India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it's not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you're planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl's Guide to India. Read more
Just when you think you've seen all there is to see of global religion and culture, Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how far the faithful are willing to go (think extreme body-piercing, and wearing gloves with venomous ants inside). Read more
From kicking your boots off to find out about your love life to celebrating New Year's twice, Oksana Arkhypchuk explores unusual holiday traditions that can still be witnessed in rural villages around Ukraine. Read more
When many people consider a "road trip" vacation they automatically think of a week or more and maybe going across country, but Katie Hammel has 7 ideas for excellent trips you can pull off on a 3-day weekend. Read more
With Halloween coming up in a couple weeks, it might be a good time to add one of these paranormal destinations to your travel itinerary. Peter Frick-Wright is your spirit guide on this tour.
Are you someone who likes "French culture" more than you like visiting France? Regardless of your motives, Katie Hammel points out that you have at least 7 options for variations on the main theme. Read more
With its palm tree-lined islands, pristine beaches and untamed jungle, Thailand makes a prime location for nature lovers and a growing trend of eco-friendly tour operators are shifting the focus back to the environment - here are 7 sustainable ways to dive into Thai culture. Read more
With all of the hype around the Maya Calendar predicting the end of the world on December 21, 2012, the Ruta Maya has never been so popular. Believer or not in the doomsday predictions, Jo Fitzsimons plots a route through 10 of the most impressive sites from Mexico down to El Salvador. Read more