If you are ever in the Dominican Republic, one of the things you have to do is take a road trip! There is no better way to get to know a new place than by hitting the road and seeing where it takes you.
We've tracked down some of the most interesting hostels from all over the world and you won't believe some of these places exist (and are open to travelers).
I've been to Hokkaido -- it is indeed gorgeous -- but if you're willing to swap fish who've never seen a freezer for farmhouse cheddar wrapped in chestnut leaves and warm maple syrup, Vermont is just as remarkable for a fraction of the time and cost.
Iceland might boast the most writers, musicians, singers, and artists per capita than any other nation on earth. With a national population only equal...
These are the big bad coasters that are sure to have you screaming a higher pitch then you knew possible.
Fall travel has a lot to recommend it: mild temperatures, fewer crowds, and shoulder-season rates. So what are the most popular destinations for autumn escapes?
My best friends and I drove a '60 Chevy from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico City, Guadalajara and Acapulco during winter break in 1967. Not only did I turn 18 on the trip, but my bff's were all guys
In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...
Breathtaking and frail, this dangerous landscape is completely off-limits to all tourists, and rumored to house strange and undocumented animal species, dinosaur migration trails, unexplored caverns and cave systems, and possibly bandits hiding away from civilization.
Sometimes the best part of travel is that, frankly, it totally scares the crap out of us. It's a chance for us to push our boundaries, do things we'd never do, and (just a little bit) pretend to be a totally different kind of person. Below, we highlight six of the most utterly hair-raising, absolutely can't miss world adventures.
With the hectic schedule that follows the start of a new school year, it can seem almost impossible to find time for the perfect end of summer getaway.
Our climbing gear and supplies, an incredible sprawl of meticulously-chosen clothing, hardware, food and medical supplies everything that we would need to have our shot at Everest's summit was packed in 90 minutes.
I'm not just dining from the dumpster to meet my needs though. I'm doing this to inspire America to stop throwing away food.
My body may have left Italy, but my mind hasn't. I am so very very happy I went and I am so very very happy to be back 'home'. My year in Italy was truly a life-changing event in so many ways....
For about three weeks after having hip replacement surgery in 2010, I felt I was doomed to a life as an Old Man. For the first time in 60 years, I briefly stopped feeling like a kid and looked at the face of aging.
The fourth segment of our tour of the Transantarctic Mountains boasts the most spectacular scenery and the southernmost outcropping of rock on the planet.