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Flying With Wine: Packing and Legal Tips You Need to Know

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/25/2024, 1:00 AM

Packing wine to fly? We asked an expert about customs laws, airline policies, and avoiding luggage disasters.

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Hurricane Season Forecast: 2024 Could Get Most Storms Ever

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/24/2024, 3:30 PM

This post, originally published April 22, has been updated with new information. The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is going to be a rough one, according to weather forecasters. For the period from June 1 to Nov. 30, the U.S. government's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts "above-normal hurricane activity" in the Atlantic basin, which includes the North Atlantic O...

Bike Tennessee with This Free Online Collection of Scenic Cycling Routes

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/24/2024, 7:00 AM

Tennessee is making it easier to experience some of the state's best scenery and historic sites by bike. A partnership between the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the Ride with GPS cycling app has resulted in a new program called Bike Tennessee. It's a collection of 52 new biking routes designed to show off Tennessee's quiet back roads, natural wonders, small towns, and noteworthy...

The USA's Legal Recreational Weed States in 2024

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/23/2024, 10:30 AM

24 states and counting . . . 

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How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking, Camping, or Otherwise Enjoying the Outdoors

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/22/2024, 7:00 AM

Tick talk: tips for avoiding ticks in the outdoors, what to check after you come back inside, and how to remove a tick if you find one

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The 10 Safest Countries in Africa to Visit in 2024

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/17/2024, 4:45 PM

These 10 African countries have earned the safest rating from the U.S. State Department....

What Is the Legal Drinking Age in Spain? (And Other Alcohol Laws Tourists Should Know)

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/14/2024, 2:30 PM

Liquor laws in Spain, including the legal drinking age and whether or not you can drink on the street

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The Rules for Bringing a Dog into the US to Get Stricter: Here's What's Changing

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/13/2024, 7:30 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new rules last week for bringing a dog into the United States. Starting August 1, all dogs entering the country must be at least 6 months old, must be microchipped, and must be accompanied by either proof of a rabies vaccine or proof that the dog hasn't been in a country considered high-risk for rabies over the last 6 months. Additionally,...

USA's Most Endangered Historic Places Now Include L.A.'s Little Tokyo and Concord, Mass., Revolutionary Sites

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/07/2024, 7:30 AM

The site of the American Revolution's "shot heard round the world," the hometown of author Zora Neale Hurston, a lighthouse in the middle of the Hudson River, a long-standing Japanese American neighborhood, and a church where Black coal miners worshipped are among the USA's most endangered historic places, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Since 1988, the Washington, D.C....

New Bryce Canyon Stargazing Resort Lodges Guests in Futuristic Glass Domes

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 04/30/2024, 7:30 AM

There's already something eerie about the landscape in and around southern Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park, thanks to all the Martian red rocks and stone spires known as hoodoos. So a peppering of 62 giant disco balls may not look as out of place as you'd think. Actually, the glass domes are part of a new property from Clear Sky Resorts that'll open to overnight guests on Thursday, August 1. ...

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