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'Tourists go home' say Spanish locals in backlash to holiday boom

Enough is enough… ‘Foreign tourists go home!’<p>So say some exasperated residents in Palma, Majorca, who have resorted to graffiti in a backlash against a booming tourist trade.<p>On the walls of the grand old houses of the Balearic port which attracts millions of foreigners every year,<br>scrawled messages …

Local Economies

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

Amalfi Coast

21 Travel Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know?

I stumbled across an infographic which alleges to contain 21 travel hacks every traveler needs to know — and after reviewing them, there are actually …

14 Tips on How You Can Prevent Theft in Hotels and Aboard Airplanes

I f recent reports are any indication, theft of the property of travelers while aboard airplanes and staying in hotel rooms have been increasing — …

7 Ways To Ruin Your Italian Vacation

I am sitting in a small café just off of Piazza Signoria, watching crowds of tourists go by. Their faces contain a variety of expressions, from awe to frustration. As people of every age and ethnicity form the passing parade, I think of how important this trip is to them.<p>Each person who vacations …

10 Smart Travel Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday

Most people love the idea of a holiday but dread the thought of planning it. Whether it’s booking flights, coordinating logistics, or last minute …

Harmony of the Seas: Stepping on board the world’s largest cruise ship

Ten-storey slides, 23 pools, seven “neighbourhoods” … <i>Harmony of the Seas</i> is no shrinking violet, even by cruise ship standards.<p>The world’s largest …

Royal Caribbean

Costa Del Crowded: Our favourite holiday destinations are creaking at the seams

Reign of Spain<p>Tourists are flocking to Spain again amid fears of terror threats elsewhere - but hotspots such as Majorca are struggling to cope with …

Tourism

30 Travel Experiences to Collect so that you can say You've seen the World

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. So aim far, literally. These are some of the exquisite places you can be …

6 Directors Who Threw Their Own Movies Under the Bus

Including graphic apologies, tantrums, and walkouts.<p>No one deliberately sets out to make a bad movie. But sets can be difficult, studios can interfere, and critics can be harsh. The Director's Guild of America even has an official fake name "Alan Smithee" that directors use if they want to have …

9 Top Tips For Travelling Solo

Going on holiday alone is a wonderful opportunity to do whatever you want to.<p>lzf via Getty Images<p><b>1. Plan but leave room for spontaneity</b><p>It's sensible …

10 things you didn't know about being an air hostess

In my four years working as a flight attendant for different airlines, including British Airways, I’ve been inundated with questions about what it’s really like to be an air stewardess. From strict grooming protocol to what passengers get up to when they think no one is watching, it’s time to bust …

Cabin Crew

This Is the Most Expensive Flight in the World

Etihad Airways has just unveiled the most luxurious way to fly from Mumbai to New York—with a price tag fit for a king.<p>It’s a long haul between New …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

10 Things Not to Do When Traveling as a Couple

As a couple, my husband and I have traveled quite a bit. We also work remotely as freelancers which means neither of us takes off to an office during the day. Needless to say, over the time we've been in a relationship, we've spent a lot of time together and often in very close quarters.<p>Travel is …

17 world heritage wonders in South-East Asia

Packed with wild parks, natural wonders and ancient temples – it is amazing that South-East Asia has so few (just 37) UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We …

Oslo Airport May Have Solved A Huge International Travel Headache

<i>Image via YouTube</i><p>There are some nuisances we just accept about travel, despite their seemingly simple solutions. Thankfully, Oslo Airport is working …

Flying

A Luxurious Adventure Vacation in a Place You’d Never Expect

Israel’s Negev Desert isn’t just home to Ramon Crater, a spectacular, otherworldly playground for biking and hiking, but it’s also where you’ll find one of the country’s most pampering resorts<p>By<p>Roger Toll<p><b>NIGHT HAD SETTLED</b> upon the Negev Desert as I drove toward my hotel in Mitzpe Ramon, a parched …

Red Sea

Chinese police to patrol streets of Rome, Milan | CNN Travel

These are the gadgets you’ll want to pack for your next trip

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Last week we highlighted some of our favorite products to help keep you comfortable while you're traveling. For students studying …

An etiquette expert and former flight attendant shares 15 tips that can help business travelers beat stress

In a recent survey conducted by accommodation booking website Booking.com, 93% of American business travelers said they are under stress when traveling to other countries. The survey was based on responses from 4,555 people who had traveled internationally for business four times or more in the …

James Bond's favourite hotels

James Bond

31 Places Around The World You Should Eat At Before You Die

Eat your way around the world.<p><i>We asked people who work and travel around the world to tell us about their favorite restaurants on the planet. From holes in the wall to Michelin-starred feasts, these are some of the places they recommended, presented in no particular order.</i><p>Najd Village, Riyadh, …

Deep Frying

These Simple Rules Will Save You A Ton of Travel Stress

Taking these steps before you hit the road will ensure a stress-free adventure, whether business or leisure<p>If you're a frequent business traveler, you've likely picked up a few tips and tricks of your own for getting work done on the road and making time for yourself between meetings.<p>But one of the …

PS4 Or Xbox One -- Will Consoles Become iPhones, Or PCs?

There’s a lot to like about <i>Project Nioh</i>. A PS4 exclusive years in the making, <i>Nioh</i> looks just now like a Japanese-styled version of Dark Souls, which our own Erik Kain is more than a little bit excited about. But that’s not why I’m interested in this game. I’m interested in this game because there’s …

The Perils of Choose Your Own Adventure Books

The series allowed children to build their own story—but it also created false perceptions about decision-making.<p>I should probably start by saying that I’m bad at decisions. Lots of people say that, I know. But most people have never agonized so deeply over which of two New York City apartments to …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Travelers beware! Pickpocket artist shares secrets - CNN Video

James Freedman, a pickpocket artist known as the "Man of Steal," shares the secrets of his trade and tells you how to avoid becoming a victim.

THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight

More often than not, the flying experience will run the gamut from pure bliss to heightened tension.<p>><br>• ><p>Antiretroviral pills Truvada sit at a pharmacy …

World's Best Loyalty Reward Programs 2016

Frequent fliers have spoken and voted Marriott, Southwest and Air France/KLM among the best travel brands for their loyalty programs at this year’s …