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

Family Guide to Florida

The Houstonian Family's Guide to Florida

Pack your bags, Houston. The Sunshine State beckons.

01/24/2017 By Bill Wiatrak, Craig Pittman, and Jamie Portwood

Family Guide to Florida

The 5 Best Florida Beaches for Families

"There are no bad beaches in Florida," says Dr. Beach ... but these are his favorites.

01/23/2017 By Craig Pittman

Travel

Four Decades After Elvis's Death, Graceland Expands Once Again

The King's legacy lives on in Memphis, the home of rock 'n' roll.

01/19/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas Travel

3 Reasons to Visit Gruene Right Now

Don't wait until high tourist season in the Hill Country; visit this historic town while you can have it all to yourself.

01/18/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Travel

4 Reasons to Budget for a Trip to Billings

Montana's Magic City may be the farthest destination from your mind when planning your next vacation, but maybe it shouldn't be.

01/13/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Travel

Vacationing on a Budget? Seek Out Southern New Mexico

Whether it's hiking in Dripping Springs, relaxing in hot springs or sledding sand dunes, there's something for everyone near Mesilla.

12/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Travel

Tucked-Away Telluride Should Be on Every Texan's Winter Bucket List

From fire festivals to majestic mountain vistas, there's something for everyone in this so-pretty-it-can't-be-real village.

12/12/2016 By Bill Wiatrak Photography by Courtesy Damon Shaw/Shutterstock

Travel

5 Reasons to Take that Trip to Tucson

It's not always easy to get there from Houston, but The Old Pueblo is worth the flight.

12/06/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

The 5 Things Every Texan Should Do in Angel Fire

When in New Mexico, eat barbecue? Yes—after all, you're in Little Texas.

12/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel Tips

7 Handy Camera Phone Hacks for Travelers

Ditch the DSLR and save space in your luggage with these useful apps and more.

11/30/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Don't Neglect Napoli When Planning that Italian Getaway

From amazing ruins to beautiful coastline, you'll be blown away by what Naples has to offer.

11/28/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Raleigh

Why visit a miniature version of Houston? Walkability (and a relative lack of humidity).

11/21/2016 By Amber Groce

Travel

Need an Inspiring Getaway? Try One of These Stimulating Cities

TravelBird has compiled a list of the world's most inspirational cities, including 7 U.S. destinations.

11/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt