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The Abandoned PA Turnpike.

The Apocalyptic Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

These days, it seems America is infatuated with abandoned places. A whole genre of urban decay tourism has sprung up in Rust Belt cities. The Keystone State has its own monuments to change. Recently I set out with a few friends to see the Rays Hill Tunnel on the Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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The open-air rooftop pool at the Thermae Bath Spa.

Soaking Royally at the Thermae Spa in Bath

Many cities claim a heritage of thermal baths, but Bath delivers on that history. These days, the Thermae Spa in Bath has been completely re-envisioned as a modern palace of relaxation.

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The underground rivers at Xplor adventure park in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, look like they're from another world. Spending a day at this lively park is a great alternative to a beach day.

Soaring and Swimming at Mexico’s Xplor Adventure Park

When’s the last time you soared above the treetops or swam in an underground river surrounded by million-year-old stalactites? At Xplor adventure park in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, these are just two of the exciting ways to spend the day.

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A painted wall in downtown shows features of the area. From outdoor activities to wine tasting to taking in the sights of "Mayberry," there are so many fun things to do in Mount Airy NC

10 Things to Do on a Weekend in Mayberry

Mount Airy, North Carolina–affectionately known as Mayberry–was Andy Griffith’s hometown and the inspiration for the setting of The Andy Griffith Show. But Mount Airy is more than Mayberry, too. This charming town offers good eats, excitement in the great outdoors, and unexpected history lessons, with a bit of moonshine thrown in for good measure.

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Shoot Smarter: Travel Photography Tips.

Shoot Smarter: 15 Travel Photography Tips

For many travelers, some of the most important keepsakes they will take home from their travels are their photographs. By keeping just 15 travel photography tips in mind, even the most amateur of photographer can capture great images.

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Eating our way through London's Soho neighborhood, including Chinatown.

A Rocking London Food Tour

We know what you’re thinking: London food tours? Yes, British cuisine has long had a negative reputation. Ask anyone to name a dish from England and you’ll probably get a unanimous answer: fish and chips. But we discovered there’s a lot more to British cuisine than beer batter.

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The Beagle - our Galapagos cruise boat.

How to Select a Galapagos Cruise Boat

The Galapagos Islands are the trip of a lifetime for many travelers. Most travelers to the islands will opt for a cruise to see many of the more remote areas. However, not all Galapagos cruise tours are the same and which boat you select will have a significant impact on your experience. Here’s how to pick the right Galapagos cruise boat for you.

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