Due to hectic work schedules and tight budgets, Americans are traveling less this year than they have in the past forty. But they're certainly still traveling, and this summer, many are jetting off to international locales.
If I don't feel guilty about letting them watch TV, I feel guilty about letting the laundry pile up. When I am at home, my mind wanders to my work at my desk, yet when I am at work, I can't wait to get back home.
Whether you're looking to honor our nation's armed forces on historic battlefields, or simply ready to ditch the suit and hit the beach with a drink in hand, here are five destinations that will help you do it in style.
I am not saying drop everything and go travel right this minute, but you can start to put a plan in place to make it happen at some point in the future. Here are 10 steps you can take today to help you travel the world.
The passenger sitting in front me decides even though he isn't sleeping, he is going to take whatever legal space he can get in economy. My injured child wails from the pain of the seat pushed on her head while my bladder lets loose from the pressure of her cranium in my pelvis.
Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.
This Palladian-Georgian hotel, located just 25 minutes from Dublin's city center, is set amidst one of the most scenic and historic estates in Ireland. Built as a 68-room palace in 1741, it was restored in the 1990s after a fire, but you'll find that the grounds are a greater draw.
News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.
On the morning of May 13, Knott's Berry Farm unveiled its new 4D shooting game ride, "Voyage to the Iron Reef," to throngs of media and special guests in advance of the ride's May 15 opening to the general public.
A recent Elite Daily article claimed some people are just born to be travelers -- literally -- because they possess one very particular gene. But it's a serious oversimplification to chalk up wanderlust tendencies to one piece of genetic hardwiring.
Avoid school holidays, spring break, and summer peak season (usually the month of July), and you could not only save a bundle on flights, hotels, and attractions but you may just have them to yourself!
From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.
They are written down in guide books and talked about on blogs and done over and over again for very good reasons but there are also well known experiences that unfortunately have morphed into tourist traps with long lines.