Bush fires have been raging in Australia for months now. At least 25 people are dead. News about the impact on wildlife is devastating. Residents have been forced to flee to beaches or even ships offshore to find safety.
As far back as "Lawrence of Arabia" in 1962, filmmakers have traveled to Wadi Rum for its magnificent scenery. For tourists, Wadi Rum also offers a chance to experience the traditional Bedouin culture of southern Jordan.
Though airline club lounges are traditionally reserved for frequent flyers and road warriors who purchase annual memberships, many domestic carriers offer the option to purchase a pass on the day of your flight (provided that you’re flying that airline).
Formal nights, a holdover from a grand cruising tradition, are becoming less formal — when they exist at all. And while that might be welcome news for travelers who just want to relax on vacation, it’s a sad turn for many who love to dine with a dressed-up crowd.
The prison outside Chicago is not the Alcatraz of the Midwest. It hasn’t been cleaned up, like Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. It has no exhibits, audio tour, heat, or jail-cell restoration. Instead, it is a tourist experience in “ruin porn” — the trendy photography genre that showcases
As our aging population faces health and mobility challenges — 6 in 10 have a chronic disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — more people may benefit from a helping hand on the road.
Heading west to the mecca for our annual ski vacation, we found ourselves in a winter wonderland — hundreds of groomed and powdery trails snaking down rugged mountains with peaks poking into the clouds.