From Australia to Downton Abbey (and Beyond): Weekly Roundup

From exploring the Australian outback in style to traveling like a Downton Abbey star, Fodor’s scours the globe to find the best travel tips, news, and itineraries, encapsulated each week here in our roundup. Read on for the inside scoop:


Into the Outback at Uluru, Australia

Rugged and remote, the Australian Outback is not for the faint of heart. But for those willing to put in a little work, what you’ll find is all reward—stunning backdrops and fantastic adventures.


Hotel Zetta Opens Monday in San Francisco

Coming soon to the City by the Bay: Hotel Zetta, a tech-friendly, eco-friendly, chic and modern hotel, complete with a pool table, shuffle board, video games, and free WiFi.


5 Apps For Telling your Travel Story

Your Instagram followers are regularly treated to your awesome vacation photos. But there are so many other apps to use to make sure everyone is jealous of your awesome vacation.


American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

On Thursday, we broke the—rather unsurprising—news that American Airlines and US Airways will be merging to become the world’s largest airline.


Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations (and Where to Stay)

There’s a light at the end of the wedding-planning tunnel: the honeymoon. Bypass the stress of trip planning thanks to our expert tips, and find the right trip for your post-wedding cool-down.


Where to Drink in LA Now

Despite the fact that someone’s got to drive home, Angelenos like to have a good time. And the fab and varied bar scene that spreads from the ocean to downtown is living proof of that.


How to Travel Like You Own Downton Abbey

We don’t want to make you upset, but the season finale of Downton Abbey (in the US anyway) is on Sunday. Instead of missing the Crawleys, why not travel like one?

Photo Credits: Uluru courtesy of Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia; Hotel Zetta courtesy of Viceroy Hotel Group; Viddy courtesy of Viddy; AA jet courtesy of American Airlines; Viceroy Riviera Maya courtesy of Viceroy Hotel Group; The Phoenix courtesy of The Phoenix; Three Castles Rally courtesy of Three Castles Welsh Classic Triall