Traveling green isn't limited to vacationers booking eco-lodge stays, safaris, and outdoor adventure tours. Anyone going anywhere can travel with less impact on the environment.
Marilyn's sentiment perfectly carried the magic of summer to me: The feeling that you can do any crazy thing you want.
There are the showstopping, see-before-you-die cities and resorts and then there are the crowds, the expense and the feeling of seen-it, done-it and could-have-done-without-it...
Pura vida means to live life with a deep appreciation for everything around you, despite your circumstances. It is the recognition that everything is full of life -- from a small frog, to a young kid on the street selling jewelry, and that everything is worthy of deep respect.
The best places to eat and visit while on vacation in Puglia, according to worldly and well-travelled Puglia native and former professional cyclist Antonello Losito.
Mull and Iona are two of the Inner Hebrides, islands off Scotland's western seaboard, and a microcosm of more than 1,500 years of successive waves of settlers and invaders. Sites scattered across these islands tell Scotland's story--culturally, politically and spiritually.
Over a million visitors will view Alaska's spectacular Inside Passage this year, and the vast majority will do so from a cruise ship. Yet very few of these folks will spend quality time exploring Alaska's wonderful coastal communities or get a glimpse of authentic local life.
You can love it or hate it but Istanbul probably won't leave you indifferent. It's one of the most visited cities on earth and there are nearly as many opinions about it as there are visitors.
I'm sitting here in The Queen Mary Pub in a small town deep in South Florida, on the fringes of the Everglades. It's nearly midnight and I find myself alone at the bar reading C.S. Lewis's "Perelandra."
For 16 consecutive years, Conde Nast Traveler has voted the City by the Bay as the one of the best cities in the U.S.
I went to my first Japanese tea ceremony today. Actually, it was my first tea ceremony, period. Big whoop, you might think, except that six months ago I would have balked at such an opportunity. Before moving to Singapore last year, I was an avowed anti-tea-ite.
After spending delightful few days in Seville, my friend, Clay, and I made our way to Cordoba.
For tourists who are visiting Ecuador and can't afford a trip to the Galapagos, the giant tortoise shell in Rodrigo Dueñas' recently opened science museum in downtown Quito is a good way to get close.
"Just as you would go to Rio to experience Carnival, you must come to Tahiti to see Heiva. It's unique, huge and marvelous."
You've been looking forward to your European jaunt for months; you're all packed; you board the plane; you register at the hotel; you do some sightseeing; you eat dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the city; the next morning you have a scratchy throat; by nightfall you have a fever.
I got an email asking if I would audition to play drums for their upcoming tour of the US. I was thrilled to be playing with a band again, but it was also a chance for me to take photos on the road, which is my favorite thing in the world to do.
Hidden among the Caribbean's many mega-resorts are some of the most unique, intimate boutiques travelers can imagine.
Travelers, if you're in these cities and need some suds, consider these well-brewed destinations for a flavorful pint of repose.
Avant-garde menus, star chefs, world-class views: These restaurants give the fine art in the hallowed halls that surround them a bit of healthy -- and delicious -- competition for attention.