Bollywood may have flash, but Rajasthan is where you'll find India's true high style, especially its most majestic, most impenetrable forts and palaces.
A close encounter with a monk and his muffin in Luang Prabang
If you want to get out there and see some murals and stickers and stencils up close, put these 11 spots on your itinerary. They're the world's best cities for street art.
Slideshows of some things we ate while traveling for several weeks in India: Street Sweets, Vegetarian Street Food, and Rajasthani Eats
Crete is a gorgeous place to spend the weekend, or the week, or the month, to relax and drink wine, or roam from ruin to adventure and back. A slideshow about why you should go.
Street art has always been cool, but in the 21st-century it's become an art.
How to speak gorilla. Hint: there will be grunting.
The hippest street in Istanbul isn't Istiklal Caddesi, no matter what your guidebook says.
What we ate while traveling from Moscow to Beijing on the Trans-Siberian Railway, including kolbasa, sweet quark fritters, and stuffed cabbage buns. No bear, though.
Winner of the 2010 Smart Travel writing contest, for an article on chimp tracking in Uganda
Once upon a time, these places created commodities like boxes, mattresses, and electricity. Now they’re making inspiration, imagination, and thought.
A weekend in Iceland, featuring glaciers, Viking vim, and puffin --- yes, puffin.