With everything from classic southern neighborhoods to cosmopolitan museums, Atlanta isn't just the "Chicago of the South." It's become a diverse, cosmopolitan city yet still manages to maintain rich southern roots.
I quit my job at Dell, crammed some stuff into a backpack, and went to Southeast Asia (and a few other places) for about six weeks. Not exactly "traveling the world" as we only went to a few countries, but it was more of a backpacker/adventure travel experience than I had ever had previously.
There's an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It's not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe.
What sane woman would pack up her three kids (7, 5 & 2) with a six-month-pregnant belly to boot and brave a four-week adventure through some twenty-or-so states? Me.
Nestled between two extremes, Serra Cafema is an anomaly in Namibia. It's both a passport to an arid, otherworldly region and a serene waterside retreat.
Travel to places that you've never heard of, that make you uncomfortable, that are very hard to get to. Travel where you'll be isolated for days on end. Leave your phone, your iPad, your laptop, your prejudice and your problems at home.
A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin.
This city guide to Milan will making traveling around the famous Italian city more enjoyable.
After experiencing things from the other side, my only wish is that one day people start to wake up; that they put down the beauty magazines and switch off the E! Network; that they power down to power up, and go out into the world (even their own town) and see it for what it really is, see the people for who they really are: beautiful.
If you're intrigued by the idea of adventure travel, incorporating it into your next vacation is actually pretty easy. Stowell and Wolters both suggested examining your interests and picking an activity that challenges you to engage with a destination in a new way.
7 months ago I was sitting on the beach in Thaliand with my husband gearing up to play with a local baby elephant. Suddenly my husband got an alert on his phone. He was silent for a few minutes while peering intently at the screen.
Here is our guide to the different island experiences that await you -- a guide to discovering the Cayman Islands three ways.
We've all dreamed of going to the most photographed cities in Europe like Paris, London, Prague, Venice, and Rome (guilty as charged), but the truth is that the European continent has so many hidden gems that are equally worth a visit.
Looking back on my past three years of college, I can easily say that some of my fondest memories are from the study abroad trips that I've been on. It's crazy to think that this time three years ago I had never been out of the country.
Let's say you're travelling to Kenya to go on safari and see the Big 5. You could stay at an amazing lodge in a breath-taking setting or make sure you can tick at least 1 of the Big 5 off your list by staying at Giraffe Manor.
Now is the time to go to Cuba because change is exciting. The Cuban Food Revolution is well underway and visiting them now will give a few lucky people an insider's view of the past, present and future of this fascinating country.