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Your Ultimate New Zealand Adventure!

Your Ultimate New Zealand Adventure!
Heading on an adventure trip to New Zealand? Here’s how to get your adrenaline rush! For a small country, New Zealand—which is jam-packed with rainforests, glaciers, fjords, and geysers—offers an incredible number of outdoor jaunts that take place on land, in the sky, in the sea, and even...

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of
Looking for a great beach without the crowds? We’ve uncovered five under-the-radar places to enjoy the summer sun and sand in relative solitude. Miami Beach, Ocean City, Daytona Beach. These are some of the most famous summertime beaches in America, but they’re also among the most crowded. What if...

Best Android and iPhone Apps: Travel Abroad

Best Android and iPhone Apps: Travel Abroad
Make international trips a breeze with these mobile apps. International travel can be exhilarating, rewarding, and eye-opening. But it can also be overwhelming without the right knowledge and tools. Figuring out new languages, currencies, and transportation systems, for example, are a big part of...

America's Top Animal Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves

America's Top Animal Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves
Want to walk with the animals? Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most incredible creatures—right here at home—at one of four US wildlife preserves. By Lenore Greiner, editor of TravelGearForWomen.com You don’t have to support the practices of traditional zoos (or travel halfway...

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip
By traveling at the right time, knowing when to purchase plane tickets and keeping an eye out for hidden fees, you can save a bundle on your next vacation. When it comes to travel, being “cheap” can sometimes be a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with making reasonable efforts to stretch your...

Around the World Travel: How to Pack For Your Trip

Around the World Travel: How to Pack For Your Trip
A peek inside the backpack of a traveler who has been all over the globe. It’s hard to imagine a packing situation more challenging than assembling and loading luggage that will travel with you quite literally around the world. Every trip is different, but destinations and dates aside, some items...

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad

Father’s Day: 9 Top Gifts for Your Traveling Dad
Don’t assume he’s the man who has everything! If he’s the traveling type, you’re bound to find the perfect present for Dad on our ultimate Father’s Day gift list! If you’ve got a wandering spirit, chances are, Dad probably does too (didn’t you know that wanderlust is hereditary?). But whether he...

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates

Travel Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for 2013 Graduates
Give the gift of happier, safer travel to a guy or girl about to take on the world! It’s the first day of the rest of their life – and you’ve got to find the perfect present. What could be a better gift than something—that inspires, eases or helps document their post-collegiate explorations of the...

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?
Find an ethical volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and skills. If you could check out your friends, co-workers and even strangers bucket lists, you’d probably find “traveling overseas” toward the very top. We all seem to want the opportunity to visit far-flung beaches, immerse ourselves...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

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