The illness is called Chikungunya (pronounced chick-uhn-guhn-ya) and is derived from the African Makonde language meaning "to become contorted" or "to walk bent over." As the name implies, the disease is manifested through the development of muscle and joint pains although this isn't the only symptom.
Cold weather is infinitely better when spent in five-star comfort and, preferably, at a ski-out-your-front-door resort. Here are five luxe snowy locales to pin to your travel boards immediately.
Sure, you could go ice skating on the frozen pond near your house. But to make one of winter's best pastimes truly epic, head to one of these spectacular ice rinks. They are higher, bigger, more beautiful, more historic, and more scenic than any backyard pond.
Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.
1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....
Hotel search trivago.ca analyzed every hotel within two kilometers of Canada's five most notoriously weather-delayed airports, to help grounded travellers stay in the ideal airport hotel during the nightmare of holiday delays.
Winter has locals turning out a hearty chat with visitors. Summer has them all busy and going everywhere since the business is brisk and the lure of a quick buck often takes over grace and gratitude. Nightlife in Ibiza during winter months is more than awesome.
Thinking about a last-minute visit to Father Christmas? Or maybe a 2015 break to northern Europe's remote winter wonderland? Here's everything you need to know.
Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.
With approximately 2000 ski resorts around the world to choose from, picking just ONE isn't always so easy. A resort that is good for beginners may not be so good for experts. A resort that is good for children may not be so good for nightlife. A resort with traditional charm may be lacking in terrain parks...
If you need a break from gift shopping and holiday parties, this is a perfect time to start planning a beach getaway. While we all have our favorite t...
Winter may not have officially arrived just yet, but the time to start planning your next vacation is now. There are plenty of winter festivals on the...
The sky is a brilliant shade of blue. The sun pours through from behind the extravagant steeple of the Rotunda Church. A few old boys are playing cards at a rickety wooden table outside the bar. It's the only business still open, and probably the only bar in to
Good manners in this country demand masks for any cold symptom. Parents get their children used to wearing them by pre-school.
The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.
Napa is certainly not known for being cheap -- and if you're booking some last minute flights to get away for Columbus Day, well, better stick to bread and water for dinner tonight (or the rest of the month, really). But at least we can help you out with finding some value-packed hotels.