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10 Ways To Upgrade Holiday Travel

Rana Florida | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Rana Florida

Is there anything that airlines and airports can do to upgrade the travel experience? Yes there is! Here are 10 simple things that they can do now to make our journeys a little more comfortable and sane.

21 Signs You're A Traveler, Not A Tourist

Posted 11.14.2013 | Travel

It may seem like splitting hairs, but there are major differences between being a traveler and being a tourist. Being a traveler is sort of like b...

Touching the Roof of the World

Fathom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Fathom

When everyone else is beating the path from Delhi to Agra to see the Taj Mahal, you'll be heading north to Ladakh, near the border of Tibet, for an altogether different side of India. High up here in the Himalayas, life really slows down.

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete, we'd say. But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley, kind of a national tradition of appy crawling.

America's Best and Worst Airports for Delays (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Weather. Traffic. Traffic due to weather. Shep Hyken has heard all the usual excuses for flight delays, especially when he's in Chicago. "I have mo...

Brewpubs to Burgers: The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Arizona

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

After a day on the desert single track eating only trail mix, the occasional granola bar and lukewarm energy drinks, food is top of mind for all cyclists and hikers on our new Arizona tours.

Unleashing the Limits of Dis-ability With Laverne Bissky

Harriet Cabelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harriet Cabelly

Laverne Bissky has incorporated a life-changing challenge, that of having a child with disabilities, into a goal and dream that takes her and her family to all corners of the earth. It's all about the A-bilities without the 'dis.'

Best Holiday Cruise Vacations

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Imagine waking up Christmas morning to a view of a medieval European village—its spires and 12th-century bridge dusted with snow—or instead, spend...

Start Stop (the Scott Expedition - Day 15) - 100 Miles in Despite Antarctic Storm

Ben Saunders | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

We woke to the same conditions and it was my turn to poke my head out to see if we could travel. There was no horizon or contrast, just thick whiteout, and only in the slight shadow of the tent could I see the blizzard flying past us.

A Single Girl's Afghanistan Travel Log: In Honor of Our Veterans

Melissa Roddy | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Melissa Roddy

I went to Afghanistan. I went there as a tourist, a single woman, unaccompanied, unguided and unsponsored by any sort of group, government, corporation or organization. I had complete control over what I experienced. It took me six years to save up enough money for the trip.

Here's Why You Can't Get A Good Night's Sleep In A Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Amy Plitt, Condé Nast Traveler Traveling can be highly rewarding, but there's no doubt about it--long hours on the road and jetlag can s...

The World's Best Private Hotel Beaches

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

When searching for the ultimate beach getaway, there's something to be said about the importance of privacy. The idea of having 20 screaming kids around or of having to fight over a waterfront lounge chair doesn't exactly incite serenity -- nor should it.

A Girl's Guide To Riding Alone

Kate McGovern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kate McGovern

I'd read somewhere that Amtrak's California Zephyr, 52 hours from Chicago to San Francisco, was the most beautiful train route in America. I'd been stateside again for almost a year when I thought, why not? I'd never been to San Francisco. I had a job with paid vacation days. I booked a ticket.

10 Islands For A Perfect Trip To Thailand

minube | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
minube

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all ...

Don't Look Down!

Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel

Does that photo make your stomach drop? Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the mo...

6 Bizarre Dining Experiences Around The World

Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel

The experienced traveler does not fear trying new foods, however weird they may be. But when it comes to crazy dining experiences, even the most world...

Great Getaways: Chicago

Budget Travel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel. If you're looking for a fun, affordable Chicago city getaway, the options ...

A Ferry To Canada?

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

YARMOUTH, Nova Scotia (AP) — Nova Scotia's government has signed an agreement with a Maine-based company to run a ferry service between Portland, Ma...

An Underwater Tour Of The Galápagos Islands

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Chaney Kwak, CNTraveler.com The Galápagos Islands recently landed on our list of Top 10 Islands in Australia and the Pacific, and no wonder. The ...

Disney Employees Dish Crazy Tales

Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel

Ever wonder what it's like to work at the happiest place on Earth? Like any job, being an employee at Disneyland or Disney World has its ups and do...

3 Holiday Travel Tips (Video)

PureWow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
PureWow

We're all for aging gracefully, but we doth protest a single wrinkle on clothing. That's why we've made it our mission to learn how to pack like a pro.

Oops! Chinese Tourists Confuse Sweden And Switzerland

Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel

An understandable, yet slightly hilarious, mix up is happening among Chinese tourists. The Telegraph reports that the countries of Sweden (land of ...

The Most Annoying Types Of People To Travel With

Richie Frieman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Richie Frieman

Annoying Traveler #7: The Photographer. A picture can say a thousand words, and when you travel with the Photographer you may only want to use words that consist of four letters.

Relaxing... Hula Style

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Aside from resting, relaxing, Mai Tai'ing and water sports, there's not much to do on the Garden Isle of Hawaii, Kaua'i. Except for boating, ATV, tubing, incredibly wild open air cockpit BiPlane rides... Okay, there's PLENTY to do on Kaua'i.

A Vibrant, Young Entrepreneur Breaks Through the Ho Chi Minh City Spa Market

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Steve Mariotti

n my career in entrepreneurship education, the concept of finding your niche is one of the most important lessons I try to impart to my students. Today, Viv operates the only spa with a Turkish-fish massage in Ho Chi Minh City.