Travel;Tourism

The 52 Places Traveler Nearing the end of his round-the-world trip, the 52 Places Traveler was confounded by the Golden State cities of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Photographs and Text by Sebastian...

The 52 Places Traveler Facing rain, the 52 Places Traveler skips Danang’s famous beaches in favor of street food and the buzz of a rapidly growing destination. Photographs and Text by Sebastian Modak Our...

The 52 Places Traveler Nearing the end of his round-the-world trip, the 52 Places Traveler was confounded by the Golden State cities of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Photographs and Text by Sebastian...

There’s more to the Swedish capital than its good looks. For proof, look south to Sodermalm, a large inner-city island humming with creativity. “There are more fun and innovative and exciting and heartfelt...

A safari vacation in Africa is probably the most organized vacation you’ll ever take. While it is possible to simply fly to a few places — Arusha, Tanzania, or Maun, Botswana — and rent a car to...

When I was young I liked to read about cities I never dreamed I’d visit. And that’s how I fell in love with the name of the London train station and neighborhood known as King’s Cross — or “King’s...

While planning a trip to Peru last July, Brian Twite and his girlfriend, Constance Hansen, decided to skip hotels and stay with a host family. At $35 a night, the accommodation in the Santiago district...

The 52 Places Traveler Olkhon Island, in Russia’s Lake Baikal, has herds of wild horses, a shamanistic religion and no paved roads. The 52 Places Traveler found his spirit animal there. Photographs...

The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler visits the smallest country in mainland Africa, where historical reckoning, crippling heat, infrastructure woes and an island of apes make for a trip to remember. Photographs...

Free accommodations while vacationing clearly makes travel more affordable. But for travelers on any budget, house-sitting in exchange for lodging can provide a more intimate travel experience, plus an...

When Jacqueline Kennedy and her younger sister, Lee Radziwill, began a tour of India and Pakistan in March 1962, the first lady was described in Life magazine as “arguably the most famous woman in the...

Halloween and haunted houses go together like costumed children and epic sugar highs. This year, perhaps you would like to spend Oct. 31 with an overnight stay at a house or hotel frequented by the dearly...

The 52 Places Traveler Facing a birthday alone on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, the 52 Places Traveler learns some life lessons — and comes face to face with some whales. Photographs...

In the Kihnu Museum on a tiny Estonian island, the elders, dressed in matching striped skirts, pondered a favorite question over coffee. What hasn’t a Kihnu woman done? They kept a running list of all...

“I come here to read my poetry tonight as a black feminist lesbian poet,” said Audre Lorde, standing onstage in a dashiki and head wrap, to a mesmerized West Berlin audience at the Amerika Haus in...

The treehouse in Sweden looked divine: a spherical flying saucer twinkling from a snow-coated pine forest. On the property’s slick website, meals were cast as “Swedish delicacies” and adventures...