We’re coming up on that time of year—the winter holidays—when too many people spend too much time stuck in airports. So I asked a selection of travel experts and imaginative frequent travelers to share unusual—and unusually rewarding—ways they kill time … Read more
You’ve taken all the pre-airport precautions: You’ve loaded your phone with the right apps and with your airline’s customer service number. You’ve checked your airline’s website for weather-related alerts. You’ve packed everything in one carry-on so you can switch flights … Read more
You already know how to upgrade a trip by paying only a little more. But there are also times when you can get a more rewarding travel experience even while saving money. Here’s how experts and savvy frequent travelers … Read more
What’s the best way to get from the Rome airport (Fiumicino) to my hotel in Rome (the Holiday Inn)? Train, taxi, or bus? Thank you so much!
—Tracy Albright, Nevada
Tracy, there are five Holiday … Read more
Sometimes you splurge during a trip because a unique opportunity presents itself right then, right there. I splurged on a day trip to Greenland, for example, because I happened to be nearby in Iceland and when else was I … Read more
How many vacation days do you have left this year? If it’s more than you can take in the two months remaining before year’s end, you’re hardly alone. Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as … Read more
Ski season is suddenly upon us—Killington, Vermont, and Sunday River, Maine, just opened for the season—and you know what that means: Prices will only go up from here, as early-season deals vaporize and resorts book up for the winter holidays. … Read more
These must-haves recommended by frequent-traveling experts take up little space in your luggage and weigh next to nothing. Don’t leave home without ‘em.
- Tennis ball and T Spheres