Flight prices have been through the roof lately, so when I saw an Amtrak ticket from California to Washington, DC, for just $250, I snapped it up. First I hopped on a 53-hour California Zephyr train from Emeryville to Chicago.
“We see a strong new type of customer, which we call a ‘luxury leisure’ customer,” Air France CEO Ben Smith told Fortune and other journalists over breakfast in Paris earlier this summer.
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate In July, “Napa was a ghost town,” said Katie Hamilton Shaffer, the owner of Feast it Forward, a wine collective, events space and TV studio near the Oxbow Public Market.
Fall is a beautiful and practical time for a trip: The scenery in the northern part of the country is particularly exquisite, the southern part offers a little warmth for anyone still clinging to summer, and each state offers something cool to see or do.
After working in the cruise industry for around 15 years, I lost my job during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, I sail on cruises half of the year as a "wife on board" with my husband, a ship engineer. We live on land and at sea, and I share my adventures on my TikTok (@dutchworld_americangirl).
It's safe to say I will change how I check my luggage for future trips after recently researching airline lost luggage policies. Don't get me wrong, I'm on "team carry-on" whenever possible. I flew an around-the-world itinerary with just a carry-on bag not too long ago.
Download the app Storylines For a cool $1 million, you can fulfill your dreams of spending life at sea indefinitely.Just be prepared to trade in your comfortable multiroom home for a studio condominium so small that you'll have to sleep on a Murphy bed.
Why not book a trip while picking up your bulk pantry staples? When I first started shopping regularly at Costco, I mostly used it for things like bulk paper towel purchases, cleaning supplies, and giant bags of snacks.
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It was a typically hot summer day in Utah’s Zion national park, where early-afternoon heat hovered near 100F, even in the shadows of the red peaks soaring overhead.
After a summer of air travel headaches complete with flight cancellations and delays, luggage disasters, security and customs hassles and even the threat of melting airport runways, some people are beginning to think taking the train while in Europe may be a better idea.
The ship that would have become the world’s largest cruise liner has been scrapped before it ever had the chance to take its maiden voyage. If wasting wild amounts of resources and money is your type of thing, this is the story for you.
Get away from the summer masses in Italy, Spain, France and Croatia.
The morning sun is shimmering through the forest as my wife, Melanie, and I shuffle upward along the extremely rewarding Himmelsleiter (sky ladder) hiking route near Heidelberg Castle. Verdant rolling hills frame the refurbished brownstone ruins of the palace grounds.
When my wife and I wanted to take our four young kids on an end-of-summer vacation, we first considered a cruise. We've cruised five times before with Princess, Carnival, and Disney and had good experiences.
The Grossinger’s Catskill Resort Hotel had served as a vibrant summertime getaway for generations. But in recent decades, it had been abandoned.
BERLIN – Since June Germans have been the subjects of a small revolution in public transport.
One of the keys to a life-changing journey is what you do with it afterwards.
While cruise ships may have opened up Alaska's wilderness to millions, the thought of frittering away my vacation time and dollars at an onboard casino, or posing for a selfie with Mickey Mouse just doesn't quite match up with my idea of a dream holiday.