This Week in Travel

A lot happened this week, in the world and in travel, and now the holidays are quickly approaching. If you’re looking for an opportunity to escape –whether it’s the cold weather, the post-storm clean up or just everyday life — let our This Week in Travel be your guide to getting away.

Planning a trip to Hong Kong? Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family friendly vacation or a luxurious escape, Oysterblog has a hotel just right for whatever type of traveler you may be.

Wandering Earl explains how India is full of surprises — encountering elephants on the streets, being blessed by a holy man and finding himself amidst a festival parade. India is the perfect destination if you’re looking for a place that both shocks and overjoys you.

Most of us hate having all that time to kill waiting in an airport. We’ve checked out all the over-priced souvenir shops and newsstands… now what?  Great news for art lovers/travelers! Gadling has found that there are now art exhibitions throughout a few airports – notably, London’s Gatwick airport will display art by pop artist Sir Peter Blake throughout their terminals.

Seeing the Northern Lights is an experience we all should have at least once in our lifetime. Check out Dave’s, from Go Backpacking, experience in Iceland, when he witnessed this natural wonder. Be sure to bring your warmest clothing and your patience!

Looking for a destination that won’t burn a hole in your wallet? As We Travel suggests the budget-friendly Dublin and gives a brief guide to the free attractions, cheap eats and the best Irish bars that will make your wallet happy.

Want more This Week in Travel? Check out what happened around the world this week with our This Week in Photos gallery!

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