Texas Travel

Essential Texas Trips: Rediscovering San Antonio

Time machines both literal and metaphorical abound in the Alamo City.

07/18/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Get Along

Get Your Cowboy on at a Texas Dude Ranch

Rediscover your roots on a hayride, catching lightning bugs or simply toasting some s'mores.

07/05/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

4 of the Most Common Travel Fears and Why They Shouldn't Scare You

Why getting on a plane isn't as terrifying as you've made it out to be, and other anxiety-inducing concerns.

06/27/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Pura Vida

5 Fun Things to Do in Costa Rica If You Only Have a Few Days

Don't mind that dormant volcano; it just means there are plenty of hot springs nearby.

06/23/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Spring Fling

Why You Should Visit Holland Next May

Make your plans now, so you don't miss the legendary tulips in the spring.

06/02/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Art

11 Masterpieces You Can (and Should) See Before You Die

Plus: two you can't.

05/27/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The other tea party

Boston's Freedom Trail: Making Historical Travel Foolproof

Ditch the car for the day and immerse yourself in American history.

05/19/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

City Upon a Hill

Montmartre: The Other Paris

The Frenchest part of France is also the friendliest.

05/10/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Nice Ice Baby

Why You Should Take Advantage of a Free Stopover in Iceland

Iceberg bays, hot springs, Northern lights and southern sights—the unspoiled natural beauty of Iceland beckons.

05/09/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

It's Only Natural

Need a Break from Your Vegas Vacation? Try a National Park

Four of the country's most scenic national parks are within an easy drive from Sin City.

04/25/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Heaven Is a Place on Earth

The Best-Kept Secret in the Atlantic Ocean

In Madeira, a modern-day Garden of Eden on an Atlantic island.

04/14/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

In the name of gastronomy

Sea Cockroach Ceviche and Rotten Shark: Weird Meals We've Eaten Across the World

Of Nordic ants at the world's best restaurant and wriggling maggot-cheese on a sunny Italian island.

04/13/2016 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Transylvania 6-5000

Following in Dracula's Footsteps

Romania is one of Europe's most exciting yet overlooked tourist destinations.

03/31/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel Tech

As P2P Takes Over Travel, Ride-Sharing Gives Way to Meal-Sharing and More

Why book a hotel when you can rent someone's igloo? Or stay on someone's couch for free?

03/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Luxe Life

Is Dubai Everything They Say It Is?

The world's fastest rollercoaster isn't the only reason to visit this modern oasis.

03/03/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Fees on Fees on Fees

Can You Really Trust a Budget Airline?

The short answer? Yes—as long as you pack light and read the fine print.

02/23/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Playa Time

How to Do the Mexican Riviera in 48 Hours

You can be in Cancún faster than you could drive from Conroe to Galveston.

02/19/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

X Marks the Spot

When in Rome, Geocache

Who said treasure hunts were only for for Tom Hanks and Nicolas Cage movies?

02/03/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

More Cowbell

Smoke on the Water: The Legends of Rock Cruise

Set sail with a ship full of rock stars.

01/25/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

spain colored orange

Beautiful Barcelona, a City Like No Other

There aren't many cities in the world that rival the buildings of Barcelona.

01/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak