The Summer Olympics are almost here, with official ceremonies kicking off in Rio on August 5. And with the country’s new visa waiver program going into effect for American and Canadian citizens on June 1, now is the perfect time … Read more
We all have our opinions as to the true must-haves on a road trip. Some of us might require a subscription to satellite radio, others a radar detector. Here are the Thank-God-I-packed items that my family and I have found … Read more
Time was when you could pick a hotel at your destination based on the number of stars it had. Today it’s not so simple: Different sources and websites have different ideas of what constitutes four-star vs. three-star vs. two-star, and … Read more
While Europe as a whole sets the bar for bicycle urbanism, there are many other pedal-friendly oases around the world that also cater to two-wheeled transportation. Here are our favorite bike-friendly cities in the world, perfect for enjoying the outdoors … Read more
Some places are known for their beaches — the Caribbean, California, Croatia — while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Bengier goes on a hunt for the world’s most unexpected strips of sand.
A few hours’ drive south of San Francisco, the Big Sur coast has long been lauded as one of California’s most beautiful coastal regions. Characterized by rugged cliffs and outcroppings stretching out over the Pacific, the area has been a … Read more
Traveling solo? Don’t tell everyone that. There’s no harm in inventing a little white lie about your partner who’s back at the hotel room or the friend you’re meeting later. Admitting you’re by yourself on the road can leave you … Read more