| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:31 PM
The spectacle that is this city's Central Market could be a metaphor for the cultural melange that is Suriname.
In stalls outside under the blazing equatorial sun, an ethnic mix of vendors offered fresh and smoked fish, fruits and vegetables, fish eggs,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived.
"This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
| Jul 15, 2014
If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sometimes it's not your kids or your traveling partner that make your vacation plans expensive; it's your dog.
Traveling with a dog — and 80% of respondents to a recent Petplan Pet Insurance survey say they want to travel with a pet, an increase...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A subway train travels faster, but it can't compare with the feeling aboard a good, old-fashioned trolley. Even a slow one.
The people of Toronto are passionate about theirs. Only don't call them trolleys. Here, they're streetcars.
Maybe it's the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Palo Alto in his rear-view mirror, Keith Orchard and the Fam headed down Highway 101 in their SUV, Santa Barbara-bound. They were off to vacation with two other families, take in the cool ocean breeze, soak up the city's chill vibe and catch the city's...
| Jul 15, 2014
Born in Wales, Tom Ellis made a name for himself in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders." The actor, 35, now stars as Dr. William Rush in the USA Network's new medical drama, "Rush." He calls London home, but is currently based out of Vancouver shooting his...
| Jul 1, 2014
What's the current status of the major consumer issues in travel? Here's a quick overview:
Transparent Airfares Act. Although you may not have noticed much recent movement on this noxious proposal, my friends in Washington expect it to come up for a vote...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Interstate Highway 43 is the fastest way for Chicagoans to get to Door County, one of Wisconsin's best-known summer vacation destinations. It's also the best way to miss out on Lake Michigan's more rural and budget-friendly shoreline.
Just south of...
| Aug 2, 2014
Travelers lay a lot of groundwork for summer vacations by researching locations, airfares and the best hotel deals, Consumer Reports notes. But planning how to stay healthy (and what to do if they get sick) usually isn't part of their preparation....
| Jul 26, 2014
Judith Patrizzi did it. So did Linda Petzler.
They said "yes" when their airline asked whether they were interested in paying extra for a premium seat just before boarding — a kind of offer that's becoming increasingly common in the travel...