Posted on 09/19/2017, 9:30 PM
If you were thinking of making 2018 the year you finally realize your dream trip of hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you'll need to start planning right now. Normally, Peru's limited allotment of permits for the trail goes on sale early in the calendar year—and they usually sell out quickly—but for 2018 trips, they will go on sale October 1, 2017. That means you'll need to start planning fo...
Posted on 09/15/2017, 6:00 PM
Disturbing reports from a number of reliable sources have shown, beyond doubt, that the number of incoming foreign tourists to the United States has fallen dramatically in the past several months. Those reports are not simply from private sources, but also from federal government agencies that would be the last to challenge the Administration’s claims of a healthy economy. The fall-off in forei...
Posted on 09/04/2017, 12:00 AM
While some world cities have been dabbling in the reduction of plastic bags by charging customers if they want one or switching to paper, Kenya has just instituted the harshest plastic bag ban in the world. Now, importing plastic bags to Kenya could result in fines of up to $31,000 or even prison time. Plastic bags, which take as long as 1,000 years to break down, make their way into oceans, wher...
Despite the President’s murky efforts to limit the right of Americans to travel to Cuba, the cruise industry's brightest leaders lay future plans to bring even more vacationers there.
A tit-for-tat spat could have significant consequences for travelers.
Experts across the travel industry are warning that masses of tourists are being scared away from visiting the United States, and the loss of tourism jobs could be devastating.
American cruise lines are preparing to enter the Cuban market with force, but will politics quash the budding potential for new jobs, new revenue, and new explorations?
When a U.S. embassy or consulate is not permitted to help travelers—a common predicament—it may enlist the assistance of a friendly expat. Meet the "warden," the volunteer who could save your next trip.
What documents to American citizens require if they want to cross by land into Mexico or Canada? Can they use a driver's license with a birth certificate, or do they need a passport?
Whether you’re battling the lines or worrying about accidentally leaving something metal in your pocket, airport security can be the most boring and stressful part of traveling. For low-risk travelers, however, applying to certain programs can save time and effort at the airport.
"Although it will make headlines, the announcement of these embargo modifications is of far less substance than meets the eye."
In light of heightened border security and thorough Transportation Security Administration (TSA) searches, it seems like a given that you need a passport to go on a cruise. Surprisingly enough, the cruise industry has a loophole that lets American passengers soak in the and other destinations without a passport on “closed-loop” sailings out of U.S. ports.
Here's a series of both online and offline tools that you can use to learn a foreign language and make your next trip abroad better.
Losing your wallet can happen to even the most seasoned traveler. Either you forgot it on a counter or left it in a cab, or worse, a pickpocket makes off with it. So how can you board the plane without ID? Read on.
Traveling abroad? Here's a clear and concise rundown on everything you need to know about obtaining the necessary documents before you leave home.
People love their pets -- so much so that there is an entire sub-industry out there of pet related leisure wear, accessories and travel gadgets. There is also a plethora of travel sites aimed at pet owners looking for resources, tips, information, accommodations and booking services.