Travel

The Most Amazing Country You’ve Never Heard of

Baklava, ancient ruins and mud volcanoes await in Azerbaijan.

05/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Hungry Havana

Head to the Streets for Authentic Havana Eats

The travel ban is lifted, now it's time to dine!

04/25/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Hill Country Guide

Seeking Antiques? Head to Round Top

It's all about the thrill of the hunt.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Road Trippin'

The Houstonian's Guide to the Hill Country

Grab your bags and boots: It's road trip time.

04/17/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Hill Country Guide

Climb to the Sky in Garner State Park

The trails might be challenging, but they're worth it.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

In Lockhart, a Texas Barbecue Pilgrimage Takes Place

From brisket to sausage to, yes, pork chops, Lockhart is a meat-lover’s mecca.

04/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hill Country Guide

Waltz Across Texas in These Hill Country Honky-Tonks

These old-school, floor-stompin' dance halls are the soul of the Texas Hill Country.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

Travel the Texas Wine Trail in Fredericksburg

Toast the state's second-oldest viticultural region in Fredericksburg.

04/17/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Hill Country Guide

Take the Plunge in Wimberley

Welcome to Wimberley, where the water's fine — and so is everything else.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Clutch City

Skip Town With These Awesome Travel Essentials

Get out of here. With help.

04/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

5 Ways Costa Rica Makes for a Ridiculously Easy Vacation Destination

The so-called Switzerland of Central America is a Houstonian's dream.

04/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel Tips

How to Haggle for Souvenirs Like a Pro

Because shopping at a bazaar requires a slightly different skill set than picking up postcards at the airport.

04/03/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Up in the Air

Keeping Your Sanity When Travel Goes Bad

No wi-fi? We've still got seven ways to stay cool when things go south.

03/28/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

The Great Chat Scam of Ethiopia

A pair of young scammers tell our international travel correspondent how—and why—they do it.

03/23/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Dilly-Dallying in Dallas

From botanical gardens to historical settings, there's no shortage of sights to see in the Big D.

03/14/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

10 Things You Can Do with Only Two Days in Manhattan

This is the city that never sleeps; why should you?

03/13/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Starry Eyed

Food Fight: What's the Difference Between One Michelin Star and Two?

Comparing and contrasting Alice Ristorante and Seta in Milan.

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Travel

3 Reasons to Book That Alaskan Cruise Right Now

Even if you're cruise-averse, a ship-based trip to the northernmost state might change your mind.

01/31/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Super Bowl LI

In Town for the Super Bowl? Here's Where to Go

How to eat, drink, play and stay like a local

01/26/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

Visiting the Affordable and Amazing Azores

These stunning Portuguese islands are one of the best-kept secrets in the Atlantic.

01/24/2017 By Bill Wiatrak