You may think this destination is way too touristy, but most of the coastline remains as lovely and untouched as ever.
While not all of us may be able to afford a trip to Europe, who doesn't dream of indulging that childhood dream of living like royalty for a few days in a centuries-old castle?
Horse riding might seem like an activity best suited to grassy ranchlands and deserted beaches, but Norway's native fjord horses are well equipped to deal with the cold.
Slab City, CA, is unafraid to embrace its quirks.
Budget travelers fear not. In a country where a brand new 2012 Toyota Camry costs $146,000, and million-dollar Ferraris and Lamborghinis are driven on the roads daily, there are plenty of alternatives that won't send your checking account into cardiac arrest.
Wearing scanty costumes of feathers and sequins, masqueraders will soon be marching, wining and chippin across Port of Spain while music blares from speaker boxes and alcohol abounds. This is not for the faint of endurance. Here are some things to know before you go.
I am more of a water skier than a snow-bunny and tend to gravitate toward sunny beaches rather than snowcapped peaks, but I always love exploring new travel destinations and adventures.
Since the island is essentially barren volcanic slope, there are spectacular ocean views from almost anywhere on the road.
We usually sit under the Obama HOPE poster, listen to the other regulars talk at the bar, anticipate the food and feel the week fall away.
The Big Island, the largest and one of the least-visited islands in the 50th state, is certainly exciting. To say our family just survived a visit might be a stretch -- but not much of one. From an erupting volcano to a tsunami warning to sidestepping deep lava tubes obscured by rainforest foliage, we feel lucky to still be alive.
Calling all Presidential (Inauguration) hopefuls! In contrast to the high cost of travel to attend the inaugural events of 2009, those hoping to be a part of this year's historic weekend will find getting to and staying in the nation's capital much more attainable.
The leopard was waiting for us. As the jeep rumbled closer, the big cat rippled to his feet, loped across the front of the vehicle and ambled into the bushes. The spotted beast didn't return, but none of us on board will ever forget him.
There's a reason your friends won't stop talking about Thailand. With the country's blissed-out beaches, culinary and cultural delights, spectacular landscape and delightfully low prices, it's no wonder why travelers are eager to explore the majestic Land of Smiles in 2013.
If you are thinking about packing up your summer gear and getting out of town for the weekend, try following the migratory birds and heading south for a stately, historic inn. Not only will you get to bask under the balmy rays of the sun but also in the shadow of stunning, centuries-old architecture. You might even bring home a history lesson or two along with your newly-minted tan.
I combed through this dangerous catalogue, and picked out what I think will be the best adventures for 2013 -- and I have personally tested them all, and reported about each on Huffington Post.
Many hotels grant guests unique stays, but a select few go a step further by offering over-the-top services. While some are bit excessive -- even for our tastes -- others provide distinct experiences for their individual guests' needs that can make a vacation that much more memorable.