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Recently, UNESCO designated a handful of new World Heritage Sites. Check out a few of our favorites here.

This gorgeous overhead view reveals the vivid hues of the Pacific Northwest

As an international traveler, you have probably experienced culture shock at one time or another. However, when traveling to some areas of the world, knowing what to expect before you arrive can be invaluable – whether it is tips, tricks, or etiquette. To help prepare you for your trip to Japan, we have put together a list of what you need to know before you go.

Packing these often overlooked yet essential items will help make your trip smoother.

Each month we explore some hidden gems of the cities we visit in our "Odysseys Hidden Gems" blog series.  This post focuses on London's secret garden.

The holidays are fast approaching, and finding the perfect gift for your travel partner or travel-loving friend may seem overwhelming – they seem to have everything they need. However, we hope the gift ideas in this post will impress even the most frequent travelers.

At one time or another on your travels, you probably have felt the onset of cold or flu-like symptoms.  Unfortunately, traveling takes a toll on our bodies and can make us more susceptible to catching a virus – especially when traveling by plane.  To help you stay healthy on the road, follow these tips.

There’s nothing like a good secret passage. From the wardrobe in The Chronicles of Narnia to Harry Potter’s Platform 9¾ to the passages connecting the corner rooms in the board game Clue, these hidden corridors bring a dash of mystery and intrigue to any situation. And they’re not strictly confined to the realm of fiction.

On your travels, especially in countries such as Morocco, Egypt, India, and Nepal, among other developing nations, you’ll find local markets, bazaars, and roadside vendors where bargaining is not only expected, it’s a tradition.  So that you don’t miss an opportunity to participate in this age-old practice, we offer the following tips for a successful exchange.

Many seasoned travelers are familiar with jet lag, but this temporary sleep disorder (which may occur any time you transition from one time zone to another) doesn’t have to ruin your vacation.  Follow these tips to lessen the effects of jet lag.

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