Travel Tips


How Can I Beat Jet Lag?

Jet lag can be a nuisance for even the most seasoned traveler. Here are some tried-and-true methods for mitigating what can seem like the inevitable.

A Perfect Day In... Georgetown

Shopping, history and award-winning restaurants -- get the most out of Georgetown, the oldest neighborhood in Washington, D.C., with this daylong itinerary.

5 Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida

Known as the Nation's Oldest Port, St. Augustine, Florida, offers the visitor many things to do in this charming and atmospheric place.

Beat the Crowds: A Perfect Summer's Day in London

London draws major crowds in the summer high season. With this daylong itinerary, you can see the iconic sites while avoiding the tourists.

Visiting the U.K.: Travel Tips From Our Editors

Every week our editors participate in a live Twitter chat about a new travel topic. Recently, they answered questions about travel to the United Kingdom.

Day Trip From Madrid: A Visit to Chinchón

Chinchon is a delightful destination 45 minutes from Madrid. It offers a glimpse of a traditional Spanish town that has not been disrupted by tourism.

What Guidebooks Get Wrong About Marrakech

Guidebooks and travel magazines offer all sorts of advice about how to explore Morocco's souks, much of it misguided. Here's how they get it wrong.

Marrakech's Beautiful, Awful Airport: Arrival Strategies

The new Marrakech airport may be visually striking, but it is a terrible experience for travelers, especially those on domestic flights within Morocco.

Do as the Romans Do: Living Like a Local in the Prati Neighborhood

To experience life as a Roman citizen, Mr. Harper chose to stay in the residential neighborhood of Prati, known for its excellent restaurants and wine shops.

Finding Refuge in Florence: A Hotel Update

A successful trip to Florence now requires a strategy. One solution is to stay 25 minutes away at the Belmond or Il Salviatino in Fiesole.