For tourists who are visiting Ecuador and can't afford a trip to the Galapagos, the giant tortoise shell in Rodrigo Dueñas' recently opened science museum in downtown Quito is a good way to get close.
Travelers, if you're in these cities and need some suds, consider these well-brewed destinations for a flavorful pint of repose.
When they weren't listening to toe-tapping music on Pigeon Island National Landmark, festivalgoers dined out, went sailing, sightseeing, beach hopping, zip lining or hung out at a diverse range of resorts that offer travelers very distinct vacations.
On Florida's west coast, a segment of the Intracoastal Waterway serves as a gateway to some of the state's most beautiful state park getaways.
In recent weeks, citizens in many countries have been learning more about one of the biggest and most dangerous scams in the world: the global web of tax havens that U.S. and European politicians and bankers have nurtured over the years. The situation is absurd, dangerous and out of control.
With it's picturesque villages, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous cuisine, it's no wonder that the Mediterranean has been a go-to destination for summertime travelers for years. Here's a list of the top hidden beaches, tucked away in secluded corners and closely guarded by locals.
Vacations don't come cheap. Plane fare. Luggage fees. Cabs. Beach chair rentals. Even those umbrella drinks add up. So ISLANDS magazine has found some...
Unsure where to head on your honeymoon? Check out some of the most incredible beaches in the world.
I am now ready to write the vows that I will pledge to my ex-husband and more importantly, to myself.
Thailand is not the only country in southeast Asia with stunning beaches. Malaysia has dozens of tiny islands on both the east and west coasts that rival the beauty of southern Thailand, and the beaches are relatively unknown (read: cheaper, less crowded, more unspoilt).
If you just need to take an island trip and leave your stress behind, but don't want to deal with customs and immigration, hop on over to Key West.
Inequality in America is now at the greatest level in modern history and shows no signs of abating. Corporate profits are at record highs. But have those companies invested that in new jobs? No. Did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? Hardly.
A great travel experience is about a lot more than beautiful beaches, dreamy suites and posh spas. It can also be about the meals. There's no better way to explore a new culture than by sampling their food.
Unlike Chancellor Merkel of Germany, who has a reputation for only sticking her neck out when confident of victory, Margaret Thatcher sometimes had little choice in the timing of the battles she had to fight.
My last day in Sydney was a day of utter perfection. Believe it or not, it had nothing to do with food and I can't even remember what I ate. (Oh, wai...
The next day I join the Carrs for tours of the Charles Darwin Research Station (a short walk from the Red Mangrove), to a lava tunnel the size of a subway, to a giant tortoise preserve, and the beach at El Garrapatero Parque Nacional for sunset.