The carousel stopped again. It wasn't there. And neither were the bags for the majority of my fellow passengers. Suddenly I heard screaming, yelling, and even riot-like chanting erupt. But it was all in Spanish.
I'd like to think that it's something in the water that leads to all of these unique desert manifestations. Then again, maybe it has to do with the lack thereof. Next time you're looking for some inspiration, hit the dusty road and see what oasis awaits inside of you.
As we bid farewell to another year of travel, it is only appropriate to look back at some of the travel trends of 2014, and ring in a new year of wanderlust, seeking out astonishing, electrifying, or just off the beaten path destinations.
There is no better way to explore the country's dramatic and varied landscapes, breathtaking vistas, quaint small towns, and regional subcultures than by loading up the car and hitting the open road.
Most of them step on and off tour buses and squeeze in and out of large hotels. Here are five journeys that get you off the beaten tarmac and experience the Holy Land on foot.
I visited the club of Sandpiper in Florida when my kids were little, and I have to say, as a French person, that the food was divine, and the revelation of the endless buffet style was for us an amazing concept we had never experienced before.
It's easy to get caught up in consumerism every Christmas, taking one dreaded day to slog through a sea of people in the malls and dig for that discount-priced trinket that won't embarrass you too much when the person you love tears open your lousy gift.
These products are so durable and dreamy, you'll want to put them on your wish list, too.
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Blissfully removed from any signs of winter, these eight beach destinations showcase the best of what the Keys have to offer, from diving to kayaking to just plain sunbathing.
In the past months, unfortunate news seemingly continues to stream in about missing hikers and eventual pronounced deaths. Mountains are massive, and atop sit gorgeous peaks that attract adventure seekers and risk takers alike.
Soon, my buddy Paul will be making online site reservations for our July 4th camping trip. That's seven months away, you say. Yes it is, but here in Southern California, the land of too many fucking people, you have to plan ahead. If you don't, you'll be pitching a tent between a bear box and the campground dumpster.
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We are on the crater's edge of a volcano; the highest point. We are in a metal framed tent; rubber soled shoes in the fly. We are on an open plane; the highest object. We forgot a welcome sign.
I thought about the contaminated drinking water, the multiple flights, the steep, scary climbs, fear that I would hold back my much more athletic travel companions, the potential debilitating altitude sickness, and the list goes on.
Davon Baynes, a Corpsmember with Civic Works Real Food Farm in Baltimore, MD - recently travelled to the Boulder White Cloud Mountains in Idaho. W...