Outfitted Trips


True Tales of the World's Best Job

They get paid to climb mountains and raft whitewater. But guiding isn't all a dream—not with whiny clients, lousy tips, and the occasional colleague pranking you in a gorilla suit.

Christopher Solomon
Apr 30, 2015

Inside the Mad, Mad World of TripAdvisor

Research almost any travel destination and you'll probably wind up on travel-industry Goliath, where passionate people praise and denounce everything from romantic getaways to cockroach-infested hotel rooms. But who can you trust?

Tom Vanderbilt
Mar 13, 2015

The 5 Best Travel Guides

These adventure geniuses will make your next trip the one you never, ever forget.

Stephanie Pearson
Mar 11, 2015

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Don't plan any vacations before reading this year's Best of Travel winners.

Tim Neville and Stephanie Pearson
Mar 11, 2015

The IcyBreeze

A cooler that does double duty as an air conditioner.

Duncan Larkin
Feb 3, 2015

Found: Green Heaven, an Indian Oasis. Left Behind: Your Overworked Self.

That's what they call the southern Indian state of Kerala, a laid-back tropical paradise where you can paddle hidden backwaters, trek the rugged Western Ghats, look for tigers, indulge in Ayurvedic treatments, and chill out on unspoiled beaches. Just leave your manic Western self behind.

Stephanie Pearson
Jan 8, 2015