Loi Krathong, Thailand & Laos: Loi Krathong means “to float a basket” and in Thailand, along with parts of Laos, this festival involves sending decorated baskets (known as krathongs) down river and decorating the home with candles.
Even the most urbane Londoners like to get out of the city once in a while. Follow the locals to these eight attractions, including UNESCO World Heritage sites, ancient ruins, and destinations for riverside relaxation.
The 7 Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make at Machu Picchu
When visiting one of the most spectacular sacred sites on earth, you'll want to do it right. That means booking ahead, avoiding the crowds, and resisting the lures of Peru’s intoxicating national beverage (for at least one night). Here are seven mistakes to avoid when planning your first trip to ...
Get Off the Couch! 99 Free Things to Do Outside the Home
While you may be tight on cash, you should still be able to have a good time! If you're feeling like staying in, there are many free ways to entertain yourself without spending money. But when you venture outdoors, it can be all too easy to spend money!
A crotzel? A pretzzant? Whatever you call it, this pretzel/croissant hybrid makes the perfect snack. And while it's not being served on airlines (yet), here are some midair treats we wouldn't mind munching on right now. Photo courtesy of phatgirlzzz on Instagram.