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 Photography by Courtesy Damon Shaw/Shutterstock

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

Travel

Seeking the Soul of Houston in Saigon

A journey to Vietnam reveals a fuller understanding of Houston’s relationship with the Southeast Asian country

10/24/2016 By Claudia Kolker

Travel

Scare Yourself Silly in Orlando This Halloween

You've heard of theme parks—but how about scream parks?

10/18/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

It's Not a Trip to Thailand Without a Trip to the Markets

Pausing to reflect on the bounty and beauty of Thai markets.

10/04/2016 By Max Burkhalter

Essay

In Isaan, Following in the Footsteps of a Legendary Fighter

A journey to discover the roots of Muay Thai takes a Houston-based photographer halfway across the world.

09/27/2016 By Max Burkhalter

Open Road

Houstonasia: Traveling Abroad with Your Texas Mom

Once upon a time there was a son who dreamed of taking a trip to Asia with his mother, who did not want to go.

09/19/2016 By Scott Vogel

Travel

How to Do Rome with the Kids in Tow

The Eternal City can also be one of the most family-friendly European destinations, if you know where to go.

09/12/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

Travel

In Santorini, a White and Blue Post-Summer Getaway

Wind down the Greek way—with wine—on the scenic island of Oia.

09/01/2016 By Yasmine Saqer

Island Time

How to Make the Most Out of Three Days in Belize

San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye may be tiny, but it has tons to offer the weekend tourist.

08/29/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Travel Light

How to Pack for an International Vacation in a Purse

Going on vacation is about leaving it all behind, right?

08/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dolly Would

Moonshine, Batmobiles and Dolly Parton: Welcome to Tennessee

There's more to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg than Dollywood—but, of course, there's that too.

08/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas Travel

Reasons to Visit Marfa Other Than Gossip Girl

There's more to this tiny town than a Prada "store."

07/27/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

Texas Travel

Essential Texas Trips: Rediscovering San Antonio

Time machines both literal and metaphorical abound in the Alamo City.

07/18/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Open Road

Finding An Oasis—and Facing Fears—in the West Texas Desert

Diving at Balmorhea State Park is worth the eight-hour drive from Houston.

07/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rocky Mountain High

Tackle These 10 Bucket List Items When You're in Vail

Smart Houstonians hit the slopes in the summer, but that's not all there is to do in this ski village.

07/14/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea