Expedia’s flip-flop report on what’s hot and what’s not at the beach

The 2013 Flip Flop Report, an annual study commissioned by Expedia of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia was released last week. Participants included 8,606 consumers across 21 countries who had either taken a beach vacation in the past year or plan to do so in the next year.

Top pet-friendly hotels according to TripAdvisor, add yours

Among those whose pets have traveled, 74 percent say their animals travel well, while owners themselves also take pleasure in the experience – with thirty-six percent maintaining that traveling with their four-legged friend is always enjoyable, and a further 41 percent saying it often is.

A night in one of the world’s quirkiest hotels

Who wouldn’t be interested in spending a night in a prison cell without having having a run in with the law? Dining underwater? How about peacefully sleeping the night in a passenger plane despite your fear of flying?