Travel & Vacations

This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer
This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer

I put down the pen and pick up the pitchfork. During the week, I'm a magazine editor. But… >>

They're Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao
They’re Real: The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao

There's nothing better than receiving a bit of worldly inspiration while seated at your office… >>

The Sweet (Rockin') Sound of American English
The Sweet (Rockin’) Sound of American English

It's a question I've often pondered when hearing foreigners talk in an unfamiliar tongue: What does… >>

The Suite Life—For Dogs
The Suite Life—For Dogs

I had just about gotten used to the term “doggie day care” as a euphemism for “kennel” when… >>

Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>

Need To Chill?
Need To Chill?

This won't help you with the Fahrenheit, but if you're like me and you get strung out about… >>

Look Twice: 10 Funny Hotel Photos
Look Twice: 10 Funny Hotel Photos

Fancy camera tricks—busted! If you've ever been disappointed entering a not-so-majestic hotel… >>

Holidays in Heck
Holidays in Heck

For more than 20 years, journalist P. J. O'Rourke was a foreign and war correspondent – or, as… >>

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

Beat the Heat, Vintage-style
Beat the Heat, Vintage-style

Not to state the obvious, but it has been a hot summer. In fact, weather experts at the National… >>

For Budding Astronauts: Alabama's U.S. Space & Rocket Center
For Budding Astronauts: Alabama’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Travel to Alabama to experience out-of-this-world adventures first hand. >>

10 Weird Restaurants Around the World
10 Weird Restaurants Around the World

From the underwater restaurant located more than 16 feet under the Maldives to the spectacular… >>

Everest: The Mess at the Top of the World
Everest: The Mess at the Top of the World

Overcrowded with inexperienced climbers and polluted with waste, Mount Everest—one of the… >>

Breathtaking Waterfall Pictures and Coastal Views
Breathtaking Waterfall Pictures and Coastal Views

Picture yourself surrounded by North America's natural beauty, from the winding river dells of… >>

Wanted: Chance to Go Ape
Wanted: Chance to Go Ape

For a city girl whose idea of a hardcore outdoor trip is navigating a steep lawn without… >>

Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach
Waste in the Water: How to Find a Clean Beach

Every year, my whole family heads to Cape May, NJ for the first week of August, where we splash… >>

Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?
Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?

As if you needed justification to head to the shore some time this summer, a new British study… >>

Why We All Need a 'Designated Texter'
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can… >>

Top 10 Unexpected Food Travel Destinations
Top 10 Unexpected Food Travel Destinations

Go beyond France and Italy! Whether exploring regional specialties or national favorites, you'll… >>

10 Poison Ivy Home Remedies
10 Poison Ivy Home Remedies

Like cough home remedies and home remedies for headaches, these natural poison ivy home remedies… >>