Travel Archive

Op-Ed: To Go or Not to Go?

While there are far more serious problems facing the world, for some people whether or not to travel in the weeks and months ahead has become a confusing and heated topic. Here's what a longtime travel writer thinks.

Tim Neville
Mar 11, 2020

Noise-Canceling Headphones Under $150

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but not if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable headphone options stack up.

Bryan Rogala
Mar 11, 2020

Inside the Cartoonish and Majestic Land of Saguaro

Exploring the desert and cacti is so awesome and surreal that you'll feel like you're on another planet. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's fourth stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

Emily Pennington
Mar 10, 2020

The Ultimate Volcanoes National Park Travel Guide

A trip to the largest of Hawaii Island's five national and historic parks is a step back in time, a place where two active volcanoes have long altered the landscape. From 1983 to 2018, lava poured into the Pacific Ocean, as it pounded and shaped the craggy shoreline. Today, endangered birds and rare orchids fill the rainforest and grasslands, geological wonders dot the terrain, and sacred cultural sites speak to the park's mythic roots.

Catherine Toth Fox
Mar 9, 2020

Does Travel Insurance Cover the Coronavirus?

One of the many things that COVID-19 has taught us is to always consider buying a travel insurance policy. If you bought travel insurance for a trip you have to cancel during the travel bans, you may or may not be covered. Here's how to protect yourself now and on future trips.

Stephanie Pearson
Mar 5, 2020

You've Never Seen Sunrises Like Those at Death Valley

Go to this massive California destination for the hiking, but stay for its spectacularly colorful early mornings. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's third stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

Emily Pennington
Mar 1, 2020