Sean Stokes

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Elite Korean resort turns to ghost town as tensions grow in Korea

Endless stretches of beach and lush forested hills long made a small South Korean border town the traditional playground of the elite in divided …

Lost Camera Turns Up 5 Years Later, 6,200 Miles Away - Vagabondish

Lost cameras seem to have become today’s message in a bottle. Stories of reuniting cameras with their owners crop up so frequently I’m starting to …

Good Travel Mates Are Good to Find

<i>"I have found out that there ain't any surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them."</i> - Mark Twain<p>As the Event Director of The Global Scavenger Hunt, an annual around the world travel adventure competition, I know good team work when I see it. As a human being …

Kenya wants to double visitor count by 2015 based on little hope

Kenya’s tourism revenues declined 2 percent in 2012 from a year earlier amid heightened security concerns, Tourism Minister Dan Mwazo said.<p>Earnings …

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. While Florida has five of the 10 best islands in the United …

10 years later, tourism survived the New York City smoking ban

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg marked the tenth anniversary on Wednesday of his ban on smoking in bars and restaurants with a report saying …

How to Plan Your Next Great Adventure - Part 1 of 2

Old man winter is slowly creeping back into his cave. If you're starting to get the itch for summer travel, you're probably not alone. However, depending on how adventurous your itinerary is, planning for a trip can be frustrating and a deal breaker for some folks. Having completed a …

Lessons I've Learned at 35,000 Feet

I've always felt that marriage equality is a right, not a privilege. Full disclosure...I also have many friends who are LGBT. Because I work for an airline people sometimes presume that's the reason I have close friends from said community. Truth be told, that's not the case. If you don't have any …

Around The World As Traveler, Not A Tourist

When Chris Phillips decided to circumnavigate the globe, it wasn't an attempt to emulate the travels of his fellow quintessential Englishman, Michael Palin. Nor was it an attempt to tread the imaginary path of Jules Verne's, Phileas Fogg. His inspiration to travel the world was far simpler and more …

Seven Things You Should Always Wear On A Plane

Dressing appropriately for air travel means knowing what will keep you comfortable on the plane. And, given the cramped seats and various temperature changes on flights, this isn't always easy. The following seven items, which provide plenty of comfort plus a touch of style, are essential for any …

Australia resort offers weather guarantee and discount

An Australian has devised a scheme that would put most British hotels out of business: 20 per cent off your bill if it rains more than 5mm during …