travel news

This is something new we’re going to try here at Wanderus. Every few days, we’ll post a quick summary of travel news from different sources and links to the original article. It’s a good way to get the latest information on a few topics/locations in one place. Here’s the recent news for today:

The New York Times spent 36 hours in Luang Prabang, Laos, and it seems like that is “the next potential hot spots for globe-trotting tourists.

Cnn has a special report series on traveling tactics for the road warrior. The series takes on many topics from jobs that let you see the world to TSA testing new security speed options. Read more here.

Travel + Leisure shows us their picks for the world’s best awards for 2007. Among them are world’s most amazing airport lounges and top 100 hotels.

The World Hum Blog links to an article in the LA Times about how bad the violence has gotten in Mexico. Apparently, a lot of American tourists have been attacked recently in Mexico and if you’re planning a trip there, you should probably read this first.

Budget Travel tells us that winter is the new summer in Europe. This is obviously because summer in Europe has gotten really expensive in the last few years.

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