In ‘Parts Unknown’ episode 3, Anthony Bourdain attends a funeral and grapples with life and death

In Indonesia, Bourdain witnesses a traditional Balinese funeral and talks about his own death.

Why Grenada’s famous underwater sculpture park is much more than a tourist attraction

The world's first underwater sculpture park has a symbiotic relationship with the ocean and the creatures that live there.

Disney to ban single-use plastic straws from all its parks and resorts

Paper straws will be provided to guests upon request once the ban is in place.

One year after the failed Fyre Festival, a look at how tourism in the Exuma islands is faring

A local hotel owner said she lost $136,000 after spending her own time and money to feed festival workers.

Puerto Rico travel update: What it’s like to visit the island 6 months after Hurricane Maria

One of the easiest ways to help Puerto Rico is by traveling there. Here's how to do it safely and responsibly.

After 10 years in Seoul, he moved back to Pyeongchang. Now, he worries about Olympic fallout.

He left 10 years and a master's degree behind in Seoul to work on the family farm. Now, he worries the Olympics might've soured Pyeongchang.

An insider look at Spyscape, New York’s first museum dedicated to the art of spying and hacking

Could you cut it as a spy? This museum will tell you if you have the skills for it.

10 reasons to visit “shithole” countries

One president’s trash is another person’s dream destination.

5 ways to help rebuild the Caribbean after the hurricanes

The easiest thing travelers can do? Book a trip.

A look at “the world’s first Instagram travel agency” — and whether it actually works

We put Scotland's tourism board, which wants to help plan your trips through Instagram, to the test.

The fight for a lobster emoji: How one little symbol can impact tourism, restaurant sales and beyond

Maine’s “lobster culture” drives tourism, which represents one-fifth of the state’s total sales.

What to do, see and eat in Aarhus, the Danish city giving Copenhagen a run for its money

Three hours from Copenhagen, this cultural capital has colorful museums, delicious food and stunning architecture.

The fascinating origin of lobster ice cream

People have been traveling for this New England mashup for nearly three decades.

22-year-old American tourist Bakari Henderson beaten to death in Greece, State Department says

Henderson was reportedly part of a bar fight that spilled out onto the streets.

Best places to travel: 10 cities with the biggest discounts on airfare in June

Cheap flight alert! These fun vacation destinations across the world are projected to see airfare price drops this summer.

Want a castle? Italy may let young entrepreneurs revamp public buildings to boost tourism.

If enacted, the new initiative would transfer about 100 properties each year.


Fyre Festival: Bahamas news outlets slam the disastrous music festival

Officials in the Bahamas are concerned about what Fyre Festival means for tourism.

Why solo travel doesn't have to be lonely

Scared of traveling solo? Read this.

Chinese theme park builds Titanic replica, ditches iceberg crash experience after outcry

Relatives of those onboard the Titanic were not pleased by the Chinese theme park's planned iceberg experience.

Best places to travel: 10 affordable but dreamy destinations

Here are vacation ideas in the United States and internationally, with cheap flights and budget-friendly hotels.

Cheap travel to US destinations just got easier. Here's why.

Fewer international travelers could mean you'll save money on trips within the United States, thanks to greater bargaining power.


Where can you smoke weed in California? Public and private spaces to light up

Weed is now legal in California, so where can you smoke it?

Erupting volcano in Indonesia trapped hundreds of tourists, over 250 still unaccounted for

The volcano erupted without warning, initially trapping hundreds.

Leave a smaller carbon footprint with these eco-friendly travel tips

Leave the world better than you found it.

The Beautiful Koh Tachai Island in Thailand Is Now Closed — And It's All Your Fault

Tourists are responsible for Koh Tachai's damaged environment.


Soon, You'll Be Able to Pay for Stuff With Your Fingerprints in Japan

But convenience comes with a price.

Jeff Bezos Just Gave the World a Rare Glimpse Into His Blue Origin Rocket Factory

Here's what the future of space travel looks like.

Dolce and Gabbana's New Ads Feature "Chinese Tourists" in Italy

Is this the best way to appeal to Chinese shoppers?