Travel

Why There's a Statue of Bob Marley in Ethiopia

Fun fact: the Rasta movement arose in Ethiopia, not Jamaica.

06/07/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

In the Footsteps of Prince: A Visit to Paisley Park

Much like Graceland, a tour of the musician's Minneapolis home offers an intimate look into the life of a revolutionary American artist.

06/06/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Australia Is for Eating

Is Melbourne's food worth the 14-hour journey from Houston? You better believe it.

06/05/2017 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Rooting Out the 'Real' Mexico in Oaxaca

Mexico's cultural capital offers more than just moles and mezcal—including petrified waterfalls and rarefied ruins.

06/02/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Afraid of Visiting Lebanon? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

The most hospitable country in the Middle East is also one of the most beautiful.

05/18/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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

On Fire

In the Yucatan, Temozón is the Place for Smoked Meat

Joys of the flesh await in the tiny town just north of Valladolid.

05/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Travel

The Loco-vore: Finding Mexico's Wildest Foods

Just think of that larvae as ant caviar.

04/28/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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