I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed.
Stories You May Have Missed: Week of March 3 Edition
• There have been countless Airbnb derivatives that have come out over the last couple of years, but perhaps none as useful as Airpnp: a site to help visitors needing to relieve themselves during New Orleans’s Mardi Gras. Here’s hoping the site expands out to the rest of the world. [AirPnP: website to help tourists find loos]
• Looking to visit Phuket without having to deal with Phuket (tourists, hawkers, crowds)? Check out nearby Krabi, Phuket’s just-as-good-looking cousin that has much to offer. Here are 10 things to do while you’re there. [When you're feeling Krabi about Phuket]
• Much ink has been spilled about Delta’s move away from rewarding you for miles flown (they now only consider how much you paid for your flight). If you’re thinking of exploring some alternatives, read up about the best travel reward programs. [World's best travel reward programs]
• For first-timers heading to Hanoi, here’s a beginner’s guide for what to eat, see and and where to stay while you’re there. Of course, the key work here is “eat.” [Explore Hanoi Like A Local: Food, Fun And Fast Times]