It's easy to spot the deep tan that marks someone recently returned from vacation. But the most important and long-lasting effect of travel may be one of the least visible. Books like Eat, Pray, Love and Wild have become international bestsellers by describing it: that sense of renewal, satisfaction, and well-being that can come from "getting away from it all."
There are so many local attractions to choose from that it can be difficult to decide which ones to visit during your short time there.
Any writer will tell you that literary festivals are the best of times and the worst of times. The best because as you go from one panel discussion t...
In the last few years, I've had the privilege to travel all over the world, spending time in six continents in over twenty countries. I've learned many things through my world travels not only about myself, but also of the world we live in.
Photo courtesy of MTSobek Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinat...
No need to stow the luggage just because school is back in session. The more affordable back-to-school shoulder season is an ideal time to travel for many reasons: fewer crowds, lower temperatures and better deals on kid-friendly hotels and attractions.
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Living in Africa had slowly made my son more culturally adventurous. Smiling with that rice on his face, I sadly thought how likely it was that small Finn would forget this entire experience. But more importantly, I was convinced that it was important anyways.
By Chaney Kwak for DETAILS. (photos: Getty Images) Hot sun, hypnotic...
If you're looking for picturesque foliage this fall to capture on your kid's Instagram or your own Pinterest account, you needn't go far. Whether you live on the East Coast and have access to New England or upstate New York or not, you will find spectacular displays of color and natural beauty.
I love travelling, but when I am on the road or a plane, it is easy to go for the unhealthy options. With a little planning, it is possible (and easy!) to stay healthy and eat nutritious foods on your next holiday or business trip.
Now, we are not exactly new to the whole extended family travel situation, but, nonetheless, even for us, traveling with kids for five straight weeks has the potential to become both irritating and exhausting. Don't get me wrong, this trip was pretty incredible and filled with unforgettable family memories, but we definitely experienced our fair share of frustration and chaos all while enjoying lots of family bonding time.
The United Kingdom's capital city is known for its fun, entertainment, rich history and cultural heritage. From double decker red buses to the Queen's very own Buckingham Palace, the list of things to do and see in the 'Big Smoke' are endless.
While the rest of the country endures cold weather, southwest Florida's Sanibel Island attracts beachcombers to its pristine sands, strewn with colorful seashells and sand dollars.
How does a luxury ski-in, ski-out hotel in the French Alps, located on the site of a former Olympic ski jump, sound? Or how about a helipad on the roof? Terrible, we know.
Building your dream vacation can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you plan on hitting some of the world's most famous sights and cities. To help travelers create a fun (and affordable) itinerary for 2016, we analyzed the world's most popular cities to determine which 25 destinations will get you more bling for less cha-ching.