Go For It

Driving Into Mexico: Is It Safe?

What to know before you hit the road to Mexico.

01/15/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Safe Travels

What to Expect: Caribbean Cruises After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Islands are rebuilding. Be patient and supportive.

01/09/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

The Road Ahead

20 Long Weekend Trips to Take in 2018

2018 stretches before us, Houston, and so does the highway, beckoning us out of town for a long weekend away.

12/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Long Weekend Trips

Take a Shopping Pilgrimage to Canton

The city's First Monday Trade Days are the oldest—and one of the largest—events of its kind in the country.

12/29/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Long Weekend Trips

Go on a Foodie Tour of San Antonio

Here's what you should eat besides Tex-Mex and barbecue.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Long Weekend Trips

There's More to Waco Than What HGTV Shows You

The famous Fixer Uppers aren't all this town has to offer.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Stay Sane

Pro Tips For Surviving Holiday Travel

How to conquer even the busiest airport.

12/20/2017 By Jason Bargas

Getaway to La La Land

Is It Too Soon to Love L.A. Again?

A traveler makes his peace with Dodger town.

11/27/2017 By Scott Vogel

Airport Anxiety

How to Breeze Through Airport Security Like a Pro

Wear slip-on shoes, keep the bling at home, and more tips.

11/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Cover Northern Italy in One Week with This Expert Itinerary

In seven days, you'll see some of Italy's most beautiful coastline—and eat some of its best food.

10/27/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Hydrating

Will the MVP Altuve or Kershaw Curveball Be Served at the JW Marriott?

World Series stakes are particularly high for hotels in Houston and Los Angeles.

10/26/2017 By Beth Levine

Travel Tips

Every Traveler Should Make a Bucket List—Here's How

Writing down your list—and getting creative with it—will bring your dream adventures that much closer to reality.

10/26/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

How I Survived a Russian Sauna

The best way to describe the building is a cross between Abe Lincoln’s childhood home and Club Med, if such a thing is possible.

09/25/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Why It's a Great Time To Go To Belarus Now

Prices are low, a visa is not required and you’ll have a unique experience in a one-of-a-kind country. What are you waiting for?

09/22/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Pop Art, Pierogis and Other Surprises in Pittsburgh

Here's what the city is all about: Taking the ordinary and turning it upside down and calling it art.

09/21/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

How to Be a High-Roller in Vegas Without Even Gambling

...at least for the weekend.

08/11/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Stop Shoulder Surfing: How to Be a More Considerate Traveler

Isn’t it annoying when a suitcase is rolled into your shin by a texting-while-boarding passenger? Don't be that guy.

08/09/2017 By Jason Bargas

Travel

Pro Tips: How to Pack for a Business Trip

Did you remember to bundle pack that shortwave radio?

08/04/2017 By Jason Bargas

Travel

Pro Tips: How to Pick the Perfect Piece of Luggage

Check these four boxes to ensure your possessions get from Point A to Point B safe and sound—and dry.

08/03/2017 By Jason Bargas