Contradictory economic forces have merged to intensify a growing trend in travel: the mass pursuit of meaningful experiences.
The drive down US-1 from San Francisco to San Diego is widely celebrated as America's most scenic drive. But what's a car-free traveler to do?
Sometimes the Discovery Channel just isn't enough. Sometimes you just want to go wild. Whether you're hankering to hang with massive elephant seals or ride a horse, you'll find it all and more in our picks for the best "wild" bay area adventures.
Many of us care about the environment we travel in and want to take part in influencing it in a positive way. The Corcovado Foundation offers just that to travelers in Costa Rica.
Plenty of hooked-up travelers will check work e-mail using the hotel Wi-Fi or use their Blackberrys on the beach compulsively.
As one of the largest horticultural producing regions within Europe, this year's edition is spread out over 163 acres known as the Venlo Green Park. The 2012 theme, "Be part of the theatre in nature, get closer to the quality of life," acknowledges the contribution of Dutch horticulture to the quality of life.
More and more people are taking a more sustainable approach to their vacation plans.
Water is over-tapped and under-tended in many places around the world -- but not here. How has this alpine haven resisted temptation to bleed its most precious resource?
Here are a few easy tips to help you get to your exotic destination, the healthy and eco way.
In an age of increasing awareness of world issues and global needs, there has been a recent surge in travel philanthropy or, more simply put, using travel as a means to give back. Well-intentioned people who truly want to make a difference simply don't know where to begin, or whether or not their efforts will really have an impact.
Thousands of cities, big and small, around the world have embraced the green movement over the last few years, with many more following their lead. From innovative recycling programs to adding more green space, it actually is becoming easy to be green around the world.
The bathroom is where your hotel's earnest personality really begins to beam.
Informed about Nicaragua's political issues over the past decades, I definitely had safety concerns before my trip; but I was stunned when I ended up feeling safer there than walking home in Manhattan.
Currently kite-skiing through the unforgiving, icy terrain of Antarctica, I have maintained a climate neutral expedition through a combination of excellent planning and sheer willpower.
Far from the mainstream tourism circuit, dozens of islands handmade from native totoro reeds float off the Peruvian shores of Lake Titicaca.
Bicycling under the 'transportation' action strategy provides an avenue for real solutions to climate change and Chicago is well poised to harness the energy of the cycling movement in the transition to an environmentally friendly economy.