Long closed off to the rest of the world, the one-time colonial outpost of Burma (now known as Myanmar) is back on the international jet-set agenda. Now is the perfect time to visit its untold cultural riches before the rest of the world rediscovers this untouched Southeast Asian jewel. By Eric Rosen Day 1-2 | Yangon | Strand Hotel Your first destination in this fascinating country will be its largest city and former capital, Yangon (you might also recognize it by its colonial name of Rangoon). This is a bustling metropolis, but operates at a more sedate pace than Southeast Asia’s other urban centers. Spend […]
Layover: Dubai originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Quest Magazine. It has been updated with more recent information by Haley Beham. Just a day or two is all you need to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this bustling metropolis. By Maya Vandenberg
Over the river and through the woods you’ll find one of the last undiscovered regions in Europe. Bosnia & Herzegovina stands poised to become one of the world’s most attractive travel adventure hubs. Here’s how we suggest you spend 7 days on a Bosnia and Herzegovina tour. By Elizabeth Frels
The land of pharaohs is full of antiquities, yet it is anything but stuck in the past. We are excitedly awaiting the opening of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
An isolated wilderness, Alaska is home to some of the world’s largest national parks and most pristine natural beauty. An Alaska adventure is perfect for enthusiasts of all ages willing to forge through its wild terrain. Travel photographer Austin Mann recently explored the raw nature of Alaska capturing its beauty with his lens. Mann stayed at the remote Winterlake Lodge, accessible via floatplane, helicopter, or dogsled. He also visited its sister property, Tutka Bay Lodge, which is accessible primarily by boat. Winterlake Lodge is open from June to October and from mid-January through April. Tutka Bay Lodge is open June through […]
Foodies are flocking to Mexico, where one of the most beloved global cuisines is reaching new heights with celebrated chefs and bold, local flavors. As seen in Quest Magazine, these are Mexico’s best dishes and dining experiences we’re craving right now.
The bustling streets of Buenos Aires, the quiet valleys of Salta, the raw power of Iguazu Falls, and the bounty of natural beauty in Patagonia are few of the things not to miss on a journey to Argentina. Buenos Aires Legendary as the city is, first-time visitors are always surprised by its diversity. First, don’t expect Spanish colonial architecture; once they’d overthrown the Spanish, Argentinians favored Belle Epoque French architecture. The city is full of charming neighborhoods, each with its own personality, and there are wonderful restaurants throughout. And yes, you can learn to tango. But Buenos Aires is so […]
Take a sip by sip journey through Mendoza, Argentina, and discover much more than Malbec. Written by Laurel Delp, appearing in QUEST magazine The flight from Buenos Aires was early, but my driver was waiting for me at Mendoza city’s small but modern new airport. Winds were just kicking up as we left, turning onto Route 40, one of the longest highways in the world, for the three-hour drive to San Rafael at the southern end of Mendoza province, which lies in the center west of Argentina. To the east, the Andes towered over our route. We passed towns marking […]
A handy tipping guide for everything you ever wanted to know about tipping, but hesitate to ask. Learning the ins-and-outs of tipping ahead of your journey is an important part of pre-travel prep.
When you venture away from the masses, you’ll find that Greece is filled with hidden gems. Explore Greece without the crowds, off the beaten path. Ker & Downey’s Elizabeth Frels did just that on a recent trip and shares her travel secrets with us.