Tips and deals: 01/11/2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
Innovative new snowcarbon.co.uk helps save your pennies and the planet, giving the lowdown on travelling to ski resorts by train. Run by two ski journalists, this site has pratical info on train routes, bookings and how to get the best deals.
Solo female traveller looking for support and advice? Try roundtheworldgirls.com, an online resource offering the chance to make global contacts, build networks, and get practical advice plus join workshops hosted by veteran women globetrotters.
It's an opening a month for W Hotels these days. Their Boston billet promises to be an island of contemporary cool in this venerable old American city with a Bliss Spa, destination restaurant and rooms from $279 (£170). whotels.com/boston
Enjoy nine luxury nights in Thailand for the price of six at Anantara Si Kao Resort and Spa, set on its own beach on Krabi island. Just £390 per person, based on two travelling in November. Flights extra, from £556 per person. Bridge & Wickers (020-7483 6555; bridgeandwickers.co.uk).
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