A Tragic Backpacker Death Teaches an Important Travel Lesson

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/20/2017, 11:00 PM

What happened to Kit Mallinson was the nightmare every parent has when they send their child away on a trip. Last December, the 18-year-old backpacker from Dorset, England, boarded a night bus in Cambodia to visit Angkor Wat. He had just completed a seven-week engagement as a volunteer building clean water pipes in Borneo, and he wasn't feeling very well, so he hoped the overnight trip would give ...

A Norwegian Cruise Lines ship sails from Mykonos

How to Pick the Best Cruise for You

Single travelers will pick very different cruises from those traveling with children. The same goes for those looking to get married onboard, travelers with disabilities and others with special needs and tastes. We've broken down which cruiselines are best for each type of traveler.
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A roundup of travel news from all over

The Able Traveler: Accessible Beaches for Everyone

By Candy Harrington

If you are a little unsteady on your feet, beaches can be downright dangerous. But that doesn't mean you have to give up sand and the surf altogether: there's a wide range of accessible beach options out there if you know how find them.

Travel With a Purpose: National Ability Center

By Robert Haru Fisher

The National Ability Center is a facility conceived with a unique purpose. This is where you come to recover from a disability, whether it be physical or cognitive, regardless of your age and background, or where you bring a family member for therapy while you vacation together.

Disabled Travelers: A Compendium of Trip Planning Resources

By The Frommer's Staff

We've provided you with an exhaustive list of agencies and organizations that can assist the disabled traveler.

Stowe, VT Gives Cancer Survivors a "Weekend of Hope"

By Sascha Segan

This resort village offers a weekend of seminars, scenery and camaraderie exclusively for cancer patients and their families, with lodging and some transportation provided free.