Smart Traveler

  What’s ahead for travel in 2010? Longer security lines and jittery fliers, for sure. But five travel experts looked beyond those concerns and deep into their crystal balls. Kathy Dragon, Founder and Chief Curator at TravelDragon.com Curators will rule: too much noise, too much information, and too many people

A two-part webcast interview on The Travel Show with Steve Perillo on December 6, 2009

Waikiki Beach, with Diamond Head. Photo by Karen Glenn. By Tom Passavant When we walked down to Waikiki beach the morning after arriving at our rented condo in Honolulu, our first thought was "Where did everybody go?" Our second thought, of course, was "Woohoo–we've got Waikiki to ourselves." Early December

You came for the powder, not the luggage carousel. Courtesy Park City Mountain Resort. The clock is ticking, the snow is falling, and you're standing there, wondering if your bag made it to Salt Lake City (or Denver or Reno or Jackson Hole). Come on, you did not fly across

After this difficult year, it's a safe bet that everyone needs some cheer during the holidays. Here are a five suggestions to bring much needed smiles to the travelers on your list … GIVE BACK There are hundreds of charitable organizations that aim to benefit people in the developing world.

  How do you maintain your weight when you’re traveling, especially during the holiday season? It’s the toughest time of the year for anyone who’s trying to maintain a diet or battling with an expanding waistline. Three experts — the author of The South Beach Diet, a nutritionist for Jenny

  This is the busiest flying week of the year and a good time to reflect that the journey, not the arrival, is what seems to matter more than ever these days. That’s because flying from A to B is the toughest part of any trip. But if you’re proactive,

  The journey, not the arrival, is what seems to matter more than ever these days. That’s because flying from A to B is the toughest part of any trip. But if you’re proactive, you can make your next flight experience easier and maybe even seamless. The good news is

By Mary Alice Kellogg Like many of us, SpaWatcher thinks "sauna" and "Sweden" are words joined at the hip. But after a visit to Stockholm's sleek Sturebadet, she now thinks Sweden and "Sami Zen" is an even better match.

If you’re a Europhile, as I am, you’ve probably been cringing as the dollar is again sinking lower and lower against the almighty euro. One euro was worth $1.45 this morning, which has effectively made moderately priced European hotels very expensive and vaulted deluxe hotels into the stratosphere. But here