We caught up with Jacquelyn Tryde, marketing assistant for the swank Four Seasons Hong Kong in the Central District — a chic native, and cultural ambassador for guests who want to learn more about regional cuisine and shopping.
Taking advantage of the long President’s Day weekend and heading out of town? We’ve got the perfect weekender bags to take with you! Let Yahoo Travel inspire you every day. Hang out with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Backpacks aren’t just daypacks anymore — now they’re totally trendy and fashionable. Here are 11 styles that are perfect for your weekend getaway, but also look great. Let Yahoo Travel inspire you every day. Hang out with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
You don't need to spend a fortune to look like a million bucks. And you'll never have to take this little black dress to the dry cleaners.
No matter your destination, one of the trickiest parts of travel is always the packing. That's why we asked the experts what exactly you need to pack to head on your next safari vacation.
Israel-based company NUA Robotics has invented a robotic, self-propelled, hands-free suitcase that connects to your phone via Bluetooth and trails after you when you walk. What’s next, a robot that packs for you?
Having a few extra dollars can lead to some creative spending at the airport. (Illustration by Erik Mace for Yahoo Travel)
Whether you’re headed to the beach or hitting the ski slopes for vacation, no one wants to spend their relaxation time worrying about their hair. Half the pleasure of getting away is taking a break from all that. But just because you don’t feel like washing, blowing, and styling doesn’t mean you don’t want to look good. So Yahoo Travel checked in with top hair stylists to get tips and tricks to keep your hair looking fresh and stylish, without all the work.
This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba. Mass-produced, utilitarian clothing is the norm, with famous brands in only a handful of Havana stores due to strict laws surrounding sales and franchising of foreign businesses.
Frequent travelers reveal what they’d love to find under the tree. (Photo: iStock/Ralwel) By Johnny Jet We asked some of your favorite frequent travelers and experts: What’s the one must-have gift that you would love to find under the tree this Christmas? Here are their responses, revealing some of the best gifts for travelers this Christmas! Feel free to start that wish list now!
The new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens just came out, and fans are going wild for it. Tickets to the film are already selling fast, even though it’s still a long way until opening day arrives on December 18 — two full months from now. In the meantime, Star Wars stunts are everywhere, including a new Star Wars Jet from All Nippon Airways. And as travelers, we love it all.
Travelers can be a particularly hard-to-impress group at gift-giving time. After all, what do you get for the person who cherishes experiences over things? Luckily, we’ve scoured every nook and cranny for the latest and greatest in travel-related items: not just gear, but also personalized map decorations, the perfect neck pillow, and the definitive whisky bible for the Laphroaig-lover in your life. Let Yahoo Travel inspire you every day.
It’s a lesson every traveler learns eventually: Don’t use the drawers in your hotel room. Sure, the idea of putting your things away and not living out of a suitcase is appealing, but the hotel drawer is a black hole, beckoning you to leave objects for it to swallow up. If you put something in a drawer, you’re asking to leave it in the drawer. Safes (while necessary), balconies, low outlets, and under beds are also trouble zones.
Instead of picking up a stack of gift cards, consider a little charity when buying presents this holiday season. Giving Tuesday is celebrated on Dec.1, and is a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s a day to celebrate generosity, so as you purchase Christmas and Hanukkah gifts for your loved ones, consider giving a present that will also provide water, food, and opportunity to those living around the world. By buying an item from this list, not only will your friends and family get an amazing gift, but the life of someone else will be better because of it.
This handy collapsible and foldable water bottle won’t take up much space, and stows easily. The following handy list of travel-sized necessities is great for any flight—with a few additions specific for red-eyes and long trips.
Sometimes the best things come in small packages! For our 2015 stocking stuffers guide, we’ve made our list and checked it twice — and these goodies are guaranteed to make your stockings a hit with travel lovers this holiday season. We’ve got everything from beautiful travel journals to TSA-friendly food, and beauty minis to a genius way to ensure you never lose your keys again. (Psst: everything on our list is under $26 and under, too!)
By Sherry Ott / Ott’s World I’ve been on the road nine years to all continents and about 65 countries, and I normally shy away from giving people lots of advice about travel, as everyone’s tastes are different and I don’t profess to be an expert.