Are you Indiana Jones?

Why You Should Visit the Third Wonder of the World Now

Get Petra-fied in Jordan.

07/09/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

A Pilgrimage of sorts

Follow This Mosaic Map to a Long-Lost Biblical Site

One traveler looks for ancient holy places near the River Jordan.

06/17/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

Two Days Are All You Need in Mauritania's Capital

It's not your typical tourist destination, but one for experienced world travelers.

05/25/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

On the Water in Senegal

Adventure awaits in this West African country.

05/12/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

Let's flamingle

Where to Find Flamingos in Aruba

Selfies are fine, but no, you cannot pet them.

03/26/2021 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

Yes, You Should Go to Uzbekistan

Spiked fortresses, ski resorts, and a camel or two.

03/19/2021 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

The Great Mohenjo-daro Adventure

How a visiting an artist in Pakistan led one Houstonia writer to one of the oldest cities in the world ... and a haunted house.

03/04/2021 By Bill Wiatrak

On The Itinerary

How to See Mexico's Most Beautiful Cities in Two Weeks, Max

A one way ticket to Mexico City, a rental car, and (masked-up, socially distanced) adventure.

12/16/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Safe Travels

Fredericksburg Without the Wine

Visiting Hill County without the tasting rooms? Yes, it still rules (and yes, you can still have a little wine).

08/13/2020 By Jennifer Simonson

Cheap Trick

How to Travel the U.S. with No Money

A reliable car and a little ingenuity go a long way.

08/04/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Safe Travels

Camping in Style at a Secluded Florida Ranch

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo rivals Texas's finest.

07/27/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Road Trips

Scottsdale Makes for a Safe Getaway

With a few precautions and a cooler of grub, a wanderluster hits the road to Arizona.

07/23/2020 By Janan Araujo-Siam

Georgia On My Mind

Thomasville is a Trip Back in Time

A weekend in this Southern town will slow your roll.

03/05/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

A Beginner's Guide to Kenya

From the grasslands to the beaches, the country is a must for world travelers.

03/02/2020 By Ian Everett

The Golden Triangle

An Art Lover's Guide to Madrid

How to immerse yourself in art and great food without spending a fortune.

02/07/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Island Siren Call

You'll Never Want to Leave This Breathtaking Caribbean Island

Anguilla is hard to get to, and even harder to leave.

01/30/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Great Escapes

Germany Delights in Winter (and Every Other Season, Too)

From Michelin-starred eateries to centuries-old castles, Deutschland delivers year round.

01/06/2020 Photography by Janan Araujo-Siam

Bucket List Trips

Diving the Wreckage of World War II in Beautiful Vanuatu

A diver's dream awaits in the South Pacific.

12/23/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Gustatory Getaway

How to Eat Like a Local in Mexico City

Mexico City might just love sushi and ramen more than Houston does.

12/20/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Bucket List Trips

How to Get to Papua New Guinea

A flight to Sydney and a cruise later, paradise awaits.

12/18/2019 By Bill Wiatrak