The Viking Expedition cruise ship Octantis is sailing its first season on the Great Lakes. Find out what to expect from an expedition cruise, including scientific research, onboard laboratory and libraries, luxury amenities, and all the equipment to enjoy active excursions off ship.
Our check list of day hiking essentials includes tips and what to pack for nature hikes and city walks. Based on our experience, find the best day packs, top hiking shoes and boots, and what to pack for comfortable and safe day hikes and city tours.
Twenty travel stories from destinations and tour providers about reviving travel after the long impact of the pandemic. From start-up companies to major destinations, new initiatives speak to the future of travel.
A list of National Parks and Monuments by state, with links to our stories about parks we’ve visited. There are 62 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands. Lots of other fun facts about National Parks.
A digest of audio posts produced by Travel Past 50. This collection includes interviews with travel experts and responses to favorite destinations, plus a couple travel radio interviews with Kris and Tom about their nomadic travels.
We all use photos to keep travel memories. Our images from 2019, of people and scenery, come from about 50 cities in seven countries, visited via 15 different itineraries. We traveled solo, together, and with family.