New Dream List: 12 Once-in-a-Life Travel Goals

The northern lights illuminate the sky over the Lofoten Islands, Norway in early September AFP via Getty Images Machu Picchu, the Great Wall, and the Taj Mahal used to be at the top of many people’s lists. But “list of things” – a term I’ve always hated – lends itself to a general desire to … Read more

The best active travel trip with a feminine touch

Carrie Gray, founder and owner of Gray & Co, quickly won some coveted travel awards … [+] and the tourism industry for its luxury and exclusive concept of active and adventure oriented travel. Gray & Co. With travel recovering rapidly from the COVID-19 pandemic, active and adventure travel has been one of the strongest sectors. … Read more

The best active travel trip with a feminine touch

From Tuscany (shown) to Tanzania, legendary energetic travel specialist Butterfield and Robinson owns … [+] An adventure for every customer, from solos to couples to groups. Warren Zalman Photography With travel recovering rapidly from the COVID-19 pandemic, active and adventure travel has been one of the strongest sectors. Americans have started new outdoor activities like … Read more

From yachts to the United Nations

Many people travel occasionally for work. But for some, travel is at the heart of their jobs. CNBC Travel spoke with people from four industries about occupations in which working from home — or an office for that matter — isn’t an option. travel year Name: Sebastian ModakJob: The New York Times, formerly “The 52 … Read more

Companies plan to use blimps to go into space in 2024

Nearly half of Americans want to travel to space. But that means the other half doesn’t, according to a 2021 survey by ValuePenguin, a financial research site LendingTree. Nearly 40% said space travel was too risky, while others expressed concern about environmental impacts and costs. Soon there will be an option that addresses those concerns, … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals are not ready to reopen borders

With countries across Asia reopening to international travelers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains tightly closed. That may change soon. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a press conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of border restrictions related … Read more

Kevin Costner explains the road trip travel app HearHere

Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That’s why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers to places of interest, which often go unnoticed, during their travels. “I’m the guy who drives all over America,” he said. “When you see those bronze signs along … Read more

Here comes the summer of travel and adventure. How is yours – if you dare

Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey. Americans are looking for adventure this summer in places … [+] like Europe. GT If the adventure is mediocre – with apologies to Indiana Jones – it’s the summer of 2022. Neither Covid-19, nor inflation, nor war in Europe will stop Americans from making this bucket-list adventure trip. I … Read more

Should I join a group tour on my own?

Everyone told me not to travel alone during the pandemic. Especially for learning to snowboard, a sport not covered by all travel insurance policies. It didn’t help that I wanted to visit a country whose language I don’t speak. I was told that administrative matters – such as Covid tests, vaccination certificates and health declarations … Read more