It’s hard for an environmentalist like me to admit it, but travel is not the most eco-friendly activity. If suppressing your wanderlust is not an option, consider these 10 tips ...
When it comes to finding a hostel in your destination, the choices can be somewhat overwhelming. Big cities can have 50 or more to choose from, and even in smaller towns, you might find you have several options. And websites list so many different rankings, it can be hard to figure out what is most [...]
Happy Diwali! Today, more than 1 billion people around the world will celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.
Sometimes, you have to spend money to save money. That’s definitely the case when you’re investing in a good guidebook.
This view of Siena, Italy, was taken in June 2010 from the balcony of my room at the Hotel Alma Domus, an inexpensive and charming former convent with beautiful town views. Much of Siena’s architecture has been preserved from the town’s medieval hey-day, when the city-state was one of the most powerful in the region [...]
Ryanair’s extreme cost-cutting proposals, America’s most dangerous airports and more, after the jump… Ryanair is considering extreme measures to save budget travelers money. In case you haven’t heard, the budget airline announced it would remove two toilets from its aircrafts to make room for six extra seats, saving passengers about 5 percent. The announcement has [...]
This weekend, I’m at DeLuna Fest in Pensacola Beach, Florida, dancing barefoot on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico listening to awesome music.
Neuschwanstein Castle, in Germany’s Bavaria region, is the model for Walt Disney’s princess castle that so many of the world’s children recognize.
You’re rarely out of sight of a castle on this stretch of the Rhine; from some angles, you can even see two, like in this picture.
Google introduces a flight search engine, tour companies are looking for fresh ideas, and more, after the jump…
I spent the weekend camping at Fountainbleau State Park, on the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, with a couple of my friends. The white, sandy beaches are reminiscent of the Florida gulf beaches, except that they’re lined with crooked, gnarled trees draped with Spanish moss. The water was warm, even now, in October, and the [...]