Somewhere near the back of a very large airplane, I had a window seat, flying from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. We had finished the first meal, the second glass of wine. Most of the seatback video screens glowed a new movie.
'Officer,' the drunken motorist asks the policeman in the hoary old joke, 'are there penguins as tall as humans?' 'No,' the officer replies. 'Oh d...
When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. We love these seven underrated beach destinations; they're rarely a traveler's first choice, but perhaps they should be.
The luster of a beautiful beach -- vivid blue water, cloudless skies, warm sand -- belies the innate perils of the shore. Here are 10 common dangers of which you should be aware before your next trip to the seashore.
Cheaphotels.org recently released a survey naming the Caribbean's most expensive destinations (based on the average price of the cheapest available double hotel room). And while such a designation might scare off some, these islands are simply too fabulous to pass up.
Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming.
For a moment, I'll leave chilly NYC behind, and get lost in the sunny memories of my first visit to the Virgin Islands.
Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.
The Philippines remains open for business and tourists, and you can do your part to help aid the recovery efforts by visiting this country and discovering its surreal beauty for yourself. Can you think of a more stunning and deserving place to spend your tourist dollars?
OK, this is not the great white shark of movie fame, just a random, by no means exhaustive, look at some of the many other toothy customers out there ...
No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.
Not for nothing have some of the world's most famous authors dwelt literarily on and physically in the islands of the South Seas, the mystic beauty of...
Half the awe and fun of The Galapagos Islands is underwater.
Don't fancy sharing your patch of sand with thousands of other sun seekers?
What we are talking about is maximizing the diminishing opportunities we all have to be together as a multigenerational family in a unique and stimulating setting.
1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....