Katie Hammel Travel Articles

 
How I Travel: Anthony Bourdain
How I Travel: Anthony Bourdain Any traveler who lives to eat or foodie who loves to travel knows Anthony Bourdain - an opinionated former-chef with a penchant for pork who delivers delicious doses of snark in every episode of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. This week, he gave How I Travel a little piece of his mind...and we happily ate it up.
8 Things Every Visitor Should Know About Prague Now
8 Things Every Visitor Should Know About Prague Now Prague ticks off every box on the European "must-have" list for travelers - fascinating history? Check. Gorgeous art and architecture? Check. Affordable? Check, check.....Czech.
Seven Things to Do in Denver
Seven Things to Do in Denver Known for excellent beer, the Denver Broncos, and its close proximity to some of Colorado's best outdoor spots, Denver is a vibrant, liveable city with a lively nightlife, interesting history, beautiful parks and gardens, and burgeoning arts scene.
6 Countries on the US State Dept. Alert and Warning Lists That You Should Visit Anyway
6 Countries on the US State Dept. Alert and Warning Lists That You Should Visit Anyway The US State Department is notoriously over-cautious when it releases travel alerts and travel warnings for countries. Katie Hammel reminds us that we shouldn't take those as gospel and lists 6 places that you should still visit anyway.
7 Very Worthwhile Midwest Weekend Getaways
7 Very Worthwhile Midwest Weekend Getaways If you follow the travel press you could think that everything interesting in the US happens very near an ocean, but Katie Hammel is here to point out that the Midwest is also filled with charming and worthwhile destinations.
7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend
7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend 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.
Iceland’s Natural Wonders in Photos
Iceland’s Natural Wonders in Photos Iceland is one of those places where the city is best kept for a quick visit, and the highlights are spread around the country. Katie Hammel takes us on a tour if some of the amazing things you'll find there.
California Wine Country: Planning a Cheap Trip Yourself
California Wine Country: Planning a Cheap Trip Yourself If you aren't careful then a trip to California's Wine Country can cost a fortune, but it doesn't have to. Katie Hammel has figured out helpful strategies to have a fantastic trip on a small budget.
Cheap Safari Tips: DIY at South Africa’s Kruger National Park
Cheap Safari Tips: DIY at South Africa’s Kruger National Park If you've assumed safaris are only for the rich, think again. Katie Hammel pulled it off herself on a low budget, so she shares her expert tips for how to do it yourself.
10 of the World’s Best Observation Decks
10 of the World’s Best Observation Decks Some of us go to great lengths to see whatever view an observation deck holds in store for us. Katie Hammel has saved us the trouble by collecting up 10 of the best from around the world.