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Five Unique Sleepover Experiences For Solo Travelers

What sets the world’s best hotel experiences apart from the rest? A dash of something different – nothing beats a mind-blowing setting or evocative detail from a long-lost era. Flash Pack curates group adventures and experiences for solo travelers in their 30s and 40s, and hand-picks some of the most unique hotels from across the world. When traveling solo, there are many things to take into consideration before embarking on your journey. Preparation is key. The solo traveler will want to find a place to unwind and regroup at the end of the day. Whether it’s a night in...

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Accor Launches $50k Hotel Package to Celebrate 21c Museum Hotels Joining MGallery Hotel Collection

To celebrate 21c Museum Hotels joining the MGallery Hotel Collection and the entrée of MGallery into the North American market, Accor has unveiled an extraordinary new Paint Your Passport package – a collection of bespoke experiences providing unparalleled insider access at all eight 21c Museum Hotels across the country. One unforgettable journey, perfect for lovers of travel and the arts, the ‘Paint Your Passport’ package includes travel between all eight 21c properties, unprecedented VIP access to one of the largest contemporary art collections in the country and activities unavailable to the general public, such as dinner at the 21c Founders’ home with a personal tour of their...

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Mexico City’s Ignacia Guest House Debuts New Additions

Consistently ranked among the world’s top places to visit, Mexico City is a global capital welcoming more than 12.5 million visitors each year with  its renowned cuisine, vibrant culture, rich history, unique neighborhoods and modern-day travel offerings. A sprawling metropolis bursting with a vibrant personality  blending  old and new, there are over a dozen distinct neighborhoods or “colonias” each with their own character and charm. An essential part of the city’s cultural and gastronomic life, the adjacent Roma and Condesa neighborhoods are home to Mexico City’s trendy creative class. The area overflows with diverse dining options and alluring nightlife...

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Vintage World War II-Era Airplane, The Spirit of Benovia, to Fly from the U.S. to Europe as Part of the “D-Day Squadron”

To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy To commemorate the 75h anniversary of the Normandy invasion, Joe Anderson, chairman of Benovia Winery and his vintage C-53 Skytrooper airplane, The Spirit of Benovia, will join dozens of World War II-era aircraft in a flight from the United States to Normandy in June. The Spirit of Benovia will join other American aircraft as part of the “D-Day Squadron,” and will rendezvous with a group of British aircraft called “Daks Over Normandy.” Together, the two groups will fly in formation over Normandy on June 6, 2019. To mark the...

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Ovolo Hotels Introduces New “V.I.Pooch” Pet-Friendly Program

Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia, has launched a brand-new V.I.Pooch program to welcome its furriest guests in style. With the new V.I.Pooch initiative, each of Ovolo Hotels’ two properties in Hong Kong and six properties in Australia will offer pet-friendly rooms decked out with a plush dog bed, a no-mess eating and drinking mat and separate food and water bowls. And while human guests of Ovolo can enjoy the hotels’ signature Loot Bags full of snacks, V.I.Pooch’s get their own designer ‘Doggy Bags’ containing woof-worthy dog toys, healthy dog snacks and handy...

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Soulful Keanu Reeves Makes Hollywood history

Right before the premier of JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM, celebrity actor and producer Keanu Reeves (John Wick) was invited to participate in the oldest honor in Hollywood – to sign his name and put his hands and footprints in wet cement on the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX. Near the stage was International artist and painter Rob Prior, sweeping fluid strokes of colorful paint to the beat of music. His art is a mesmerizing combination of entertainment and excitement, drawing fans to watch him paint Keanu Reeves as John Wick. Soon many of Keanu’s John Wick cast...

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Heading to London? New Interactive Map Reveals Fashion Influencers’ Favourite Spots

With summer break fast approaching, many are planning their next trip abroad. But, with so much to see, do, and taste, how are we to know which are the best things to experience? E-commerce platform and fashion experts SilkFred have created an interactive map of London that explores the fashion, food and culture of the capital – illustrating not only a few fan favourites but also some hidden gems to add to your travel bucket list. The top 5 hotspots include: Rank Location Hashtag No. of Uses 1 London Eye #londoneye 2,762,343 2 Tower Bridge #towerbridge 1,931,009 3 Italian...

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10 Of The Most Dog-Friendly Cities To Pamper Your Pup In The UK

There’s certainly a growing trend taking hold of the UK when it comes to pampering our beloved pooches but which are the best cities? Whether you’re treating your terrier or spoiling your spaniel, we have put together a study that looks at the best cities around Britan for pampering your four-legged friend. Comparethemarket.com reveals the best locations for your four-legged furry pooch to be pampered. The research analyses the number of dog salons training centres, kennels, vets and parks relative to the population of the city. Nottingham tops the UK list while across the pond in the US, Long Beach,...

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Luxury Tent Camp Photo Safari of East Africa

Frontiers International Travel is thrilled to offer a new photographic safari of East Africa that includes visiting the Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti National Park, the Masai Mara National Reserve and one of the most eagerly awaited and avidly observed wildlife spectacles on earth – the annual Great Migration. Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Africa or a repeat traveler, this safari promises to fulfill every expectation. Days will be spent in a photographer’s paradise with breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains. Experience the Great migration of 500,000 wildebeest, 200,000 zebras and 500,000 Thomson’s gazelle. Plus, bask in the beauty of...

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Notre Dame Cathedral By The Numbers

By Niall McCarthy Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has experienced a devastating fire which has destroyed its roof and caused its spire to collapse. Firefighters worked through the night and were able to save the 850 year-old building’s main structure and its two main towers. The cause of the fire is unclear but the Paris prosecutor’s office has said it is being investigated as an accident with renovation works already being cited as a possibility. A visibly emotional French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild the iconic cathedral. He said “we’ll rebuild this cathedral all together and it’s undoubtedly part of...

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Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna

Currently on tour is one of the most thrilling Cirque du Soleil shows – Amaluna. What makes this different from many of the other Cirque du Soleil shows, is that this is one is female intensive. Almost 70% of the cast is female and the live band is all female. The story is set on a mysterious island ruled by goddesses. It’s a coming of age story about a daughter being honored for her femininity. When a group of men arrive on the island, an epic love story is told. I sat down and interviewed one of the circus...

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3 Classy Ways to Have a Portrait Done

What’s classier than having a beautifully rendered portrait of yourself? Naysayers might call a portrait “ostentatious” or “narcissistic,” but is it really more so than posting your selfies all over the World Wide Web? Not at all. A portrait says, “I am amazing. I am unique. I believe in myself. I love myself.” And a portrait makes for a beautiful piece of home décor. Nowadays, most people have their portraits done via a professional photographer. But a portrait doesn’t have to be limited to photography. There are so many unique ways to capture your image. Here are 3 classy...

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