Daily travel links for 2017-10-13: Pampered pets, travel as consumerism and Cuba travel warning

    • Google Street View gives us the chance visit remote Quttinirpaaq National Park on the tip of Ellesmere Island.… https://t.co/7l9xK1ENDm

Daily travel links for 2017-10-12: Chinning around the world, travel fears and a cracking glass bridge

    • This traveller is ‘chinning’ her way around the world in a series of not so flattering Instagram photos.… https://t.co/jwSp3sqRD6
    • Turkish Airlines expands its free Stopover Service for transfer passengers, but mostly those from obscure cities.… https://t.co/rGkN74vNZS


Daily travel links for 2017-10-11: Sex and travel, swimming with salmon and revisiting the Holocaust

    • Here are 10 things you can do to make yourself think you are saving the world while travelling.… https://t.co/KoGFJAPGlx
    • Heading out on an NHL road trip? Here’s a subjective guide to the best places to eat in every NHL city.… https://t.co/8HANmFpdRJ


Daily travel links for 2017-10-10: The world’s hardest karaoke song, Star Wars locations and funny place names


Daily travel links for 2017-10-09: Passports for sale, flight routines of super-travellers and airline shaming

    • We are urged to #travel to places before they are gone, but it’s more important to go to them before you’re gone. #travelwisdom
    • This infographic demonstrates 10 of the best ways to fall asleep on a plane, assuming your flying economy. https://t.co/DW9oDv6xWK

Daily travel links for 2017-10-06: In-flight art, travel motivations and not complaining

Cuba ‘Trump-ets’ new American invasion

It was 56 years ago that American-backed insurgents landed on the beaches of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs. That invasion was a failure, but, thanks to the recent warming of relations between Cuba and the U.S., there’s a new American invasion taking place. How this one will turn out is anyone’s guess.

Any day that cruise ships are in town, the length of Calle Obispo, the main artery of Havana’s Old City, bustles with American  tourists. They come to explore the host of shops, bars and restaurants that line this picturesque avenue in a city that was once off limits to Americans.

One of the most popular spots along the street is La Floridita, the bar that invented the rum-fuelled daiquiri cocktail that was a favourite of American writer Ernest Hemingway.

Read the rest of the story on TraveLife Magazine’s website.

Daily travel links for 2017-10-05: Selfies hurt animals, toilet-seat museum for sale and Colosseum gets bigger


Daily travel links for 2017-10-04: The airport bar, pod airplanes and the best tourism videos

Daily travel links for 2017-10-03: Cheap Canadian airlines, hotel noise and an apology to Iceland