Packing Tips Our experts answer the key questions that face any long-term traveler: what to buy, how to pack it, and the five things you should never bring with you. (Hint: Leave the ballet pointe shoes at home.) more
Mystery Itching Attack On a recent visit to Athens, I suffered a case of the invisible creepy crawlies. What causes such a thing? Our tropical disease expert, Dr. Kvit Kvetchin, responds. more
Too Much Info We visit a local store specializing in outdoor gear and receive a little too much information from the salesman -- namely his favorite activity on a recent trip to Thailand. more
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Airfare Estimators Use these sites to develop a ballpark figure for your multi-stop international flight. Then contact your travel agent and negotiate with confidence. - airtreks - oneworld
Bungy Jumping Update Here are two videos of our beloved editor jumping in New Zealand. In the first video, he plummets from a cable car that is suspended 478 feet over a gorge. In the second video, he tests the latest fad -- the 360-foot Canyon Swing. With the swing, you're in a harness that allows brave people to jump upside down, in a chair, or with a trash can over their heads. The companies claim you fall at speeds of up to 90 mph.