Katharine Wood

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Paris Sights

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

National Parks

17 Unique Quotes From Young Travelers That Will Make You Want to Pack Up and Go

Travel: we love it. Feelings: we have them.<p>But there's an omnipotence to words, that's sometimes stripped by clichés.<p>"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." "The only thing you buy that makes you richer is travel." Again? I already heard that one.<p>Although true, quotes …

10 Reasons to Visit Innsbruck

Innsbruck, in the Tyrol region of Austria has a spectacular location, hemmed in by the Austrian Alps, with a medieval old town and a glacial blue-green river. More than one quarter of its population consists of students which gives it a constant buzz. Though many regard it as just a ski resort, …

5 New Travel Startups Give Travelers a Taste of Flexibility

This week’s roundup of travel startups try to remedy what is seen by many travelers as a rigid booking system.<p>These additional services give flyers …

How to Breeze Through Airport Security

Have you had it with the airport security sprint?<p>You know, where you have to factor in extra time at the airport and then become a wreck, juggling driver's license, boarding pass, jacket, belt, shoes, a baggie stuffed with liquids ready to ooze all over everything. Plus unwanted wear and tear on …

No Reservations, No Problems at This Cathedral of Real Basic French Food

My favorite restaurant in Paris, and the most beautiful one in my opinion as well, is Chez Chartier. Open everyday, the amazing dining room looks straight out of a period movie. The waiters still wear the 19th century uniform of black waistcoat and long white starched apron over it. The high …

8 Nifty Little Items You Never Pack... But Should

<i>Photo courtesy of Stephanie Adams. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>No matter where you're traveling next, there are a few things you can add to your grab-and-go bag that will make everything run a little more smoothly. Meet eight items that will turn you into the MacGyver of …

A Storm of Images that Show how Great Work Makes Great Travel

Last week, all 90 of us at Rick Steves' Europe headquarters in Edmonds, Washington, gathered for our annual all-day, all-staff meeting. I kick the day off with a two-hour "state of the company" address. It's my chance to explain my business philosophy, herald new accomplishments, get everyone in …

50 things you probably didn’t know about the 50 states

A few years back I took a month-long train trip around the United States. After an unsettling experience, where a slightly unhinged woman sitting …