international travel Tag Archive

Lourdes Welcomes Art Lovers and Devoted Pilgrims Alike

There isn’t another place on Earth like Lourdes, France. For the deeply religious, it’s a pilgrimage; for the rest of us, it’s a repository of singular art...

Want the Most Scenic Selfie? Try Banff National Park

There’s a reason why I’ve visited Alberta’s Banff National Park more times than I can recall – and it’s all about taking in the majestic views and...

Australia's Margaret River is Paradise Found

It’s quite likely you’ve never heard of Margaret River. If you have, chances are a.) You’re Australian b.) You’re a wine aficionado, or c.) You’re a surfer....

Old World Charm Meets 21st Century Fun in Madrid

Friends vacationing in Spain have often asked me whether they should visit Madrid or Barcelona. Truth is, there is no right or wrong answer. Even Spaniards are divided on the...

Singapore In the Rain: Changi Airport's Showpiece

The main attraction at Changi International Airport in Singapore is not its fancy duty-free shops, au curant lounges, or the building’s modestly tasteful design. No, the...

Help Me, Ronda: Spain's Lovely Little Jewel

How did I miss this picturesque tiny charmer of a town? After four visits to Spain, I took a few friends up on their offer to visit Ronda. I was delighted....

Copenhagen: Where Fairy Tales Are Born

I attended a two-week family reunion in Central Europe and found myself with three days to spare in my schedule. I wanted to cross off every European possibility, but I was...

Bali High: Everything You've Heard Is True

Whether you’re making vacation plans or sketching out your bucket list, don’t forget the dreamy, tropical island paradise known by one word: Bali....

Heidelberg: More Than a Sausage Fest

One of Germany’s most picturesque locales and home to the university that bears its name, Heidelberg is a town with centuries of beauty – both natural and man-made –...

Iceland: "Think Pink" for a Wedding Destination

When picturing a destination wedding, couples often fantasize about tropical beaches and swaying palms. But for something out of the ordinary, modern grooms may want to trade...

A Thailand Itinerary for LGBT Travelers

Thailand has recently gone to great lengths to court the LGBT traveler. And so we went. By Brandon Schultz Asia may not be the most liberal continent, and it’s not exactly a...

Where to Put Your Head Down in French Polynesia

French Polynesia, best known for its most prominent island, Tahiti, is located in the South Pacific Ocean, halfway between California and Australia....