When I was a kid, I was obsessed with National Geographic (and I still am), and I would wait anxiously for my new issue to arrive each month. As I flipped through the glossy magazine, I was forming my future travel list: Isle of Skye, Scotland (check), Bhutan (check), Ireland (check) and Iceland. I . . .
Imagine this: You've saved up for your dream vacation to Europe for months. You spent weeks before your big trip daydreaming about that romantic gondola ride for two around the Venetian canals. Instead, your overpriced gondola gets stuck in a traffic jam next to other tourists who decide to play . . .
Whether you want to kick back in a beach chair with a cold cocktail in hand or hike through misty mountains, these island escapes will have you daydreaming about your 2018 travel bucket list. Isle of Skye, Scotland The Isle of Skye is one of the most enchanting destinations, with misty . . .
If you've read travel magazines or blogs, you've likely read a story (or two) about a travel blogger who quits her job, sells nearly everything she owns and travels around the world, armed with an infinite amount of time and an entire world to explore. While there's nothing wrong with that decision . . .
The last time you flew a long-haul international flight, you probably passed through the business class cabin, jealously admiring the large seats and glasses of champagne. Meanwhile, you're schlepping yourself and your luggage to the back of the place and home to tiny seats, grumpy passengers and . . .
I visited Bhutan at the end of January for 5 days, which presented some packing challenges. First challenge: It's winter in Bhutan, which means chilly weather. I also went to Bangkok and Luang Prabang after Bhutan, which meant I needed to have warm-weather clothing as well. Second challenge: I . . .
I recently returned from a 2-week trip to Bhutan, Bangkok and Laos, where I hiked up Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro, tried some delicious street food from a floating market near Bangkok and watched the morning alms giving ceremony in Luang Prabang. I created all of these new memories . . .
Don’t leave home without these must-have items. Carry-on luggage Don’t rely on airlines to get your valuables from point A to point B. If you’re traveling with irreplaceable items, such as prescription medication, jewelry, computers or anything else you wouldn’t want to lose, make sure to . . .