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 to make your travels a little kinder on the planet. Consider alternatives to air travel. Planes are the least eco-friendly way to get from one [...]
The Alaska Marine Highway System is a ferry that takes passengers from Washington state to the Aleutian Islands. The ferry offers spectacular views and a memorable journey, all for modest prices. Photographer Mardi Krusemark writes about her experience on the ferry this past July.
Sometimes, the place you sleep is one of the most memorable parts of your trip. You’ll definitely remember these accommodations at a castle on the Rhine.
If you’re packing more than one moderately sized bag, you’re probably paying more than you should for the added inconvenience.
Ben is the founder of The Slacker’s Guide to World Domination, where he offers insightful (and often humorous) commentary about pop culture, sports, and the “slacker lifestyle.”
Choose your sightseeing activities wisely – for your budget and your sanity.
I apologize to any of you who are tired about hearing about Memphis (but really, how can you ever get tired of such an exhilarating city?), but I wanted to share some of the best budget options Memphis has to offer!
I interviewed my dad about what it was like hostelling in Europe in the summer of 2010, when he was 58 years old. He discusses his initial concerns and what he learned along the way. In the summer of 2010, I took a month-long trip with my father, then 58, through western Europe. We visited [...]
If you’ve been coming home from your travels with a whole extra backpack full of souvenirs (and, most likely, an empty wallet), it may be time to reconsider your souvenir philosophy.