Roughly the size of Kentucky, diminutive Iceland nevertheless captivates with its lunar-like surface, volcanic landscape, glaciers, waterfalls and hot springs. Treasures abound everywhere you look, provided you have the gusto to rent a car and venture outside of the country's admittedly charming capital city Reykjavik.
As I was walking around Amvrosies, high on a mountain on the island of Andros, all my senses were awakened. The sound of flowing water from streams and waterfalls was pervasive.
By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors...
Whether you're into Hefeweizens or stouts, American wheats or porters, a place that serves up good craft beer is usually a good place to plant your roots. Pair a craft beer from a local brewery with a bratwurst, a pretzel, and fine company, and you've got the recipe for
At my first scareactor audition, I didn't understand how fun it would be to scare the sh*t out of random people. It's liberating to act in a new way and to have no one from your "real" life recognize you.
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Royal Ontario Museum,
Seeking skeletons, mummies and other human remains -- seeing dead people for fun -- is a pursuit I've dubbed "cadravel," from "cadaver" plus "travel."
Get ready for some serious carb-loading the next time you hit the road. Some of the country's best bakeries are secreted away in small towns off the interstate, and these pastry-filled pit stops are the perfect way to break up long trips and do a little exploring at the same time. Here are 15 sweet sanctuaries and what to order when you finally arrive.
Summer turned to fall while I was in South Carolina, but you would never have known by the warm days and balmy nights.
When you step up to a rental car counter, do you automatically anticipate an adversarial relationship with the agent? Lots of us do, and with some good reason: The fear that the agent will try to get us to pay for something we...
In addition to many restaurants offering a diversity of European or American cuisines, most of the villas and guesthouses strive to serve food of the islands -- as often as possible on a sun-bleached beach.
Talk about a city of contrasts: once known as the Garden City of India, Bangalore is now known as the country's Silicon Valley (there's even a nearby winery), making it an exceptionally varied, modern and remarkably interesting part of the...
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What is the single most amazing sight in the world? The Taj Mahal? The Grand Canyon? Stonehenge?
The Serengeti, image courtesy of Christopher Clark Misinformed fears about the threat of Ebola and the sporadic spikes of terrorism in certain parts of neighbouring Kenya have both taken a toll on Tanzania's tourism over the past couple of years, with tourism...
The key to off-peak adventures is picking the right time and place. Here, we've rounded up a roster of spots you'll actually want to go and where you'll definitely save a dollar or two.
Travelers say they're distrustful of companies for other reasons, too. Maybe they've been on a flight that was delayed by "weather" even when conditions were clear on both ends. Or maybe they've been told a hotel is sold out, even though rooms are still available on third-party sites.
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Two years ago, Jim and Kathy Suits retired to Belize. Kathy wanted to be living someplace warmer than Tacoma, Washington, where the couple had been living. Jim wanted to be someplace where the government wasn't interfering with his day-to-day life. So Jim and Kathy made a country short list.
Half Moon Bay,
Travelers typically beseech the weather gods for blue skies and sunshine, but some people live for a little drama every now and again -- it often makes for a better story -- and for those types there's storm watching.
Three Utah trail running veterans recently invited me on a life-changing adventure: a 20-mile run/hike through Utah's Buckskin Gulch, the longest and most narrow slot canyon in the world, followed by a 15-mile hike through the lesser known Bull Valley Canyon.
"It's dark out" is no excuse to put your camera away. Nighttime photo safaris are an exciting way to explore a destination whilst at the same time capturing some amazing photos.
Grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to realize those dreams. Here's your chance!