Monthly Archives: May 2013

World Wonders: the Unreal Landscape of the Yunnan Province Rice Fields

This image looks like a painting, right? It’s actually a photograph! It was snapped by photographer George Doupas of the Laohuzui (“tiger’s mouth”) rice fields in Yuanyuang, in the Yunnan province of China. The blue stripes are greenhouses where the … Continue reading

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My Experience as a Tripping Host: Robina B in Hawaii

What’s it like to be a Tripping host? Hawaii-based Tripper and former Peace Corps Volunteer Robina B shares her first Tripper hosting experience. How many of us get that “frantic” incentive to clean house when we know someone is coming … Continue reading

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Top Online Travel Tools: TripPlanner by AirTreks

We just got the inside scoop on the multi-destination trip planning tool from AirTreks, TripPlanner.  Now here’s our blog editor’s look at the tool itself. The TripPlanner welcome screen presented me with two options I didn’t quite comprehend yet (could … Continue reading

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I’D RATHER BE TRIPPING Sweepstakes: Win a Weekend in a Dream Rental

How does a weekend getaway in a dream vacation rental sound? You can win a weekend getaway from Tripping via our I’D RATHER BE TRIPPING Sweepstakes. Enter here: http://bit.ly/RATHERBETRIPPING! And you’ll automatically be entered to win an I’D RATHER BE … Continue reading

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An Interview with Nico Crisafulli of AirTreks

We caught up with Nico Crisafulli of AirTreks to get the scoop on a great travel planning tool: TripPlanner. For those who have yet to hear the good word, what in a nutshell is AirTreks? AirTreks is a service that … Continue reading

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World’s Tallest Water Slide

Imagine plummeting over 12 stories, wearing just your swimsuit. Ride Isano, the world’s tallest freestanding water slide and that’s just what you do.

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Tripping Introduces ZenRentals InstaBook and Guest Verification

Tripping just became the first vacation rentals metasearch site to allow property owners to directly list their place via their platform. And all properties listed via Tripping are bookable instantly.  That’s right.  Guests, you can now book instantly. And hosts, … Continue reading

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Top Destinations for Summer Travel

The days are getting warmer in the northern hemisphere and sun-filled adventures await. If you’re dreaming up your summer trip, take a look at these top destinations for summer 2013. Antibes, France Nestled between Cannes and Nice is the commune … Continue reading

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Top Destinations for Summer Travel: Mykonos

One of the great travel meccas, the island of Mykonos is a whitewashed Aegean paradise. Every summer, the Greek island attracts all types of visitors including college students, families, surfers and celebrities, who all come to enjoy the hot summer … Continue reading

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Top Destinations for Summer Travel: San Francisco

San Francisco is quite a popular summer destination, though travelers should note that summers tend to have much cooler temperatures than other parts of the country.  Pack layers (short sleeve shirts, sweaters, jackets) and be sure to always take them … Continue reading

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