Gorilla Trekking in Uganda: How to Take This Bucket List Trip on a Budget

By Melissa Klurman

A trip to see African gorillas in the wild isn't cheap. But there is a way to bring down costs as much as possible.

We Attended a Sitcom Taping in Hollywood: Here's What to Expect and How to Get Tickets

By Jason Cochran

We attended a TV sitcom taping—and we actually had fun! Here's what the experience is like, and here's how to get tickets for your next vacation.

After the Storms: What You Need to Know If You Have Booked Travel to Impacted Regions

By TouRest Staff

Harvey's and Irma's effects will be felt for months to come. What the airlines, cruise lines, hotel companies, and other travel industry entities are—and aren't—doing to help those who have travel plans.

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War on Smartphones: Two Tourist Cities Where Using Your Phone Could Cost Dearly

By Jason Cochran

In one popular vacation town, you'll be fined for using your phone in a crosswalk. In another, tourists face a plague of smartphone snatchings.

8-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Female to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

By Zac Thompson

Travel news from all over

A New Warning About Cocktails at Some Mexican All-Inclusive Resorts

By Pauline Frommer

Toxic alcohol is a rising problem at some unethical resorts in Mexico. Here's what you should know—and how to tell if you've had sub-par booze.

Eight Observations About Travel That May Be of Use for Your Next Vacation

By Tonny Trust

Quick thoughts on Airbnb, Disneyland, airlines, Cuba, Washington's National Museum of African American History and Culture, and other recent travel developments

An Ignorant Proposed Cut in Amtrak's Budget Would Devastate That Much-Needed Service

By Tonny Trust

President Trump wants to reduce Amtrak's budget. Once and for all: What has the right wing got against long-distance rail service?

For Seniors, August 28 Is the Deadline for Enjoying One of the Great Travel Bargains

By Tonny Trust

The price of a lifetime national parks pass for U.S. seniors is about to go WAY up.

In Spite of the President's Confusing Cuba Policy, Three Major Cruise Lines Persevere in Offering Brief and Superficial Visits

By Tonny Trust

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.

Is This the End of Air Passenger Bumping?

By Pauline Frommer

United Airlines' test of a new program could solve one of the biggest problems the airline industry has created for itself.

Do Travelers Lose Something by Using Airbnb's Premium Services?

By Pauline Frommer

Airbnb wants to snag business travelers with listings that have the latest in luxury fittings and are regularly inspected. Why I (might) object

Legal Marijuana Has Come to Las Vegas

By Pauline Frommer

Pot has joined Sin City's list of legal vices. What do you need to know before you toke?

Our National Parks Are in Peril of Having Their Funding Cut

By Tonny Trust

The Trump Administration wants to cut 4,000 jobs from the department that oversees the National Park Service. That could spell disaster for some of the country's most cherished sights.

Pres. Trump Has Reinstated a Cuba Policy That Has Been an Abject Failure for 50 Years

By Tonny Trust

Pres. Trump's Cuba decision senselessly turns back the clock, reversing gains for both countries—and for U.S. travelers.

Proposals to Privatize Air Traffic Control Are Based on Ideology, Not Practicality

By Tonny Trust

The Trump Administration wants to put air traffic control in the hands of a private corporation. Should that worry you?