River cruises: Allowing travel to lesser known intimate destinations
There's a groundswell movement among today's travelers. They are no longer satisfied with seeing the standard sights in the standard way; these travelers are a part of that movement which seeks richer knowledge, new perspectives and one-of-a-kind experiences. Travelers who identify with this type of movement are finding ...
Smart tips for staying safe while studying abroad
For students who want to go beyond the usual college experience, study abroad is an appealing option. A semester or year spent studying overseas can be both personally enriching and attractive to future employers seeking workers who are well-versed in the global economy.
Getting away doesn't always mean traveling far away
When you're planning your perfect getaway, would it make things easier knowing that you could get everything you envision - great food, live entertainment, relaxing nature hikes, a tropical drink by the pool - all in one place? For many folks, vacation means a time to relax and try new things they don't get to normally experience at home. But many are finding that you don't have to venture off to a faraway land to find this type of vacation.
Summer driving tips for boomers
Whether you're heading to your beach house or visiting family in far-off locales, summer driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But while drivers of all ages can enjoy the pleasures of a long trip, changes in roads, road rules and driving conditions can make it more important for older drivers to make extra prepara...
How to cross your dream adventure off life's to-do list
Run a marathon. Visit the rainforest. Backpack through Europe. You might have a to-do list for chores around the house, work tasks or errands, and while those are all intended to keep you on track for the more mundane, but necessary, tasks in life, have you thought about compiling a more exciting kind of to-do list - fil...
Australia travel tips: the top five things to do 'Down Under'
Some of the greatest allures of Australia are the vast, varied and unspoiled landscapes. However, that variety naturally means there's a lot of distance between sites and places of interest, which in turn adds up to considerable expenses. A range of travel options give visitors the opportunity to see many of Australia's ...
Don't let summertime equal more crime
You may be wishing for sandy beaches or a mountain getaway about now. As Americans make plans to escape for a few days this summer, criminals view these vacations as a season of opportunity.
With Americans traveling more this summer, tips for safe travel
An enduring love of road trips and stable gas prices are combining to increase the miles Americans expect to log during this summer's travel season. With more people on the road driving further, vehicle maintenance is even more important for preventing breakdowns. Summer heat is hard on engines and tires. A few simple pr...