This is your one-stop resource for all the important details about which countries are opening to U.S. travelers and what travel will be like if you go.
You’ve got your shots. Now what? We’re keeping a list of countries that are open to vaccinated travelers—with no testing or quarantine requirements.
How to maximize your experience of a destination? Know the right fixer. What will the right fixer do for you? Read on.
Travel insurance can be confusing. So we’ve created this primer that lays out the basics of travel insurance, including when you need it—and when you don’t.
If you’re concerned about traveling during the time of COVID-19, regular travel insurance won’t help you. CFAR coverage is the only way to be protected.
Don’t let fear of a required Covid test—either the one needed for a return flight to the U.S., or one needed to cross borders during a multi-country trip—scare you away from overseas travel.
Wendy traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, to see how Covid-safe can a traveler can be in a big global crossroads city.
Wendy chose the perfect “anti-pandemic vacation,” a private boat in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Turkey, in a Covid-safe bubble.
If you’re vaccinated, here’s what you do and don’t need to worry about. Watch travel-related Covid risk explained in the context of smart international travel.
Here's how to make friends while traveling, no matter your age or whether you speak the local language.
Wendy’s son Doug recommends family trips where teens and kids can go beyond the typical beach resorts, explore a different culture, talk to the local people, and learn what the world is really like. And most of these countries have reopened to U.S. travelers.
U.S. airports and airplanes are like the wild west right now. Anything can happen, and you may need to fend for yourself. Here's how to prepare.
Enjoy a vicarious thrill when you read about the surprises that these travelers experienced, and may they inspire you to start planning your own wow trips!
As Spain welcomes back visitors, there is a special opportunity: You can have it to yourself. Billie just returned from two weeks in Europe and found that Barcelona, in particular, is enjoying a never-to-be-repeated moment.
Consult this list of state-by-state travel resources and coronavirus information to help you make smart and safe decisions.
I’ve never been applauded in a store before. But that’s what happened about a minute after I walked into La Manual Alpargatera, the oldest espadrille shop in Barcelona.
The Spanish capital is buzzing, and not just because of the easing of Covid restrictions, but because this underrated, often overlooked city is on the verge of becoming the new It place.
The Greek island of Paros is like the goldilocks of the Cyclades. It’s not too scene-y and it’s not too sleepy. And now is the time to go.
Naxos is mostly known for its beaches and turquoise water, but it should also be on your radar for the food.
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I’m not a travel agent—I’m a journalist who has spent the past 30 years reporting on how to travel smarter. To reduce your risk and maximize your experience, click to Ask Wendy for a personalized recommendation for trip ideas and custom-trip designers, tailored to your location and preferences.