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Climate change could make turbulence worse

Climate change could make turbulence worse

Story highlights With climate change, you can expect a bumpy ride, scientist says “Severe turbulence” expected to increase by 149% There is a growing amount of research that shows that as the planet warms from climate change, the second half of this century will see an increase in turbulence, especially along the heavily-traveled transatlantic routes […]

Cannes: city in the sun

Cannes: city in the sun

Photos: Roller coaster picks for 2017

Photos: Roller coaster picks for 2017

Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

How to beat jet lag with hotel spa treatments

How to beat jet lag with hotel spa treatments

No matter how glamorous the destination—or destination spa—the indignities of modern travel are just half the battle. The other half? Fighting the resulting symptoms: sore shoulders, a piercing crick in the neck, or worse, jet lag or altitude sickness. Long-haul flights that cross several zones cause anarchy for the body’s circadian rhythms, and the effects […]

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District Quartier Putain: The name of this cafe comes from the French slang for the activity that made the Red Light District famous. Photos: Photos: A guide to Amsterdam’s Red Light District Coffee creations: Barista-served coffee is on the menu at Quartier Putain. Photos: Photos: A guide […]

Hatch Show Print: Inside a Nashville institution

Hatch Show Print: Inside a Nashville institution

“We’re still doing what we did 138 years ago,” said shop manager Celene Aubry. “Hatch is a living museum.” Today Hatch continues putting its solid imprint on Nashville and entertainment history, blending the time-honored letterpress tradition with contemporary cool. Best known for its exhaustive resume of concert posters, Hatch rose in reputation as the visually […]

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

Wild cows and water buffalo wander the streets, stopping to admire the views and soak up a ray of sun. Yes, this is Hong Kong. But not the ultra-modern skyline and crowded streets travelers are used to. Most tourists planning a trip to Lantau are headed to see the massive 112-foot-tall Tian Tan Buddha, also […]

In the Philippines, a volcano within a lake within an island

In the Philippines, a volcano within a lake within an island

Just 55 kilometers south of Manila, Taal Volcano has erupted 30 times since the 16th century, accounting for the deaths of more than 5,000 people. Yet it’s scaled daily by dozens of groups of laid-back tourists. Perhaps they’re calmed by Taal’s reputation as the smallest active volcano in the world — it’s just 311 meters […]

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