Tracing ancestry on a wild trip in Sweden leads to rewards — and a dapper souvenir

I came all this way not only to purge myself from the trappings of cellphones, social media, work, and city noise, but also to embark on a spiritual journey to try to discover who I am at my core.

Travel Gear: Samsung Portable Solid State Drive

The T5 comes imbedded with software for PCs and Macs and includes both a USB-C to USB-A cable and a USB-C to USB-C cable.

Travel Gear: Samsung Portable Solid State Drive

The T5 comes imbedded with software for PCs and Macs and includes both a USB-C to USB-A cable and a USB-C to USB-C cable.

Those free USB charging ports could rob you blind

Juice jacking is the devious practice by which bad guys hijack a public USB charging port and use it to steal information from your phone or tablet.

Those free USB charging ports could rob you blind

Juice jacking is the devious practice by which bad guys hijack a public USB charging port and use it to steal information from your phone or tablet.

Finding white gold and black diamonds in Park City, Utah

Heading west to the mecca for our annual ski vacation, we found ourselves in a winter wonderland — hundreds of groomed and powdery trails snaking down rugged mountains with peaks poking into the clouds.

Finding white gold and black diamonds in Park City, Utah

Heading west to the mecca for our annual ski vacation, we found ourselves in a winter wonderland — hundreds of groomed and powdery trails snaking down rugged mountains with peaks poking into the clouds.
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Field-Tested Travel Tip: Visiting the Other China

If you are seeking a Chinese tourism experience without travelers’ advisories or protests, consider a trip to Taiwan.

How to get the best deals on flights from Philly for your next escape, according to Moonfish

"The best way for a consumer booking a trip to find value, is to have flexibility,” said Moonfish co-founder George Zeng.

In the Bahamas, a hard-hit island beckons again

On Grand Bahama, hotels and restaurants are open, but getting there can be a challenge. Once there, the opportunities for helping are plentiful.

National Geographic names Philadelphia to its ‘25 Best Trips In 2020’ list

Philly is third on the list, just after Zakouma National Park in Chad, and just before Puebla, Mexico.

Looking back in time, from the center of a glass globe

The Mapparium is a three-dimensional map of the Earth, free from any kind of cartographic distortion because it is a sphere, albeit one visitors can walk through.

Staying in a traditional Japanese temple is not at all a traditional experience

As soon as you take your shoes off at the entrance, your focus shifts from the chaos of your own life to the beauty and calm of the temple. A sense of peace falls over you and lingers throughout your stay.

Dark tourism, explained: Why visitors flock to sites of tragedy

Every year, millions of tourists around the world venture to some of the unhappiest places on Earth: sites of atrocities, accidents, natural disasters or infamous death. From Auschwitz to Chernobyl, Gettysburg, the site of the Kennedy assassination and the 9/11 Memorial in New York, visitors are making the worst parts of history a piece of their vacation, if not the entire point.

Personal Journey: Wind and rain and the ‘Best Place to Live’

On days when low-lying clouds lift off the water, you can see the southernmost of the 70 Orkney Islands from the port of Scrabster on Scotland’s remote northern coast. It’s from here that I boarded the Viking-painted MV Hamnavoe last September.

Travel Gear: Stow N Go Hanging Travel Shelves

The unit comes in two sizes, both 11.8 inches deep and 25.2 inches high when expanded and either 17.7 or 11.8 inches wide,

The best day trip from Florence, Italy, is on a bike to Siena

We wanted to bike in the Tuscan hills and we wanted to take a day trip to the medieval confection of a town. Research uncovered a way to do both at once.

Field-tested travel tip: The acci-dental tourist

Seeking Emergency Dental Care on Vacation

That sold-out message from hotels online is usually a lot of hooey

Checkbook’s researchers spent weeks searching various hotel booking websites and uncovering their bogus claims. They encountered such high-pressure sales tactics at Agoda, Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, and Travelocity.

For fans, Harry Potter charms on two continents

Universal Orlando Resort offers the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort, spread across two sections of the Florida theme park.. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London has the Making of Harry Potter.

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