TravelSpectacular places, road trips and top European destinations with Rick Steves
You've heard of mood lighting, try no lighting with the latest trend
August 14, 2012 | By Leah Binkovitz
The Sierra Club presented a fictional subway map of the U.S. National Parks and is challenging green commuters to see how many stops they can hit
August 13, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
To sample the best foods and flavors of a region, head for a festival
August 10, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
Set deep within the Russian subcontinent, Baikal is the deepest, oldest and most voluminous of all lakes
August 07, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
Traveling and eating abroad, many diners discover that the world is a vegetarian's oyster
August 03, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
Is there one perfect temperature to serve red or white wine? Perhaps not, but here are some good guidelines
August 02, 2012 | By Kat J. McAlpine
London's Natural History Museum is challenging adults to channel their inner child in an upcoming grown ups-only slumber party.
August 01, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
For the earth's sake, maybe it's time we take a good, hard look at our dietary habits
August 01, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
In 1919, Popular Science magazine imagined how Earthlings might communicate with Mars
July 31, 2012 | By Matt Novak
In 1954, a special issue of Collier's magazine envisioned a ten-ship flotilla to the red planet.
July 30, 2012 | By Matt Novak
A continuation of last week's list of the author's favorite reads
July 27, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
The recent fatal shark attack off Western Australia has ignited a debate there over whether the fish should continue to be protected
July 24, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
July 24th marks double jackpot for the intrepid explorers of years past as well for as fans of the latest photographic trend, "ruin porn."
July 24, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
Now I know what to do with my jar of Turkish liras, Cambodian riels and Irish 50-pence pieces.
July 23, 2012 | By Susan Spano
Reading while traveling can serve as a sensory supplement to one's surrounding environment. Here's a list of some of my favorite books and where to read them
July 21, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
With perhaps 600 million strays skirmishing for food on the fringe of the human world, street dogs are a common element of travel just about everywhere
July 18, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
Among the treasures that will be on display when the park's new museum opens later this year are 30 pieces donated by the legendary architect
July 18, 2012 | By Susan Spano
In the ocean waters just off California's Central Coast, the fish are swarming this summer like they haven't in years
July 12, 2012 | By Alastair Bland
In addition to helping you navigate an exotic city or impressing your friends at cocktail parties, researchers say that knowing a foreign language can also help with decision-making abilities.
July 10, 2012 | By Rachel Nuwer
All along the roadways of America—and the world—there's figs, avocados and wild berries ripe for the picking
July 10, 2012 | By Alastair Bland