Albert Healy

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Best of April 2013

Only in Albuquerque: The Top Five Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

One of my life's missions is to celebrate the extraordinary. As a travel writer, I sniff out the rare and unique, the truly special things that give a town, a country or a region its one-of-a-kind fingerprint.<p>Bill Gates, who started that little company of his in a garage in Albuquerque, abandoned …

7 Travel Trends You Need to Know Now

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Virtuoso Symposium in Buenos Aires, an annual event that this year drew more than 400 top travel advisors, brands, and hoteliers together from 33 countries. (The Virtuoso network sells almost $10 billion in travel annually …

10 Best Beach Towns For Relaxing Family Vacations, According To Parents Magazine (PHOTOS)

Stressing about your summer vacation? If you're looking for a stress-free family vacation that's fun and affordable (and doesn't involve standing in line to see overpriced tourist attractions), consider a relaxing stay at one of the country's most family-friendly coastal towns.<p>In its June 2013 …

Four reasons why U.S. airports are absent from global rankings

— First, most U.S. airports are among the oldest in the world, with many facilities dating back to the 1960s.<p>— Second, the majority of U.S. airport …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Starting Over: 10 Travelers Who Bought A One-Way Ticket And Began A New Life

Many of us dream of packing our belongings, buying a plane ticket to that place we've always dreamed of going, and starting a new life. Have you ever wondered what that would be like -- and whether you'd regret it?<p>A recent Ask Reddit thread posed the question, "Redditors who have dropped …

In Sedona "Everywhere is Beautiful"

Sometime during my walk in Sedona's Slide Rock State Park, an elderly man who had been walking on the path nearby looked at me and sighed, "Everywhere is beautiful".<p>He had dropped a few words from the sentence, but I knew what he meant. Everywhere you looked, there was something beautiful to see …

Cape Town's Hottest and Coolest Accommodation

Hotels come in myriad distinct flavors: Luxury or Budget, Modern or Rustic, Remarkable or Forgettable, Hot or Not. Assuming good value for one's money, travelers seek out those unique accommodations that, in a city like Cape Town, South Africa, rate as one of a kind. In Africa's "Mother City," the …

Lots of people forget to turn off digital devices on flight says study

• 90% of adult airline passengers who travel with digital device carried at least one onboard with them while traveling in the past 12 months.<br>• Seven in …