Not all volcanos are active, but that doesn't mean they're not worth a visit.
Make the most out of your next road trip by adding a few of America's most obscure landmarks along your route. Come on; we know you want to see the tallest tree house.
Does the type of car you drive really influence how likely you are to get a speeding ticket? Perhaps, but there are definitely some other predictors you should be aware of.
With romantic destinations like Paris or party-central places Miami out of the question, it may seem like finding a destination for your solo trip is harder than sneaking a beer keg through an airport security checkpoint. Luckily, the five countries on this list are not only great destinations to visit sans boyfriend or baby, but can actually be better experienced without them.
Two years ago, I took a solo trip to Cancun, Mexico. For four days, I sunbathed, scarfed tacos and toured the faded ruins of a 12th century Mayan city. Though it was a worth-while experience, I returned home from it with a splotchy sunburn, a camera's worth of blurry photographs of my left earlobe and a feeling of regret that I never got the chance to swim in the turquoise-colored ocean that Cancun is so famous for. Had I thought to pack better, that story may have ended differently. The following is a list of seven solo travel gizmos I didn't pack with me...but wish I had.
Take advantage of our top beauty travel essentials for worry-free packing this season. These 10 must-haves, including double-duty face products and the perfect travel-size dry shampoo, are flawless fits for your carry-on, tote or duffle bag--and, yes, they are TSA-approved. From functional to fab, we have you covered.
For many, going to a bar solo is akin to going to a friend's wedding dateless: an embarrassing and painfully awkward experience oftentimes made worse with one-too-many fruity cocktails. But if you're a solo-traveler who also happens to enjoy your adult beverages, frequenting bars without a date is a great skill to master.
For travelers looking for a creative way to spend a budget-friendly vacation, yurts allow us to experience the outdoors while simultaneously providing us with heightened protection from the elements. Sounds pretty nice, right? The most popular yurt locations in the United States include these getaways.
Over the years, the Academy Awards' Best Picture nominees and winners have inspired many a wanderlust in movie buffs who just can't get enough of seeing where our favorite scenes were shot and imagining our favorite actors on set and in character.
Finding the right carry-on bag is a lot like searching for a dance partner. You have to test a few out to get a feel for how they swivel, pivot, and roll. You have find one that's lightweight and flexible for those quick pickups and easy maneuvering. Yes, finding a suitable dance partner is tough, but finding the right carry-on bag doesn't have to be. We've gathered the 10 best carry-on bags for your next weekend getaway.
Anyone who's ever visited Rome, Paris, or just about any other ancient city knows that if you tried to fill each fountain in town, you'd end up a beggar. On your next trip abroad, these amazing feats of aqua-tecture are worth tossing a few pennies into.
People travel for different reasons. Some travel to experience a new culture while others, a new cocktail. Whatever the reason, the fact remains that certain vacation destinations attract certain traveler types. A meditation retreat in the Himalayas, for example, draws a different sort of visitor than happy hour at a bar in Cancun. Read on to see what your favorite Hawaiian hideaway or Parisian boutique hotel reveals about you.
While choosing bedazzled table linens and lacy garters can be stimulating, wedding planning can also be pure misery. Every day I fantasize about telling my mother and future mother-in-law to take a hike so my fiance and I can hightail it to Vegas, or even better, Paris, or some exotic, beachy location, but unfortunately, that isn't in the stars for my impending nuptials.
It's getting harder and harder to see the stars these days, as lights from urban and suburban areas create a haze in the sky that obscures the stars and planets from our view. Yet there are few things more enjoyable than marveling at a brilliant night sky. Thanks in part to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) and state and national parks, the following are the best places to stargaze as perhaps our pre-electricity ancestors did.
The world's marvels are numerous and awe-inspiring, but it's time to update the Medieval-age list of the Seven Wonders of the World with these additional seven extraordinary sites. For their beauty, ingenuity, and sheer marvel, these seven sites are listed by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre as sites of outstanding universal value. Will these “masterpiece[s] of human creative genius” make it onto your bucket list, as well?
With the winter months looming, planning a romantic rendezvous prior to the spring thaw not only gives us something to look forward to, but often takes us to destinations we'd overlook en route to the nearest beach in July. Between their powdery peaks, roaring hearths, and dinners a deux, these getaways all but spell l-o-v-e.
Robin Leach's hilarious show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" showcases the luxurious lifestyles of those more financially fortunate. Sadly, our budgets run more Holiday Inn than Four Seasons, but we can still dream, right? Check out these six resorts we're wishing to visit now.
TLC advised us to avoid chasing waterfalls back in 1995, but if we just stick to the rivers and the lakes that we're used to, we miss out on so many gorgeous, awe-inspiring examples of nature's beauty--many of which exist all over the United States.