Tampa in the BMW M4

For folks wanting to take a weekend jaunt to a warmer destination put Florida high on your list and make that Tampa where the food, activities and just good time await.<p>On a recent trip to Tampa my time consisted of some quality pampering as I enjoyed two very different types of spas and amazing …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

What to see in Alaska: 8 must-see destinations by cruise ship

Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again.<p>"The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess Cruises. "Alaska is absolutely incredible. This …

Exploring Illinois' Frozen Waterfalls (Part 2)

Part 2 of Exploring Illinois' Frozen Waterfalls takes place in another location known for sandstone canyons and waterfalls - Matthiessen State Park. (Read part 1 here )<p>Although it's smaller in area than nearby Starved Rock, Matthiessen offers a half -dozen waterfalls and a few small caves to …

The U.S. Airlines' Hypocrisy on Protectionism in the Skies

<i>Colin Nagy (@CJN) is executive director at The Barbarian Group.</i><p>I’m sitting in Abu Dhabi, fresh off of an Etihad flight from New York, and thinking …

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5 Under-The-Radar Hawaii Sites That Are As Historic As They Are Beautiful

Sure, you know about Pearl Harbor, but you probably don't realize that Hawaii's involvement in World War II extends far beyond the date that lives in infamy.<p>Nestled among the white-sand beaches, ubiquitous rainbows and hallowed surf breaks, Hawaii's WWII landmarks are as scenic as they are historic …

Costa Faces New Challenges After Captain's Manslaughter Conviction

The CEO of Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over the company’s future in Italy after former captain Francesco Schettino was handed …

JetBlue Drops AmEx as Card Partner for Barclays, MasterCard

American Express Co., the lender that’s ending its partnership with Costco Wholesale Corp., is also parting ways with JetBlue Airways Corp., …

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7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Violence flares in Venezuela on anniversary of 2014 fatalities

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces faced off with stone-wielding protesters on Thursday as supporters of President Nicolas Maduro also rallied on the anniversary of last year’s fatal unrest.<p>The flare-ups, in the volatile western city of San Cristobal and the capital …

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7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

9 of the Most Incredible Beaches In the World

Remind yourself how magical our planet is by feasting your eyes on these nine supremely beautiful beaches.<p><b>Scala Dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy</b><p>This stunning beach trades sand for a smooth, white, erosion-terraced cliff face.<p><b>Starfish Beach, South Island, New Zealand</b><p>Formally known as Motukiekie Beach, at …

7 Appetizers for a New Year's Eve Feast

Christmas is done, and it is time to ring in the new year. Not interested in joining in the crazy partying that takes place on New Year's Eve? Throw your own bash at home. A fun appetizer party is a great way to ring in the new year without doing a ton of work. AND appetizers are always a big hit …

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Road Trip USA: Ohio

Welcome back to <b>Road Trip USA</b>, a journey to showcase the best of America's travelscape, one State at a time. Driving from State to State, it's my job to illustrate the breadth of possible adventures available to you in the most diverse country on Earth, and to remind us what we love to experience in …

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The Cocos Islands Are Our Top Destination For 2015

There are many places we're itching to visit in 2015, but just a warning: when we stop by this one, we may never leave.<p>The Cocos Keeling Islands are total paradise -- the oasis of 27 coral islands (not to be confused with Costa Rica's Cocos Island) floats between Australia and Sri Lanka in the …