Tierra del Fuego landscape.

15 South American Island Escapes

Escape from the continent on to one of these 15 islands filled with wildlife, beaches, and tranquil waters.
Couple walking through the Waipio Valley. Photo: Tor Johnson / The Hawaii Tourism

10 Reasons to Visit the Big Island, Hawaii

Sunbathe on a green-sand beach, stargaze from a mountaintop observatory, snorkel with sea turtles, and enjoy more unforgettable moments on Hawaii's Big Island.
Just 15 minutes from Waikiki, a short hike along the Manoa Falls Trail takes you into a lush tropical rainforest.

Best Hawaiian Hikes: 6 Fit for the Family

By Pamela Wright, David Thompson and Michael Tsai

Put on your hiking boots and you'll discover a new view of paradise.
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Explore isolated Na Pali Coast State Park

Best Hawaiian Coastal Walks and Hikes

Put on your hiking boots, and you'll discover a new view of paradise.
Marina at Vouliagmeni, a picturesque peninsula, situated on the eastern edge of Athens

10 Best Mediterranean Cruise Ports

From Athens to Villefranche-sur-Mer: The top 10 Mediterranean ports for casual cruisers and cultural explorers alike.
West Bay Beach in Roatan, Honduras.

Undiscovered Caribbean Islands: Insider's Guide

If you love the tropics but prefer a low-key, affordable holiday, these spots are sure to win you over.
Bazaruto Island, Mozambique.

10 Remote Island Vacations

Ten perfect remote island vacations from Polynesia to the Caribbean and beyond.
The down-home North Shore Surf & Cultural Museum traces the rich history of Hawaii's native sport.

Best Hawaiian Sights: 9 Favorite Moments

Here are nine sights -- from the USS Arizona to the top of Mauna Kea -- you'll likely return to again and again.
Brightly coloured beach huts in a row on Brighton seafront, England

Best Family Trips from London

By Christi Daugherty with Jill Emeny

Unforgettable castles, beaches, and charming villages are easily accessible by train, bus, or car -- and close enough to be part of your London itinerary.
4-mile beach in Port Douglas, Australia.

5 Affordable Eco-Friendly Resorts

These five affordable resorts embrace the concept of sustainable tourism, so you can enjoy a guilt-free vacation without paying a fortune for the privilege.
Tabacon Hot Springs near Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica.

The World's Best Hot Springs

By Charis Atlas Heelan

When you really need to escape, seek out the therapeutic qualities of these hot springs for some rest and relaxation.
The idyllic countryside of Montalcino, Tuscany.

Great Italian Escapes

By Charis Atlas Heelan

Veer off the tourist track with the help of one of these intimate tours, and you'll discover quaint villages and rugged coastlines. What are you waiting for?
Overwater Bungalows in Moorea, French Polynesia

10 Extraordinary Islands

See 10 of the most magnificent islands around the globe -- from tiny isles to island nations, and from the well-trod to the totally uninhabited.
Cypress Valley Canopy Tour

18 Adrenaline Adventures

Adventurous ideas from daredevil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to and wacky and obscure festivals and races.
A chic hotel room

The Heat Is on Miami

While in many parts of the world autumn is making itself known with cooler climes and falling leaves, in Miami, things are just heating up.
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Oahu

Our top twelve memories of Oahu: Buy cheap leis, surf Waimea, sun on Waikiki, hunt down flea market bargains, and more.
Petit Saint Vincent, the Grenadines. Photo: Neil Selkirk Photography

Crowd-Free Caribbean Islands: 7 Remote Getaways

Discover secluded beaches and romantic hideaways on these remote Caribbean islands in Puerto Rico, the Grenadines, the Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas, and more.
First of all, the good news: Norovirus is very rarely deadly. It's more like a rotten hangover marked by a few days of nausea and, in some people, vomiting.  The biggest risk, mostly to the eldery and infants, is dehydration. Norovirus can break out wherever people gather and mingle—schools, dorms, nursing homes—and ships with spotless cleanliness ratings can still fall victim to an outbreak.<br><br>It's also extremely common—only the cold is more prevalent. The <em>Explorer of the Seas</em> (above) set a record for the number of cases, but keep in mind that it's one of the larger ships afloat—when it was launched in 2000, it was in <em>the</em> largest class of cruise ship afloat—so there are more people cooped up and more to make queasy.

How to Avoid Getting Sick on a Cruise Ship

By Jason Cochran

What can you do to avoid the norovirus? How can you tell if a ship is dirty? And should you cancel your trip if your ship had an outbreak?
A young boy swims in the kiddie pool in Playa del Carmen.

The Best Family Adventures on the Riviera Maya

By Christine Delsol & Maribeth Mellin

Few places on the plaanet are as family-friendly as Cancun and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico. But the region offers far more than just sun and sand: there are real adventures that the entire family can participate in. Here are our picks for some of the best of them.
As the author’s 10-year-old daughter licks her gelato, reflected in her sunglasses are the Colosseum of Rome and the author, licking her own gelato

Exotic but Kid-Friendly: 7 Top Spots for Family Vacations (UPDATED 2019)

By Pauline Frommer

Make your family a globetrotting one. Pauline Frommer shares six picks for vacation spots that are good for all ages.
Napili Sunset Resort, West Maui

The World's 10 Best Beachfront Hotels

By Charis Atlas Heelan, Matt Higgins, and Julia Levine

Check into one of these incredible beachfront hotels, where your room is literally steps from the sand in Fiji, Thailand, the Caribbean, and other sunny spots.
Surfer in Hawaii rides a huge wave.

The Best of Outdoor Hawaii

By Martha Cheng, Jeanne Cooper, Shannon Wianecki

Hawaii is filled with awe-inspiring outdoor activities for the whole family, from hiking to the top of volcanoes to snorkeling off the Napali Coast. Check out the top six outdoor excursions that will make your next trip to Hawaii one to remember.
Children pet a starfish at the Maui Ocean Center

The Best of Hawaii for Kids

By Martha Cheng, Jeanne Cooper, Shannon Wianecki

Sure, you could spend your entire family vacation at the beach. But Hawaii has so many other attractions that kids (and their parents!) love. Here's our picks for the best of 'em.
A photo of a man riding a wave in Santa Cruz

10 Places to Ride the Curl: Surfing Around the World

By Lois Friedland

Itching for a real Surfin' Safari? Look no farther, from the classic breaks of San Diego to the Moroccan coastline we've found the wildest waves and most beautiful beaches.
A sailboat on the beach at Providenciales.

The 16 Best Beaches in the Caribbean Islands

By Christina Paulette Colon, Alexis Lipsitz Flippin, and John Marino

Sun, sand and crystalline waters—that's why one goes to the Caribbean, right? But which islands offer the best of those three elements? Our experts have picked the top 16 destinations for beach lovers.