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Lava from the Hawaii volcano has created a tiny new island off its coast
Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii. The island is part of the lava flow that extends underwater away from the coastline.
America's perfect vacation lake
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:33:49 GMT
Lake Tahoe is lined with freshwater beaches drenched in California/Nevada sun, Sierra mountains imagery and blue snowmelt. Here are the best beaches along its pristine shores.
Stay in a tiny hotel on Amsterdam's bridges
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:59:47 GMT
There's no better spot to watch the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam's canals than the city's bridges. And with new project SWEETs Hotel, Amsterdam-lovers can get one step closer to the water.
The US is facing a serious shortage of airline pilots
Even though demand is up, the United States has a shortage of pilots, particularly at regional airlines. Find out what this means for your flying future and US national security.
Australasia's coolest little city?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:54:14 GMT
Dunedin, on New Zealand's idyllic South Island, isn't getting as many tourists as nearby Queenstown. But that's good news for travelers who want to experience the country's famous hospitality but aren't as keen on Hobbits.
Crude oil bath 'cures disease'
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:40:58 GMT
Ever since the world's first oil well was dug here back in 1847, Azerbaijan has been making the most of its plentiful stocks of "black gold."
What's it like to jump off India's highest (and only) fixed platform bungee jump? Plus: Trekking with the traveling sisters of India.
Life span of an airplane
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:26:32 GMT
Aerial photographer Mike Kelley followed an airplane from assembly at Boeing Field to dismemberment in an aircraft boneyard in the deserts of California.
Say hi to the first Hello Kitty-themed bullet train
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 05:36:06 GMT
There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty -- Sanrio's adorable mouthless character -- and bullet trains.
London eateries with bird's-eye views
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:42:36 GMT
These vertiginous restaurants take dining in the British capital to giddy new heights.
13 of the best things to do in Colombia
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:51:34 GMT
Colombia has emerged from its troubled past. The present and future belong to a growing travel trade. Here are the 13 best things do in this South American jewel.
These 600 cats have a better life than you
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:00:45 GMT
The Lanai Cat Sanctuary provides an oasis for cats and protection for native endangered birds in Hawaii.
The world's most relaxing places
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 13:51:35 GMT
The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then.
Master plan behind world's most powerful city
Washington, D.C., is the world's most powerful city. But how did that happen? Take a look at Pierre Charles L'Enfant's master plan that laid its path to the future.
Climb aboard the Maharajas' Express and experience a luxurious journey to Rajasthan's most popular destinations.
Europe's friendliest, liveliest capital?
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:48:03 GMT
When you travel to Dublin, it doesn't take too long to figure out this is not the capital of a former far-flung empire like that of London, Madrid or Rome.
The UNESCO-listed religion that worships women
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:38:15 GMT
For several centuries in Vietnam, Dao Mau or Mother Goddess worship, has been a source of strength, inspiration and spirituality -- particularly among working-class families.
Surf pioneers have introduced the sport to a tiny fishing village in the state of Karnataka. Plus: Exploring India's beautiful Coorg region.
The best things to do in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:58:21 GMT
Riviera Maya? Already been. Mexico City? Too busy.
Bold, brilliant and beautiful: A look at Iranian women
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 03:54:32 GMT
Bronx-born photojournalist Randy H. Goodman says her journey to and interest in Iran happened kind of by accident.
St Louis reopens updated Gateway Arch Museum
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 16:49:55 GMT
The Gateway Arch is arguably even more famous than its home of St. Louis, Missouri.
The world's best 'secret' urban gardens
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:36:50 GMT
From derelict train tracks turned scenic walkways, to rooftop treasures atop train stations, sometimes the best bits of cities are the bits that don't feel like cities at all.
5 great places to visit in July
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 20:26:39 GMT
School's out and the heat's on in July. This is peak travel season in the USA, much of Europe and a lot of the Northern Hemisphere.
Why are these cities color-coded?
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:25:52 GMT
India's northern region of Rajasthan is most often associated with its royal palaces, mighty forts and flashes of color -- three shades in particular.
Experience the world's largest waterfall cluster
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 03:10:54 GMT
Compared with its neighbors -- Jiuzhaigou National Park in Sichuan and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan -- China's Huangguoshu National Park is relatively off-the-radar for international travelers.
How to cycle around Taiwan in 12 days
Ready to bicycle around Taiwan? The island's 602-mile Cycle Route No. 1 is becoming one of Asia's greatest cycle routes.
The best things to do in San Francisco's Union Square
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 16:32:52 GMT
San Francisco's Union Square has a rep from locals as a tourist trap. But that's changing. Here are the best things to do in a bona fide place to be when you're traveling to the City by the Bay.