Be fully present by creating space for spontaneity in your travels. You can't remain in the moment if you always adhere to a strict schedule or plan. Say yes to the voice within you that urges you to step off a marked trail, even if just for a brief minute.
Since the very beginnings of aviation in America, U.S. flyers have been trying to push the boundaries: Chuck Yeager cracked the sound barrier; Amelia Earhart crisscrossed the Atlantic Ocean, and Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong left footprints on the moon.
From now on, when seeking reward flights on popular long-haul routes, I'll book them piecemeal, leg by leg.
City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-to-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year.
There is a trick to learning languages that can shorten the journey to fluency from decades to mere months. There's also something most teachers won't even tell students for fear they would never start, but in fact, is vital that you know.
With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its many neighborhoods, hilltop vistas, foodie spots and beyond, this glorious city is basically the poster child for the United States.
We already know cruising is popular with couples and families, but what about solo travelers? Cruising is an easy way for solo vacationers to explore the world, meet new people and leave the driving to someone else.
The weather has finally started to warm up and golfers, even wannabe golfers, are eager to get out for a round on their neighborhood courses. Many are also busy planning golf-focused getaways (or "golfcations") to world-class golf resorts.
Let's face it: Booking an all-inclusive resort is much different than booking a hotel. You don't just get a room when you choose this option, you get an experience. And in most cases, that may have been exactly what you were after in the first place.
The question, "how did the tourist cross the road" is not a joke, it's a real query from most visitors to Vietnam. To make it to the other side, you need to be brave, focused, and a risk-taker -- just like in life. Here are 12 life lessons that you can learn from crossing the street in Vietnam:
Although some important factors, like noise or smoothness, are inherent to the plane model itself, others depend on how each airline outfits its planes.
There are a lot of misconceptions about the way ski resorts are portrayed in the environment. Ski resorts are often used as scapegoats-said to be the epitome of mankind's excess, the straw that broke the environment-camel's back. But how true is that statement?
Pulling off a perfectly harmonious family vacation at Disney World may be harder than dislodging "It's a Small World" from your brain. But follow these do's and don'ts at Disney World, and you may actually have -- dare we say it? -- a magical time.
Milan has been gearing up to play host to Expo 2015 for years, and all that hard work is about to pay off. The city has more than 7,000 events planned during the Expo, which runs from May 1 through October 31, both on the Expo grounds and elsewhere in the city.
Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower -- we've rounded up 10 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for and experience in Europe.