Popular hotel chains are taking the necessary steps to ensure that their guests are enjoying their vacations, all while making healthy choices more attainable and with less hassle.
There are no guarantees when it comes to a crossing. You may wait for hours and nothing happens, but when it does, it's magical. At first it was orderly. But suddenly the endeavor became frenzied, as if a wildebeest in the back had screamed, "Lion!"
The 2012 Census confirmed what most Americans already suspected: These days, more of us are choosing to live in cities. Yet as we downsize to high-rise apartments and squeeze onto subway cars, it's hard not to yearn for the pleasures of space and quiet living.
Thousand of film lovers travel to Toronto every year to witness the latest crop of Oscar®-caliber films at the Toronto International Film Festival. In between screening compelling dramas attendees find time to eat at trendy restaurants, sightsee and reside in conveniently located hotels.
The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch of soft sand caressing the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean is the acreage of paradise, a dazzling tropical necklace that evokes powerful, even passionate imagery.
Somehow, by sheer accident, I'd wandered into the land of Olympic athletes training for this Winter's Games -- it was like my own private Olympic Village.
I can't sleep on planes -- at least, not in coach. So I work on my laptop throughout the flight and then, upon arrival, shut off the laptop and make the rest of the day about getting outdoor exercise and sunlight. I usually walk around all day, sightseeing, and don't stop moving till 7 p.m.
With the summer months behind us, many of us hold on to more permanent dreams of paradise by considering the purchase of a vacation home. Here are the top 10 places to buy a vacation home based upon the most inquired rental destinations at our website.
Scotland's capital of culture is a deal for two reasons this season: Both airfares and hotel rates will be very competitive, particularly when stacked up against other, pricey European destinations.
Even the most meticulously planned trip is subject to snafus, but with a little insider know-how, you can avoid making the common mistakes that can derail a vacation. Stick to these guidelines and your trip will be memorable not for lost luggage but for the thrill of discovering a new place.
Never heard of Sealand? That's not a surprise. It's a concrete dot in the North Sea roughly the size of two tennis courts, and it's never been recognized by any other nation on Earth. But that never bothered its eccentric founder, Paddy Roy Bates.
What would an America under tyrannical Canadian rule look like? More polite? Cheaper health care? Would we all have to call macaroni and cheese "Kraft dinner"? The best way to envision this nightmarish alternate-universe dystopia is to peek in on the quiet town of Hyder, Alaska.
A fireplace butler? A fragrance concierge? They're real, and you'll find them -- plus plenty of other super-specific assistants -- at hotels around the world...
A little depressed that summer's winding down? We get it. Check out these 10 sunny island escapes to take your mind off it.
Ireland is a fisherman's dream. All around the country you'll find glittering lakes. Lazy rivers meander through green fields toward the wave-lashed coast. Countless spring-fed streams tumble and rush from high in the wild mountains.
Vacationers, by the thousands, flock to South Beach crowding the streets, hotels and restaurants. But if you prefer a luxury Miami vacation, away from the throngs, you can find swank havens in Mid Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Aventura and on Fisher Island.