Alternative travel

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

Jesse James' home and Al Capone's grave are two of the top sites for fans of America's former outlaws
Meet the strangest startup in travel: CorruptTour

Meet the strangest startup in travel: CorruptTour

Prague-based startup travel agency offers tours of "corrupt" areas and cities. Genius or gimmick?
Bahamas by mail boat: Can this carefree tradition survive?

Bahamas by mail boat: Can this carefree tradition survive?

Island hopping around the Bahamas on traditional mail boats takes time, but not much money
74 days on a felucca: New adventure on the Nile

74 days on a felucca: New adventure on the Nile

For 15 years following an attack in Luxor, a 400-mile stretch of river has been off-limits to tour boats. Now it's ready to receive visitors
Sonic wonders of the world: 8 great places to hear

Sonic wonders of the world: 8 great places to hear

British sound engineer wants you to ditch the camera and open your ears to "sound tourism"
Traveling alone is the only way to travel

Traveling alone is the only way to travel

This lone -- but never lonely -- traveler avoids companions and fellow tourists for the serendipitous and non-judgmental moments of solo travel
8 amazing underwater attractions

8 amazing underwater attractions

Including: a hotel you have to dive to, a sea-floor spa, a tiny single bedroom on a lake
Social travel start-ups: Social media finally hits the road in style

Social travel start-ups: Social media finally hits the road in style

Facebook meets Yelp meets Match.com meets your annual vacation -- social media is starting to travel like the rest of us
12 guidebook myths about India

12 guidebook myths about India

What we wish we'd known before we went to India
Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Tour operators have been offering trips to Hashima island since 2009, but access is limited and security is fierce. Here's why
How we'll travel 10 years from now

How we'll travel 10 years from now

Cheap flights, more rail and hands-free cars are set to transform the travel scene in 2022
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A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds