The big-hearted interest in voluntourism -- blending socially conscious activities into an itinerary -- is an impulse we're proud to support in a broad sweep of locations from Myanmar to Peru to Morocco.
Liquids, gels, pastes and creams are heavy. Oversized or half-empty bottles and tubes take up valuable space. If you weight it all separately, you'll be surprise at how it adds up. It's a rare hotel that doesn't provide everything you need.
For a perfect symbol of how travel has changed over the last 20 years, I vote for that little cheese-yellow box of Kodak film. Oh, the debates we had about how many rolls of 24 or 36 exposures to cram into our bags.
With spring break upon us and summer vacation just around the corner, parents are once again faced with the age-old debate: When it comes to international travel with kids in tow, how old is old enough for children to truly appreciate a trip abroad?
Travel in the Rockies, and you're lucky to see a grizzly bear or a big horn ram through your binoculars. Go whale watching off the coast of Nova Scotia, and you will surely see whales but somehow you always wish for more.
What I enjoy most about Morocco is that it comes with few of the pre-conceived notions we have about more familiar destinations. Here, it's easy to get lost in ﬂavors, textures and moments so unexpected that they give you pause. What's more exotic -- and memorable -- than a vacation like that?