Brave new world: the best-designed travel destinations for 2020

Makerere University’s Lumumba Hall, built in the late 60s and opened to students in 1971. Photograph: Timothy Latim Kampala, Uganda: a tour of tropical modernism Under a tree outside Uganda’s National Theatre sits architect Doreen Adengo, sheltering from the sun that beats down before heavy rain at this time of year. It’s here she begins her tours of African or “tropical” modernist buildings in Kampala’s central business district, aiming to increase awareness and appreciation of their architecture. She started last year, inspired by architect Manuel Herz’s book African Modernism – The Architecture…

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Got a favorite travel photo? You could win $1,000 in our 2017 Destinations Photo Contest! Enter here! (copy)

Vacation photographs often capture a perfect moment in a favorite place. Send us your best vacation photos now for a chance to win up to $1,000 in our Destinations Photo Contest. The top photographs submitted will also be featured in a national publication reaching more than 1 million households. Readers across the country will be able to vote for their favorite photos, and photographers who submit entries will be eligible for one of three top prizes: Photos can be submitted now through July 18. Many of the best photographs will be…

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Have a family vacation in mind? Try Japan’s Osaka and these other destinations

Japan’s Osaka is emerging as a major hotspot for family vacations this year. Looking to shake up your family holiday in 2017? Get inspiration from Airbnb’s new list of top trending family vacation destinations 2017, which has identified Osaka, Japan as an emerging hotspot this year. After looking at the destinations that experienced the biggest increases in guest arrivals at family-friendly listings by groups of more than three travellers, analysts at Airbnb compiled a top-10 list of hotspots for family vacations in 2017. And according to the results, it looks…

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Google Maps for Android Can Navigate to Multiple Destinations With This Trick

Google Maps for Android previously allowed users to side-track during a trip to gas stations, restaurants, cafes, and shopping marts. The app however didn’t allow users to navigate to multiple destinations, something that Google Maps allows on desktop. Now, Android Police reports that it is possible to navigate to multiple destinations using the Maps for Android with a little help from the desktop. This indicates that the navigation to multiple destinations feature may be available to users soon. Users will have to copy the full URL of a multiple destination…

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Top 9 Summer Destinations For Water Sports

When life get you down, do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming… just keep swimming!   It’s summer holiday time; get ready to add more adventure into your life! All the fun, ever-so-enchanting seas and good times await for you. In this scorching heat, when the sun is out and glistening bright, putting out for an adventurous water sports vacation could probably be the best idea. Surf the seas, float across the skies, as we wreak you the selection of the best water sports you should…

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