In New Zealand, Bungee Jumping Is Fun Even If You Don't Jump

By Zac Thompson

How to soak up the rugged scenery, human drama, thrills, and chills of bungee jumping—without actually going over the edge

Endangered Animals In Rwanda

By Frommer's Staff

Reliving The Oregon Trail: Rinker Buck's Pioneering Journey

By Ashley DuBois

Arthur and Pauline Frommer chat with Rinker Buck, author of The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, to discuss his incredible experience traveling the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon like the original pioneers.


Traveler's Ski Report: What's New at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

By Eric Peterson

Find out what's new at Taos Ski Valley, which has enjoyed some of the season's best snow.

Traveler's Ski Report: Big Sky Resort, Montana

By Eric Peterson

Other than the challenging terrain at Montana's Big Sky Resort, a ski trip at this popular resort means that you're also close to Yellowstone National Park and other great winter attractions.

What's New at Breckenridge Ski Resort, Colorado

By Eric Peterson

As Breckenridge Ski Resort turns 50, check out what's new -- and what traditions carry on -- at the popular Colorado ski resort.

Traveler's Ski Report: Keystone, Colorado

By Eric Peterson

Keystone, about a two-hour drive from Denver International Airport, is the ideal ski destination for expert skiers, snowboarders, and families. You can save at least 20% just by booking your lift tickets online.

Gear Update: New Skis, Snowboards, Goggles, and More

By Eric Peterson

Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels will want to check out these innovative products from 11 top companies.

Affordable Iceland, from $499 with Air

By Carrie Havranek

This budget-friendly Iceland vacation package includes round-trip flights, two nights' hotel, and a Blue Lagoon tour.

The Social Network Hits the Slopes

By Christopher Elliott

Ski resorts are releasing a flurry of apps for skiers and snowboarders.

Park of the Week: Nicodemus National Historical Site, Kansas

By Robert Haru Fisher

Located in a town of 36 people, Nicodemus National Historical Site sheds light on pivotal moments in African-American history.

Park of the Week: Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

By Robert Haru Fisher

See a bit of upstate New York State while visiting the home of the first U.S. president actually born in the U.S.

Kenya Safari, from $1,599 with Six Nights' Hotel

By Carrie Havranek

This week's Smart Deal takes you to Kenya, where your six-night trip includes nine game-viewing drives.

Park of the Week: Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

By Robert Haru Fisher

LBJ's former Texas ranch is now the site of a national park with historical exhibits, self-guided driving tours -- and cattle herds.

Park of the Week: Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

By Robert Haru Fisher

This Washington, D.C. park is a serene place to view butterflies, great blue herons, water lilies, and more.

Park of the Week: John Ericsson National Memorial, Washington, D.C.

By Robert Haru Fisher

We uncover the history behind this overlooked Washington, D.C. memorial, which happens to be the site of the first presidential interview with a female reporter.

Park of the Week: Ice Age National Scenic Trail

By Robert Haru Fisher

If you don't know much about the Ice Age you might enjoy a learning experience on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, in mild-climate Wisconsin rather than a place as cold as the name would suggest.

Greenland: A World of Icebergs and Food

By Robert Haru Fisher

Most people already know about Greenland's melting glaciers, but what about its inventive cuisine (whale carpaccio, musk ox steak, reindeer with beets)? Some restaurants even have views of the icebergs.

Alaska Cruisetours: A Pre-Season Primer

By Matt Hannafin

If a daylong excursion isn't enough to satisfy your curiosity about Alaska, consider booking a cruisetour that combines an Inside Passage cruise with a lengthier tour of the real inside.

5 Pet-Friendly Destinations in North America

By Charis Atlas Heelan

There's no need to leave your dog at home if you book a hotel package in one of these pet-friendly cities. It's hard to say who will have a better time.

Walking Tours That Put a Spring in Your Step

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Strap on your most comfortable shoes, and sign up for a walking vacation this spring. Other than soaking in the sublime views, you can't help but work up an appetite for the local food.

Photo Slideshow: Skiing 7 Resorts in 7 Days in Italy's Aosta Valley

By Donald Strachan

The Valle d'Aosta -- or Aosta Valley -- in Italy's far northwest, is perfectly laid out for a multi-center European ski safari.

Travel Resolutions for 2010: Hike and Climb Around the World

By Charis Atlas Heelan

We've looked around the world to find five diverse types of climbs and hikes that are suitable for different skill sets and may just lead you to a destination you've never considered before.

North American Ski Report: Seasonal Specials and Anniversary Celebrations

By Claire Walter

Mountains are meeting the challenges of the economy with reduced prices, special packages, and sweeteners to make your skiing escape cost less.

Slope Spec: Lake Louise's Natural Wonders

By Claire Walter

Lake Louise's ski terrain drapes from mountain to mountain in an almost-European fashion. But unlike Europe, where villages nestle in valleys, Lake Louise is in the middle of Banff National Park, and that guarantees raw nature just beyond its boundaries.