If tourism is the lifeblood of the Peruvian economy, then Machu Picchu is the heart pumping that blood — in sickness and in health.
The amazing life of “Gudrid the Far-Traveled” was unjustly overshadowed by her in-laws, Erik the Red and Leif Erikson.
Shouldn't "flight mode" be obsolete?
Is the dumpster in the alley worthy of a poem?
"Oosouji" or "big cleaning" is much more than a chance to tidy up.
Environmental activists want us to feel "flight shame" if we can take a train, instead. But this isn't entirely realistic, even in Europe.
When the great American tradition of the road trip meets the great Jewish tradition of the deli, we get the Great American Deli Schlep.
Scallop shells have accompanied pilgrims to and from Santiago de Compostela for centuries, for more than one reason
On New Year's Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?
From questionable shipwrecks to outright attacks, the Sentinelese clearly don't want to be bothered.
Break into London Zoo? Illegal, but it would improve the London Circle Walk
EV charging stations are the most widespread alternative to gas and diesel pumps. Each alternative has its own hotspots and "deserts."
Cycling – active transportation or death trap?
A new bridge joins a divided Croatia, but it cuts Bosnia out of Europe — literally and figuratively. A bridge meant to unite also divides.
The airships have a range of 4,000 nautical miles, can fly for five days, and can cruise as high as 20,000 feet at 80 mph. They take to the skies over Spain in 2026.
If you find yourself on one of these roads, it might be a while before you see another fellow traveler.
Digital nomads can fully immerse themselves in their surroundings while advancing their career and stimulating the local economy. But there is one potential downside.
Wyoming's roads are nine times deadlier than Ireland's. California's road safety is on par with Romania's.
OmnesViae is a modern route planner based on the roads of the Roman Empire.
This representation of the Bamum kingdom is a rare example of early 20th-century indigenous African cartography.
There have been some 6,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks, which have claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. These maps show some of them.
Urinating in the direction of NATO’s staunchest opponent could cost you $350 or more. For world peace, aim wisely.
Head direction cells act like internal compasses to help the birds navigate during long flights.
A basement renovation project led to the archaeological discovery of a lifetime: the Derinkuyu Underground City, which housed 20,000 people.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
Stockholm Syndrome is the most famous of 10 psychological disorders named after world cities. Most relate to tourism or hostage-taking.
Famished, not famous: retrace Orwell’s hunger days, when he was one of the city’s legion of poor foreigners.
One day, we could fly across the U.S. in half an hour. A state-of-the-art hypersonic flight testing facility at UTSA could help make that dream a reality.
France is split in two by its very own "desert," the Empty Diagonal. The area’s depopulation is fairly recent, and Paris is to blame.
Many of the furniture giant’s products are named after Swedish locations. Not everyone is happy about that.