Spring is in the air, finally! Some may wonder if we'll see a spring this year, as they battle through the last bit of a winter that refuses to leave. Rest assured, though. Spring is here. And, if you need a little extra dose of it this month (or next), we've got just the list for you.
If you've landed yourself in a brand new city without a single friend to accompany you, never fear. Here are seven tried-and-true ways to make friends in a new city, which I've gathered from casting my own roots in New York City, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Rest assured, though: If you're looking to explore Europe on the cheap, whether you prefer the icy fjords of Scandinavia or the warm Mediterranean landscapes of Portugal, it's possible to find round trips in the $400-700 range.
Travel to the origin of chocolate to soak up the culture of cacao and discover how to make it yourself.
Whether you decide to travel to Europe, South America, Africa, Asia or within your region at home, kids remember the feeling of connecting with other people who share a similar interest whether it be soccer, history, biking, or delicious food, and especially appreciate time with you, as their parent.
Zion sits on the throne of the Mighty 5 as Utah's most visited National Park, and for good reason. With 229 square miles of incredibly diverse landscape and wildlife, even the most dedicated explorer couldn't experience all that Zion has to offer in a lifetime.
I didn't realize how excitable I can really get about the simplest things until I went to Ireland. One of my favorite sights-and there's plenty of them-are Dublin's colorful architectural collection of doors sprawling throughout the city.
Often, people travel from the U.S. to England wrapped in a sense of comfort, thinking, "Well, they speak the same language, so I'll be able to get by just fine." Or will you?
Not only is Cuba's tourism infrastructure way behind the times, the country could not be in a more competitive tourism region; Caribbean nations, some of which rely almost entirely on tourism dollars, have long since written the book when it comes to satisfying every last whim.
Every traveler has heard of it and everyone fears it: the dreaded jet lag. But for those of us who are constantly on the go, we rely on these top tips for avoiding jet lag and arriving at your destination feeling as fresh as possible.
Though many travelers are content with ordering their favorite bottle while visiting Paris, I have found that the best way to immerse oneself in the French wine culture, and by association in the French culinary scene, is by traveling outside the big city and into smaller towns known for growing and harvesting the finest wines the country has to offer.
When I was sixteen, my first overseas flight introduced me to a 5am Latin American sky colored in burning pink tones. At the time, the colors seemed to swallow the sky and the plane whole.
Marijuana, ganja, hooch, grass, weed, whatever you call the green stuff you can now purchase it without the threat of handcuffs in Colorado.
We woke up to record-breaking cold temperatures today all over northern India. Breakfast was served in the colorful tent in front of the hotel and I wore the warm pashmina shawl my son gave me, but was sorry I hadn't also put on my wool jacket.
One of the biggest mistakes that Americans make while planning a trip to Europe, in summer or any season, is myopically focusing on a specific route. You want to visit Amsterdam, so you only search into that airport.
If there was an award for "cutest city on Earth," it would go to the birthplace of Hello Kitty: Tokyo, Japan. Every time I visit, I discover yet another store or cafe where you can interact with round, big-eyed characters.
It's often noted that one of Cuba's most seductive aspects is the time capsule-y feel of the place. The old cars. The lack of traffic -- and the horse-drawn wagons -- in Havana.
I was completely wrong about Panama. I was wrong to think I could sum up everything this country has to offer in only a week. I honestly left feeling a bit teased by my experience. There is SO much to do here and so much more ground to cover.