Destinations

The USA's top 5 National Wild and Scenic Rivers

Maintrip July 12, 2020

When we think of exploring the great outdoors in the US, we automatically gravitate towards the national and state parks – these public lands have long served as the backbone of the country&rsqu ...

Take a trip to one of these stunning English lavender fields now open to visitors

Maintrip July 11, 2020

Lavender is blooming all around England at present, and those who are looking for a perfect day trip may fancy a trip to one of its lavender farms to enjoy exploring acres of the stunning violet flowe ...

Aruba your way: tips for lovers, thrill seekers, foodies and more

Maintrip July 11, 2020

From the white-sand beaches and the turquoise waves that lap its shores, to the rugged, arid terrain around Arikok National Park, Aruba, much like its people, is a mashup of culture and landscapes. ...

10 best beaches in Greece

Maintrip July 11, 2020

It doesn’t get more picturesque than pink sands and crystal clear waters. With thousands of miles of coastline, Greece has an absurd number of beautiful beaches, with each one as stunning as the ...

Greece tempts tourists back with half-price discounts and family deals on flights

Maintrip July 10, 2020

Greece is tempting tourists back with discounts and family deals on flights for travel from now through to October. Greece's all-important tourism economy shuddered back to life in June as bord ...

Top US destinations with European style

Maintrip July 08, 2020

Last summer, over four million Americans traveled to Europe between July and August. This summer, Americans hoping to hop across the pond may want to consider what European-style alternatives already ...

France's 10 best beaches

Maintrip July 08, 2020

France is home to some of the best beaches in the world; from the moody stretches of the northern coast to the sparkling idylls of the Riviera. French beaches have something for every type of traveler ...

This chocolate-box village has just been named as France's favorite

Maintrip July 03, 2020

France's favorite village? It's an Alsatian town full of chocolate-box charm with black and white half-timbered houses and flower-decked windows and balconies. Hunspach is poised to be the ...

These are the summer's hottest destinations, according to Vrbo

Maintrip July 02, 2020

Even as some regions of the country begin the reopening process, the US is seeing a surge in new cases of COVID-19, with states that have started lifting restrictions getting hit particularl ...

Getting to know the Pyramids of Giza

Maintrip July 02, 2020

The Great Pyramid is the only standing monument of the Wonders of the Ancient World, so it’s no surprise that the Pyramids of Giza are a bucket list destination for many travelers. These massive ...

A grand tour of the world's most amazing architecture

Maintrip July 01, 2020

When we travel it’s often to see a building – the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Eiffel Tower. We then photograph ourselves in front of them as though needing pro ...

These Idaho mountain towns are perfect for outdoor vacations

Maintrip July 01, 2020

If you’ve reverence for roaming outdoors, Idaho’s got the terrain for you. Over 60% of the state is public land, 4.8 million acres of which are designated wilderness. Imposing mountai ...

Exploring Portugal's most remote corners

Maintrip June 29, 2020

Portugal aims to welcome visitors with open post-lockdown arms this summer, with plans in the pipeline for an “air bridge” that will hopefully mean quarantine-free travel come July.&n ...

Why Egypt's Dahab is the perfect Red Sea resort town

Maintrip June 20, 2020

Set in the shadow of Egypt's Sinai mountains, Dahab is a destination so alluring that some have opted to make it their home soon after visiting. Once a small Bedouin fishing town, it's now ...

The Irish island featured in Star Wars is staying closed until 2021

Maintrip June 18, 2020

An Irish island that was showcased in two Star Wars films has decided that it will not open to visitors until 2021. Skellig Michael, situated 12 miles off the coast of Kerry,& ...

Airbnb reveals the top ten trending destinations in the USA

Maintrip June 18, 2020

The USA is opening once again to tourism, with many destinations taking steps to ease restrictions originally put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. While the re-emerging tourism market becomes ...

This incredible oceanfront geothermal lagoon is being built in Iceland

Maintrip June 17, 2020

Those planning future travels to Iceland may be interested in checking out an amazing oceanfront geothermal lagoon that is set to open in the spring of 2021. An oceanfront geothermal la ...

How Cuba plans to reopen for tourism

Maintrip June 17, 2020

With only one COVID-related death recorded since 30 May, the Cuban government has announced tentative plans to reopen for tourism, the country’s second-biggest money-earner after healthcare. The ...

What to expect when the Canary Islands reopen to travellers in July

Maintrip June 15, 2020

With Spain’s international borders set to reopen on 1 July, the sun-soaked Canary Islands are leading the way in welcoming back foreign travellers – with creative plans that put ...

Here's how Turkey plans to reopen to international visitors

Maintrip June 10, 2020

As it prepares to reopen to international visitors in mid-June, Turkey has unveiled a new measure called a “healthy tourism certificate” programme, to ensure that its airlines, t ...

You'll need to register before visiting these popular tourist regions in Italy

Maintrip June 10, 2020

If you're planning a visit to Italy this summer you may have to register before arriving in some of the country's most popular tourist destinations. Italy reopened its internation ...

Here's what to expect when Sri Lanka opens to visitors in August

Maintrip June 09, 2020

Sri Lanka has announced that it is ready to welcome visitors again from 1 August, having closed to travelers due to the wordwide COVID-19 pandemic. In advance of this, it has implemente ...

The stunning Palace of Versailles has reopened to visitors

Maintrip June 09, 2020

While France's borders remain closed to most visitors at present, the Palace of Versailles has reopened. It's one of the most-visited attractions in France, second only to ...

Where American Airlines is flying this summer?

Maintrip June 06, 2020

American Airlines is increasing its summer schedule by adding more domestic and international flights next month to meet passenger demand. Earlier this week the carrier announced it will resume tra ...

Travellers from these countries can vacation in Lithuania again

Maintrip June 04, 2020

Lithuania has opened its borders to travellers arriving from 24 European countries, without a 14-day quarantine requirement. It is welcoming visitors from countries that have a COVID-19  ...

How Bali plans to reopen to tourists from September

Maintrip May 29, 2020

Bali, one of Southeast Asia's most popular backpacking destinations, is set to reopen its borders to tourists in September. The Indonesian island, which closed its borders and suspended its vis ...

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