Shopping Trips

Shop 'Til You Literally Drop at Bangkok's Chatuchak Market

I left with arms full of goodies, feeling both conqueror and conquered.

04/25/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Travel

Breast of the City

Admiring the curves of Houston’s newest international nonstop destination, Manchester

04/12/2017 By Scott Vogel

W50B

Why the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Matters

Thoughts on the food world's biggest night

04/10/2017 By Scott Vogel

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

Travel

In Ethiopia, a Search for the Lost Ark

Does the famous Ark of the Covenant actually reside in Africa?

03/29/2017 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

Wild Eating in the Hills of Crete

The world's healthiest cuisine, on one of the world's most beautiful islands.

03/21/2017 By Claudia Kolker

Travel

Has Singapore Airlines Conquered Jetlag?

Our ethically-challenged correspondent investigates.

03/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

Flying High

Trippin': Is Pot Tourism Taking Off in Houston?

You don't have to be crazy to bring marijuana home with you from Denver, but it helps.

02/21/2017

Open Road

They Say Life’s a Journey, Not a Destination. They Lie.

Traveling the 1,600 miles from Houston to Los Angeles by train is not for the faint of heart. Or for anyone.

02/20/2017 By Scott Vogel

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

Travel

New York City's First Foods and Where to Find Them

You haven't eaten a Reuben (or a hot dog, or Baked Alaska, or eggs Benedict) until you've eaten the original iterations in the Big Apple.

01/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Finding a Spiritual Motherland in Punta Mita, Mexico

Every journey south of the border feels like coming home.

01/05/2017 By Loreta Kovacic

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

Travel

Can You Keep the Cal-a-Vie Life Going Forever?

Seeking a new way of being in the California hills at a Houston-owned luxury resort.

12/08/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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

Travel

Vacationing in Venice? Hit These 6 Can't-Miss Spots

There's more to this Italian stronghold than canals and bridges—like the world's first beach resort.

11/16/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Flying Solo

Traveling Alone: Is It for You?

Hostels, couch-surfing, Snapchatting and other ways to enjoy yourself while vacationing by yourself.

10/26/2016 By Bill Wiatrak