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6 Great Things to Do in Bombay

Bombay is an arresting place. I say that knowing the irony, because it’s also a place that just does not stop. There’s a constant motion in Bombay, an ever-changing crush of people, objects and aims all laced together in a very tight knot, with you at the very center of it all. It’s also a […]

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Best Airports in the World to Enjoy Yourself

Now that you’ve recovered from that spasmodic fit of laughter, yes, you read that right. There are airports on this planet that offer forms of entertainment while you wait for your flight. As hard as that might be to imagine. It’s a new era after all. One that has businesses actually making efforts to please […]

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Travel Event Coming to a City Near You – Meet Plan Go!

You want to do it, you know it’s healthy and it’s certainly not a stretch to think a big trip will change your life for the better. The challenge is how to make the leap – to convince yourself that taking a career break to travel isn’t impossible if you make the right choices. Which […]

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Samoa Bends the Date Line

In a decision that may mystify many, Samoa (the South Pacific island nation, not the cookie) will go from being among the last to see the light of day, to one of the first. This week the government announced that at the end of this year the nation will be redrawing the International Date line […]

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Lufthansa’s A380 Arrives in SFO

Yesterday was a big day for a certain international airport in San Francisco as it made the leap from boy to man, receiving its first daily Airbus A380 flight. At 11:51am, and decked out in Lufthansa’s traditional white, yellow and royal blue livery, the plane touched down after a picture perfect approach to SFO’s 28R […]

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Bamburgh Castle, A Rugged Reminder Of Times Gone By

Today’s post is by George Cuthbert. If you would like to guest post on the AirTreks Travel Blog click here for guidelines. I’ll never forget my first sight of Bamburgh Castle. I was driving towards the village of Bamburgh along a narrow, twisting, country road, its edges defined by broken hedgerows.  Through the gaps in […]

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Buy a Better Trip – 6 Ways to Enhance Your Travel Experience

For many, the purchase of an extended multi-stop or round-the-world ticket is the moment of a lifetime. So much is wrapped up in the preparation and execution of the thing it nearly brings one to tears to think about it. Which is why it’s important to get as much out of is as possible. Today, […]

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Two Great Sources for a Good Night’s Sleep

When you’re butterflying around the avenues of the world sometimes accommodations fall into your lap, like teardrops from the cambered cheek of Morpheus. But most of the time you’re very much on your own when it comes to laying down your weary head. Over in the AirTreks travel store we’re showcasing a couple really great […]

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What Travel in India Will Teach You About Traveling the World

Say what you will about travel in India, it can be very educational. From the gut rot, to the endless jostling, to the odd connections that lead to unexpected turns of fortune, time spent in India can be a crash-course on how to travel better throughout the world. Today I’ve invented five aphorisms to illustrate […]

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US State Department Launches STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program)

A new service has been rolled out by the U.S. Government designed to help travelers should they run into passport problems on the road. It’s called STEP or Smart Traveler Enrollment Program. According to the State Department website when you enroll you’ll “automatically receive the most current information…about the country where you will be traveling […]

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An All Unesco Heritage Round-the-World Trip

I love Unesco. Not only are they integral in recognizing and protecting historic and natural marvels around the world, they give people a good reason to venture to unknown locations along their international journeys. Plus the word just sounds good on your tongue. Unesco. It’s like what dark Brazilian chocolate or a Pisco Sour would […]

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Special “After Tax Day” Promotion, Going On Now

Good news for tax sufferers and round-the-world travelers! AirTreks has started a special promotion on tickets purchased during the remainder of April. Purchase your airfare from AirTreks between April 19-30, 2011 and receive a One Hundred Dollar (US$100) rebate or an Amazon Gift Card from us. Simply purchase (a) qualifying trip(s) with a value of […]