- President Obama Thanks Troops On Visit To Hawaii Base
December 26 2013 1:53 AM
The president also greeted troops, including personnel who were injured in South Sudan, over the phone on Christmas Eve.
- The ‘Most Welcoming’ City In Europe Is…
December 12 2013 5:46 AM
This European capital in the old Eastern Bloc outshines the rest as the most welcoming city on the continent.
- Does Brazil Need More Tourists? Apparently So
December 11 2013 6:33 AM
Surprisingly enough, Brazil gets fewer tourists than Mexico and even Portugal.
- The Most Ethical Travel Destinations For 2014
December 04 2013 6:02 AM
Where we choose to spend our travel dollars has a bigger impact than you may realize on international goodwill.
- How Dallas Will Honor 50th Anniversary Of JFK Assassination
November 14 2013 6:35 AM
It was 50 years ago this November that President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, and the city is still grappling with what that day meant.
- Where To Find The Best Travel Deals For 2014
November 08 2013 5:45 AM
If you’re looking for a good travel deal in 2014, the experts at Travelzoo have a few ideas.
- The Race That Stops A Nation
November 04 2013 6:24 AM
The U.S. has its Kentucky Derby and U.K. its Royal Ascot, but what happens at Australia's Melbourne Cup Carnival is of another caliber altogether.
- These 10 Cities Made Lonely Planet’s Best Of 2014 List
October 31 2013 6:20 AM
Only one U.S. city made Lonely Planet’s 2014 watch list, and it’s not one of North America’s coastal charmers.
- Disney Gives First Glimpse Of Spectacular 'Avatar' Theme Park [PHOTOS, VIDEO]
October 14 2013 9:37 PM
Coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in 2017: The mythical world of Pandora, home to the Na'vi people in the blockbuster "Avatar."
- At The Phuket Vegetarian Festival, Self-Mutilation Brings Virtue
October 14 2013 5:44 AM
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is nothing like the run of the mill veggie fest you may be picturing in your mind.
- Peek Inside Richard Branson’s $60K-A-Night Island Getaway
October 07 2013 10:59 PM
It was just over two years ago that the Great House at Richard Branson's famed Necker Island resort burnt to the ground. Now, it's back.
- Introducing The World’s First Instagram Hotel
October 02 2013 5:41 AM
The world's first "Instagram hotel," Sydney's 1888 Hotel, offers a free night stay to anyone with more than 10,000 followers.
- Travel Alternatives To Parks And Attractions Closed Amid Shutdown
October 01 2013 10:01 PM
Has the government shutdown ruined your travel plans? Here are some open alternatives to the closed national parks and federal attractions.
- Ethiopia Celebrates Meskel, A Christian Holiday All Its Own
September 27 2013 12:02 PM
For Orthodox Christian Ethiopians, Meskel marks the finding of the "true cross," and it's a huge, colorful event.
- The Top !0 Destinations For Chinese Tourists
September 25 2013 5:45 AM
It’s not New York or Paris that will gain the most from the Chinese travel boom, but rather a collection of destinations in Southeast Asia.
- A New Yorker In Lagos, Nigeria: At Home Amid The Chaos
September 20 2013 11:29 AM
Visiting Lagos as a New Yorker was a revelatory experience defined by stunning displays of wealth and poverty, among other things.
- The Best US Oktoberfest Celebrations
September 18 2013 5:49 AM
It started with a royal wedding and morphed into one of fall’s largest festivals, but you don’t need to travel to Germany for Oktoberfest anymore.
- How Well Did The Jersey Shore Fare The Summer After Sandy?
September 02 2013 10:58 AM
Many analysts predicted that summer 2013 would be a complete washout for the post-Sandy Jersey Shore. So was it?
- La Tomatina Festival Paints Spanish Town Tomato Red
August 28 2013 9:09 PM
Imagine thousands swimming in a sea of pasta sauce and you begin to picture what it was like at La Tomatina Festival 2013.
- Hanging With Humpbacks In Australia’s Whale Watching Mecca
August 23 2013 6:07 AM
Humpbacks live up to their reputation as the acrobats of the sea on a trip to Australia’s whale watching Mecca: Hervey Bay.