From small seaside villages to colonial cities with Mayan roots, a number of underrated destinations await travelers looking for an authentic Mexican vacation.
What, if any of this, could our children understand? What have they taken away from their eyewitness view of the world's economic turmoil?
Route 2 follows the Androscoggin River northeast from Bethel, a mix of woods and farm fields. You see farm stands selling pumpkins and other falls crops, plus lawn displays, which, with their jumble of peeling shutters, wooden chairs, wheelbarrows, and birdbaths, fall somewhere between an antiques shop and a junkyard.
Fact is, sometimes families need a break from sightseeing and would rather spend the day doing something different. In case you're a San Francisco local or just visiting with your kids for a while and need a couple good ideas, here are some of our favorite places.
In reality, we rarely choose the locations of our travels, and many people who embrace the vagabonding and digital nomad movements will tell you the same. It's less about traveling to the destination of your choice and more about seeing where the world takes you.
It's been exactly one thousand one hundred and ninety three days since my 7-year-old was first diagnosed with leukemia. In June 2012 our lives took a dramatic turn, my role as a mother and a caregiver took on new meaning, and my reasons for traveling solo shifted.
Whether you choose Paris, Rome or Prague, each city has its own charm and exciting events at this special time of year. Here are our top picks for the best towns to visit in Europe for fall foliage and more.
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The cruise experts at Cruise Critic have named the best cruise lines of the year in the annual Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards -- naming the best of the best in 25 categories.
It's easy to spot the deep tan that marks someone recently returned from vacation. But the most important and long-lasting effect of travel may be one of the least visible. Books like Eat, Pray, Love and Wild have become international bestsellers by describing it: that sense of renewal, satisfaction, and well-being that can come from "getting away from it all."
There are so many local attractions to choose from that it can be difficult to decide which ones to visit during your short time there.
Any writer will tell you that literary festivals are the best of times and the worst of times. The best because as you go from one panel discussion t...
In the last few years, I've had the privilege to travel all over the world, spending time in six continents in over twenty countries. I've learned many things through my world travels not only about myself, but also of the world we live in.
Photo courtesy of MTSobek Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinat...
No need to stow the luggage just because school is back in session. The more affordable back-to-school shoulder season is an ideal time to travel for many reasons: fewer crowds, lower temperatures and better deals on kid-friendly hotels and attractions.
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