Storm Ali leaves power cuts and travel chaos in its wake

Storm Ali leaves power cuts and travel chaos in its wake

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSevere gales as Storm Ali hits Scotland Thousands of homes are still without power as Storm Ali batters parts of Scotland. Rail travel has been severely hit, with road and ferry travel also disrupted after a day of high winds and rain. A gust of 102.2mph was […]

San Jose City Council approves new travel policy

San Jose City Council approves new travel policy

Several months after a visit to Japan touched off a wave of controversy, the San Jose City Council voted to restrict how many council members can travel at any given time. On Tuesday, the council agreed with a proposal from Councilman Raul Peralez that up to five elected members can be away from San Jose […]

Travel after Hong Kong typhoon a work in progress

Travel after Hong Kong typhoon a work in progress

Forgive me if I am not too sympathetic to those who had to work the day after a monster storm left the city. Unlike most workers, the standard contract for reporters usually stipulates we have to work even under typhoon signal No 10. The unspoken understanding is that you are especially expected to come to […]

What We Would’ve Done Differently on Study Abroad: Women Who Travel Podcast

What We Would’ve Done Differently on Study Abroad: Women Who Travel Podcast

Think you were spontaneous during study abroad? You should hear the story of how Traveler features director Alex Postman stole away from her Buddhist studies program in the middle of the night to travel around India on her own—and didn’t call her parents for weeks. Sure, she would absolutely flip if her kids did the […]

The 10 best travel writers you’ve never read but should | Travel

The 10 best travel writers you’ve never read but should | Travel

Travel writing interweaves history, culture, politics and personal experience with the complexity of being an outsider in an established community. And the best travel writing comes from writers who are honest about the sometimes challenging realities of travel, and who revel in the joy and growth that comes with it. Here’s where to start. _”An […]

Mission issued 1,450 travel documents to illegals since August 1

The Consul General also revealed that most ECs issued were for people from the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Indian Consulate General in Dubai has issued 1,450 emergency travel certificates (EC) for amnesty-seekers since August 1, according to a top official. Revealing the statistics, Consul General of India to Dubai […]

Where to harvest your fall travel plans

Where to harvest your fall travel plans

The fresh air and vibrant colors of the season inspire families to harvest fall travel plans. Here are five ideas to consider: TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Families can enjoy fall’s bounty and partake in foods of the season, such as apples and apple pie in Orange County, N.Y., or activities like apple […]

Why on Earth would a company offer insurance for space travel?

Why on Earth would a company offer insurance for space travel?

Drivers need insurance before they get on the road. And space companies need it before they hurtle metal projectiles into the sky. Offering insurance for space flight might seem like an insane business decision. The pool of customers is tiny, and the risk is, well, astronomical. The industry collected $715 million in premiums and paid […]

The Best Travel-Size Grooming Products for Men

The Best Travel-Size Grooming Products for Men

When it comes to taking care of your skin on the road, it’s tempting to rely on whatever hotel soap awaits you and pretty much leave it at that. Don’t. It’s super drying, especially after spending time in the low-moisture environment of an airplane cabin, which will leave your skin feeling flaky or irritated. Luckily, […]

Get Paid to Travel and Ski the World

Get Paid to Travel and Ski the World

ALERT: Travel and ski the world. Who wants in?Looks like ski dreams could become sweet powder reality for one lucky shredmeister this season. Ski.com and Epic Pass have announced that they will team up in 2018-2019, offering what they are calling the Epic Dream Job, a 2018-2019 season position that basically requires you to ski […]